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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 32 23 31
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 29 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 4.67% 6.97% 6.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.09% 46.03% 49.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 25
Average salary £53,750 £45,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,900 £47,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
44 63 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 13.71% 15.14% 13.78%
Number of salaries quoted 24 47 46
Average salary £50,000 £27,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.18% -14.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £27,500 £28,540
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £49,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Newbury

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 38 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 23 (39.66%) C#
4 22 (37.93%) HTML
5 21 (36.21%) Windows
5 21 (36.21%) Selenium
6 20 (34.48%) Software Engineering
7 19 (32.76%) Web Development
7 19 (32.76%) WebDriver
7 19 (32.76%) HTML5
7 19 (32.76%) JavaScript
7 19 (32.76%) .NET
7 19 (32.76%) CSS
8 18 (31.03%) ASP.NET
8 18 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (31.03%) jQuery
8 18 (31.03%) WPF
8 18 (31.03%) LINQ
8 18 (31.03%) Ajax
8 18 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 17 (29.31%) Test Automation
9 17 (29.31%) Oracle
9 17 (29.31%) Finance
10 16 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (27.59%) SaaS
11 15 (25.86%) XML
11 15 (25.86%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (24.14%) JIRA
12 14 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (22.41%) Java

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Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 9 (15.52%) Confluence
2 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) UMTS
1 3 (5.17%) GSM
2 1 (1.72%) LAN
2 1 (1.72%) VPN
2 1 (1.72%) SAN
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) MySQL
1 11 (18.97%) MongoDB
1 11 (18.97%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (36.21%) Selenium
2 19 (32.76%) WebDriver
3 14 (24.14%) JIRA
4 9 (15.52%) Zephyr
General
1 29 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 17 (29.31%) Finance
3 8 (13.79%) Banking
4 6 (10.34%) Billing
5 3 (5.17%) Marketing
5 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (36.21%) QA Engineer
2 17 (29.31%) Software Engineer
3 15 (25.86%) Senior Software Engineer
3 15 (25.86%) C# Software Engineer
3 15 (25.86%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 11 (18.97%) .NET Software Engineer
4 11 (18.97%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 9 (15.52%) Analyst
6 7 (12.07%) Test Analyst
6 7 (12.07%) Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Senior QA Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Product Manager
7 6 (10.34%) QA Test Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) QA Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) C# Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Quality Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) Senior QA Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) Senior QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (37.93%) HTML
2 19 (32.76%) .NET
2 19 (32.76%) CSS
2 19 (32.76%) HTML5
3 18 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (31.03%) WPF
3 18 (31.03%) LINQ
3 18 (31.03%) jQuery
3 18 (31.03%) ASP.NET
3 18 (31.03%) Ajax
3 18 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 15 (25.86%) XML
5 9 (15.52%) Gherkin
6 4 (6.90%) Web Services
7 3 (5.17%) REST
7 3 (5.17%) XHTML
7 3 (5.17%) SOAP
8 1 (1.72%) XMPP
8 1 (1.72%) JSON
8 1 (1.72%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Wiki
2 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.90%) NGOSS
4 3 (5.17%) DTV
5 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.72%) User Experience
6 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.21%) Windows
2 5 (8.62%) UNIX
3 3 (5.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (34.48%) Software Engineering
3 19 (32.76%) Web Development
4 17 (29.31%) Test Automation
5 16 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (25.86%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (20.69%) Scrum
9 11 (18.97%) BDD
10 10 (17.24%) Automation Testing
11 9 (15.52%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (12.07%) Waterfall
13 6 (10.34%) Analytics
13 6 (10.34%) Product Management
13 6 (10.34%) CRM
13 6 (10.34%) DNA
13 6 (10.34%) Line Management
13 6 (10.34%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
14 5 (8.62%) TDD
14 5 (8.62%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) C#
2 19 (32.76%) JavaScript
3 13 (22.41%) Java
4 11 (18.97%) SQL
5 3 (5.17%) VB
5 3 (5.17%) C++
6 1 (1.72%) C
6 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.45%) ISEB
4 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Oracle
2 6 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (5.17%) SAP
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.72%) EMC
5 1 (1.72%) Mitel
5 1 (1.72%) Panasonic
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