Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newbury with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Berkshire > Newbury
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 57 74
Rank change year-on-year +8 +17 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 32 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 5.29% 1.11% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.82% 1.25% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 59 4 6
Newbury median annual salary £50,000 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +81.82% -31.25% +50.94%
10th Percentile £34,500 £21,250 £33,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £45,125 £55,000
Berkshire median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.44% -5.26% +30.14%

Software Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newbury
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 550 400 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 90.91% 88.50% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 459 351 477
Newbury median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Newbury

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Newbury

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Newbury

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Newbury over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Newbury

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing 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 Software Testing.

1 28 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 27 (84.38%) Selenium
3 21 (65.63%) Java
4 17 (53.13%) WebDriver
5 14 (43.75%) BDD
6 13 (40.63%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (40.63%) Scrum
7 12 (37.50%) JMeter
8 11 (34.38%) Linux
8 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (34.38%) Degree
9 10 (31.25%) Windows
9 10 (31.25%) C#
9 10 (31.25%) OO
9 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (31.25%) Jenkins
10 8 (25.00%) SoapUI
10 8 (25.00%) SpecFlow
10 8 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (25.00%) RESTful
10 8 (25.00%) Cucumber
10 8 (25.00%) SQL
10 8 (25.00%) SOAP
10 8 (25.00%) OOP
10 8 (25.00%) QA
10 8 (25.00%) TDD
10 8 (25.00%) Logistics
11 7 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (21.88%) Performance Testing
11 7 (21.88%) MongoDB

Software Testing
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 3 (9.38%) Apache
1 3 (9.38%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (84.38%) Selenium
2 17 (53.13%) WebDriver
3 12 (37.50%) JMeter
4 10 (31.25%) Jenkins
5 8 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 8 (25.00%) SoapUI
5 8 (25.00%) SpecFlow
6 5 (15.63%) LoadRunner
7 3 (9.38%) Appium
7 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
8 2 (6.25%) JIRA
9 1 (3.13%) JUnit
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Electronics
2 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.38%) Marketing
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Software Tester
1 15 (46.88%) Tester
2 8 (25.00%) Senior Software Tester
2 8 (25.00%) Senior Tester
3 7 (21.88%) Automation Tester
3 7 (21.88%) Team Leader
3 7 (21.88%) Test Team Leader
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) QA Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Test Leader
6 3 (9.38%) IT Architect
6 3 (9.38%) QA Automation Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) RESTful
1 8 (25.00%) SOAP
2 3 (9.38%) Gherkin
2 3 (9.38%) Spring Boot
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) Nightwatchjs
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Linux
2 10 (31.25%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) Android
3 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 14 (43.75%) BDD
3 13 (40.63%) Continuous Delivery
3 13 (40.63%) Scrum
4 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (31.25%) OO
6 8 (25.00%) Logistics
6 8 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (25.00%) OOP
6 8 (25.00%) TDD
7 7 (21.88%) Performance Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Test Strategy
7 7 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Manual Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Functional Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Software Delivery
10 4 (12.50%) Web Development
11 3 (9.38%) Migration
11 3 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) C#
3 8 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) ISEB
2 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) LXC
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) SAP