Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Quality Engineer was £31,250 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 299 335
Rank change year-on-year +55 +36 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 8 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.13% 0.069% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.072% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 6
Berkshire median annual salary £31,250 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% -18.75% -33.33%
10th Percentile £22,750 £31,250 £31,750
90th Percentile £40,825 £33,750 £51,250
South East median annual salary £38,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.46% -18.75% -33.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6028 8299 10661
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.58% 95.64% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4825 6501 8479
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Quality Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Quality Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Quality Engineer in Berkshire

Quality Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Quality Engineer in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Quality Engineer in Berkshire

Quality Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Engineer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Quality Engineer in Berkshire

Quality Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 5 £27,500 -
Reading - 2 - -
Newbury -20 1 £41,500 +27.69%
Quality Engineer
South East

Quality Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, Quality Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Quality Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (62.50%) Product Management
3 5 (62.50%) C++
3 5 (62.50%) C
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (37.50%) Python
5 3 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (37.50%) Line Management
6 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (25.00%) Gradle
6 2 (25.00%) DevOps
6 2 (25.00%) Microservices
6 2 (25.00%) API Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Concur
6 2 (25.00%) Expense Management
6 2 (25.00%) Groovy
6 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (25.00%) Virtual Team
6 2 (25.00%) CRM
6 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
6 2 (25.00%) SLA
6 2 (25.00%) PMP
6 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification

Quality Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Gradle
1 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) XML
1 2 (25.00%) XSD
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Product Management
3 3 (37.50%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) API Testing
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Expense Management
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Microservices
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Logistics
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) C
2 5 (62.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Groovy
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (25.00%) PMP
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Concur
1 2 (25.00%) SAP