The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bracknell during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 46 58 55
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 5 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 1.51% 0.80% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 0.83% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 11
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -11.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bracknell. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bracknell
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 320 483 508
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 96.39% 96.60% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 257 412 363
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -11.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer in Bracknell

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Bracknell

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

Salary trend for QA Engineer in Bracknell

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, QA 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 Bracknell region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) QA Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Advertising
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 1 (12.50%) VirtualBox

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (37.50%) Advertising
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 4 (50.00%) QA Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (12.50%) VirtualBox
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) VMware