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 8 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 41 47 52
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 3 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 0.96% 0.47% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.49% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £37,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
291 407 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 93.27% 95.76% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 180 280 346
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £52,800 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 8 July 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) QA
2 18 (90.00%) Selenium
2 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 16 (80.00%) WebDriver
4 14 (70.00%) SaaS
4 14 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (65.00%) Telecoms
6 12 (60.00%) JIRA
7 11 (55.00%) Finance
7 11 (55.00%) Java
8 10 (50.00%) BDD
8 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
9 9 (45.00%) NoSQL
9 9 (45.00%) XML
9 9 (45.00%) MySQL
9 9 (45.00%) Oracle
10 8 (40.00%) Scrum
10 8 (40.00%) Banking
10 8 (40.00%) Automation Testing
11 7 (35.00%) Zephyr
11 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (35.00%) Gherkin
11 7 (35.00%) Confluence
11 7 (35.00%) SQL
12 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
12 6 (30.00%) Wiki
13 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
14 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
14 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, 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 7 (35.00%) Confluence
2 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (70.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) GSM
1 1 (5.00%) UMTS
1 1 (5.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (45.00%) NoSQL
2 9 (45.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 18 (90.00%) Selenium
2 16 (80.00%) WebDriver
3 12 (60.00%) JIRA
4 7 (35.00%) Zephyr
5 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (65.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (55.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) Banking
4 3 (15.00%) Marketing
4 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (15.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) XML
2 7 (35.00%) Gherkin
3 3 (15.00%) REST
3 3 (15.00%) SOAP
3 3 (15.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Wiki
2 3 (15.00%) DTV
3 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 14 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (50.00%) BDD
5 8 (40.00%) Automation Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Scrum
6 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
9 4 (20.00%) TDD
9 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
10 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
10 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
11 2 (10.00%) Web Testing
12 1 (5.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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