The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Thames Valley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 11 14
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - 2.44% 2.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 7.69% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
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 Thames Valley region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 5.00% 31.71% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 1
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

QA
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

QA Salary Trend in the Thames Valley