The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oldham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
QA
Manchester

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 Oldham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham - 7.50% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £18,750 £21,297
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.95%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Oldham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

QA
Salary Trend in Oldham

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

QA Salary Trend in Oldham

QA
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oldham region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 9 (81.82%) ISEB
2 8 (72.73%) Management Information System
2 8 (72.73%) ISTQB
2 8 (72.73%) System Testing
2 8 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Performance Testing
2 8 (72.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Selenium
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oldham region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Tester
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Systems Tester
3 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) UAT Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) UAT Test Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Automated Tester
5 2 (18.18%) QA Tester
5 2 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Systems Test Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) UAT Tester
6 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Tester
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
6 1 (9.09%) Senior UAT Tester
6 1 (9.09%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Performance Testing
1 8 (72.73%) System Testing
1 8 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
2 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) ISEB
2 8 (72.73%) ISTQB
2 8 (72.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification