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

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 120 114 121
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 10 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.60% 0.25% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.26% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 12
Median salary £30,000 £33,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.77% -11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £17,000 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
QA Tester
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
1584 1539 1679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.77% 96.13% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1314 1294 1491
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 30 June 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
Banbury - 5 £30,000 -
Abingdon -26 1 £20,000 +42.85% 1
QA Tester
South East

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Degree
4 6 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) MSTest
5 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (22.22%) QA Automation
5 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Workflow
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 4 (22.22%) MS Office
5 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 4 (22.22%) CSS
5 4 (22.22%) HTML
6 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) Perl
6 3 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (16.67%) Publishing
6 3 (16.67%) Ruby
6 3 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance

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 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MSTest
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (16.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) CSS
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
1 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (22.22%) QA Automation
3 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 4 (22.22%) Workflow
4 3 (16.67%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) Perl
2 3 (16.67%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £17,000 per annum with payment review after 6 months
Posted: 6 days ago