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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 25 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 3.57% 1.06% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 6.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
3 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 5.36% 17.02% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 0
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,375 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -

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 23 Related IT Skills in Wokingham

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wokingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) QA Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript