The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 27 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 26 28 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 6.88% 5.93% 6.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.47% 33.33% 46.03%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 28
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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
43 84 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 11.38% 17.80% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 27 54 52
Average salary £62,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.56% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 August 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Newbury

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury region citing QA also 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 that cited QA.

1 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (59.57%) Telecoms
3 21 (44.68%) Finance
4 18 (38.30%) C#
4 18 (38.30%) Test Automation
5 16 (34.04%) Java
6 15 (31.91%) Windows
7 14 (29.79%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (27.66%) Selenium
9 12 (25.53%) WebDriver
10 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (23.40%) HTML5
10 11 (23.40%) jQuery
10 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 11 (23.40%) WPF
10 11 (23.40%) LINQ
10 11 (23.40%) Web Development
10 11 (23.40%) Ajax
10 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
10 11 (23.40%) SQL
10 11 (23.40%) .NET
10 11 (23.40%) HTML
10 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET
10 11 (23.40%) CSS
11 10 (21.28%) Project Management
11 10 (21.28%) Degree
11 10 (21.28%) Electronics
11 10 (21.28%) SaaS
12 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (19.15%) Continuous Improvement

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury region citing QA also 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 that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.64%) Confluence
2 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (17.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) SaaS
2 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) UMTS
1 5 (10.64%) GSM
2 2 (4.26%) LTE
3 1 (2.13%) NAS
3 1 (2.13%) Junos
3 1 (2.13%) HSRP
3 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (2.13%) IOS XR
3 1 (2.13%) LAN
3 1 (2.13%) WAN
3 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.13%) VPN
3 1 (2.13%) SAN
3 1 (2.13%) MPLS
3 1 (2.13%) OSPF
3 1 (2.13%) BGP
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.64%) NoSQL
2 5 (10.64%) MySQL
2 5 (10.64%) RDBMS
2 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.26%) HBase
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.13%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Selenium
2 12 (25.53%) WebDriver
3 7 (14.89%) JIRA
4 4 (8.51%) Zephyr
5 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (59.57%) Telecoms
2 21 (44.68%) Finance
3 10 (21.28%) Electronics
4 9 (19.15%) Manufacturing
5 8 (17.02%) Marketing
6 6 (12.77%) Billing
7 5 (10.64%) Banking
8 2 (4.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) QA Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Software Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) C# Software Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Development Manager
5 6 (12.77%) Senior QA Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Software Manager
5 6 (12.77%) Software Development Manager
5 6 (12.77%) .NET Software Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) QA Test Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) QA Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Test Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Quality Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Senior QA Test Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET
1 11 (23.40%) CSS
1 11 (23.40%) HTML
1 11 (23.40%) .NET
1 11 (23.40%) Ajax
1 11 (23.40%) WPF
1 11 (23.40%) LINQ
1 11 (23.40%) jQuery
1 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET MVC
1 11 (23.40%) HTML5
1 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 6 (12.77%) J2EE
3 5 (10.64%) SOAP
3 5 (10.64%) Web Services
3 5 (10.64%) XML
3 5 (10.64%) Spring
4 4 (8.51%) REST
4 4 (8.51%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.13%) XSD
5 1 (2.13%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) DTV
2 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.51%) NGOSS
4 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.38%) PMI
5 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.13%) Wiki
7 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Linux
3 5 (10.64%) UNIX
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (38.30%) Test Automation
3 14 (29.79%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (23.40%) Web Development
5 10 (21.28%) Project Management
6 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
6 9 (19.15%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (19.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (19.15%) Automation Testing
7 8 (17.02%) Line Management
7 8 (17.02%) BDD
7 8 (17.02%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (17.02%) Programme Management
7 8 (17.02%) CRM
8 7 (14.89%) Scrum
9 6 (12.77%) DNA
9 6 (12.77%) Test Planning
9 6 (12.77%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
10 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) C#
2 16 (34.04%) Java
3 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
3 11 (23.40%) SQL
4 3 (6.38%) C++
4 3 (6.38%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.64%) ISEB
3 3 (6.38%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.13%) CCNP
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Firmware
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle
2 8 (17.02%) SAP
3 6 (12.77%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) F5
6 1 (2.13%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.13%) IBM
6 1 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) Juniper
6 1 (2.13%) Nokia
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
West Berkshire near Newbury
Questor Resourcing
Salary: To £50,000 + Car Allowance (£5,781) + Bonus potential + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Mentor graphics (Ireland)
Salary: Very Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago