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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 26 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 23 30 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 6.59% 6.32% 6.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 51.11% 37.04% 44.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 28
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +37.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £47,300
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
45 81 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 12.89% 17.05% 13.60%
Number of salaries quoted 27 54 56
Average salary £55,000 £28,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+96.42% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Newbury

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 31 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 36 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (53.85%) Telecoms
3 20 (38.46%) C#
4 19 (36.54%) Finance
4 19 (36.54%) Test Automation
5 17 (32.69%) Selenium
5 17 (32.69%) Java
5 17 (32.69%) Windows
6 16 (30.77%) WebDriver
7 14 (26.92%) SaaS
7 14 (26.92%) HTML
7 14 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 13 (25.00%) .NET
8 13 (25.00%) Oracle
8 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 13 (25.00%) CSS
8 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 13 (25.00%) Ajax
8 13 (25.00%) Web Development
8 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (25.00%) HTML5
8 13 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 13 (25.00%) WPF
8 13 (25.00%) LINQ
8 13 (25.00%) jQuery
8 13 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (23.08%) SQL
10 11 (21.15%) JIRA

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 7 (13.46%) Confluence
2 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.92%) Lync
3 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.92%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) UMTS
1 5 (9.62%) GSM
2 2 (3.85%) LAN
2 2 (3.85%) SAN
2 2 (3.85%) LTE
3 1 (1.92%) NAS
3 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (1.92%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.92%) WAN
3 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) MongoDB
2 8 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 8 (15.38%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.85%) HBase
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.92%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 17 (32.69%) Selenium
2 16 (30.77%) WebDriver
3 11 (21.15%) JIRA
4 6 (11.54%) Zephyr
5 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.85%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (53.85%) Telecoms
2 19 (36.54%) Finance
3 8 (15.38%) Electronics
4 7 (13.46%) Manufacturing
4 7 (13.46%) Banking
5 6 (11.54%) Billing
5 6 (11.54%) Marketing
6 2 (3.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) QA Engineer
2 13 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) Senior Software Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) C# Software Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) Senior QA Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) .NET Software Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Test Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Quality Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) QA Test Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) QA Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
8 4 (7.69%) Senior QA Test Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Software Manager
8 4 (7.69%) Senior QA Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) HTML
2 13 (25.00%) .NET
2 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (25.00%) HTML5
2 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (25.00%) CSS
2 13 (25.00%) Ajax
2 13 (25.00%) WPF
2 13 (25.00%) LINQ
2 13 (25.00%) jQuery
3 9 (17.31%) XML
4 6 (11.54%) Gherkin
5 5 (9.62%) SOAP
5 5 (9.62%) Web Services
6 4 (7.69%) REST
6 4 (7.69%) J2EE
7 3 (5.77%) Spring
8 1 (1.92%) XSD
8 1 (1.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) DTV
1 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.62%) Wiki
3 4 (7.69%) NGOSS
4 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) Linux
2 5 (9.62%) UNIX
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) Test Automation
3 14 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 13 (25.00%) Web Development
4 13 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (19.23%) BDD
5 10 (19.23%) Scrum
6 9 (17.31%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (17.31%) Automation Testing
7 6 (11.54%) Line Management
7 6 (11.54%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
7 6 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (11.54%) Programme Management
7 6 (11.54%) CRM
7 6 (11.54%) DNA
8 5 (9.62%) Project Management
8 5 (9.62%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) C#
2 17 (32.69%) Java
3 13 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (23.08%) SQL
5 4 (7.69%) C++
6 3 (5.77%) C
7 1 (1.92%) VBScript
7 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.69%) ISEB
4 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Firmware
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) SAP
2 6 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (5.77%) Cisco
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) EMC
5 1 (1.92%) Nokia
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) Mitel
5 1 (1.92%) Panasonic
5 1 (1.92%) F5
Newbury, Berkshire
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Mentor graphics (Ireland)
Salary: Very Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago