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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Berkshire / Newbury
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 21 28
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury - 6.96% 5.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 48.48% 32.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 11
Median salary - £36,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -30.95%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

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 17 33 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 8.50% 14.35% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 27
Median salary £52,500 £30,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +75.00% -40.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £22,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

QA
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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Selenium
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (90.00%) Kanban
2 9 (90.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) Unix
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Shell Script
2 9 (90.00%) JMeter
3 8 (80.00%) OOP
3 8 (80.00%) OO
3 8 (80.00%) Web Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Banking
4 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (60.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Android
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile App

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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 10 (100.00%) Selenium
2 9 (90.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) QA Engineer
2 8 (80.00%) Automation Engineer
2 8 (80.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Junior
3 4 (40.00%) Junior QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer in Test
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (90.00%) Kanban
2 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (90.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (80.00%) OO
3 8 (80.00%) OOP
3 8 (80.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) SDET
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) Shell Script
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago