The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chip and PIN in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chip and PIN
Rank 71 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Chip and PIN 4 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.56% 0.63% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.53% 2.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 0
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £57,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-36.52% +66.66%
Chip and PIN
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
261 296 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 36.40% 31.09% 33.25%
Number of salaries quoted 209 265 248
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £38,721
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +11.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Chip and PIN
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Chip and PIN across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Chip and PIN Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Chip and PIN
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Chip and PIN across the Oxford region.

Chip and PIN Salary Trend in Oxford

Chip and PIN
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Chip and PIN 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 Chip and PIN.

1 7 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
1 7 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 7 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 7 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) TestDirector
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Chip and PIN 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 Chip and PIN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) TestDirector
3 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) Functional Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
1 7 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP