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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 26 20 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 5.73% 5.66% 1.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.86% 60.00% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 1
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 13.38% 9.43% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 16
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £39,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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
Salary Histogram in Wokingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Wokingham region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Wokingham

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wokingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) OO
2 4 (36.36%) Internet
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Workflow
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) IIS
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) UML
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Ajax
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (36.36%) User Experience
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) NUnit
3 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wokingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) NUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Development Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Development Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Test Lead
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
3 2 (18.18%) C/C++ Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C/C++ Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) C++/Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) iOS Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Lead Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Python Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (18.18%) QA Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) Ajax
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) Cocoa
2 2 (18.18%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) PMI
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) OO
2 4 (36.36%) UML
2 4 (36.36%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
3 2 (18.18%) OOD
3 2 (18.18%) OOP
3 2 (18.18%) Product Management
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) C
2 2 (18.18%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Objective-C
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Apple
2 2 (18.18%) Perforce
2 2 (18.18%) SaltStack