The median annual salary for a Tester was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Newbury during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Tester
Berkshire / Newbury
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 44 45
Rank change year-on-year +15 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 2.14% 0.65% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 0.67% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Median salary £27,500 £45,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.88% +60.71%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 182 300 310
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 97.33% 96.77% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 152 247 228
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Newbury

Tester
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Salary trend for Tester in Newbury

Tester
Salary Histogram in Newbury

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in Newbury over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in Newbury

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Tester in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
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
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP

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:

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