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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 25 10 31
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 6.94% 12.50% 1.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 47.37% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 1
Median salary £46,250 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
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
20 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 13.89% 26.39% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 9
Median salary £51,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £36,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wokingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Wokingham region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 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 Wokingham region with a requirement for QA.

1 11 (57.89%) PMI
1 11 (57.89%) PMI Certification
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
1 11 (57.89%) NUnit
1 11 (57.89%) JIRA
1 11 (57.89%) Selenium
1 11 (57.89%) Integration Testing
2 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
3 5 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (26.32%) HP UFT
3 5 (26.32%) TestNG
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) User Experience
4 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) Internet
4 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) .NET
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
4 4 (21.05%) IIS
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 4 (21.05%) CSS
4 4 (21.05%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) HTML
4 4 (21.05%) UML
4 4 (21.05%) OO
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 4 (21.05%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (21.05%) Ajax

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wokingham 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 4 (21.05%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) JIRA
1 11 (57.89%) NUnit
1 11 (57.89%) Selenium
2 5 (26.32%) HP UFT
2 5 (26.32%) TestNG
3 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.53%) Subversion
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Automation Tester
1 11 (57.89%) QA Automation Tester
1 11 (57.89%) QA Tester
1 11 (57.89%) Tester
2 6 (31.58%) Automation Test Lead
2 6 (31.58%) Lead Tester
2 6 (31.58%) QA Leader
2 6 (31.58%) Test Leader
3 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Finance Systems Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Financial Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) IT Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) QA Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) QA Automation Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) UAT Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) UAT Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Development Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
1 4 (21.05%) Ajax
1 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
1 4 (21.05%) CSS
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) Cocoa
2 2 (10.53%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) PMI
2 4 (21.05%) User Experience
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Integration Testing
2 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
3 5 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
4 4 (21.05%) MVC
4 4 (21.05%) OO
4 4 (21.05%) UML
4 4 (21.05%) Workflow
5 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
5 2 (10.53%) OOD
5 2 (10.53%) OOP
5 2 (10.53%) Product Management
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C#
1 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
2 2 (10.53%) C
2 2 (10.53%) C++
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
2 2 (10.53%) Python
2 2 (10.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) PMI Certification
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Apple
2 2 (10.53%) Perforce
2 2 (10.53%) SaltStack