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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 53 58 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing QA 82 105 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.53% 4.65% 5.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.31% 37.63% 37.85%
Number of salaries quoted 65 84 68
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £66,800 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
239 279 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.20% 12.36% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 161 192 200
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,579 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £69,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Reading

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 67 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.99%) Degree
3 38 (27.54%) Java
4 37 (26.81%) SQL
5 35 (25.36%) Finance
6 34 (24.64%) Linux
6 34 (24.64%) Python
7 33 (23.91%) .NET
8 32 (23.19%) Selenium
9 31 (22.46%) C#
10 28 (20.29%) Microsoft
11 26 (18.84%) Windows
11 26 (18.84%) JavaScript
12 25 (18.12%) HTML
13 24 (17.39%) Test Automation
14 23 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 22 (15.94%) VMware
15 22 (15.94%) VMware ESX
15 22 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (15.94%) Functional Testing
16 21 (15.22%) Oracle
17 19 (13.77%) ITIL
17 19 (13.77%) Computer Science
17 19 (13.77%) Capacity Planning
18 18 (13.04%) Web Services
19 17 (12.32%) Perl
19 17 (12.32%) MS Excel
19 17 (12.32%) Telecoms
19 17 (12.32%) Ruby
20 16 (11.59%) ISTQB

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 (9.42%) IIS
2 10 (7.25%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.80%) GeoServer
3 8 (5.80%) Oracle Spatial
4 7 (5.07%) Apache
5 6 (4.35%) Drupal
5 6 (4.35%) Eucalyptus
5 6 (4.35%) nginx
6 4 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.45%) JBoss
7 2 (1.45%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.72%) CMS
8 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (12.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.62%) MS Office
3 4 (2.90%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.72%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.07%) SaaS
3 6 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.35%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.42%) SAN
1 13 (9.42%) Wireshark
2 12 (8.70%) IMAP
2 12 (8.70%) NAS
2 12 (8.70%) SMTP
3 10 (7.25%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (7.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (7.25%) Firewall
4 4 (2.90%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.72%) GSM
5 1 (0.72%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.97%) MySQL
3 9 (6.52%) Big Data
3 9 (6.52%) GIS
4 8 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.07%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.07%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (23.19%) Selenium
2 15 (10.87%) WebDriver
3 14 (10.14%) Subversion
4 13 (9.42%) AQtime
4 13 (9.42%) WebLOAD
5 12 (8.70%) Git (software)
6 7 (5.07%) HP UFT
7 6 (4.35%) ERwin
7 6 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (2.90%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.90%) eggPlant
8 4 (2.90%) JBehave
8 4 (2.90%) JIRA
8 4 (2.90%) Ranorex
8 4 (2.90%) Rational Functional Tester
8 4 (2.90%) RSpec
8 4 (2.90%) SoapUI
8 4 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.17%) LoadRunner
9 3 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (25.36%) Finance
2 17 (12.32%) Telecoms
3 15 (10.87%) Retail
4 13 (9.42%) Banking
5 8 (5.80%) Games
6 5 (3.62%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Billing
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (20.29%) Tester
2 26 (18.84%) Developer
3 24 (17.39%) QA Tester
4 14 (10.14%) Automation Tester
4 14 (10.14%) Software Tester
5 13 (9.42%) QA Automation Tester
6 11 (7.97%) Performance Tester
7 10 (7.25%) Analyst
7 10 (7.25%) QA Engineer
7 10 (7.25%) Software QA Tester
8 8 (5.80%) Application Development Manager
8 8 (5.80%) Applications Development Manager
8 8 (5.80%) Applications Manager
8 8 (5.80%) Consultant
8 8 (5.80%) Development Manager
8 8 (5.80%) GIS Developer
