The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 136 133 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 5 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £38,250 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
QA Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2157 2264 2154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.85% 92.48% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1629 1657 1751
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £69,800 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Reading region.

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (91.67%) Selenium
3 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (66.67%) Automation Testing
5 7 (58.33%) HTML
5 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (50.00%) HP UFT
6 6 (50.00%) Degree
7 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
7 5 (41.67%) jQuery
7 5 (41.67%) System Testing
7 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
7 5 (41.67%) CSS
8 4 (33.33%) C#
8 4 (33.33%) Java
9 3 (25.00%) .NET
9 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
10 2 (16.67%) SaaS
10 2 (16.67%) HTML5
10 2 (16.67%) WPF
10 2 (16.67%) JSON
10 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
10 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
10 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
10 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
10 2 (16.67%) Relational Database

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SMTP
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) JSON
4 2 (16.67%) WPF
4 2 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
3 5 (41.67%) System Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Websense
1 2 (16.67%) Telerik
2 1 (8.33%) HP
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