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 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 16 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 6.93% 5.44% 6.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 48.48% 36.00% 47.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 17
Median salary £36,250 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.95% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,300 £50,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £55,000 £53,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
33 50 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 14.29% 15.11% 13.12%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 39
Median salary £30,000 £50,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Newbury

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 54 (62.79%) Telecoms
2 50 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (47.67%) Java
4 33 (38.37%) IPv4
4 33 (38.37%) ITSM
4 33 (38.37%) BMC
4 33 (38.37%) Remedy
4 33 (38.37%) Document Management
4 33 (38.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 33 (38.37%) Data Centre
5 21 (24.42%) Linux
5 21 (24.42%) Selenium
6 19 (22.09%) Web Services
6 19 (22.09%) Cucumber
7 18 (20.93%) SaaS
7 18 (20.93%) Finance
7 18 (20.93%) Marketing
8 17 (19.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 17 (19.77%) Electronics
8 17 (19.77%) Digital Marketing
8 17 (19.77%) Test Automation
8 17 (19.77%) Manufacturing
8 17 (19.77%) Scrum
8 17 (19.77%) Programme Management
8 17 (19.77%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (19.77%) SAP
9 16 (18.60%) SOAP
10 15 (17.44%) RESTful
10 15 (17.44%) WebDriver
10 15 (17.44%) BDD

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.16%) Confluence
1 1 (1.16%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 33 (38.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 17 (19.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (38.37%) IPv4
2 2 (2.33%) GSM
2 2 (2.33%) LTE
2 2 (2.33%) UMTS
3 1 (1.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) MongoDB
2 12 (13.95%) NoSQL
3 9 (10.47%) MySQL
4 6 (6.98%) RDBMS
4 6 (6.98%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.33%) HBase
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (24.42%) Selenium
2 19 (22.09%) Cucumber
3 15 (17.44%) WebDriver
4 10 (11.63%) JIRA
5 9 (10.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (8.14%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.33%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.16%) Maven
8 1 (1.16%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.16%) TestNG
8 1 (1.16%) Zephyr
General
1 54 (62.79%) Telecoms
2 18 (20.93%) Finance
2 18 (20.93%) Marketing
3 17 (19.77%) Electronics
3 17 (19.77%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.65%) Local Government
5 1 (1.16%) Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Law
5 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (27.91%) Junior
2 19 (22.09%) Coordinator
3 16 (18.60%) QA Engineer
4 15 (17.44%) Development Manager
4 15 (17.44%) Software Development Manager
4 15 (17.44%) Software Manager
5 14 (16.28%) Project Manager
6 13 (15.12%) Delivery Project Manager
6 13 (15.12%) Project Coordinator
7 12 (13.95%) QA Automation Engineer
8 10 (11.63%) QA Test Engineer
8 10 (11.63%) Test Automation Engineer
8 10 (11.63%) Test Engineer
9 9 (10.47%) Junior Project Coordinator
9 9 (10.47%) Junior Project Manager
9 9 (10.47%) Team Leader
10 8 (9.30%) QA Manager
11 7 (8.14%) Analyst
11 7 (8.14%) Consultant
11 7 (8.14%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.09%) Web Services
2 16 (18.60%) SOAP
3 15 (17.44%) RESTful
4 13 (15.12%) J2EE
5 10 (11.63%) AngularJS
6 9 (10.47%) XML
7 8 (9.30%) JSON
7 8 (9.30%) React
7 8 (9.30%) Spring
8 7 (8.14%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (5.81%) CSS
9 5 (5.81%) HTML
9 5 (5.81%) HTML5
10 2 (2.33%) REST
11 1 (1.16%) .NET
11 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
11 1 (1.16%) Backbone.js
11 1 (1.16%) Gherkin
11 1 (1.16%) HornetQ
11 1 (1.16%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 33 (38.37%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.30%) Wiki
3 4 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.42%) Linux
2 2 (2.33%) Unix
2 2 (2.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (38.37%) Document Management
2 33 (38.37%) ITSM
3 17 (19.77%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (19.77%) Digital Marketing
3 17 (19.77%) Programme Management
3 17 (19.77%) Scrum
3 17 (19.77%) Test Automation
4 15 (17.44%) BDD
5 14 (16.28%) Automated Testing
5 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (16.28%) Project Management
6 13 (15.12%) Manual Testing
7 12 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (11.63%) Release Management
9 9 (10.47%) Test Planning
9 9 (10.47%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (10.47%) Waterfall
10 8 (9.30%) Presales
11 7 (8.14%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (47.67%) Java
2 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
3 8 (9.30%) Ruby
4 7 (8.14%) Groovy
5 3 (3.49%) C#
5 3 (3.49%) SQL
6 1 (1.16%) Perl
6 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) ISEB
1 3 (3.49%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 33 (38.37%) BMC
1 33 (38.37%) Remedy
2 17 (19.77%) SAP
3 9 (10.47%) Oracle
4 2 (2.33%) Microsoft