Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bracknell during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 64 86
Rank change year-on-year -8 +22 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 4 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 0.71% 2.38% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 2.56% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 7
Bracknell median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -20.91% +33.33%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £58,000
Berkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell. 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
Bracknell
Permanent vacancies in Bracknell with a recognized job title 533 624 832
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.18% 92.86% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 412 515 640
Bracknell median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% +2.27% +7.32%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,050 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,225 £64,500 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

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

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 20 November 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Finance

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft