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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 126 115 123
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.24% 0.068% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.072% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Median salary £52,500 £35,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +20.68%
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
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
1629 1388 1553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.45% 94.61% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1331 1168 1354
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,662 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 - 3 £52,500 -
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 21 (100.00%) QA
2 20 (95.24%) Test Automation
3 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (61.90%) Python
5 12 (57.14%) Windows
6 10 (47.62%) Sophos
7 9 (42.86%) Java
8 8 (38.10%) Data Mining
8 8 (38.10%) Trend Analysis
8 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
8 8 (38.10%) Coaching
8 8 (38.10%) Test Management
9 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
9 5 (23.81%) C#
9 5 (23.81%) C++
9 5 (23.81%) Cadence
10 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
10 4 (19.05%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (19.05%) Degree
10 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
10 4 (19.05%) Perl
10 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
10 4 (19.05%) Use Case
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (19.05%) User Experience
11 3 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
11 3 (14.29%) Performance Metrics

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 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Data Mining
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) User Experience
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) AIX
3 1 (4.76%) HPUX
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Test Automation
2 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Coaching
3 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
3 8 (38.10%) Test Management
3 8 (38.10%) Trend Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
5 4 (19.05%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Use Case
6 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Product Management
6 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
6 3 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Python
2 9 (42.86%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) C++
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) Perl
5 3 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Sophos
2 5 (23.81%) Cadence
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft