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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 12 20 2
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 8.70% 1.15% 30.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 75.00% 50.00% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 20
Median salary £30,000 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
8 2 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 11.59% 2.30% 36.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 20
Median salary £30,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +38.46%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 26 May 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%) HTML
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%) Workflow
3 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
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
3 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) QARun
6 1 (10.00%) Test Management
6 1 (10.00%) User Experience
6 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
6 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
6 1 (10.00%) WinRunner
6 1 (10.00%) TestDirector

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 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (10.00%) QARun
2 1 (10.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (10.00%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Tester
2 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) QA Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Tester
4 2 (20.00%) QA Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) QA Leader
4 2 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Software Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Web Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Manual Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Web Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Web Analyst
5 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%) 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%) Functional Testing
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 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP