Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 40 55
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15 +17
Permanent jobs citing QA 34 45 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 6.05% 6.56% 4.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.78% 44.12% 32.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14 42 46
Bracknell median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.00% +73.08%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £75,425 £80,000
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +17.65%

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 90 102 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 16.01% 14.87% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 48 94 94
Bracknell median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,775 £24,650 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,875 £73,875 £72,275
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +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

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Salary Histogram in Bracknell

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Bracknell over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bracknell region with a requirement for QA.

1 30 (88.24%) Project Management
2 24 (70.59%) TCP/IP
3 22 (64.71%) Wireless
3 22 (64.71%) Presales
4 18 (52.94%) Billing
5 17 (50.00%) HP
6 16 (47.06%) Cisco
6 16 (47.06%) ITIL
7 14 (41.18%) SNMP
7 14 (41.18%) CCNP
7 14 (41.18%) VPN
7 14 (41.18%) SSL
7 14 (41.18%) Ethernet
7 14 (41.18%) Cisco Prime
7 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (41.18%) CheckPoint
7 14 (41.18%) MPLS
7 14 (41.18%) OSPF
7 14 (41.18%) BGP
7 14 (41.18%) Network Design
7 14 (41.18%) Sourcefire
7 14 (41.18%) IPsec
7 14 (41.18%) Security Management
7 14 (41.18%) Migration
7 14 (41.18%) Service Delivery
7 14 (41.18%) Converged Infrastructure
7 14 (41.18%) Data Centre
7 14 (41.18%) Aruba
7 14 (41.18%) F5
7 14 (41.18%) ITIL V3

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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 (23.53%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (70.59%) TCP/IP
2 22 (64.71%) Wireless
3 14 (41.18%) BGP
3 14 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (41.18%) Cisco ISE
3 14 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (41.18%) Ethernet
3 14 (41.18%) IPsec
3 14 (41.18%) MPLS
3 14 (41.18%) Network Security
3 14 (41.18%) OSPF
3 14 (41.18%) SNMP
3 14 (41.18%) SSL
3 14 (41.18%) VLAN
3 14 (41.18%) VPN
4 8 (23.53%) Firewall
4 8 (23.53%) HTTP
4 8 (23.53%) SMTP
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (52.94%) Billing
2 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Consultant
1 8 (23.53%) IT Consultant
1 8 (23.53%) IT Security Consultant
1 8 (23.53%) Security Consultant
2 4 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
2 4 (11.76%) Provisioning Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) QA Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Senior QA Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Software QA Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Web Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Web Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Data Centre
1 14 (41.18%) FlexPod
2 8 (23.53%) iSeries
3 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (11.76%) Driving Licence
5 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Solaris
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Project Management
2 22 (64.71%) Presales
3 16 (47.06%) ITIL
4 14 (41.18%) Application Performance Management
4 14 (41.18%) Converged Infrastructure
4 14 (41.18%) ITIL V3
4 14 (41.18%) Line Management
4 14 (41.18%) Load Balancing
4 14 (41.18%) Mentoring
4 14 (41.18%) Migration
4 14 (41.18%) Network Design
4 14 (41.18%) Performance Management
4 14 (41.18%) Security Management
4 14 (41.18%) Service Delivery
4 14 (41.18%) SIEM
4 14 (41.18%) Time Management
5 9 (26.47%) SDLC
6 8 (23.53%) Cryptanalysis
6 8 (23.53%) Information Security
6 8 (23.53%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
1 2 (5.88%) C++
1 2 (5.88%) Java
1 2 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (2.94%) C#
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) CCNP
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (32.35%) Degree
3 4 (11.76%) BC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.94%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.94%) PMP
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (8.82%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) HP
2 16 (47.06%) Cisco
3 14 (41.18%) Aruba
3 14 (41.18%) Brocade
3 14 (41.18%) CheckPoint
3 14 (41.18%) F5
3 14 (41.18%) Fortinet
3 14 (41.18%) Meraki
3 14 (41.18%) SolarWinds
3 14 (41.18%) Sourcefire
4 8 (23.53%) VMware
5 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle