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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 62 36 62
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +26
Permanent jobs citing QA 15 52 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.15% 6.74% 2.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.85% 65.00% 43.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15 36 12
Median salary £47,000 £42,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.90% +6.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,034 £28,750 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,800
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.09%
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
52 80 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 7.46% 10.38% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 49 53 32
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 £35,000 £28,900 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £60,000
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 30 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Oxford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 12 (50.00%) Kanban
4 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
4 11 (45.83%) Publishing
5 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 9 (37.50%) .NET
7 8 (33.33%) C#
7 8 (33.33%) HTML
7 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 8 (33.33%) Scrum
8 7 (29.17%) Java
8 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
8 7 (29.17%) Web Services
8 7 (29.17%) XML
8 7 (29.17%) iGaming
8 7 (29.17%) Presales
9 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (25.00%) jQuery
9 6 (25.00%) TDD
10 5 (20.83%) CSS
10 5 (20.83%) SOAP
10 5 (20.83%) J2EE
10 5 (20.83%) MySQL
10 5 (20.83%) Linux
10 5 (20.83%) Degree
10 5 (20.83%) HTML5
10 5 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
11 4 (16.67%) Spring

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 (8.33%) Alfresco
1 2 (8.33%) Apache
1 2 (8.33%) CMS
1 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project Server
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (4.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Selenium
1 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 3 (12.50%) Gradle
2 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) TestNG
3 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) TestComplete
4 1 (4.17%) MSTest
4 1 (4.17%) NUnit
4 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (45.83%) Publishing
2 7 (29.17%) iGaming
3 2 (8.33%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Local Government
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) .NET Development Manager
2 6 (25.00%) Development Manager
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Development Manager
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Scrum Master
3 5 (20.83%) Scrum Master
3 5 (20.83%) Test Automation Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Java Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Java Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Account Manager
6 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) HTML
3 7 (29.17%) Web Services
3 7 (29.17%) XML
4 6 (25.00%) jQuery
5 5 (20.83%) CSS
5 5 (20.83%) HTML5
5 5 (20.83%) J2EE
5 5 (20.83%) SOAP
6 4 (16.67%) Spring
7 3 (12.50%) JSON
8 2 (8.33%) Ajax
8 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (8.33%) Doctrine
8 2 (8.33%) LAMP
8 2 (8.33%) Middleware
8 2 (8.33%) REST
8 2 (8.33%) Struts
8 2 (8.33%) Symfony
9 1 (4.17%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Kanban
3 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Scrum
4 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 7 (29.17%) Presales
6 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (25.00%) TDD
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Coaching
10 2 (8.33%) DevOps
10 2 (8.33%) Document Management
10 2 (8.33%) Product Management
10 2 (8.33%) Release Management
10 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (33.33%) C#
4 7 (29.17%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) C
5 2 (8.33%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) CISA
2 1 (4.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.17%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ingenta UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: From £42,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum + Training + Career Progression
Posted: 3 days ago
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Oxford Brookes University
Salary: £41,255 to £46,414
Posted: 25 days ago