Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Berkshire > Newbury
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 40 27
Rank change year-on-year -6 -13 +11
Permanent jobs citing QA 33 22 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 5.45% 4.90% 8.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.26% 36.67% 57.43%
Number of salaries quoted 49 22 55
Newbury median annual salary £46,500 £33,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.78% -43.75% +50.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £80,000
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.16% -2.00% +17.65%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Newbury
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 91 60 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 15.02% 13.36% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 76 56 73
Newbury median annual salary £45,000 £34,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.43% -28.13% +40.15%
10th Percentile £27,750 £22,500 £23,800
90th Percentile £58,125 £62,500 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +11.11%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newbury.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Newbury

QA
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

QA
Salary Histogram in Newbury

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Newbury over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Newbury

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (69.70%) Test Automation
2 19 (57.58%) Selenium
3 18 (54.55%) Java
4 14 (42.42%) Cucumber
5 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 10 (30.30%) Finance
6 10 (30.30%) Web Development
6 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (27.27%) HTML
7 9 (27.27%) BDD
7 9 (27.27%) Microservices
8 8 (24.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (24.24%) Oracle
8 8 (24.24%) SAP
8 8 (24.24%) CSS
8 8 (24.24%) Web Services
8 8 (24.24%) Middleware
8 8 (24.24%) Manufacturing
8 8 (24.24%) Electronics
8 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
8 8 (24.24%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (24.24%) jQuery
8 8 (24.24%) Degree
8 8 (24.24%) JSON
8 8 (24.24%) Programme Management
8 8 (24.24%) Software Testing
8 8 (24.24%) Marketing
9 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills

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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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (6.06%) Umbraco
1 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
1 2 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
1 2 (6.06%) LAN
1 2 (6.06%) NAS
1 2 (6.06%) SAN
1 2 (6.06%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Selenium
2 14 (42.42%) Cucumber
3 7 (21.21%) WebDriver
4 6 (18.18%) Jasmine
4 6 (18.18%) PhantomJS
4 6 (18.18%) Protractor
5 5 (15.15%) Appium
6 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
7 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 3 (9.09%) JMeter
7 3 (9.09%) LoadRunner
8 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
9 1 (3.03%) JUnit
9 1 (3.03%) NUnit
9 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Electronics
2 8 (24.24%) Manufacturing
2 8 (24.24%) Marketing
2 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) QA Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Developer
3 6 (18.18%) HTML Developer
3 6 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (15.15%) QA Test Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Test Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) CSS Developer
5 4 (12.12%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (12.12%) QA Automation Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Team Leader
5 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) UI Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Web Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Web UI Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.09%) QA Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) HTML
2 8 (24.24%) CSS
2 8 (24.24%) jQuery
2 8 (24.24%) JSON
2 8 (24.24%) Middleware
2 8 (24.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 8 (24.24%) Web Services
3 6 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 6 (18.18%) Spring
3 6 (18.18%) XML
4 4 (12.12%) SOAP
5 3 (9.09%) .NET
5 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (9.09%) Gherkin
6 2 (6.06%) HTML5
6 2 (6.06%) REST
6 2 (6.06%) RESTful
6 2 (6.06%) WSDL
6 2 (6.06%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.18%) User Experience
3 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Android
2 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
3 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Phone
4 2 (6.06%) AIX
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Unix
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (69.70%) Test Automation
2 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (30.30%) Web Development
3 9 (27.27%) BDD
3 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (27.27%) Microservices
4 8 (24.24%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (24.24%) Programme Management
4 8 (24.24%) Software Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 6 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Scrum
6 5 (15.15%) Process Improvement
7 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.12%) Functional Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Project Planning
7 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) Java
2 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.12%) Python
4 3 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) SQL
6 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 7 (21.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
4 4 (12.12%) ISEB
5 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) LXC
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle
1 8 (24.24%) SAP
2 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco
2 2 (6.06%) F5
2 2 (6.06%) HP
2 2 (6.06%) IBM
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Nokia
2 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.06%) VMware