Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wokingham 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Berkshire > Wokingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 52 41
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wokingham 1.40% 0.43% 2.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.00% 3.57% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 15
Wokingham median annual salary £37,500 £51,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.18% -26.43% +75.00%
10th Percentile £25,250 £48,250 £35,500
90th Percentile £46,750 £54,750 £80,000
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £48,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.74% -3.50% +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 Wokingham with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Wokingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 30 28 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wokingham 13.95% 11.97% 16.48%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 38
Wokingham median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +57.14%
10th Percentile £27,000 £31,250 £34,775
90th Percentile £73,125 £70,500 £62,875
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 Wokingham

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Wokingham

QA
Salary Trend in Wokingham

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

Salary trend for QA in Wokingham

QA
Salary Histogram in Wokingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Wokingham over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Wokingham

For the 6 months to 20 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 Wokingham region with a requirement for QA.

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

QA
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
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Software QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
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
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft