The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Banbury region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 14 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 8.54% 1.69% 30.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 63.64% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 19
Median salary £30,000 £50,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +85.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £50,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
QA
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Banbury region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Banbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 13.41% 3.39% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 19
Median salary £30,000 £45,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £41,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

The demand trend of job ads across the Banbury region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

QA
Salary Trend in Banbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Banbury region.

QA Salary Trend in Banbury

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT jobs citing QA 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 Banbury region with a requirement for QA.

1 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Workflow
3 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) MSTest
3 4 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (40.00%) QA Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
5 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) User Experience
6 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
6 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Test Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury 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:

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MSTest
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (10.00%) QARun
3 1 (10.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (10.00%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Tester
2 5 (50.00%) QA Tester
3 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Web Tester
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Tester
6 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Junior
6 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
6 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Web Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (40.00%) QA Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Workflow
4 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP