The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 31 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 18 26 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 6.34% 6.50% 6.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.00% 50.00% 34.52%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 16
Median salary £32,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.90% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £40,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
QA
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newbury region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
40 52 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 14.08% 13.00% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 36 30 53
Median salary £32,500 £65,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +116.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

The demand trend of job ads across the Newbury region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

QA
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

QA Salary Trend in Newbury

QA
Salary Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Newbury

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 Newbury region with a requirement for QA.

1 38 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (58.93%) Java
3 29 (51.79%) Telecoms
4 19 (33.93%) Selenium
4 19 (33.93%) Test Automation
5 18 (32.14%) Scrum
6 17 (30.36%) Linux
6 17 (30.36%) MongoDB
7 16 (28.57%) WebDriver
7 16 (28.57%) SaaS
8 15 (26.79%) NoSQL
9 14 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 14 (25.00%) BMC
9 14 (25.00%) Remedy
9 14 (25.00%) ITSM
9 14 (25.00%) IPv4
9 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 14 (25.00%) SOAP
9 14 (25.00%) Document Management
9 14 (25.00%) Automated Testing
9 14 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
10 13 (23.21%) JIRA
10 13 (23.21%) Manual Testing
11 12 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (21.43%) RESTful
11 12 (21.43%) Web Services
11 12 (21.43%) XML
11 12 (21.43%) MySQL
11 12 (21.43%) Oracle

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury 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 3 (5.36%) Confluence
2 1 (1.79%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (16.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) IPv4
2 3 (5.36%) GSM
2 3 (5.36%) LTE
2 3 (5.36%) UMTS
3 1 (1.79%) HTTP
3 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.36%) MongoDB
2 15 (26.79%) NoSQL
3 12 (21.43%) MySQL
4 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.57%) HBase
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (33.93%) Selenium
2 16 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 13 (23.21%) JIRA
4 10 (17.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (16.07%) Cucumber
6 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 3 (5.36%) Zephyr
8 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.57%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.57%) TestNG
9 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.79%) JMeter
9 1 (1.79%) Maven
9 1 (1.79%) Ranorex
General
1 29 (51.79%) Telecoms
2 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Marketing
3 9 (16.07%) Electronics
3 9 (16.07%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) QA Engineer
2 15 (26.79%) Junior
3 8 (14.29%) Development Manager
3 8 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
3 8 (14.29%) Software Manager
4 7 (12.50%) Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 7 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Coordinator
5 6 (10.71%) Delivery Project Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Java Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Junior Project Coordinator
5 6 (10.71%) Junior Project Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Project Coordinator
5 6 (10.71%) QA Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) QA Automation Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Tester
5 6 (10.71%) Web Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) SOAP
2 12 (21.43%) RESTful
2 12 (21.43%) Web Services
2 12 (21.43%) XML
3 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
4 9 (16.07%) JSON
5 8 (14.29%) J2EE
5 8 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
5 8 (14.29%) React
6 6 (10.71%) Spring
7 4 (7.14%) CSS
7 4 (7.14%) Gherkin
7 4 (7.14%) HTML
7 4 (7.14%) HTML5
8 2 (3.57%) REST
9 1 (1.79%) EJB
9 1 (1.79%) HornetQ
9 1 (1.79%) JMS
9 1 (1.79%) JPA
9 1 (1.79%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (17.86%) Wiki
3 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Social Media
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Unix
3 3 (5.36%) Windows
4 1 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.93%) Test Automation
3 18 (32.14%) Scrum
4 14 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 14 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (25.00%) Document Management
4 14 (25.00%) ITSM
5 13 (23.21%) Manual Testing
6 12 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (21.43%) Waterfall
7 11 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (19.64%) Presales
8 10 (17.86%) BDD
9 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (16.07%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (16.07%) Programme Management
9 9 (16.07%) Project Management
10 7 (12.50%) Functional Testing
11 6 (10.71%) Test Planning
12 5 (8.93%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (58.93%) Java
2 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.71%) Ruby
4 5 (8.93%) Groovy
5 4 (7.14%) C#
6 3 (5.36%) SQL
7 1 (1.79%) Perl
7 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) ISEB
2 4 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.36%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) BMC
1 14 (25.00%) Remedy
2 12 (21.43%) Oracle
3 9 (16.07%) SAP
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco
5 1 (1.79%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) Sun
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