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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 30 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing QA 29 29 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 6.11% 6.25% 4.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.94% 43.28% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 16
Average salary £45,000 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
83 67 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 17.47% 14.44% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 52 54 27
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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 20 August 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Newbury

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (45.10%) Telecoms
3 16 (31.37%) SQL
4 14 (27.45%) Project Management
5 12 (23.53%) .NET
5 12 (23.53%) Finance
5 12 (23.53%) Selenium
6 11 (21.57%) JIRA
6 11 (21.57%) C#
6 11 (21.57%) HTML
6 11 (21.57%) Java
6 11 (21.57%) XML
6 11 (21.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (19.61%) Firewall
7 10 (19.61%) SAN
7 10 (19.61%) Requirements Management
7 10 (19.61%) NAS
7 10 (19.61%) Scrum
8 9 (17.65%) TDD
8 9 (17.65%) Degree
8 9 (17.65%) Windows
9 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
9 8 (15.69%) Oracle
9 8 (15.69%) GSM
9 8 (15.69%) UMTS
9 8 (15.69%) WPF
9 8 (15.69%) LINQ
9 8 (15.69%) Test Automation
9 8 (15.69%) Network Planning
9 8 (15.69%) BDD

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (9.80%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.84%) Confluence
3 2 (3.92%) Apache
3 2 (3.92%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) SAN
1 10 (19.61%) Firewall
1 10 (19.61%) NAS
2 8 (15.69%) GSM
2 8 (15.69%) UMTS
3 3 (5.88%) Internet
4 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.96%) 3G
5 1 (1.96%) 4G
5 1 (1.96%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) MySQL
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Selenium
2 11 (21.57%) JIRA
3 7 (13.73%) Jenkins
4 6 (11.76%) JUnit
5 5 (9.80%) Bugzilla
5 5 (9.80%) CruiseControl
6 4 (7.84%) JMeter
7 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
7 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.92%) TestNG
8 2 (3.92%) Hudson
8 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.92%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (1.96%) Rational Robot
9 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.96%) Axure RP
General
1 23 (45.10%) Telecoms
2 12 (23.53%) Finance
3 7 (13.73%) Banking
4 5 (9.80%) Retail
4 5 (9.80%) Marketing
5 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
5 4 (7.84%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Software Engineer
1 10 (19.61%) Test Engineer
1 10 (19.61%) Technical Manager
1 10 (19.61%) Delivery Manager
1 10 (19.61%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 6 (11.76%) QA Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) QA Manager
3 4 (7.84%) Developer
3 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
3 4 (7.84%) C# Developer
3 4 (7.84%) Tester
3 4 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (7.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (7.84%) Release Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (7.84%) QA Tester
4 3 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Applications Support
5 2 (3.92%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) .NET
2 11 (21.57%) HTML
2 11 (21.57%) XML
3 8 (15.69%) WPF
3 8 (15.69%) LINQ
4 6 (11.76%) CSS
5 5 (9.80%) Web Services
6 4 (7.84%) JDBC
6 4 (7.84%) JSP
6 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
6 4 (7.84%) jQuery
6 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (7.84%) Swing
6 4 (7.84%) Ajax
6 4 (7.84%) HTML5
6 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (3.92%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (3.92%) JSON
7 2 (3.92%) Middleware
7 2 (3.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.84%) DTV
2 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) Project Management
3 11 (21.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (19.61%) Scrum
4 10 (19.61%) Requirements Management
5 9 (17.65%) TDD
6 8 (15.69%) Network Planning
6 8 (15.69%) BDD
6 8 (15.69%) Test Automation
7 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.80%) Kanban
8 5 (9.80%) Workflow Management
8 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.80%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (9.80%) Software Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Programme Management
8 5 (9.80%) Workflow
8 5 (9.80%) OO
9 4 (7.84%) CRM
9 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) SQL
2 11 (21.57%) C#
2 11 (21.57%) Java
3 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.84%) Perl
5 2 (3.92%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.92%) ISEB
2 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.96%) PMP
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Oracle
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) SAP
4 2 (3.92%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.96%) Google
5 1 (1.96%) Facebook
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
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