The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Tester
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 105 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.24% 0.29% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Median salary £27,500 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%

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
1233 1633 1373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.86% 95.33% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 962 1324 1163
Median salary £37,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

QA Tester Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

QA Tester
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

QA Tester Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

QA Tester
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 Tester within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
Oxford - 2 £28,750 -
Thame -4 1 £27,500 -35.29%
QA Tester
South East

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, QA Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Marketing
3 5 (55.56%) Selenium
3 5 (55.56%) JIRA
3 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Email Marketing
4 3 (33.33%) Usability Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 3 (33.33%) SaaS
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (22.22%) TestComplete
5 2 (22.22%) User Experience
5 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) MS Office
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) ISEB

QA Tester 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 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) TestComplete
3 1 (11.11%) Appium
3 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (55.56%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Email Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Usability Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (22.22%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft