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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 27 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs citing QA 22 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 6.94% 4.38% 5.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.14% 31.48% 46.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 16
Average salary £28,250 £45,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.22% +37.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
51 54 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 16.09% 13.92% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 46 36 32
Average salary £46,000 £43,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.14% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £50,000
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 27 November 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Newbury

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (39.58%) SQL
3 16 (33.33%) Windows
4 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
4 13 (27.08%) Project Management
5 11 (22.92%) Firewall
5 11 (22.92%) Telecoms
5 11 (22.92%) SAN
5 11 (22.92%) .NET
5 11 (22.92%) NAS
6 10 (20.83%) Selenium
6 10 (20.83%) C#
6 10 (20.83%) Manufacturing
7 9 (18.75%) Scrum
7 9 (18.75%) HTML
7 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 9 (18.75%) Automated Testing
8 8 (16.67%) Requirements Management
8 8 (16.67%) TDD
8 8 (16.67%) Finance
9 7 (14.58%) Regression Testing
9 7 (14.58%) Validation
9 7 (14.58%) Oracle
9 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
9 7 (14.58%) CSS
9 7 (14.58%) Ajax
9 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
9 7 (14.58%) WPF
9 7 (14.58%) LINQ
9 7 (14.58%) Web Development

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 4 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.08%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.08%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) SAN
1 11 (22.92%) Firewall
1 11 (22.92%) NAS
2 4 (8.33%) GSM
2 4 (8.33%) UMTS
3 3 (6.25%) Network Security
4 2 (4.17%) Internet
5 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Selenium
2 7 (14.58%) JIRA
3 3 (6.25%) JMeter
4 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.08%) TestNG
5 1 (2.08%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.08%) Hudson
5 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.08%) JUnit
5 1 (2.08%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.08%) CruiseControl
General
1 11 (22.92%) Telecoms
2 10 (20.83%) Manufacturing
3 8 (16.67%) Finance
4 4 (8.33%) Banking
4 4 (8.33%) Marketing
5 3 (6.25%) Electronics
6 2 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Technical Manager
2 10 (20.83%) Delivery Manager
2 10 (20.83%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 9 (18.75%) Junior
4 8 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Tester
5 7 (14.58%) Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Software Tester
6 6 (12.50%) Junior Tester
6 6 (12.50%) QA Manager
6 6 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Test Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Junior Software Tester
7 5 (10.42%) .NET Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.33%) QA Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) .NET
2 9 (18.75%) HTML
3 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 7 (14.58%) WPF
3 7 (14.58%) LINQ
3 7 (14.58%) jQuery
3 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (14.58%) HTML5
3 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.58%) CSS
3 7 (14.58%) Ajax
4 5 (10.42%) XML
5 4 (8.33%) Web Services
6 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.08%) JSON
7 1 (2.08%) XSLT
7 1 (2.08%) Middleware
7 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) DTV
2 3 (6.25%) PMI
2 3 (6.25%) User Experience
3 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.08%) CESG
4 1 (2.08%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) UNIX
3 2 (4.17%) Android
3 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.08%) Project Management
3 9 (18.75%) Scrum
3 9 (18.75%) Automated Testing
4 8 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 8 (16.67%) TDD
5 7 (14.58%) Regression Testing
5 7 (14.58%) Validation
5 7 (14.58%) Web Development
5 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
5 7 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (14.58%) Test Automation
6 5 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.33%) BDD
7 4 (8.33%) Release Management
7 4 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (8.33%) Network Planning
7 4 (8.33%) MVC
8 3 (6.25%) Migration
8 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) SQL
2 10 (20.83%) C#
3 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) Perl
5 1 (2.08%) Python
5 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (6.25%) PMP
1 3 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.17%) ISEB
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.08%) CISSP
3 1 (2.08%) ISSAP
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) SAP
3 3 (6.25%) BMC
3 3 (6.25%) Remedy
4 1 (2.08%) Google
4 1 (2.08%) Facebook
4 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago