The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 104 118 128
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 17 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.11% 0.065% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.067% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 12
Median salary £45,000 £26,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+73.07% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
QA Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1481 1487 1747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.48% 96.75% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1258 1188 1532
Median salary £45,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxfordshire region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

QA Engineer
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon -12 15 £45,000 +73.07% 1
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, QA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) QA
2 23 (82.14%) Test Automation
3 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (64.29%) Java
5 17 (60.71%) Python
6 15 (53.57%) Sophos
7 13 (46.43%) Windows
8 8 (28.57%) Cadence
8 8 (28.57%) Data Mining
8 8 (28.57%) C#
8 8 (28.57%) C++
8 8 (28.57%) Test Strategy
8 8 (28.57%) Mentoring
8 8 (28.57%) Coaching
8 8 (28.57%) Trend Analysis
8 8 (28.57%) Test Management
9 6 (21.43%) Degree
9 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
9 6 (21.43%) Automation Testing
10 5 (17.86%) Perl
10 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (14.29%) User Experience
11 4 (14.29%) Functional Testing
11 4 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (14.29%) BDD
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (14.29%) Use Case
11 4 (14.29%) JavaScript

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Data Mining
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) AIX
2 3 (10.71%) HPUX
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Mac OS X
2 3 (10.71%) Solaris
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Test Automation
2 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) Coaching
3 8 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 8 (28.57%) Test Management
3 8 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 8 (28.57%) Trend Analysis
4 6 (21.43%) Automation Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 4 (14.29%) BDD
5 4 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) TDD
5 4 (14.29%) Use Case
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.71%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) Java
2 17 (60.71%) Python
3 8 (28.57%) C#
3 8 (28.57%) C++
4 5 (17.86%) Perl
5 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Sophos
2 8 (28.57%) Cadence
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Elsevier
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: 24 days ago