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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 45 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 0.62% 0.24% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.34% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 8
Average salary £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
278 292 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 86.60% 70.19% 74.94%
Number of salaries quoted 163 191 275
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,100 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 July 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) COBOL
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) Benchmarking
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) V-Model
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Local Government
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) OpenGL

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (20.00%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) GIS
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Benchmarking
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) V-Model
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) CAD
4 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) COBOL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA