The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wokingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 13 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 10.67% 1.49% 6.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.10% 100.00% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +6.74%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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 Wokingham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wokingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
21 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 28.00% 1.49% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 6
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £47,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wokingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Wokingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Wokingham

QA
Salary Trend in Wokingham

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

QA Salary Trend in Wokingham

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wokingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wokingham region citing QA also 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 that cited QA.

1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) Web Services
1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
1 12 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 12 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 12 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 11 (91.67%) Automation Testing
2 11 (91.67%) User Experience
2 11 (91.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (91.67%) Test Scripting
2 11 (91.67%) REST
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) Software Testing
2 11 (91.67%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) Social Media
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Hudson

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wokingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wokingham region citing QA also 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 that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
1 12 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 12 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 12 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Senior QA Engineer
1 11 (91.67%) QA Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) Web Services
2 11 (91.67%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) User Experience
1 11 (91.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (91.67%) Automation Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Test Scripting
2 11 (91.67%) Software Testing
2 11 (91.67%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell