The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 68 54 63
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs citing QA 53 105 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.24% 4.29% 3.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.89% 35.23% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 43 101 38
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,500 £63,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
QA
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
190 298 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.62% 12.19% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 131 267 171
Median salary £50,000 £50,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% +26.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +4.76%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

QA
Salary Trend in Reading

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

QA Salary Trend in Reading

QA
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Reading region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Reading

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for QA.

1 60 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (38.81%) Degree
3 45 (33.58%) Linux
4 37 (27.61%) Python
5 33 (24.63%) Java
6 31 (23.13%) Selenium
7 28 (20.90%) Ruby
8 27 (20.15%) Amazon AWS
9 26 (19.40%) Git (software)
10 24 (17.91%) Perl
10 24 (17.91%) Test Automation
11 23 (17.16%) PHP
11 23 (17.16%) Automation Testing
12 22 (16.42%) Apache
13 21 (15.67%) LAMP
13 21 (15.67%) Open Source
13 21 (15.67%) DevOps
14 19 (14.18%) Opscode Chef
14 19 (14.18%) LEMP Stack
14 19 (14.18%) Puppet
14 19 (14.18%) nginx
14 19 (14.18%) Amazon EC2
14 19 (14.18%) JIRA
14 19 (14.18%) Scrum
14 19 (14.18%) Finance
14 19 (14.18%) Web Services
14 19 (14.18%) MySQL
15 18 (13.43%) Cisco
15 18 (13.43%) Service Delivery
16 17 (12.69%) Continuous Improvement

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (16.42%) Apache
2 19 (14.18%) nginx
3 16 (11.94%) Drupal
3 16 (11.94%) Eucalyptus
4 3 (2.24%) Confluence
4 3 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.49%) JBoss
6 1 (0.75%) CMS
6 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.99%) Acrobat
2 4 (2.99%) FrameMaker
2 4 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.99%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.99%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) SAP CO
1 3 (2.24%) SAP FI
1 3 (2.24%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (2.24%) SAP FSCM
1 3 (2.24%) SAP MM
1 3 (2.24%) SAP PP
1 3 (2.24%) SAP PS
1 3 (2.24%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 27 (20.15%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (14.18%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (11.19%) SaaS
4 5 (3.73%) OpenShift
5 3 (2.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (2.24%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (2.24%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.24%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.24%) Route 53
5 3 (2.24%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (2.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.45%) Wireless
2 5 (3.73%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (3.73%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (3.73%) Firewall
2 5 (3.73%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.18%) MySQL
2 3 (2.24%) Big Data
2 3 (2.24%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.24%) MariaDB
2 3 (2.24%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (23.13%) Selenium
2 26 (19.40%) Git (software)
3 19 (14.18%) JIRA
4 16 (11.94%) Subversion
5 14 (10.45%) Jenkins
6 13 (9.70%) Cucumber
7 12 (8.96%) WebDriver
8 6 (4.48%) Bugzilla
8 6 (4.48%) JUnit
8 6 (4.48%) SoapUI
9 5 (3.73%) Maven
10 4 (2.99%) Ant
10 4 (2.99%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (2.24%) FishEye
11 3 (2.24%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (1.49%) HP UFT
12 2 (1.49%) Ranorex
13 1 (0.75%) Calabash
13 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.75%) TestNG
General
1 19 (14.18%) Finance
2 16 (11.94%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.97%) Banking
3 8 (5.97%) Marketing
3 8 (5.97%) Retail
4 4 (2.99%) Publishing
5 2 (1.49%) Games
6 1 (0.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (19.40%) Linux Engineer
1 26 (19.40%) Tester
2 25 (18.66%) QA Tester
3 23 (17.16%) Cloud Engineer
4 19 (14.18%) Automation Tester
5 18 (13.43%) QA Automation Tester
6 17 (12.69%) Administrator
6 17 (12.69%) Linux Administrator
7 16 (11.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 14 (10.45%) Cloud Administrator
8 14 (10.45%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (10.45%) Site Engineer
8 14 (10.45%) Technical Engineer
9 13 (9.70%) Analyst
10 11 (8.21%) AWS DevOps
10 11 (8.21%) AWS Engineer
10 11 (8.21%) DevOps Systems Engineer
10 11 (8.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 11 (8.21%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 11 (8.21%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.67%) LAMP
2 19 (14.18%) LEMP Stack
2 19 (14.18%) Web Services
3 16 (11.94%) Sensu
4 13 (9.70%) HTML
5 8 (5.97%) CSS
5 8 (5.97%) SOAP
6 7 (5.22%) XML
7 5 (3.73%) RESTful
8 4 (2.99%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.99%) Gherkin
8 4 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (2.24%) .NET
9 3 (2.24%) ELK Stack
9 3 (2.24%) Node.js
9 3 (2.24%) REST
10 2 (1.49%) Apache CXF
10 2 (1.49%) jQuery
10 2 (1.49%) Spring
10 2 (1.49%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.94%) Enterprise Cloud
1 16 (11.94%) Mobile App
2 14 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (9.70%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.73%) EMC VNX
5 4 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.24%) Blog
6 3 (2.24%) User Experience
7 2 (1.49%) Fintech
8 1 (0.75%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.75%) RIA
8 1 (0.75%) Statistics
8 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (33.58%) Linux
2 8 (5.97%) Android
2 8 (5.97%) Apple iOS
2 8 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (5.97%) Windows
3 1 (0.75%) Unix
3 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.91%) Test Automation
3 23 (17.16%) Automation Testing
4 21 (15.67%) DevOps
4 21 (15.67%) Open Source
5 19 (14.18%) Scrum
6 18 (13.43%) Service Delivery
7 17 (12.69%) Configuration Management
7 17 (12.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (11.94%) Open Source Development
9 15 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (10.45%) E-Commerce
11 13 (9.70%) BDD
11 13 (9.70%) QA Automation
12 10 (7.46%) Regression Testing
13 9 (6.72%) Web Testing
14 8 (5.97%) Business Analysis
14 8 (5.97%) SOA
14 8 (5.97%) Test Scripting
14 8 (5.97%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 37 (27.61%) Python
2 33 (24.63%) Java
3 28 (20.90%) Ruby
4 24 (17.91%) Perl
5 23 (17.16%) PHP
6 16 (11.94%) Bash Shell
7 8 (5.97%) C#
7 8 (5.97%) Groovy
8 7 (5.22%) JavaScript
9 6 (4.48%) C
10 5 (3.73%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.24%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.49%) SQL
13 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (38.81%) Degree
2 11 (8.21%) ISEB
3 6 (4.48%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.45%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.75%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (11.94%) GlusterFS
1 16 (11.94%) Varnish
2 5 (3.73%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.73%) vCloud
2 5 (3.73%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.73%) vSphere
3 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (14.18%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (14.18%) Puppet
2 16 (11.94%) Cacti
2 16 (11.94%) Ganglia
2 16 (11.94%) Nagios
2 16 (11.94%) OpenView
2 16 (11.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (4.48%) SCCM
4 5 (3.73%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 5 (3.73%) WSUS
5 3 (2.24%) Graylog
5 3 (2.24%) Kibana
5 3 (2.24%) logstash
5 3 (2.24%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (13.43%) Cisco
2 16 (11.94%) BMC
2 16 (11.94%) Splunk
3 15 (11.19%) Microsoft
3 15 (11.19%) Red Hat
4 13 (9.70%) Ericsson
4 13 (9.70%) Huawei
4 13 (9.70%) Nokia
5 12 (8.96%) Nortel
6 6 (4.48%) Sun
7 5 (3.73%) Adobe
7 5 (3.73%) EMC
7 5 (3.73%) Qualys
7 5 (3.73%) VMware
8 4 (2.99%) Forcepoint
9 3 (2.24%) Ariba
9 3 (2.24%) HP
9 3 (2.24%) SAP
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