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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 38 36 65
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +29
Permanent jobs citing QA 34 65 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 5.14% 7.23% 2.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 54.84% 82.28% 43.24%
Number of salaries quoted 23 45 10
Median salary £43,835 £40,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £58,000 £55,000
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
62 79 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 9.38% 8.79% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 45 57 28
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £31,865 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.31%

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 5 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Oxford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) SQL
3 13 (28.89%) Automated Testing
4 12 (26.67%) C#
5 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
5 11 (24.44%) Publishing
5 11 (24.44%) Kanban
6 10 (22.22%) Selenium
6 10 (22.22%) .NET
6 10 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
7 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
7 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
7 8 (17.78%) Degree
8 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
8 7 (15.56%) JIRA
8 7 (15.56%) HTML
8 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
8 7 (15.56%) Risk Management
8 7 (15.56%) Scrum
8 7 (15.56%) iGaming
8 7 (15.56%) Presales
8 7 (15.56%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (13.33%) Mobile App
9 6 (13.33%) Product Management
9 6 (13.33%) XML
9 6 (13.33%) Windows
10 5 (11.11%) CSS
10 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management

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 2 (4.44%) Alfresco
1 2 (4.44%) Apache
1 2 (4.44%) CMS
2 1 (2.22%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.89%) MS Project
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (2.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Selenium
2 7 (15.56%) JIRA
3 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.67%) TestComplete
3 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.44%) Gradle
4 2 (4.44%) HP UFT
4 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.44%) Subversion
4 2 (4.44%) TestNG
4 2 (4.44%) Zephyr
5 1 (2.22%) Appium
General
1 11 (24.44%) Publishing
2 7 (15.56%) iGaming
3 4 (8.89%) Marketing
4 3 (6.67%) Finance
4 3 (6.67%) Local Government
5 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (15.56%) Analyst
1 7 (15.56%) Scrum Master
2 6 (13.33%) .NET Development Manager
2 6 (13.33%) Developer
2 6 (13.33%) Development Manager
2 6 (13.33%) Tester
3 5 (11.11%) Agile Development Manager
3 5 (11.11%) Agile Scrum Master
3 5 (11.11%) Junior
3 5 (11.11%) QA Tester
3 5 (11.11%) Test Automation Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Head of QA
4 4 (8.89%) Head of Testing
4 4 (8.89%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Junior Tester
5 3 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) QA Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) .NET
2 7 (15.56%) HTML
3 6 (13.33%) XML
4 5 (11.11%) CSS
5 4 (8.89%) HTML5
5 4 (8.89%) jQuery
5 4 (8.89%) Web Services
6 3 (6.67%) SAP PI
7 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.44%) Doctrine
7 2 (4.44%) J2EE
7 2 (4.44%) JSON
7 2 (4.44%) LAMP
7 2 (4.44%) SOAP
7 2 (4.44%) Spring
7 2 (4.44%) Symfony
8 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.89%) User Experience
4 3 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.44%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.22%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) Automated Testing
3 11 (24.44%) Kanban
4 10 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
5 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
6 7 (15.56%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (15.56%) Presales
6 7 (15.56%) Risk Management
6 7 (15.56%) Scrum
6 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
7 6 (13.33%) Product Management
8 5 (11.11%) Functional Testing
8 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.11%) Performance Testing
8 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 5 (11.11%) Project Management
8 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.11%) TDD
9 4 (8.89%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) SQL
2 12 (26.67%) C#
3 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.89%) Java
5 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.44%) C
6 2 (4.44%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.22%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.22%) COBIT
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) SAP
3 2 (4.44%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
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