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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Berkshire / Wokingham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 35 18
Rank change year-on-year +17 -17  
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wokingham 1.69% 3.47% 7.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.11% 27.78% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 7
Median salary £23,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.50% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Wokingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 9 18 30
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wokingham 15.25% 12.50% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 23
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% +27.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wokingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wokingham citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Wokingham

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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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) PMI
3 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) BCP
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Mitel

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) PMI
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) BCP
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Mitel