The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Newbury region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 47 50 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 1.12% 0.81% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.81% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Median salary £30,000 £34,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -2.30%
Software Tester
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newbury region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
261 369 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 97.39% 99.46% 93.12%
Number of salaries quoted 234 291 251
Median salary £45,000 £46,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +32.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

The demand trend of job ads across the Newbury region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Newbury region.

Software Tester Salary Trend in Newbury

Software Tester
Salary Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in Newbury

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Software Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Newbury region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scalability Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) TestNG
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Software Tester Skill Set
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:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) TestNG
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scalability Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA