The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank - 111 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 0 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.58% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.60% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Average salary - £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.56%
QA Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1495 1671 1527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.45% 97.15% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1291 1477 1390
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

QA Engineer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited QA Engineer in their job title 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 with QA Engineer in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) QA
2 12 (92.31%) Java
3 10 (76.92%) C#
3 10 (76.92%) .NET
3 10 (76.92%) Automotive
3 10 (76.92%) Computer Science
3 10 (76.92%) Selenium
3 10 (76.92%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
3 10 (76.92%) Manual Testing
3 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
3 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Perl
6 1 (7.69%) UNIX
6 1 (7.69%) Windows
6 1 (7.69%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (7.69%) Android
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) KVM

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited QA Engineer in their job title 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 with QA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Selenium
General
1 10 (76.92%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
1 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) User Acceptance Testing
1 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
1 10 (76.92%) Manual Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Validation
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) KVM
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) VMware