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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - - 2
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - - 14.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.89%
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
5 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 14.71% 16.98% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 2
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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