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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 53 38 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Permanent jobs citing QA 66 113 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.29% 6.31% 5.98%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.38% 69.75% 56.35%
Number of salaries quoted 50 100 109
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +2.63%
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
126 162 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.18% 9.04% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 95 133 192
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
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 1 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 1 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
(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 -6 30 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Faringdon 0 9 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Wallingford - 3 £57,500 -
Kidlington -2 2 £65,000 +31.31%
Abingdon -2 2 £43,000 +7.50%
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £21,500 -
Banbury -18 1 £50,000 +53.84%
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 60 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.30%) JavaScript
2 36 (31.30%) CSS
3 35 (30.43%) Scrum
4 32 (27.83%) Degree
5 31 (26.96%) HTML
6 27 (23.48%) PHP
7 26 (22.61%) SQL Server
7 26 (22.61%) jQuery
8 25 (21.74%) MySQL
8 25 (21.74%) TDD
9 24 (20.87%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 22 (19.13%) C#
11 22 (19.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 21 (18.26%) MS Excel
13 20 (17.39%) Linux
13 20 (17.39%) .NET
13 20 (17.39%) Service Delivery
13 20 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (15.65%) Project Management
14 18 (15.65%) SOA
15 17 (14.78%) Finance
15 17 (14.78%) Content Management
15 17 (14.78%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
16 15 (13.04%) Eclipse
16 15 (13.04%) SQL
16 15 (13.04%) Web Services
16 15 (13.04%) XML

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (11.30%) Drupal
2 12 (10.43%) Apache
3 2 (1.74%) Node.js
4 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.87%) IIS
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 21 (18.26%) MS Excel
2 15 (13.04%) Photoshop
3 7 (6.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) OSPF
1 5 (4.35%) BGP
2 2 (1.74%) Wireless
3 1 (0.87%) Firewall
3 1 (0.87%) SMTP
3 1 (0.87%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.61%) SQL Server
2 25 (21.74%) MySQL
3 15 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (5.22%) Data Mining
4 6 (5.22%) MS Access
4 6 (5.22%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (4.35%) Oracle OWB
5 5 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (2.61%) PowerCenter
7 2 (1.74%) DB2
7 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (13.04%) Eclipse
2 12 (10.43%) Subversion
3 11 (9.57%) PHPUnit
3 11 (9.57%) Behat
4 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.22%) Selenium
5 5 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.48%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.48%) Emacs
6 4 (3.48%) JIRA
7 2 (1.74%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.87%) Selenium IDE
General
1 17 (14.78%) Finance
2 10 (8.70%) Marketing
3 4 (3.48%) French Language
3 4 (3.48%) German Language
3 4 (3.48%) Law
3 4 (3.48%) Games
4 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.74%) Publishing
4 2 (1.74%) Billing
Job Titles
1 47 (40.87%) Developer
2 20 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 18 (15.65%) Senior Developer
3 18 (15.65%) Analyst
4 14 (12.17%) Junior
4 14 (12.17%) PHP Developer
5 13 (11.30%) Consultant
6 12 (10.43%) Junior Developer
7 11 (9.57%) Junior Web Developer
7 11 (9.57%) Web Developer
8 9 (7.83%) Agile Project Manager
9 8 (6.96%) Data Analyst
10 7 (6.09%) Platform Manager
11 6 (5.22%) Data Consultant
12 5 (4.35%) QA Tester
12 5 (4.35%) Principal Consultant
12 5 (4.35%) Business Analyst
12 5 (4.35%) Tester
12 5 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (4.35%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.30%) CSS
2 31 (26.96%) HTML
3 26 (22.61%) jQuery
4 22 (19.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 20 (17.39%) .NET
6 15 (13.04%) Web Services
6 15 (13.04%) XML
6 15 (13.04%) ASP.NET
7 14 (12.17%) Ajax
7 14 (12.17%) HTML5
8 13 (11.30%) Symfony
9 12 (10.43%) WCF
9 12 (10.43%) REST
10 11 (9.57%) CSS3
10 11 (9.57%) Doctrine
11 9 (7.83%) EDI
12 7 (6.09%) Velocity
13 6 (5.22%) AngularJS
14 3 (2.61%) XSLT
15 2 (1.74%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.87%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (11.30%) Open Source
3 12 (10.43%) Computer Science
4 10 (8.70%) User Experience
5 7 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.22%) Data Structures
6 6 (5.22%) Visualisation
7 4 (3.48%) Economics
8 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.74%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.74%) FMCG
9 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.87%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.87%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.87%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.39%) Linux
2 5 (4.35%) Windows
3 2 (1.74%) UNIX
4 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.87%) Android
4 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.87%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (30.43%) Scrum
3 25 (21.74%) TDD
4 20 (17.39%) Service Delivery
4 20 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (15.65%) Project Management
5 18 (15.65%) SOA
6 17 (14.78%) Content Management
6 17 (14.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (13.04%) Mentoring
8 14 (12.17%) ETL
8 14 (12.17%) OOP
9 12 (10.43%) Refactoring
9 12 (10.43%) Kanban
9 12 (10.43%) Data Analysis
10 11 (9.57%) OO
10 11 (9.57%) Web Design
10 11 (9.57%) Process Management
11 10 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (8.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 36 (31.30%) JavaScript
2 27 (23.48%) PHP
3 22 (19.13%) C#
4 15 (13.04%) SQL
5 9 (7.83%) Java
6 6 (5.22%) C
7 5 (4.35%) Perl
8 4 (3.48%) Python
9 3 (2.61%) PHP5
10 2 (1.74%) VBScript
10 2 (1.74%) VB
11 1 (0.87%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.87%) XQuery
11 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.87%) C++
11 1 (0.87%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (27.83%) Degree
2 12 (10.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.09%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.35%) ISEB
4 5 (4.35%) RHCE
5 4 (3.48%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (6.09%) KVM
2 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.17%) SAP
3 11 (9.57%) Twitter
3 11 (9.57%) Zend
4 7 (6.09%) Oracle
5 6 (5.22%) Tableau
5 6 (5.22%) Logi Analytics
6 5 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.48%) ExactTarget
7 4 (3.48%) Informatica
7 4 (3.48%) Adobe
8 3 (2.61%) hybris
9 2 (1.74%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.74%) Siebel
9 2 (1.74%) VMware
10 1 (0.87%) Perforce
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £50 - £55 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Healthcare, Life Insurance
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago