The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bracknell during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Quality Assurance Engineer
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 54 -
Rank change year-on-year +28 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 9 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 4.29% 1.60% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.66% 1.68% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 0
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  

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 193 416 398
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 91.90% 95.19% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 162 336 312
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) QA
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (85.71%) Test Strategy
2 12 (85.71%) QA Automation
2 12 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 12 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 12 (85.71%) Scrum
3 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 11 (78.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 11 (78.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 11 (78.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (71.43%) C#
4 10 (71.43%) Load Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Selenium
6 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
6 6 (42.86%) SQL
6 6 (42.86%) TeamCity
6 6 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
8 4 (28.57%) .NET
9 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (14.29%) Advertising

QA Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (50.00%) Selenium
3 6 (42.86%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
4 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Debian
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (85.71%) QA Automation
2 12 (85.71%) Scrum
2 12 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 12 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 12 (85.71%) Test Strategy
3 11 (78.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 11 (78.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 10 (71.43%) Load Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Manual Testing
6 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Kanban
9 1 (7.14%) SDET
9 1 (7.14%) SDLC
9 1 (7.14%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.14%) VirtualBox
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) VMware