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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 32 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 15 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 5.42% 1.10% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.93% 1.17% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 5
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +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
253 427 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 91.34% 94.26% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 188 276 293
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £23,463
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 1 May 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 29 (100.00%) QA
2 28 (96.55%) Selenium
3 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (79.31%) WebDriver
5 22 (75.86%) Test Automation
6 21 (72.41%) SaaS
6 21 (72.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (65.52%) JIRA
8 18 (62.07%) Telecoms
9 17 (58.62%) Java
10 16 (55.17%) MySQL
10 16 (55.17%) Oracle
10 16 (55.17%) XML
10 16 (55.17%) MongoDB
10 16 (55.17%) NoSQL
11 14 (48.28%) BDD
11 14 (48.28%) Finance
12 12 (41.38%) Scrum
12 12 (41.38%) Banking
12 12 (41.38%) Confluence
12 12 (41.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (41.38%) Gherkin
12 12 (41.38%) Zephyr
13 11 (37.93%) Wiki
14 10 (34.48%) Automation Testing
15 9 (31.03%) Waterfall
16 8 (27.59%) Test Scripting
16 8 (27.59%) SQL
17 6 (20.69%) Automated Testing
17 6 (20.69%) Manual Testing

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 12 (41.38%) Confluence
2 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (72.41%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) MySQL
1 16 (55.17%) MongoDB
1 16 (55.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (96.55%) Selenium
2 23 (79.31%) WebDriver
3 19 (65.52%) JIRA
4 12 (41.38%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (62.07%) Telecoms
2 14 (48.28%) Finance
3 12 (41.38%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 2 (6.90%) Electronics
4 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) XML
2 12 (41.38%) Gherkin
3 2 (6.90%) REST
3 2 (6.90%) SOAP
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Wiki
2 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.90%) DTV
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (75.86%) Test Automation
3 21 (72.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (48.28%) BDD
5 12 (41.38%) Scrum
5 12 (41.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (34.48%) Automation Testing
7 9 (31.03%) Waterfall
8 8 (27.59%) Test Scripting
9 6 (20.69%) Automated Testing
9 6 (20.69%) Manual Testing
9 6 (20.69%) TDD
10 5 (17.24%) Web Testing
11 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
11 2 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (6.90%) Test Planning
11 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
12 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) SAP