The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Newbury region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank - 59 59
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury - 0.42% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.45% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £33,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.73%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
453 449 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 95.37% 94.13% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 302 389 385
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,975 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Tester
Berkshire

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

QA Tester Salary Trend in Newbury

QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury region that cited QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) JDBC
3 2 (50.00%) JSP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Swing
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Rational Robot
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Smart GWT
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (25.00%) Hudson
4 1 (25.00%) SoapUI

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury region that cited QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Rational Robot
3 1 (25.00%) Hudson
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) TestNG
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) JDBC
2 2 (50.00%) JSP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Swing
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Smart GWT
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (25.00%) SAP