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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 30 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 30 30 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 6.28% 6.32% 7.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.04% 46.15% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 28 32
Average salary £47,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.68% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,300 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
81 65 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 16.95% 13.68% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 54 55 43
Average salary £28,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
Berkshire

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 29 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Newbury

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.93%) SQL
3 14 (25.00%) .NET
3 14 (25.00%) Project Management
4 13 (23.21%) Firewall
4 13 (23.21%) SAN
4 13 (23.21%) Requirements Management
4 13 (23.21%) NAS
5 12 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (21.43%) Selenium
5 12 (21.43%) Finance
5 12 (21.43%) C#
5 12 (21.43%) HTML
6 11 (19.64%) XML
6 11 (19.64%) Windows
6 11 (19.64%) JIRA
7 9 (16.07%) WPF
7 9 (16.07%) LINQ
7 9 (16.07%) Scrum
7 9 (16.07%) Network Planning
7 9 (16.07%) TDD
7 9 (16.07%) Java
7 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
7 9 (16.07%) Oracle
7 9 (16.07%) GSM
7 9 (16.07%) UMTS
7 9 (16.07%) BDD
8 8 (14.29%) Banking
8 8 (14.29%) Degree

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (10.71%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.14%) Confluence
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.79%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) SAN
1 13 (23.21%) Firewall
1 13 (23.21%) NAS
2 9 (16.07%) GSM
2 9 (16.07%) UMTS
3 3 (5.36%) Internet
4 1 (1.79%) 3G
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) 4G
4 1 (1.79%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) MySQL
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Selenium
2 11 (19.64%) JIRA
3 6 (10.71%) JUnit
3 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.93%) Bugzilla
4 5 (8.93%) CruiseControl
5 3 (5.36%) JMeter
5 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (3.57%) Rational Robot
7 1 (1.79%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.79%) Hudson
7 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.79%) TestNG
General
1 24 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 12 (21.43%) Finance
3 8 (14.29%) Banking
4 6 (10.71%) Retail
5 4 (7.14%) Marketing
6 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
6 3 (5.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Technical Manager
1 13 (23.21%) Delivery Manager
1 13 (23.21%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 9 (16.07%) Software Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) QA Manager
4 6 (10.71%) QA Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Tester
5 4 (7.14%) Release Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (7.14%) QA Tester
6 3 (5.36%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.57%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) .NET
2 12 (21.43%) HTML
3 11 (19.64%) XML
4 9 (16.07%) WPF
4 9 (16.07%) LINQ
5 6 (10.71%) Web Services
5 6 (10.71%) CSS
6 5 (8.93%) JDBC
6 5 (8.93%) JSP
6 5 (8.93%) Swing
7 4 (7.14%) Ajax
7 4 (7.14%) jQuery
7 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 4 (7.14%) HTML5
7 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (3.57%) Smart GWT
9 1 (1.79%) JSON
9 1 (1.79%) Middleware
9 1 (1.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.36%) DTV
4 1 (1.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) Project Management
3 13 (23.21%) Requirements Management
4 12 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (16.07%) BDD
5 9 (16.07%) TDD
5 9 (16.07%) Network Planning
5 9 (16.07%) Scrum
6 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.93%) Kanban
8 5 (8.93%) Workflow
8 5 (8.93%) OO
8 5 (8.93%) Workflow Management
8 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.93%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Programme Management
9 4 (7.14%) Automated Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Web Development
9 4 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.93%) SQL
2 12 (21.43%) C#
3 9 (16.07%) Java
3 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.36%) Perl
5 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.79%) Python
6 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) PMP
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) SAP
4 2 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.79%) Google
5 1 (1.79%) Facebook
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