9 7 (5.07%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) IT Manager
10 6 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (4.35%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.91%) .NET
2 25 (18.12%) HTML
3 18 (13.04%) Web Services
4 12 (8.70%) MAPI
5 9 (6.52%) CSS
6 8 (5.80%) PostGIS
7 6 (4.35%) LAMP
7 6 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
7 6 (4.35%) Sensu
8 5 (3.62%) Ajax
8 5 (3.62%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (3.62%) HTML5
8 5 (3.62%) jQuery
8 5 (3.62%) LINQ
8 5 (3.62%) SOAP
8 5 (3.62%) WCF
8 5 (3.62%) XML
9 4 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (2.90%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.77%) Computer Science
2 16 (11.59%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.25%) EMC VNX
4 8 (5.80%) Mathematics
4 8 (5.80%) Smart Meter
5 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.35%) Data Structures
6 6 (4.35%) Enterprise Cloud
7 5 (3.62%) Digital Media
7 5 (3.62%) PMI
7 5 (3.62%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.90%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.90%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.90%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.90%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.90%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.72%) Replication
9 1 (0.72%) SCADA
9 1 (0.72%) Statistics
9 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.64%) Linux
2 26 (18.84%) Windows
3 14 (10.14%) Windows Server
4 13 (9.42%) Unix
5 4 (2.90%) Android
5 4 (2.90%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.90%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.39%) Test Automation
3 22 (15.94%) Functional Testing
4 19 (13.77%) Capacity Planning
4 19 (13.77%) ITIL
5 16 (11.59%) Automation Testing
6 15 (10.87%) Scrum
6 15 (10.87%) Software Testing
7 14 (10.14%) Mentoring
7 14 (10.14%) Open Source
8 13 (9.42%) Benchmarking
8 13 (9.42%) Performance Engineering
8 13 (9.42%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (7.97%) Automated Testing
9 11 (7.97%) DevOps
10 10 (7.25%) Data Architecture
10 10 (7.25%) Project Management
10 10 (7.25%) UML
11 9 (6.52%) OOP
11 9 (6.52%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 38 (27.54%) Java
2 37 (26.81%) SQL
3 34 (24.64%) Python
4 31 (22.46%) C#
5 26 (18.84%) JavaScript
6 17 (12.32%) Perl
6 17 (12.32%) Ruby
7 16 (11.59%) C++
8 14 (10.14%) PowerShell
8 14 (10.14%) Shell Script
9 11 (7.97%) VB.NET
10 8 (5.80%) PHP
11 6 (4.35%) R
12 4 (2.90%) C
13 3 (2.17%) VBScript
14 2 (1.45%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.45%) VB
15 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (28.99%) Degree
2 16 (11.59%) ISTQB
3 10 (7.25%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.35%) ISEB
4 6 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (4.35%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.90%) CISM
5 4 (2.90%) CISSP
5 4 (2.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.72%) APMP
6 1 (0.72%) PMP
6 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (15.94%) VMware ESX
1 22 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (9.42%) Active Directory
3 10 (7.25%) vSphere
4 8 (5.80%) GeoWebCache
5 6 (4.35%) GlusterFS
5 6 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.35%) Varnish
6 4 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (9.42%) Perfmon
2 10 (7.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 10 (7.25%) SCCM
2 10 (7.25%) WSUS
3 7 (5.07%) Puppet
4 6 (4.35%) Cacti
4 6 (4.35%) Ganglia
4 6 (4.35%) Nagios
4 6 (4.35%) OpenView
4 6 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.72%) Ansible
5 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (20.29%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.94%) VMware
3 21 (15.22%) Oracle
4 10 (7.25%) Cisco
4 10 (7.25%) EMC
4 10 (7.25%) Qualys
4 10 (7.25%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.35%) BMC
5 6 (4.35%) Splunk
6 5 (3.62%) HP
7 4 (2.90%) Citrix
7 4 (2.90%) DevExpress
7 4 (2.90%) IBM
7 4 (2.90%) Telerik
8 3 (2.17%) Fujitsu
8 3 (2.17%) SAP
9 2 (1.45%) Borland
9 2 (1.45%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.72%) SaltStack
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago