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 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 (QA)
Rank 62 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -7
Permanent jobs citing QA 54 109 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.52% 6.21% 5.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 53.47% 66.06% 57.07%
Number of salaries quoted 40 98 108
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -0.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £27,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +4.57%
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
101 165 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.59% 9.41% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 75 140 188
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £23,700 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,000 £64,000
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 22 May 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 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
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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 -13 26 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Abingdon +1 4 £43,000 -7.02% 2
Faringdon -1 3 £40,000 +6.66%
Wallingford - 2 £51,000 -
Banbury -20 1 £50,000 +53.84%
Bicester - 1 £42,500 - 1
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 63 (52.07%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (28.10%) Scrum
3 33 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 33 (27.27%) CSS
3 33 (27.27%) Degree
4 28 (23.14%) HTML
5 26 (21.49%) PHP
6 24 (19.83%) MySQL
6 24 (19.83%) jQuery
6 24 (19.83%) TDD
7 23 (19.01%) SQL Server
8 22 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 22 (18.18%) Service Delivery
8 22 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 22 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 21 (17.36%) Linux
9 21 (17.36%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (16.53%) C#
10 20 (16.53%) Project Management
11 19 (15.70%) MS Excel
12 18 (14.88%) .NET
12 18 (14.88%) Finance
12 18 (14.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (14.05%) Content Management
14 16 (13.22%) Mentoring
15 15 (12.40%) SQL
15 15 (12.40%) SOA
15 15 (12.40%) Ajax
16 14 (11.57%) ETL
16 14 (11.57%) Eclipse

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (10.74%) Apache
1 13 (10.74%) Drupal
2 2 (1.65%) Node.js
3 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.83%) IIS
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (15.70%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.57%) Photoshop
3 8 (6.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) OSPF
1 5 (4.13%) BGP
2 2 (1.65%) SMTP
2 2 (1.65%) DNS
2 2 (1.65%) Wireless
3 1 (0.83%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.83%) MySQL
2 23 (19.01%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.96%) MS Access
4 6 (4.96%) Data Mining
4 6 (4.96%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (4.13%) Oracle OWB
5 5 (4.13%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (2.48%) PowerCenter
7 2 (1.65%) DB2
7 2 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 14 (11.57%) Eclipse
2 13 (10.74%) Subversion
3 11 (9.09%) Behat
3 11 (9.09%) PHPUnit
4 7 (5.79%) Selenium
5 6 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.96%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (3.31%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.31%) JIRA
7 3 (2.48%) Emacs
8 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.83%) Selenium IDE
General
1 18 (14.88%) Finance
2 10 (8.26%) Marketing
2 10 (8.26%) Games
3 4 (3.31%) Law
4 3 (2.48%) French Language
4 3 (2.48%) German Language
5 2 (1.65%) Billing
5 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.65%) Publishing
6 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (38.84%) Developer
2 20 (16.53%) Project Manager
3 19 (15.70%) Analyst
4 16 (13.22%) Senior Developer
5 15 (12.40%) Junior
6 13 (10.74%) Consultant
6 13 (10.74%) PHP Developer
6 13 (10.74%) Junior Developer
7 11 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 11 (9.09%) Junior Web Developer
8 9 (7.44%) Agile Project Manager
9 8 (6.61%) Data Analyst
10 7 (5.79%) Tester
10 7 (5.79%) Platform Manager
11 6 (4.96%) Data Consultant
11 6 (4.96%) QA Tester
11 6 (4.96%) Business Analyst
12 5 (4.13%) Principal Consultant
12 5 (4.13%) Programmer
12 5 (4.13%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.27%) CSS
2 28 (23.14%) HTML
3 24 (19.83%) jQuery
4 22 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 18 (14.88%) .NET
6 15 (12.40%) Ajax
7 14 (11.57%) XML
8 12 (9.92%) HTML5
8 12 (9.92%) ASP.NET
8 12 (9.92%) Web Services
9 11 (9.09%) Symfony
9 11 (9.09%) CSS3
9 11 (9.09%) Doctrine
10 9 (7.44%) EDI
10 9 (7.44%) WCF
10 9 (7.44%) REST
11 7 (5.79%) Velocity
12 6 (4.96%) AngularJS
13 2 (1.65%) Zurb Foundation
13 2 (1.65%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.36%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (10.74%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.74%) Open Source
3 8 (6.61%) User Experience
4 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.96%) Visualisation
5 6 (4.96%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.31%) Economics
7 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.65%) Xbox
7 2 (1.65%) PlayStation
7 2 (1.65%) Social Gaming
7 2 (1.65%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.65%) FMCG
8 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.83%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.36%) Linux
2 5 (4.13%) Windows
3 2 (1.65%) UNIX
4 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.83%) Android
4 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (52.07%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (28.10%) Scrum
3 24 (19.83%) TDD
4 22 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 22 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (16.53%) Project Management
6 18 (14.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (14.05%) Content Management
8 16 (13.22%) Mentoring
9 15 (12.40%) SOA
10 14 (11.57%) ETL
11 12 (9.92%) Kanban
11 12 (9.92%) Data Analysis
12 11 (9.09%) Web Design
12 11 (9.09%) Process Management
12 11 (9.09%) Use Case
13 10 (8.26%) Business Analysis
13 10 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (7.44%) OOP
14 9 (7.44%) OO
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 26 (21.49%) PHP
3 20 (16.53%) C#
4 15 (12.40%) SQL
5 10 (8.26%) C
6 9 (7.44%) Java
7 6 (4.96%) C++
8 5 (4.13%) Perl
8 5 (4.13%) Python
9 3 (2.48%) VBScript
9 3 (2.48%) VB
10 2 (1.65%) PHP5
11 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (27.27%) Degree
2 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.61%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.13%) ISEB
4 5 (4.13%) RHCE
5 4 (3.31%) MBA
6 1 (0.83%) PMP
6 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (5.79%) KVM
2 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.57%) SAP
3 11 (9.09%) Zend
3 11 (9.09%) Twitter
4 7 (5.79%) Oracle
5 6 (4.96%) Tableau
5 6 (4.96%) Logi Analytics
6 5 (4.13%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.31%) Informatica
8 3 (2.48%) Adobe
8 3 (2.48%) hybris
8 3 (2.48%) ExactTarget
9 2 (1.65%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.65%) Siebel
9 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.65%) VMware
9 2 (1.65%) Perforce
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum GBP 30 - 40K Negotiable on experienc
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £12,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Life Assurance, Pension and Medical Cover
Posted: 6 days ago
Bicester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago