The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 44 54 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -32
Permanent jobs citing QA 68 73 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.19% 4.67% 7.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 54.40% 76.04% 61.62%
Number of salaries quoted 54 64 119
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
QA
South East

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 Oxfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
125 96 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.55% 6.14% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 98 83 187
Average salary £42,000 £34,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% -20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

QA
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

QA Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

QA
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

QA
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 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
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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 +16 36 £37,000 -24.10% 5
Wallingford - 10 £42,000 - 1
Faringdon -1 8 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Kidlington +3 3 £65,000 +31.31%
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £21,500 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 52 (53.61%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (35.05%) JavaScript
2 34 (35.05%) CSS
3 31 (31.96%) Scrum
4 29 (29.90%) Degree
5 26 (26.80%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (26.80%) MS Excel
5 26 (26.80%) HTML
5 26 (26.80%) SQL Server
5 26 (26.80%) Microsoft
6 23 (23.71%) TDD
7 22 (22.68%) .NET
7 22 (22.68%) C#
8 21 (21.65%) PHP
8 21 (21.65%) MySQL
8 21 (21.65%) jQuery
9 19 (19.59%) SOA
9 19 (19.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 18 (18.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (18.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (18.56%) ASP.NET
11 17 (17.53%) OOP
11 17 (17.53%) Content Management
12 16 (16.49%) Web Services
12 16 (16.49%) Computer Science
13 15 (15.46%) WCF
13 15 (15.46%) Refactoring
13 15 (15.46%) REST
13 15 (15.46%) Photoshop
13 15 (15.46%) Microsoft Certification

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (13.40%) Drupal
2 8 (8.25%) Apache
3 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (26.80%) MS Excel
2 15 (15.46%) Photoshop
3 7 (7.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) SAP CRM
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) OSPF
1 2 (2.06%) BGP
2 1 (1.03%) Firewall
2 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.80%) SQL Server
2 21 (21.65%) MySQL
3 18 (18.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (6.19%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (6.19%) MS Access
4 6 (6.19%) Data Mining
4 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (3.09%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Eclipse
2 8 (8.25%) Subversion
2 8 (8.25%) PHPUnit
2 8 (8.25%) Behat
3 6 (6.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (4.12%) Emacs
4 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.09%) Selenium
5 3 (3.09%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.06%) JIRA
7 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.03%) Selenium IDE
General
1 12 (12.37%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Law
2 4 (4.12%) Marketing
2 4 (4.12%) French Language
2 4 (4.12%) German Language
3 2 (2.06%) Publishing
3 2 (2.06%) Games
3 2 (2.06%) Retail
3 2 (2.06%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (43.30%) Developer
2 20 (20.62%) Senior Developer
3 17 (17.53%) Project Manager
4 14 (14.43%) Analyst
5 12 (12.37%) Junior
6 11 (11.34%) Web Developer
6 11 (11.34%) Junior Developer
6 11 (11.34%) Junior Web Developer
7 10 (10.31%) PHP Developer
8 9 (9.28%) Agile Project Manager
9 8 (8.25%) Data Analyst
9 8 (8.25%) Consultant
10 6 (6.19%) Data Consultant
11 4 (4.12%) Development Manager
11 4 (4.12%) Business Analyst
11 4 (4.12%) Lead Developer
11 4 (4.12%) Platform Manager
11 4 (4.12%) Lead PHP Developer
11 4 (4.12%) OBIEE Developer
12 3 (3.09%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (35.05%) CSS
2 26 (26.80%) HTML
3 22 (22.68%) .NET
4 21 (21.65%) jQuery
5 19 (19.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 18 (18.56%) ASP.NET
7 16 (16.49%) Web Services
8 15 (15.46%) WCF
8 15 (15.46%) REST
9 14 (14.43%) HTML5
10 12 (12.37%) XML
11 11 (11.34%) Ajax
11 11 (11.34%) CSS3
12 10 (10.31%) Symfony
13 8 (8.25%) Doctrine
14 6 (6.19%) EDI
15 4 (4.12%) Velocity
16 3 (3.09%) XSLT
16 3 (3.09%) AngularJS
17 2 (2.06%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.80%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (16.49%) Computer Science
3 13 (13.40%) Open Source
4 8 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (7.22%) User Experience
6 6 (6.19%) Data Structures
6 6 (6.19%) Visualisation
7 4 (4.12%) Economics
8 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.06%) Data Integration
8 2 (2.06%) FMCG
9 1 (1.03%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.40%) Linux
2 4 (4.12%) Windows
3 2 (2.06%) UNIX
4 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.03%) Android
4 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (53.61%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.96%) Scrum
3 23 (23.71%) TDD
4 19 (19.59%) SOA
5 18 (18.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (17.53%) OOP
6 17 (17.53%) Content Management
7 15 (15.46%) Refactoring
8 14 (14.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (12.37%) Data Analysis
9 12 (12.37%) Project Management
9 12 (12.37%) Service Delivery
10 11 (11.34%) ETL
10 11 (11.34%) Web Design
10 11 (11.34%) Mentoring
11 9 (9.28%) Kanban
11 9 (9.28%) OO
12 8 (8.25%) Process Management
12 8 (8.25%) Software Engineering
12 8 (8.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.05%) JavaScript
2 22 (22.68%) C#
3 21 (21.65%) PHP
4 11 (11.34%) SQL
5 4 (4.12%) Perl
6 3 (3.09%) Java
7 2 (2.06%) Python
7 2 (2.06%) PHP5
7 2 (2.06%) C
8 1 (1.03%) SPARQL
8 1 (1.03%) Scala
8 1 (1.03%) XQuery
8 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (29.90%) Degree
2 15 (15.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.12%) MBA
3 4 (4.12%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.12%) VCP4
3 4 (4.12%) ISEB
4 2 (2.06%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) KVM
2 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (26.80%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.25%) SAP
2 8 (8.25%) Zend
2 8 (8.25%) Twitter
3 6 (6.19%) Logi Analytics
3 6 (6.19%) Tableau
4 4 (4.12%) Adobe
4 4 (4.12%) ExactTarget
5 3 (3.09%) Informatica
6 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.06%) VMware
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bicester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £26500.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Banbury
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 23 days ago