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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 112 117 118
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 2 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.13% 0.74% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.77% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 7
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% +41.30%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +5.71%
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
1463 1684 1738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.43% 96.01% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1183 1509 1508
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon +9 1 £26,000 -35.00%
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) KVM
3 2 (50.00%) SaaS
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Computing

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) KVM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware