The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 116 117 120
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 8 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.51% 0.14% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.15% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
1500 1367 1509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.91% 97.36% 98.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1171 1261
Average salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon - 6 £45,000 -
Oxford -7 2 £40,000 -27.27%
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title.

1 25 (100.00%) QA
2 20 (80.00%) Java
3 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (56.00%) Functional Testing
5 12 (48.00%) BDD
5 12 (48.00%) Automation Testing
6 11 (44.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 11 (44.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (44.00%) TDD
7 7 (28.00%) Degree
8 6 (24.00%) Sophos
8 6 (24.00%) Python
8 6 (24.00%) Windows
9 4 (16.00%) Test Management
9 4 (16.00%) Trend Analysis
9 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
9 4 (16.00%) Coaching
9 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
9 4 (16.00%) C#
9 4 (16.00%) C++
9 4 (16.00%) Data Mining
9 4 (16.00%) Cadence
9 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
10 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (12.00%) Scrum
11 2 (8.00%) SDLC
11 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
11 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
11 2 (8.00%) Perl

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
1 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) AIX
2 2 (8.00%) HPUX
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (8.00%) Solaris
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Functional Testing
3 12 (48.00%) Automation Testing
3 12 (48.00%) BDD
4 11 (44.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 11 (44.00%) TDD
4 11 (44.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.00%) Coaching
5 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Test Management
5 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (16.00%) Trend Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) SDLC
8 1 (4.00%) CRM
8 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) Python
3 4 (16.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) C++
4 2 (8.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Sophos
2 4 (16.00%) Cadence
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