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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 54 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 77 97 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.42% 4.23% 4.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.49% 31.19% 32.10%
Number of salaries quoted 62 78 65
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
237 311 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.60% 13.56% 13.42%
Number of salaries quoted 177 200 214
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +10.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,956 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 30 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Reading

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 59 (44.36%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (33.83%) Python
3 42 (31.58%) Java
4 41 (30.83%) SQL
4 41 (30.83%) Degree
5 39 (29.32%) Finance
6 37 (27.82%) Linux
7 33 (24.81%) .NET
8 31 (23.31%) VMware
8 31 (23.31%) VMware ESX
8 31 (23.31%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (22.56%) C#
9 30 (22.56%) Windows
10 26 (19.55%) ITIL
10 26 (19.55%) Microsoft
10 26 (19.55%) Capacity Planning
11 25 (18.80%) Selenium
12 24 (18.05%) SQL Server
13 23 (17.29%) PowerShell
13 23 (17.29%) Ruby
14 22 (16.54%) HTML
14 22 (16.54%) Perl
15 21 (15.79%) JavaScript
15 21 (15.79%) Oracle
15 21 (15.79%) Mobile App
15 21 (15.79%) Mentoring
16 19 (14.29%) EMC VNX
16 19 (14.29%) vSphere
16 19 (14.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 19 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus

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 13 (9.77%) IIS
2 10 (7.52%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.02%) GeoServer
3 8 (6.02%) Oracle Spatial
4 4 (3.01%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.01%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.50%) Apache
5 2 (1.50%) Drupal
5 2 (1.50%) Eucalyptus
5 2 (1.50%) nginx
6 1 (0.75%) CMS
6 1 (0.75%) JBoss
6 1 (0.75%) Node.js
6 1 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.76%) MS Office
3 4 (3.01%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.75%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.77%) SaaS
2 11 (8.27%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
1 19 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
1 19 (14.29%) Firewall
2 13 (9.77%) SAN
2 13 (9.77%) Wireshark
3 12 (9.02%) IMAP
3 12 (9.02%) NAS
3 12 (9.02%) SMTP
4 8 (6.02%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.75%) GSM
5 1 (0.75%) HTTP
5 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.75%) SSL
5 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.75%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.05%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.53%) Big Data
3 13 (9.77%) NoSQL
4 9 (6.77%) GIS
5 8 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.51%) MySQL
6 6 (4.51%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (18.80%) Selenium
2 13 (9.77%) AQtime
2 13 (9.77%) WebLOAD
3 12 (9.02%) ERwin
3 12 (9.02%) WebDriver
4 8 (6.02%) Subversion
5 6 (4.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (3.76%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.76%) HP UFT
6 5 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.01%) SoapUI
7 4 (3.01%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.26%) JIRA
9 2 (1.50%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.50%) JBehave
9 2 (1.50%) JMeter
9 2 (1.50%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.50%) Ranorex
9 2 (1.50%) Rational Functional Tester
9 2 (1.50%) RSpec
General
1 39 (29.32%) Finance
2 19 (14.29%) Retail
3 14 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.02%) Banking
5 6 (4.51%) Games
6 2 (1.50%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (18.05%) Tester
2 23 (17.29%) Developer
3 21 (15.79%) QA Tester
4 13 (9.77%) Software Tester
5 12 (9.02%) Data Modeller
6 11 (8.27%) Administrator
6 11 (8.27%) Automation Tester
6 11 (8.27%) Linux Administrator
6 11 (8.27%) Performance Tester
6 11 (8.27%) QA Automation Tester
6 11 (8.27%) QA Engineer
7 10 (7.52%) Cloud Administrator
7 10 (7.52%) Software QA Tester
8 9 (6.77%) VMWare Administrator
9 8 (6.02%) Analyst
9 8 (6.02%) Application Development Manager
9 8 (6.02%) Development Manager
9 8 (6.02%) GIS Developer
9 8 (6.02%) IT Manager
9 8 (6.02%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.81%) .NET
2 22 (16.54%) HTML
3 12 (9.02%) MAPI
