The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newbury with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Berkshire / Newbury
Rank 23 3 12
Rank change year-on-year -20 +9  
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 70 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 5.32% 22.73% 14.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.48% 80.46% 62.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10 65 39
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -32.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £16,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Newbury with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Newbury
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 23 87 70
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 12.23% 28.25% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 23 79 61
Median salary £30,000 £31,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -32.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £16,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £58,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newbury citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Newbury

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Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Salary trend for QA in Newbury

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Salary Histogram in Newbury

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Newbury over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Newbury

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Newbury region with a requirement for QA.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
2 12 (92.31%) Automated Testing
2 12 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 12 (92.31%) Kanban
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) Unix
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Shell Script
2 12 (92.31%) JMeter
2 12 (92.31%) Test Scripting
3 11 (84.62%) OOP
3 11 (84.62%) OO
3 11 (84.62%) Web Testing
4 9 (69.23%) Banking
4 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
4 9 (69.23%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Windows
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
5 1 (7.69%) Android
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5

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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 13 (100.00%) Selenium
2 12 (92.31%) JMeter
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (69.23%) Banking
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
1 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) QA Engineer
2 10 (76.92%) Automation Engineer
2 10 (76.92%) QA Automation Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Junior
3 6 (46.15%) Junior QA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer in Test
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
1 12 (92.31%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) Automated Testing
2 12 (92.31%) Kanban
2 12 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 12 (92.31%) Test Scripting
3 11 (84.62%) OO
3 11 (84.62%) OOP
3 11 (84.62%) Web Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) Shell Script
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree