The median annual salary for a Software Tester was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Newbury during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
Berkshire / Newbury
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 2.13% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  

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 182 298 303
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 96.81% 96.75% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 154 246 228
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -3.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £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%  

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newbury that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Tester in Newbury

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Salary trend for Software Tester in Newbury

Software Tester
Salary Histogram in Newbury

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

Salary histogram for Software Tester in Newbury

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Software Tester 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 Software Tester in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (50.00%) Hudson
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (50.00%) TestNG
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) Electronics

Software Tester 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Hudson
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) TestNG
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) SAP