3 12 (9.02%) Web Services
4 8 (6.02%) PostGIS
5 7 (5.26%) CSS
6 5 (3.76%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (3.76%) HTML5
6 5 (3.76%) jQuery
6 5 (3.76%) LINQ
6 5 (3.76%) SOAP
6 5 (3.76%) WCF
7 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (3.01%) Entity Framework
7 4 (3.01%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (3.01%) LINQ to SQL
7 4 (3.01%) Sass
7 4 (3.01%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 19 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 19 (14.29%) EMC VNX
3 14 (10.53%) Smart Meter
4 12 (9.02%) Data Structures
5 8 (6.02%) Data Centre
5 8 (6.02%) Mathematics
6 5 (3.76%) PMI
7 4 (3.01%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.01%) Digital Media
7 4 (3.01%) Driving Licence
7 4 (3.01%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.50%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.75%) Replication
9 1 (0.75%) SCADA
9 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (27.82%) Linux
2 30 (22.56%) Windows
3 16 (12.03%) Unix
4 14 (10.53%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.01%) Android
5 4 (3.01%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.01%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (44.36%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (19.55%) Capacity Planning
2 26 (19.55%) ITIL
3 21 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 19 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 17 (12.78%) Scrum
6 16 (12.03%) Data Architecture
6 16 (12.03%) Functional Testing
6 16 (12.03%) UML
7 14 (10.53%) Data Modelling
8 13 (9.77%) Benchmarking
8 13 (9.77%) Performance Engineering
8 13 (9.77%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (9.77%) Software Testing
9 12 (9.02%) Data Analysis
9 12 (9.02%) Dimensional Modelling
9 12 (9.02%) Kimball Methodology
9 12 (9.02%) Logical Data Model
9 12 (9.02%) Physical Data Model
9 12 (9.02%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (33.83%) Python
2 42 (31.58%) Java
3 41 (30.83%) SQL
4 30 (22.56%) C#
5 23 (17.29%) PowerShell
5 23 (17.29%) Ruby
6 22 (16.54%) Perl
7 21 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 17 (12.78%) C++
8 17 (12.78%) Shell Script
9 12 (9.02%) R
10 11 (8.27%) VB.NET
11 5 (3.76%) C
12 4 (3.01%) PHP
13 2 (1.50%) VB
13 2 (1.50%) VBScript
14 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 41 (30.83%) Degree
2 14 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 11 (8.27%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (8.27%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.26%) PMI Certification
5 6 (4.51%) ISEB
6 4 (3.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (3.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.50%) CISM
7 2 (1.50%) CISSP
7 2 (1.50%) PMP
8 1 (0.75%) APMP
8 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.75%) SDET
System Software
1 31 (23.31%) VMware ESX
1 31 (23.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (14.29%) vSphere
3 13 (9.77%) Active Directory
4 11 (8.27%) Hyper-V
5 8 (6.02%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.50%) GlusterFS
6 2 (1.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 19 (14.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 19 (14.29%) SCCM
1 19 (14.29%) WSUS
2 13 (9.77%) Perfmon
3 3 (2.26%) Puppet
4 2 (1.50%) Cacti
4 2 (1.50%) Ganglia
4 2 (1.50%) Nagios
4 2 (1.50%) OpenView
4 2 (1.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.75%) Ansible
5 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (23.31%) VMware
2 26 (19.55%) Microsoft
3 21 (15.79%) Oracle
4 19 (14.29%) Cisco
4 19 (14.29%) EMC
4 19 (14.29%) Qualys
4 19 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.02%) Citrix
6 4 (3.01%) DevExpress
6 4 (3.01%) Telerik
7 3 (2.26%) HP
7 3 (2.26%) SAP
8 2 (1.50%) BMC
8 2 (1.50%) Borland
8 2 (1.50%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.50%) IBM
8 2 (1.50%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.50%) Splunk
9 1 (0.75%) Forcepoint
9 1 (0.75%) SaltStack
Reading, Berkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Health/Life Insurance, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Share Options, Pension, Health
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
THE PRUDENTIAL ASSURANCE CO LT
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Activus
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary Plus benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Bottomline Technologies
Salary: £50-60k
Posted: 14 days ago