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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 75 34 59
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +25
Permanent jobs citing QA 11 46 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.38% 6.08% 2.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.71% 58.23% 48.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11 27 18
Median salary £47,000 £42,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.90% -23.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
70 79 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 8.76% 10.45% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 57 49 37
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £29,500 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 29 August 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Oxford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) Kanban
3 8 (40.00%) jQuery
3 8 (40.00%) TDD
4 7 (35.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (35.00%) Publishing
4 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 7 (35.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) J2EE
4 7 (35.00%) SOAP
4 7 (35.00%) Web Services
4 7 (35.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (25.00%) HTML
5 5 (25.00%) .NET
6 4 (20.00%) C#
6 4 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (20.00%) Struts
6 4 (20.00%) MySQL
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle
6 4 (20.00%) IBM
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) Middleware
6 4 (20.00%) Linux
6 4 (20.00%) Ajax
6 4 (20.00%) Degree
6 4 (20.00%) SDLC

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 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
1 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) Selenium
1 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (15.00%) Gradle
2 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) TestNG
3 2 (10.00%) TestComplete
4 1 (5.00%) MSTest
4 1 (5.00%) NUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (35.00%) Publishing
2 3 (15.00%) iGaming
3 2 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Development Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Development Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Scrum Master
4 2 (10.00%) Development Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Project Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Research Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum Master
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Account Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Electrical Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Mechanical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) jQuery
2 7 (35.00%) J2EE
2 7 (35.00%) SOAP
2 7 (35.00%) Web Services
3 5 (25.00%) .NET
3 5 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (20.00%) Ajax
4 4 (20.00%) Middleware
4 4 (20.00%) REST
4 4 (20.00%) Spring
4 4 (20.00%) Struts
4 4 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (15.00%) HTML5
5 3 (15.00%) JSON
6 2 (10.00%) CSS
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.00%) LAMP
7 1 (5.00%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (5.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Kanban
3 8 (40.00%) TDD
4 7 (35.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (20.00%) DevOps
6 4 (20.00%) SDLC
6 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.00%) Presales
7 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (10.00%) CAD
8 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) PhD
3 1 (5.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) IBM
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago