The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £37,000 in advertised job vacancies in Newbury during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Quality Assurance Engineer
Berkshire / Newbury
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 35 44
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 0.45% 1.67% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 1.70% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Median salary £37,000 £32,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.84% -36.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £28,625 £47,875
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £39,875 £53,625
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  

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 216 235 307
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 98.18% 98.33% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 955 1414 858
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,475 £23,125 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £57,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

Job postings that featured QA Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newbury.

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 9 (100.00%) QA
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (88.89%) Kanban
2 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) JMeter
2 8 (88.89%) Shell Script
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) OOP
3 7 (77.78%) OO
3 7 (77.78%) Web Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Banking
4 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 6 (66.67%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) NUnit
5 1 (11.11%) Automotive
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing

QA Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 9 (100.00%) Selenium
2 8 (88.89%) JMeter
3 1 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 6 (66.67%) Banking
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Kanban
2 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
3 7 (77.78%) OO
3 7 (77.78%) OOP
3 7 (77.78%) Web Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) Shell Script
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Newbury
Spectrum IT
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago