The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 87 73 78
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.38% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.28% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
QA Engineer
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
775 717 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 97.12% 97.68% 98.85%
Number of salaries quoted 657 597 642
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Oxford

QA Engineer
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited QA Engineer in their job title 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 with QA Engineer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) QA
1 12 (100.00%) BDD
1 12 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Functional Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 11 (91.67%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited QA Engineer in their job title 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 with QA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 12 (100.00%) BDD
2 11 (91.67%) Functional Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 11 (91.67%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA