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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 116 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 2 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.13% 0.44% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 0
Median salary £20,000 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
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
1439 1488 1448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.77% 94.36% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1135 1219 1238
Median salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 12 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) MSTest
3 4 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) MS Office
3 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Workflow
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Publishing
5 2 (16.67%) Ruby
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium
5 2 (16.67%) Email Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) SaaS
5 2 (16.67%) Marketing

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 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MSTest
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
1 2 (16.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 4 (33.33%) QA Automation
2 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) Workflow
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Email Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Usability Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
1 2 (16.67%) Python
1 2 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft