The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 11 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 35 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 13.41% 7.66% 5.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 68.63% 46.67% 45.65%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 20
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £49,750 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £55,000 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
51 45 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 19.54% 16.42% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 43 37 38
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £32,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,800 £60,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

The demand trend of job ads across the Newbury region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Newbury

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Newbury region with a requirement for QA.

1 55 (64.71%) Telecoms
2 49 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (48.24%) Java
4 33 (38.82%) IPv4
4 33 (38.82%) ITSM
4 33 (38.82%) BMC
4 33 (38.82%) Remedy
4 33 (38.82%) Document Management
4 33 (38.82%) Remedy ITSM
4 33 (38.82%) Data Centre
5 21 (24.71%) Linux
6 19 (22.35%) Finance
6 19 (22.35%) Marketing
6 19 (22.35%) Cucumber
7 18 (21.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 18 (21.18%) Electronics
7 18 (21.18%) Digital Marketing
7 18 (21.18%) Manufacturing
7 18 (21.18%) Programme Management
7 18 (21.18%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (21.18%) SAP
8 17 (20.00%) Web Services
8 17 (20.00%) Selenium
9 16 (18.82%) Test Automation
9 16 (18.82%) SaaS
9 16 (18.82%) Project Management
10 15 (17.65%) Scrum
10 15 (17.65%) J2EE
11 14 (16.47%) BDD
12 13 (15.29%) SOAP

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.18%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 33 (38.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 18 (21.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (38.82%) IPv4
2 2 (2.35%) GSM
2 2 (2.35%) LTE
2 2 (2.35%) UMTS
3 1 (1.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) MongoDB
2 9 (10.59%) NoSQL
3 8 (9.41%) RDBMS
3 8 (9.41%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.06%) MySQL
5 3 (3.53%) HBase
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (22.35%) Cucumber
2 17 (20.00%) Selenium
3 11 (12.94%) WebDriver
4 7 (8.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (7.06%) Jenkins
5 6 (7.06%) JIRA
6 2 (2.35%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.18%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.18%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.18%) Maven
7 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (64.71%) Telecoms
2 19 (22.35%) Finance
2 19 (22.35%) Marketing
3 18 (21.18%) Electronics
3 18 (21.18%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.71%) Local Government
5 1 (1.18%) Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Law
5 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (27.06%) Junior
2 19 (22.35%) Coordinator
3 17 (20.00%) Development Manager
3 17 (20.00%) Software Development Manager
3 17 (20.00%) Software Manager
4 14 (16.47%) Project Manager
4 14 (16.47%) QA Engineer
5 13 (15.29%) Delivery Project Manager
5 13 (15.29%) Project Coordinator
6 11 (12.94%) QA Automation Engineer
7 9 (10.59%) Junior Project Coordinator
7 9 (10.59%) Junior Project Manager
7 9 (10.59%) QA Test Engineer
7 9 (10.59%) Team Leader
7 9 (10.59%) Test Automation Engineer
7 9 (10.59%) Test Engineer
8 8 (9.41%) QA Manager
9 7 (8.24%) Consultant
9 7 (8.24%) IT Consultant
9 7 (8.24%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.00%) Web Services
2 15 (17.65%) J2EE
3 13 (15.29%) SOAP
4 12 (14.12%) RESTful
5 9 (10.59%) Spring
6 8 (9.41%) AngularJS
7 6 (7.06%) JSON
7 6 (7.06%) React
7 6 (7.06%) XML
8 5 (5.88%) CSS
8 5 (5.88%) HTML
8 5 (5.88%) HTML5
8 5 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (2.35%) .NET
9 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.35%) REST
10 1 (1.18%) Java EE
10 1 (1.18%) Java SE
10 1 (1.18%) JPA
10 1 (1.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 33 (38.82%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.88%) Wiki
3 4 (4.71%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.71%) Linux
2 3 (3.53%) Windows
3 2 (2.35%) Unix
4 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (38.82%) Document Management
2 33 (38.82%) ITSM
3 18 (21.18%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (21.18%) Digital Marketing
3 18 (21.18%) Programme Management
4 16 (18.82%) Project Management
4 16 (18.82%) Test Automation
5 15 (17.65%) Scrum
6 14 (16.47%) BDD
7 12 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (12.94%) Automated Testing
8 11 (12.94%) Manual Testing
9 10 (11.76%) Release Management
10 9 (10.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (10.59%) Test Planning
11 8 (9.41%) Mentoring
12 7 (8.24%) API Testing
12 7 (8.24%) Defect Management
12 7 (8.24%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 41 (48.24%) Java
2 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
3 8 (9.41%) Ruby
4 7 (8.24%) Groovy
5 5 (5.88%) C#
6 4 (4.71%) SQL
7 1 (1.18%) Perl
7 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) ISEB
1 3 (3.53%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.18%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (38.82%) BMC
1 33 (38.82%) Remedy
2 18 (21.18%) SAP
3 6 (7.06%) Oracle
4 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.18%) HP
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