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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Berkshire / Newbury
Rank 22 43 51
Rank change year-on-year +21 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 5.85% 1.30% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.51% 1.46% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 3
Median salary £43,750 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.67% -2.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Software Testing is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Newbury
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 169 274 265
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 89.89% 88.96% 85.48%
Number of salaries quoted 141 222 190
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.04% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newbury citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Newbury

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Selenium
3 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (66.67%) JMeter
5 7 (58.33%) Performance Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Degree
6 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
6 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (41.67%) SpecFlow
6 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Virtual Team
7 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 4 (33.33%) Process Improvement
7 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
7 4 (33.33%) Electronics
7 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (33.33%) ISEB
7 4 (33.33%) HTML
7 4 (33.33%) Perl
7 4 (33.33%) SAP
7 4 (33.33%) Python
7 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
7 4 (33.33%) Subversion
7 4 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas

Software Testing
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 4 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (8.33%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 8 (66.67%) JMeter
3 5 (41.67%) SpecFlow
3 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (33.33%) Subversion
5 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (16.67%) Hudson
5 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 2 (16.67%) JUnit
5 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
5 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 2 (16.67%) TestNG
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) Electronics
2 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
1 9 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Developer in Test
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) JSON
3 2 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Virtual Team
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Phone
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (58.33%) Performance Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (33.33%) Process Improvement
5 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Change Control
8 1 (8.33%) Kanban
8 1 (8.33%) Process Management
8 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 4 (33.33%) Perl
1 4 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Apple Swift
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) ISEB
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
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