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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 44 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 1.09% 1.54% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 2.13% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 2
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.15%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
222 328 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 80.73% 72.25% 76.27%
Number of salaries quoted 169 199 227
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 27 April 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Regression Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) QA
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (50.00%) Validation
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (25.00%) Middleware
6 2 (25.00%) Benchmarking
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) UNIX
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) C
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) C++
6 2 (25.00%) COBOL
6 2 (25.00%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) ISEB
7 1 (12.50%) V-Model
7 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

General
1 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Software Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Junior
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Software Tester
4 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Regression Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Validation
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (12.50%) V-Model
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) COBOL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft