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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 15 27 44
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +17
Permanent jobs citing QA 46 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 11.86% 6.84% 4.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 49.46% 60.00% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 44 25 14
Average salary £45,250 £42,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.47% +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,800 £51,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
93 45 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 23.97% 11.39% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 78 36 26
Average salary £46,500 £43,750 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.28% +32.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,013 £21,680
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,300 £50,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 23 January 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Newbury

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 32 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.27%) Windows
3 24 (38.10%) SQL
4 21 (33.33%) C#
4 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 20 (31.75%) HTML
5 20 (31.75%) .NET
5 20 (31.75%) Oracle
6 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 16 (25.40%) CSS
7 16 (25.40%) XML
7 16 (25.40%) Web Development
7 16 (25.40%) Selenium
7 16 (25.40%) HTML5
8 15 (23.81%) Automated Testing
9 14 (22.22%) Telecoms
9 14 (22.22%) Scrum
10 13 (20.63%) Software Engineering
10 13 (20.63%) Ajax
10 13 (20.63%) WPF
10 13 (20.63%) LINQ
10 13 (20.63%) jQuery
10 13 (20.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (20.63%) Java
10 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET
10 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 11 (17.46%) Test Automation
11 11 (17.46%) MySQL
12 10 (15.87%) Manufacturing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 7 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (1.59%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) SAN
1 7 (11.11%) Firewall
1 7 (11.11%) Network Security
1 7 (11.11%) NAS
2 2 (3.17%) Internet
3 1 (1.59%) GSM
3 1 (1.59%) UMTS
3 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) MySQL
2 10 (15.87%) MongoDB
2 10 (15.87%) NoSQL
3 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Selenium
2 10 (15.87%) JIRA
2 10 (15.87%) WebDriver
3 7 (11.11%) Zephyr
4 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.59%) JMeter
5 1 (1.59%) JUnit
5 1 (1.59%) Hudson
5 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.59%) TestNG
General
1 14 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 10 (15.87%) Manufacturing
3 8 (12.70%) Finance
4 6 (9.52%) Banking
5 2 (3.17%) Local Government
6 1 (1.59%) Marketing
6 1 (1.59%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 16 (25.40%) QA Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Senior Software Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) C# Software Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 10 (15.87%) Tester
5 9 (14.29%) Junior
5 9 (14.29%) Developer
6 8 (12.70%) Software Tester
6 8 (12.70%) Test Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (11.11%) Technical Manager
7 7 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) Analyst
7 7 (11.11%) Test Analyst
8 6 (9.52%) .NET Software Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) Junior Tester
8 6 (9.52%) Junior Software Tester
9 4 (6.35%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.75%) HTML
1 20 (31.75%) .NET
2 16 (25.40%) CSS
2 16 (25.40%) XML
2 16 (25.40%) HTML5
3 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET
3 13 (20.63%) WPF
3 13 (20.63%) LINQ
3 13 (20.63%) jQuery
3 13 (20.63%) Ajax
3 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (11.11%) Gherkin
5 5 (7.94%) Web Services
6 4 (6.35%) JSON
7 3 (4.76%) RESTful
7 3 (4.76%) CSS3
8 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.17%) XHTML
9 1 (1.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Wiki
2 4 (6.35%) PMI
3 3 (4.76%) Visualisation
3 3 (4.76%) User Experience
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.59%) DTV
5 1 (1.59%) CESG
5 1 (1.59%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.27%) Windows
2 8 (12.70%) UNIX
3 2 (3.17%) Linux
3 2 (3.17%) Android
3 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.40%) Web Development
3 15 (23.81%) Automated Testing
4 14 (22.22%) Scrum
5 13 (20.63%) Software Engineering
5 13 (20.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (17.46%) Test Automation
7 9 (14.29%) BDD
7 9 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 9 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 9 (14.29%) Validation
8 8 (12.70%) Project Management
8 8 (12.70%) Waterfall
9 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (11.11%) Project Governance
10 5 (7.94%) TDD
10 5 (7.94%) Web Testing
10 5 (7.94%) Test Scripting
11 4 (6.35%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) SQL
2 21 (33.33%) C#
3 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.63%) Java
5 2 (3.17%) C++
5 2 (3.17%) VB
6 1 (1.59%) Python
6 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.59%) C
6 1 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (6.35%) PMP
2 4 (6.35%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.17%) ISEB
4 1 (1.59%) CISSP
4 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.59%) ISSAP
4 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (31.75%) Oracle
3 7 (11.11%) BMC
3 7 (11.11%) Remedy
4 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.59%) SAP
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