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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 27 25 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Permanent jobs citing QA 20 23 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 6.71% 5.68% 5.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.48% 51.11% 51.28%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 18
Average salary £52,500 £41,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +21.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £34,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%
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
46 45 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 15.44% 11.11% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 34 36 33
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,500 £59,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 May 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Newbury

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 48 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (40.00%) C#
2 28 (40.00%) HTML
3 27 (38.57%) Oracle
3 27 (38.57%) Windows
4 26 (37.14%) Selenium
4 26 (37.14%) Telecoms
5 25 (35.71%) .NET
5 25 (35.71%) CSS
5 25 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 25 (35.71%) Web Development
5 25 (35.71%) HTML5
6 24 (34.29%) Software Engineering
7 23 (32.86%) WebDriver
8 22 (31.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (31.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 22 (31.43%) Ajax
8 22 (31.43%) WPF
8 22 (31.43%) LINQ
8 22 (31.43%) jQuery
8 22 (31.43%) Test Automation
8 22 (31.43%) ASP.NET
8 22 (31.43%) XML
9 21 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 21 (30.00%) SaaS
10 19 (27.14%) JIRA
11 17 (24.29%) SQL
11 17 (24.29%) Java
12 16 (22.86%) MySQL
12 16 (22.86%) MongoDB

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 12 (17.14%) Confluence
2 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.43%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Office
2 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (30.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) SAN
2 5 (7.14%) NAS
2 5 (7.14%) Network Security
2 5 (7.14%) Firewall
3 3 (4.29%) GSM
3 3 (4.29%) UMTS
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.43%) VPN
4 1 (1.43%) LAN
4 1 (1.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) MySQL
1 16 (22.86%) MongoDB
1 16 (22.86%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (37.14%) Selenium
2 23 (32.86%) WebDriver
3 19 (27.14%) JIRA
4 12 (17.14%) Zephyr
General
1 26 (37.14%) Telecoms
2 12 (17.14%) Finance
3 10 (14.29%) Banking
4 4 (5.71%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.86%) Electronics
5 2 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (38.57%) QA Engineer
2 22 (31.43%) Software Engineer
3 19 (27.14%) Senior C# Software Engineer
3 19 (27.14%) C# Software Engineer
3 19 (27.14%) Senior Software Engineer
4 13 (18.57%) .NET Software Engineer
4 13 (18.57%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) Test Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Quality Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) QA Test Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) QA Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Senior QA Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Product Manager
8 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (7.14%) Technical Manager
8 5 (7.14%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Test Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (40.00%) HTML
2 25 (35.71%) .NET
2 25 (35.71%) CSS
2 25 (35.71%) HTML5
3 22 (31.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (31.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 22 (31.43%) Ajax
3 22 (31.43%) WPF
3 22 (31.43%) LINQ
3 22 (31.43%) jQuery
3 22 (31.43%) ASP.NET
3 22 (31.43%) XML
4 12 (17.14%) Gherkin
5 5 (7.14%) Web Services
6 3 (4.29%) RESTful
6 3 (4.29%) JSON
6 3 (4.29%) XHTML
6 3 (4.29%) CSS3
7 2 (2.86%) REST
7 2 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Wiki
2 5 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.29%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.86%) DTV
4 2 (2.86%) PMI
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.57%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) UNIX
3 3 (4.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (35.71%) Web Development
3 24 (34.29%) Software Engineering
4 22 (31.43%) Test Automation
5 21 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (21.43%) Scrum
7 14 (20.00%) BDD
8 12 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (15.71%) Waterfall
10 10 (14.29%) Automation Testing
11 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (11.43%) Automated Testing
12 6 (8.57%) TDD
12 6 (8.57%) Test Scripting
12 6 (8.57%) Manual Testing
12 6 (8.57%) Product Management
12 6 (8.57%) Analytics
13 5 (7.14%) Project Governance
13 5 (7.14%) Project Management
13 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.00%) C#
2 25 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 17 (24.29%) SQL
3 17 (24.29%) Java
4 3 (4.29%) C++
4 3 (4.29%) VB
5 1 (1.43%) C
5 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.86%) PMP
2 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.43%) ISEB
3 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (38.57%) Oracle
2 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.14%) BMC
3 5 (7.14%) Remedy
4 2 (2.86%) SAP
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (1.43%) Mitel
5 1 (1.43%) Panasonic
5 1 (1.43%) EMC
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