Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 49 73
Rank change year-on-year +16 +24 -18
Permanent jobs citing QA 46 30 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 7.86% 4.18% 2.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 34.88% 21.17%
Number of salaries quoted 36 24 31
Bracknell median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% -20.91% +15.79%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £51,375 £80,000
Berkshire median annual salary £43,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.24% -2.00% +11.11%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Bracknell
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 69 86 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 11.79% 11.99% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 49 80 100
Bracknell median annual salary £47,500 £39,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.02% -21.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £20,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,875 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bracknell.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Bracknell

QA
Salary Trend in Bracknell

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

Salary trend for QA in Bracknell

QA
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Bracknell over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bracknell region with a requirement for QA.

1 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (45.65%) Project Management
3 19 (41.30%) TCP/IP
4 14 (30.43%) HP
4 14 (30.43%) Degree
5 13 (28.26%) Unix
5 13 (28.26%) Windows
6 12 (26.09%) Wireless
6 12 (26.09%) VMware
6 12 (26.09%) Presales
7 10 (21.74%) JIRA
7 10 (21.74%) Finance
8 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (19.57%) SQL
8 9 (19.57%) T-SQL
8 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
8 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (19.57%) Waterfall
8 9 (19.57%) Power BI
8 9 (19.57%) Data Analytics
8 9 (19.57%) Analytics
9 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
9 8 (17.39%) PMO
9 8 (17.39%) Bash Shell
9 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Project
9 8 (17.39%) ITIL

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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:

Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (13.04%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (41.30%) TCP/IP
2 12 (26.09%) Wireless
3 6 (13.04%) BGP
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco ISE
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (13.04%) Ethernet
3 6 (13.04%) Firewall
3 6 (13.04%) HTTP
3 6 (13.04%) IPsec
3 6 (13.04%) MPLS
3 6 (13.04%) Network Security
3 6 (13.04%) OSPF
3 6 (13.04%) SMTP
3 6 (13.04%) SNMP
3 6 (13.04%) SSL
3 6 (13.04%) VLAN
3 6 (13.04%) VPN
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (19.57%) Power BI
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) JIRA
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Billing
3 2 (4.35%) Automotive
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 9 (19.57%) Developer
1 9 (19.57%) Project Manager
1 9 (19.57%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
1 9 (19.57%) Senior Developer
2 8 (17.39%) QA Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) QA Test Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Software QA Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Software Test Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Test Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Digital Project Manager
3 7 (15.22%) Web Manager
3 7 (15.22%) Web Project Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) IT Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) IT Security Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Security Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) QA Leader
5 5 (10.87%) QA Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.22%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 6 (13.04%) FlexPod
3 6 (13.04%) iSeries
4 2 (4.35%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Unix
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Linux
3 6 (13.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (45.65%) Project Management
3 12 (26.09%) Presales
4 9 (19.57%) Analytics
4 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (19.57%) Data Analytics
4 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (19.57%) Waterfall
5 8 (17.39%) ITIL
5 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
6 7 (15.22%) Data Modelling
6 7 (15.22%) SDLC
6 7 (15.22%) Telematics
7 6 (13.04%) Content Management
7 6 (13.04%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (13.04%) ITIL V3
7 6 (13.04%) Network Design
7 6 (13.04%) Performance Management
7 6 (13.04%) SIEM
7 6 (13.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) SQL
1 9 (19.57%) T-SQL
2 8 (17.39%) Bash Shell
2 8 (17.39%) Python
3 2 (4.35%) C++
3 2 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) CCNP
2 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.17%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.17%) PMP
3 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) HP
2 12 (26.09%) VMware
3 7 (15.22%) Cisco
4 6 (13.04%) Aruba
4 6 (13.04%) Brocade
4 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
4 6 (13.04%) F5
4 6 (13.04%) Fortinet
4 6 (13.04%) Meraki
4 6 (13.04%) SolarWinds
4 6 (13.04%) Sourcefire
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com