The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Thame region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 14 8 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thame 7.14% 5.88% 2.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 33.33% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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 Thame region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Thame
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thame 7.14% 17.65% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Thame

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Thame

QA
Salary Trend in Thame

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

QA Salary Trend in Thame

QA
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Thame

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Thame 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 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Thame by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Thame 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Tester
1 2 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP