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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 57 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs citing QA 59 88 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.69% 5.19% 5.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 59.00% 67.69% 56.32%
Number of salaries quoted 44 82 95
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,250 £70,000
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
100 130 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.26% 7.66% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 79 120 171
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £19,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -20 22 £42,500 -22.72% 4
Abingdon +11 7 £47,500 - 2
Bicester - 6 £48,750 -
Wallingford - 3 £44,500 -
Thame - 2 £42,500 -
Faringdon -1 1 £40,000 -
Kidlington -4 1 - -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 67 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (28.57%) Degree
3 37 (27.82%) Scrum
4 31 (23.31%) JavaScript
5 30 (22.56%) TDD
6 27 (20.30%) CSS
7 26 (19.55%) Finance
8 25 (18.80%) PHP
8 25 (18.80%) SQL
9 24 (18.05%) HTML
9 24 (18.05%) Project Management
10 23 (17.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (16.54%) jQuery
11 22 (16.54%) Service Delivery
11 22 (16.54%) MySQL
12 21 (15.79%) Linux
13 20 (15.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 19 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 18 (13.53%) XML
15 18 (13.53%) SQL Server
15 18 (13.53%) C#
15 18 (13.53%) Mentoring
15 18 (13.53%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (12.78%) SAP
17 16 (12.03%) Kanban
17 16 (12.03%) Automated Testing
17 16 (12.03%) Enterprise Software
18 15 (11.28%) Subversion
18 15 (11.28%) Ajax
18 15 (11.28%) Apache

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 15 (11.28%) Apache
2 10 (7.52%) Drupal
3 4 (3.01%) Node.js
4 2 (1.50%) IIS
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.02%) MS Office
3 6 (4.51%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.26%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) SAP EHS
2 2 (1.50%) Magento
2 2 (1.50%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.75%) SAP QM
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) DNS
1 5 (3.76%) OSPF
1 5 (3.76%) BGP
2 4 (3.01%) SMTP
3 2 (1.50%) Wireless
3 2 (1.50%) Internet
4 1 (0.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.54%) MySQL
2 18 (13.53%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (4.51%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (4.51%) MS Access
4 6 (4.51%) Data Mining
5 5 (3.76%) Big Data
6 4 (3.01%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (3.01%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (2.26%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.26%) PowerCenter
8 2 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.50%) DB2
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (11.28%) Subversion
2 11 (8.27%) Selenium
2 11 (8.27%) Eclipse
2 11 (8.27%) PHPUnit
2 11 (8.27%) Behat
3 8 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.51%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.51%) JIRA
4 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (3.76%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.26%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.50%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (1.50%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.75%) JUnit
8 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (19.55%) Finance
2 12 (9.02%) Games
2 12 (9.02%) Marketing
3 4 (3.01%) Law
3 4 (3.01%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.50%) Publishing
4 2 (1.50%) Billing
5 1 (0.75%) Local Government
5 1 (0.75%) Advertising
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Back Office
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (33.83%) Developer
2 29 (21.80%) Analyst
3 18 (13.53%) Consultant
4 17 (12.78%) Project Manager
5 15 (11.28%) Senior Developer
5 15 (11.28%) PHP Developer
6 12 (9.02%) Tester
7 11 (8.27%) Junior
7 11 (8.27%) Web Developer
8 10 (7.52%) Data Analyst
8 10 (7.52%) Junior Developer
9 9 (6.77%) Business Analyst
10 8 (6.02%) QA Tester
11 7 (5.26%) Platform Manager
12 6 (4.51%) Data Consultant
12 6 (4.51%) Junior Web Developer
12 6 (4.51%) Test Analyst
12 6 (4.51%) Programmer
12 6 (4.51%) Agile Project Manager
13 5 (3.76%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.30%) CSS
2 24 (18.05%) HTML
3 22 (16.54%) jQuery
4 20 (15.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 18 (13.53%) XML
6 15 (11.28%) Ajax
7 14 (10.53%) .NET
8 11 (8.27%) Symfony
8 11 (8.27%) Doctrine
9 10 (7.52%) HTML5
10 9 (6.77%) EDI
10 9 (6.77%) ASP.NET
10 9 (6.77%) AngularJS
11 7 (5.26%) Velocity
12 6 (4.51%) Web Services
12 6 (4.51%) CSS3
13 5 (3.76%) XSLT
14 4 (3.01%) WCF
14 4 (3.01%) REST
15 3 (2.26%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.03%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.27%) User Experience
3 11 (8.27%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.51%) Visualisation
4 6 (4.51%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.76%) Semantic Web
6 4 (3.01%) Social Gaming
6 4 (3.01%) Economics
7 3 (2.26%) Xbox
7 3 (2.26%) PlayStation
8 2 (1.50%) FMCG
9 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.75%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (2.26%) Windows
3 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
3 1 (0.75%) Android
3 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (27.82%) Scrum
3 30 (22.56%) TDD
4 24 (18.05%) Project Management
5 23 (17.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 22 (16.54%) Service Delivery
7 18 (13.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (13.53%) Mentoring
8 16 (12.03%) Automated Testing
8 16 (12.03%) Kanban
9 14 (10.53%) Use Case
10 12 (9.02%) ETL
10 12 (9.02%) Content Management
11 11 (8.27%) Process Management
11 11 (8.27%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (8.27%) E-Commerce
11 11 (8.27%) Software Testing
11 11 (8.27%) Data Analysis
12 10 (7.52%) Business Analysis
12 10 (7.52%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 31 (23.31%) JavaScript
2 25 (18.80%) PHP
2 25 (18.80%) SQL
3 18 (13.53%) C#
4 11 (8.27%) C
4 11 (8.27%) Java
5 7 (5.26%) C++
6 6 (4.51%) VBScript
6 6 (4.51%) Python
7 4 (3.01%) VB
7 4 (3.01%) PHP5
7 4 (3.01%) Perl
8 3 (2.26%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.26%) ABAP
9 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (28.57%) Degree
2 11 (8.27%) ISTQB
3 7 (5.26%) ISEB
4 5 (3.76%) RHCE
5 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.01%) MBA
6 2 (1.50%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.75%) PMP
7 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.76%) KVM
2 2 (1.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.78%) SAP
3 11 (8.27%) Zend
3 11 (8.27%) Twitter
4 7 (5.26%) Oracle
5 6 (4.51%) Tableau
5 6 (4.51%) Logi Analytics
6 5 (3.76%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.01%) Informatica
7 4 (3.01%) Perforce
8 3 (2.26%) hybris
9 2 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.50%) HP
9 2 (1.50%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.50%) Siebel
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