Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 35 43
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 50 27 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 8.10% 4.81% 5.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 49.50% 35.53% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 48 20 46
Bracknell median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £21,000 £41,625
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £75,625
Berkshire median annual salary £46,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.15% -3.00% +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 101 76 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 16.37% 13.55% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 71 65 119
Bracknell median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £20,100 £34,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £57,500 £75,625
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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

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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

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Salary Histogram in Bracknell

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Bracknell over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 31 (62.00%) Windows
2 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (52.00%) Linux
4 24 (48.00%) VMware
5 22 (44.00%) Scrum
6 18 (36.00%) Open Source
6 18 (36.00%) DevOps
7 17 (34.00%) Change Control
7 17 (34.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (28.00%) C#
10 13 (26.00%) .NET
10 13 (26.00%) Unix
11 12 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (20.00%) Python
13 9 (18.00%) Finance
14 8 (16.00%) SQL
14 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
15 7 (14.00%) Power BI
15 7 (14.00%) T-SQL
15 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
15 7 (14.00%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
15 7 (14.00%) Bash Shell
15 7 (14.00%) Data Analytics
15 7 (14.00%) Analytics
15 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (14.00%) System Testing

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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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (14.00%) Power BI
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Selenium
2 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.00%) Maven
3 3 (6.00%) Subversion
4 2 (4.00%) JIRA
4 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.00%) JMeter
5 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.00%) NeoLoad
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Marketing
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (20.00%) Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Test Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) QA Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) QA Test Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 7 (14.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Senior Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Software QA Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) QA Leader
6 5 (10.00%) QA Manager
6 5 (10.00%) QA Team Leader
6 5 (10.00%) Software Manager
6 5 (10.00%) Software QA Manager
6 5 (10.00%) Software Team Leader
6 5 (10.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.00%) EJB
2 2 (4.00%) EJB 3.0
2 2 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 31 (62.00%) Windows
2 26 (52.00%) Linux
3 13 (26.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.00%) Scrum
3 18 (36.00%) DevOps
3 18 (36.00%) Open Source
4 17 (34.00%) Change Control
4 17 (34.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (14.00%) Analytics
6 7 (14.00%) Data Analytics
6 7 (14.00%) System Testing
6 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (12.00%) Regression Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.00%) Process Improvement
8 5 (10.00%) Runbook
9 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
9 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) C#
2 10 (20.00%) Python
3 8 (16.00%) SQL
4 7 (14.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (14.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (10.00%) Java
6 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Grafana
1 5 (10.00%) Graphite
1 5 (10.00%) Graylog
1 5 (10.00%) Icinga
2 1 (2.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 24 (48.00%) VMware
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.00%) HP