Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Tester was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Newbury during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Software Tester
Berkshire > Newbury
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 62 75
Rank change year-on-year +5 +13 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 18 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 3.01% 0.89% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 0.92% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 5
Newbury median annual salary £50,000 £22,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +122.22% -33.82% +28.30%
Berkshire median annual salary £35,000 £33,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00% +27.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Newbury
Permanent vacancies in Newbury with a recognized job title 578 436 720
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.49% 97.10% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 481 386 534
Newbury median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 16 (88.89%) Java
1 16 (88.89%) Selenium
1 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 14 (77.78%) Software Testing
3 10 (55.56%) C#
4 8 (44.44%) JMeter
4 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) SOAP
4 8 (44.44%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) Linux
4 8 (44.44%) OOP
4 8 (44.44%) OO
4 8 (44.44%) RESTful
4 8 (44.44%) WebDriver
4 8 (44.44%) SoapUI
4 8 (44.44%) SpecFlow
4 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 8 (44.44%) Docker
4 8 (44.44%) Degree
4 8 (44.44%) Logistics
4 8 (44.44%) Performance Testing
4 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 6 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (33.33%) BDD
5 6 (33.33%) TDD
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) Python
6 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared

Software Tester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (88.89%) Selenium
2 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 8 (44.44%) JMeter
2 8 (44.44%) SoapUI
2 8 (44.44%) SpecFlow
2 8 (44.44%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) RESTful
1 8 (44.44%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 14 (77.78%) Software Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (44.44%) Logistics
3 8 (44.44%) OO
3 8 (44.44%) OOP
3 8 (44.44%) Performance Testing
4 6 (33.33%) BDD
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) C#
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Docker