The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 117 111 106
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 1 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.063% 0.45% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.47% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Average salary £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1526 1701 1384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.52% 96.54% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1468 1266
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Engineer
South East

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 30 July 2014. 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
Oxford +3 1 £29,000 +9.43%
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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%) 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
3 10 (76.92%) Computer Science
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) KVM
6 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (7.69%) Android
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
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

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
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%) KVM
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) VMware