The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 78 40 46
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 37 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.20% 4.80% 4.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.71% 63.79% 56.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 31
Median salary £51,500 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.17% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,650 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £58,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
QA
Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
68 58 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 8.18% 7.52% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 53 29 54
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £30,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,049 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+7.01% +3.82%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

QA
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

QA Salary Trend in Oxford

QA
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Oxford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for QA.

1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) TDD
3 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) jQuery
5 7 (30.43%) Kanban
5 7 (30.43%) Java
5 7 (30.43%) J2EE
5 7 (30.43%) SOAP
5 7 (30.43%) Web Services
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
5 7 (30.43%) Scrum
5 7 (30.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (26.09%) SDLC
6 6 (26.09%) C#
6 6 (26.09%) Degree
6 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
7 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
7 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
7 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (21.74%) HTML
7 5 (21.74%) .NET
7 5 (21.74%) Publishing
7 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
8 4 (17.39%) DevOps
8 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
8 4 (17.39%) Algorithms

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project Server
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) AutoCAD
2 2 (8.70%) PTC Creo
3 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
2 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 4 (17.39%) Selenium
1 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
2 3 (13.04%) Gradle
2 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.04%) TestComplete
2 3 (13.04%) TestNG
3 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
3 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.35%) MSTest
4 1 (4.35%) NUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 5 (21.74%) Publishing
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Advertising
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Project Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Research Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Head of Development
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Mechanical Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) jQuery
2 7 (30.43%) J2EE
2 7 (30.43%) SOAP
2 7 (30.43%) Web Services
3 5 (21.74%) .NET
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
4 4 (17.39%) Ajax
4 4 (17.39%) Middleware
4 4 (17.39%) REST
4 4 (17.39%) Spring
4 4 (17.39%) Struts
4 4 (17.39%) XML
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (13.04%) HTML5
5 3 (13.04%) JSON
6 2 (8.70%) CSS
6 2 (8.70%) Node.js
7 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.35%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) Algorithms
3 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.35%) Derivative
4 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.35%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) TDD
3 7 (30.43%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (30.43%) Kanban
3 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
4 6 (26.09%) SDLC
5 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
5 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
6 4 (17.39%) DevOps
6 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
7 3 (13.04%) CAD
7 3 (13.04%) MVC
7 3 (13.04%) OO
7 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.70%) Finite Element Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) C
5 2 (8.70%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) PhD
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO13485
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) IBM
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
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