The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 45 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 7 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 1.95% 0.51% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 0.55% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 7
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £37,750 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,750 £34,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
QA Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newbury region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
330 366 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 91.92% 93.37% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 265 273 318
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Newbury region.

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Newbury

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) QA
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 4 (50.00%) MySQL
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Web Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
5 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
5 3 (37.50%) JIRA
5 3 (37.50%) SaaS
5 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
6 2 (25.00%) Confluence
6 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
6 2 (25.00%) Zephyr
6 2 (25.00%) Wiki
6 2 (25.00%) BDD
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Waterfall

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Zephyr
4 1 (12.50%) Hudson
4 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) TestNG
4 1 (12.50%) JUnit
4 1 (12.50%) JMeter
General
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Wiki
2 1 (12.50%) DTV
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Web Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
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