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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 19 41 39
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 34 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 9.47% 4.59% 4.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.33% 36.00% 52.78%
Number of salaries quoted 34 16 19
Average salary £41,250 £49,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.81% +48.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £50,900
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
75 50 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 20.89% 12.76% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 66 35 32
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £52,000
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 19 December 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Newbury

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (44.44%) SQL
3 21 (38.89%) Windows
4 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 15 (27.78%) .NET
6 14 (25.93%) Selenium
6 14 (25.93%) C#
7 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
7 13 (24.07%) HTML
8 12 (22.22%) Manufacturing
8 12 (22.22%) Oracle
8 12 (22.22%) Automated Testing
9 11 (20.37%) Web Development
9 11 (20.37%) Scrum
9 11 (20.37%) Project Management
9 11 (20.37%) Telecoms
9 11 (20.37%) CSS
9 11 (20.37%) HTML5
10 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 10 (18.52%) Ajax
10 10 (18.52%) WPF
10 10 (18.52%) LINQ
10 10 (18.52%) jQuery
10 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET
10 10 (18.52%) Firewall
10 10 (18.52%) NAS
10 10 (18.52%) SAN
10 10 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (18.52%) Test Automation

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (1.85%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) SAN
1 10 (18.52%) Firewall
1 10 (18.52%) NAS
2 6 (11.11%) Network Security
3 3 (5.56%) GSM
3 3 (5.56%) UMTS
4 2 (3.70%) Internet
5 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) MySQL
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Selenium
2 9 (16.67%) JIRA
3 3 (5.56%) JMeter
3 3 (5.56%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.70%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.85%) TestNG
5 1 (1.85%) JUnit
5 1 (1.85%) Hudson
5 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 11 (20.37%) Telecoms
3 8 (14.81%) Finance
4 4 (7.41%) Banking
5 3 (5.56%) Electronics
5 3 (5.56%) Marketing
6 2 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Tester
2 10 (18.52%) Technical Manager
3 9 (16.67%) Junior
4 8 (14.81%) Software Tester
4 8 (14.81%) QA Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (12.96%) Test Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 6 (11.11%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Junior Software Tester
6 6 (11.11%) QA Manager
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (11.11%) Junior Tester
7 5 (9.26%) C# Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) .NET
2 13 (24.07%) HTML
3 11 (20.37%) HTML5
3 11 (20.37%) CSS
4 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET
4 10 (18.52%) Ajax
4 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (18.52%) WPF
4 10 (18.52%) LINQ
4 10 (18.52%) jQuery
4 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 9 (16.67%) XML
6 5 (9.26%) Web Services
7 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.70%) JSON
7 2 (3.70%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.85%) XSLT
8 1 (1.85%) Middleware
8 1 (1.85%) RESTful
8 1 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) PMI
3 3 (5.56%) DTV
4 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.70%) Wiki
4 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.85%) CESG
5 1 (1.85%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) UNIX
3 2 (3.70%) Android
3 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 11 (20.37%) Scrum
3 11 (20.37%) Project Management
3 11 (20.37%) Web Development
4 10 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (18.52%) Test Automation
5 9 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 9 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 9 (16.67%) Validation
5 9 (16.67%) TDD
6 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
7 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.11%) BDD
7 6 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (11.11%) Project Governance
8 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.41%) ITIL
9 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.41%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) SQL
2 14 (25.93%) C#
3 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (1.85%) Perl
5 1 (1.85%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (7.41%) PMP
1 4 (7.41%) PMI Certification
2 3 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (1.85%) CISSP
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.85%) ISSAP
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (22.22%) Oracle
3 6 (11.11%) BMC
3 6 (11.11%) Remedy
4 3 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (1.85%) TIBCO
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