The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Newbury region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 30 34 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -24
Permanent jobs citing QA 26 17 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 5.44% 5.40% 19.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 73.91% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 81
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,550 £43,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
52 23 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 10.88% 7.30% 22.08%
Number of salaries quoted 39 23 89
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,700 £43,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
QA
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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 18 April 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Newbury

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (52.83%) SQL
2 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (41.51%) .NET
4 20 (37.74%) Windows
4 20 (37.74%) Telecoms
5 19 (35.85%) C#
6 16 (30.19%) Oracle
6 16 (30.19%) Degree
7 14 (26.42%) Scrum
8 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
9 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
9 12 (22.64%) Computer Science
10 11 (20.75%) BDD
10 11 (20.75%) XML
11 10 (18.87%) HTML
11 10 (18.87%) Java
11 10 (18.87%) GSM
11 10 (18.87%) UMTS
11 10 (18.87%) Network Planning
11 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
11 10 (18.87%) Finance
11 10 (18.87%) WPF
11 10 (18.87%) LINQ
12 9 (16.98%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (16.98%) Automated Testing
12 9 (16.98%) Retail
13 8 (15.09%) Tomcat
13 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
13 8 (15.09%) JUnit
14 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio

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Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (15.09%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.66%) Lync
3 1 (1.89%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.89%) GlassFish
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) GSM
1 10 (18.87%) UMTS
2 7 (13.21%) Internet
2 7 (13.21%) Firewall
3 4 (7.55%) SAN
3 4 (7.55%) VoIP
4 3 (5.66%) VPN
4 3 (5.66%) Network Security
4 3 (5.66%) NAS
5 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.89%) 3G
5 1 (1.89%) 2G
5 1 (1.89%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) MS Access
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) JUnit
2 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
2 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (9.43%) Selenium
4 4 (7.55%) Eclipse
4 4 (7.55%) Rational Robot
5 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.89%) Ant
6 1 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.89%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.89%) JMeter
6 1 (1.89%) Subversion
6 1 (1.89%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.89%) Hudson
6 1 (1.89%) TestNG
6 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 20 (37.74%) Telecoms
2 10 (18.87%) Finance
3 9 (16.98%) Retail
4 6 (11.32%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Electronics
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Test Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) QA Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) Software Engineer
3 5 (9.43%) QA Tester
3 5 (9.43%) Tester
3 5 (9.43%) Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Network Team Leader
5 3 (5.66%) Technical Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Team Leader
5 3 (5.66%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Migration Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (41.51%) .NET
2 11 (20.75%) XML
3 10 (18.87%) HTML
3 10 (18.87%) WPF
3 10 (18.87%) LINQ
4 7 (13.21%) JDBC
4 7 (13.21%) JSP
4 7 (13.21%) Swing
5 4 (7.55%) Smart GWT
5 4 (7.55%) Web Services
6 3 (5.66%) ODBC
7 1 (1.89%) XHTML
7 1 (1.89%) Middleware
7 1 (1.89%) SOAP
7 1 (1.89%) XSLT
7 1 (1.89%) HTML5
7 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.89%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.98%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.66%) GIS
4 1 (1.89%) DTV
4 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Linux
3 4 (7.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.42%) Scrum
3 11 (20.75%) BDD
4 10 (18.87%) Network Planning
4 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
5 9 (16.98%) Automated Testing
6 7 (13.21%) TDD
6 7 (13.21%) ATDD
6 7 (13.21%) Software Testing
6 7 (13.21%) Test Management
7 4 (7.55%) Web Testing
7 4 (7.55%) Data Architecture
7 4 (7.55%) Test Strategy
7 4 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (7.55%) BCP
7 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.66%) ETL
8 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.66%) OO
8 3 (5.66%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) SQL
2 19 (35.85%) C#
3 10 (18.87%) Java
4 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.55%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.77%) Perl
8 1 (1.89%) Python
8 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.89%) PHP
8 1 (1.89%) C++
8 1 (1.89%) VB
8 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.66%) MCSE
2 3 (5.66%) MCSA
2 3 (5.66%) MCSD
2 3 (5.66%) MOS
2 3 (5.66%) MCTS
3 2 (3.77%) CIMA
3 2 (3.77%) ACCA
4 1 (1.89%) PMP
4 1 (1.89%) CCNA
4 1 (1.89%) ISEB
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Oracle
2 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.55%) Cisco
3 4 (7.55%) IBM
4 1 (1.89%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) MKS
Newbury
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £55000.0000 - £64000.0000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 12% Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
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Questor Resourcing
Salary: £30-34,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
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Questor Resourcing
Salary: £30-34,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago