The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Newbury during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
Berkshire / Newbury
Rank 26 34 30
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 8 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 4.30% 3.91% 5.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.42% 4.04% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 18
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -11.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Newbury. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Newbury
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 181 297 308
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 97.31% 96.74% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 151 245 228
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £16,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newbury that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer in Newbury

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in Newbury.

Salary trend for QA Engineer in Newbury

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, QA Engineer 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 QA Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Unix
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 12 (100.00%) JMeter
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 12 (100.00%) QA
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
1 12 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 12 (100.00%) Kanban
2 11 (91.67%) Web Testing
2 11 (91.67%) OOP
2 11 (91.67%) OO
3 9 (75.00%) Banking
3 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (75.00%) Finance
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing

QA Engineer 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 12 (100.00%) JMeter
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 9 (75.00%) Banking
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
1 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 12 (100.00%) Kanban
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 12 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 11 (91.67%) OO
2 11 (91.67%) OOP
2 11 (91.67%) Web Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA