Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Tester was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wokingham during the 6 months to 23 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 Tester
Berkshire > Wokingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 52 47
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wokingham 1.35% 0.43% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.43% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Wokingham median annual salary £37,500 £51,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.18% +28.75% -
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +10.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wokingham. 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
Wokingham
Permanent vacancies in Wokingham with a recognized job title 220 231 259
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.10% 100.00% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 184 220 236
Wokingham median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +0.53% +35.00%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

QA Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Wokingham

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Tester in Wokingham

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Wokingham

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

Salary trend for QA Tester in Wokingham

QA Tester
Salary Histogram in Wokingham

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

Salary histogram for QA Tester in Wokingham

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wokingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, QA Tester 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 Wokingham region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow

QA Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wokingham 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft