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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Berkshire / Newbury
Rank 29 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 50 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 4.71% 19.23% 13.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.50% 74.63% 52.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 48 44
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -26.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £16,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £66,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
24 67 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 12.57% 25.77% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 24 61 79
Median salary £26,500 £33,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.30% -26.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £16,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £62,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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 26 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Newbury

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 11 (84.62%) Java
1 11 (84.62%) Telecoms
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Unix
2 10 (76.92%) Automated Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Selenium
2 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
3 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
3 9 (69.23%) Kanban
3 9 (69.23%) Banking
3 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) OO
3 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 9 (69.23%) Shell Script
3 9 (69.23%) JMeter
4 8 (61.54%) OOP
4 8 (61.54%) Web Testing
5 3 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 1 (7.69%) .NET
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 1 (7.69%) MVC
7 1 (7.69%) GSM
7 1 (7.69%) UMTS

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) GSM
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) LTE
1 1 (7.69%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Selenium
2 9 (69.23%) JMeter
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) NUnit
3 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (84.62%) Telecoms
2 9 (69.23%) Banking
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) QA Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Automation Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) QA Automation Engineer
4 6 (46.15%) Junior
4 6 (46.15%) Junior QA Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Graduate
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Web Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Web Applications Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Digital TV
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Unix
2 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Automated Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
3 9 (69.23%) Kanban
3 9 (69.23%) OO
3 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
4 8 (61.54%) OOP
4 8 (61.54%) Web Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
7 1 (7.69%) MVC
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
7 1 (7.69%) Test Management
7 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) Shell Script
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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