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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 85 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +8
Permanent jobs citing QA 34 80 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.24% 4.54% 4.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.00% 71.43% 56.17%
Number of salaries quoted 24 69 79
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,450 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
100 112 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.57% 6.36% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 69 94 147
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 -23 18 £33,500 -16.25% 6
Wallingford - 10 £42,000 -
Faringdon -1 1 £40,000 -33.33% 1
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 36 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (48.61%) Degree
3 22 (30.56%) .NET
3 22 (30.56%) JavaScript
4 20 (27.78%) Computer Science
5 19 (26.39%) ASP.NET
5 19 (26.39%) CSS
6 18 (25.00%) Scrum
6 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 17 (23.61%) MS Excel
8 16 (22.22%) C#
9 15 (20.83%) HTML
10 14 (19.44%) jQuery
11 13 (18.06%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (16.67%) OOP
12 12 (16.67%) TDD
12 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (15.28%) Web Services
13 11 (15.28%) PHP
13 11 (15.28%) SOA
13 11 (15.28%) Project Management
14 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
14 10 (13.89%) Refactoring
14 10 (13.89%) MySQL
14 10 (13.89%) WCF
14 10 (13.89%) REST
15 8 (11.11%) User Experience
15 8 (11.11%) Finance

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (5.56%) CMS
2 3 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.39%) SAS
3 1 (1.39%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.39%) Drupal
3 1 (1.39%) nginx
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (23.61%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.11%) Photoshop
3 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.56%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.78%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) LucidChart
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) Internet
2 2 (2.78%) DNS
3 1 (1.39%) HTTP
3 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (13.89%) MySQL
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (5.56%) Big Data
4 4 (5.56%) PowerCenter
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.56%) Selenium
2 4 (5.56%) Axure RP
2 4 (5.56%) Emacs
3 3 (4.17%) Selenium IDE
3 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.17%) WebDriver
3 3 (4.17%) Subversion
3 3 (4.17%) JIRA
4 2 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.78%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.78%) Behat
5 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.39%) Bugzilla
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Marketing
3 4 (5.56%) French Language
3 4 (5.56%) German Language
3 4 (5.56%) Legal
3 4 (5.56%) Publishing
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Games
5 1 (1.39%) Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 28 (38.89%) Developer
2 15 (20.83%) Senior Developer
3 8 (11.11%) Analyst
3 8 (11.11%) Junior
4 7 (9.72%) Lead Developer
5 6 (8.33%) QA Manager
6 5 (6.94%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Junior Developer
7 4 (5.56%) PHP Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Junior Web Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Lead PHP Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Graduate
9 2 (2.78%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.78%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Consultant
9 2 (2.78%) Support Technician
9 2 (2.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.56%) .NET
2 19 (26.39%) ASP.NET
2 19 (26.39%) CSS
3 15 (20.83%) HTML
4 14 (19.44%) jQuery
5 11 (15.28%) Web Services
6 10 (13.89%) WCF
6 10 (13.89%) REST
7 7 (9.72%) HTML5
8 6 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (6.94%) CSS3
10 4 (5.56%) Symfony
10 4 (5.56%) XML
10 4 (5.56%) Ajax
11 3 (4.17%) .NET Framework
12 2 (2.78%) EDI
12 2 (2.78%) SOAP
12 2 (2.78%) Laravel
12 2 (2.78%) Doctrine
13 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 12 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (11.11%) User Experience
4 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.94%) Digital Media
5 5 (6.94%) Mathematics
5 5 (6.94%) Physics
6 4 (5.56%) Human Factors
6 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.56%) Social Media
7 3 (4.17%) FMCG
8 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.39%) Semantic Web
9 1 (1.39%) Open Source
9 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) Linux
3 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) Debian
6 1 (1.39%) Android
6 1 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.00%) Scrum
3 12 (16.67%) OOP
3 12 (16.67%) TDD
4 11 (15.28%) SOA
4 11 (15.28%) Project Management
5 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
5 10 (13.89%) Refactoring
6 7 (9.72%) Mentoring
6 7 (9.72%) CRM
7 6 (8.33%) Workflow
7 6 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 6 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (8.33%) Change Control
8 5 (6.94%) Manual Testing
8 5 (6.94%) ETL
9 4 (5.56%) OO
9 4 (5.56%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.56%) Web Design
9 4 (5.56%) Usability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.56%) JavaScript
2 16 (22.22%) C#
3 11 (15.28%) PHP
4 8 (11.11%) SQL
5 6 (8.33%) Python
6 4 (5.56%) Apex Code
6 4 (5.56%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.17%) Java
7 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.17%) Perl
7 3 (4.17%) Ruby
8 2 (2.78%) PHP5
9 1 (1.39%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.39%) Scala
9 1 (1.39%) XQuery
9 1 (1.39%) C++
9 1 (1.39%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 35 (48.61%) Degree
2 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.17%) ISEB
5 1 (1.39%) MCPD
5 1 (1.39%) MCP
5 1 (1.39%) MCSD
5 1 (1.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.78%) KVM
2 1 (1.39%) XenServer
2 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Xen
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (8.33%) Adobe
4 4 (5.56%) SAP
4 4 (5.56%) Informatica
4 4 (5.56%) ExactTarget
5 2 (2.78%) Twitter
5 2 (2.78%) VMware
5 2 (2.78%) Zend
6 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.39%) Eloqua
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco
6 1 (1.39%) Citrix
6 1 (1.39%) Neolane
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Competitive & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + negot Pension and Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Faringdon
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £31 - £35000 per annum + negot Pension and Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Yoh Company
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £31 - £35000 per annum + negot Pension and Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + 8% Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago