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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 19 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 30 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 10.91% 5.51% 5.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 55.56% 50.00% 68.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 17
Average salary £52,500 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.15% +16.92%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.79% -
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
54 50 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 19.64% 11.01% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 46 37 24
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £44,250 £59,500
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 April 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Newbury

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 47 (61.84%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (36.84%) Selenium
2 28 (36.84%) Oracle
3 27 (35.53%) Telecoms
4 26 (34.21%) Windows
5 25 (32.89%) C#
5 25 (32.89%) HTML
6 23 (30.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (30.26%) WebDriver
7 22 (28.95%) Test Automation
7 22 (28.95%) HTML5
7 22 (28.95%) Web Development
7 22 (28.95%) Software Engineering
7 22 (28.95%) JavaScript
7 22 (28.95%) SQL
7 22 (28.95%) .NET
7 22 (28.95%) CSS
7 22 (28.95%) XML
8 21 (27.63%) SaaS
9 19 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 19 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 19 (25.00%) JIRA
9 19 (25.00%) WPF
9 19 (25.00%) Ajax
9 19 (25.00%) jQuery
9 19 (25.00%) LINQ
10 17 (22.37%) Java
11 16 (21.05%) MySQL
11 16 (21.05%) MongoDB

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Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 12 (15.79%) Confluence
2 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.32%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Office
2 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (27.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) SAN
2 7 (9.21%) Firewall
2 7 (9.21%) Network Security
2 7 (9.21%) NAS
3 2 (2.63%) GSM
3 2 (2.63%) UMTS
4 1 (1.32%) VPN
4 1 (1.32%) LAN
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) MySQL
1 16 (21.05%) MongoDB
1 16 (21.05%) NoSQL
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (36.84%) Selenium
2 23 (30.26%) WebDriver
3 19 (25.00%) JIRA
4 12 (15.79%) Zephyr
General
1 27 (35.53%) Telecoms
2 14 (18.42%) Finance
3 12 (15.79%) Banking
4 6 (7.89%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.63%) Marketing
5 2 (2.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (38.16%) QA Engineer
2 22 (28.95%) Software Engineer
3 17 (22.37%) Senior Software Engineer
3 17 (22.37%) C# Software Engineer
3 17 (22.37%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 11 (14.47%) .NET Software Engineer
4 11 (14.47%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) Analyst
5 9 (11.84%) Test Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (9.21%) Technical Manager
8 6 (7.89%) Product Manager
8 6 (7.89%) QA Test Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Senior QA Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Quality Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Test Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) QA Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.89%) HTML
2 22 (28.95%) .NET
2 22 (28.95%) CSS
2 22 (28.95%) XML
2 22 (28.95%) HTML5
3 19 (25.00%) WPF
3 19 (25.00%) LINQ
3 19 (25.00%) jQuery
3 19 (25.00%) Ajax
3 19 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 19 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 19 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 12 (15.79%) Gherkin
5 5 (6.58%) Web Services
6 3 (3.95%) JSON
6 3 (3.95%) RESTful
6 3 (3.95%) XHTML
6 3 (3.95%) CSS3
7 2 (2.63%) SOAP
7 2 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Wiki
2 4 (5.26%) PMI
3 3 (3.95%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.63%) DTV
5 1 (1.32%) CESG
5 1 (1.32%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (34.21%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) UNIX
3 3 (3.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (61.84%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (30.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (28.95%) Software Engineering
3 22 (28.95%) Web Development
3 22 (28.95%) Test Automation
4 15 (19.74%) Scrum
5 14 (18.42%) BDD
6 13 (17.11%) Waterfall
7 12 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (13.16%) Automation Testing
8 10 (13.16%) Automated Testing
9 8 (10.53%) Test Scripting
9 8 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (9.21%) Project Management
10 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (9.21%) Project Governance
11 6 (7.89%) Product Management
11 6 (7.89%) Analytics
11 6 (7.89%) TDD
11 6 (7.89%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.89%) C#
2 22 (28.95%) JavaScript
2 22 (28.95%) SQL
3 17 (22.37%) Java
4 3 (3.95%) C++
4 3 (3.95%) VB
5 1 (1.32%) VBScript
5 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.26%) PMP
2 4 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.32%) ISSAP
4 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.32%) ISEB
4 1 (1.32%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (36.84%) Oracle
2 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.21%) BMC
3 7 (9.21%) Remedy
4 2 (2.63%) SAP
4 2 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (1.32%) EMC
5 1 (1.32%) Mitel
5 1 (1.32%) Panasonic
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