The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 34 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 2.23% 1.34% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 1.55% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 5
Average salary £40,000 £28,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +5.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Software Testing
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newbury region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
193 323 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 86.16% 86.36% 84.69%
Number of salaries quoted 175 246 252
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Newbury

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Newbury region citing Software Testing 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 Software Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) QA
1 8 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 7 (87.50%) Manual Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Automated Testing
2 7 (87.50%) SDLC
3 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
4 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (62.50%) Process Improvement
4 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
4 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Load Testing
4 5 (62.50%) CMMI
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 5 (62.50%) C#
4 5 (62.50%) Java
4 5 (62.50%) .NET
4 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) HP UFT
4 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
4 5 (62.50%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (25.00%) Local Government
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Line Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Newbury region citing Software Testing 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) HP UFT
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
2 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) QA Tester
1 6 (75.00%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
2 1 (12.50%) QA Manager
2 1 (12.50%) QA Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Automated Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Manual Testing
2 7 (87.50%) SDLC
3 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (62.50%) CMMI
4 5 (62.50%) Defect Tracking
4 5 (62.50%) Load Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Process Improvement
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (12.50%) API Testing
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Line Management
6 1 (12.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP