The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 32 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Permanent jobs citing QA 99 89 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.59% 5.84% 4.64%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 62.26% 56.69% 50.78%
Number of salaries quoted 48 52 50
Median salary £37,500 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
159 157 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.19% 10.30% 9.13%
Number of salaries quoted 95 106 99
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxfordshire region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

QA
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

QA Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

QA
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

QA
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 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 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 +14 40 £37,500 -11.76% 7
Abingdon +1 18 - - 5
Wallingford +15 11 £29,000 -31.76%
Kidlington -4 7 - - 1
Thame +5 5 £40,000 -5.88%
Witney - 3 £30,000 - 1
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 76 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (35.80%) Microsoft
3 38 (23.46%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (22.84%) Windows
5 35 (21.60%) Software Engineering
5 35 (21.60%) Continuous Improvement
6 33 (20.37%) BDD
7 32 (19.75%) C#
8 30 (18.52%) PRINCE2
9 28 (17.28%) SQL Server
9 28 (17.28%) Sophos
9 28 (17.28%) Project Management
9 28 (17.28%) Degree
10 25 (15.43%) SQL
11 24 (14.81%) C++
12 23 (14.20%) Non-Functional Testing
13 22 (13.58%) DevOps
14 21 (12.96%) Java
14 21 (12.96%) MS Project
15 20 (12.35%) MS Excel
15 20 (12.35%) Risk Management
15 20 (12.35%) Continuous Delivery
15 20 (12.35%) Magento
16 19 (11.73%) Test Automation
16 19 (11.73%) Regression Testing
17 18 (11.11%) Python
17 18 (11.11%) Virtual Team
18 17 (10.49%) Scrum
18 17 (10.49%) Software Testing
18 17 (10.49%) Integration Testing

QA
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.09%) MS Project Server
1 5 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.47%) IIS
3 3 (1.85%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.23%) Alfresco
4 2 (1.23%) CMS
5 1 (0.62%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (12.96%) MS Project
2 20 (12.35%) MS Excel
3 15 (9.26%) MS Office
4 4 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (12.35%) Magento
2 4 (2.47%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.41%) SaaS
2 3 (1.85%) Office 365
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.56%) Broadband
2 2 (1.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.94%) Big Data
3 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.23%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.62%) MySQL
5 1 (0.62%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.62%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (9.88%) JIRA
1 16 (9.88%) Selenium
2 8 (4.94%) HP UFT
2 8 (4.94%) Zephyr
3 5 (3.09%) TestComplete
4 3 (1.85%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.23%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.62%) Appium
6 1 (0.62%) JMeter
6 1 (0.62%) Subversion
General
1 14 (8.64%) Publishing
2 13 (8.02%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.17%) Finance
4 6 (3.70%) Local Government
5 5 (3.09%) Marketing
6 4 (2.47%) iGaming
6 4 (2.47%) Retail
7 2 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (19.14%) Developer
2 24 (14.81%) Analyst
2 24 (14.81%) Software Engineer
3 19 (11.73%) Magento Developer
3 19 (11.73%) PMO Analyst
4 17 (10.49%) Tester
5 12 (7.41%) Head of QA
5 12 (7.41%) Head of Testing
5 12 (7.41%) Test Manager
6 11 (6.79%) QA Tester
7 10 (6.17%) Consultant
7 10 (6.17%) Project Manager
7 10 (6.17%) QA Engineer
7 10 (6.17%) Software Tester
7 10 (6.17%) Technical Manager
7 10 (6.17%) Technical Project Manager
8 8 (4.94%) Automation Tester
8 8 (4.94%) C# Developer
8 8 (4.94%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.32%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.88%) .NET
2 7 (4.32%) ASP.NET
2 7 (4.32%) Web Services
3 5 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (2.47%) COM
4 4 (2.47%) CSS
4 4 (2.47%) HTML
4 4 (2.47%) Silverlight
5 3 (1.85%) SAP PI
5 3 (1.85%) XML
6 2 (1.23%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.23%) HTML5
6 2 (1.23%) jQuery
6 2 (1.23%) Spring
7 1 (0.62%) Doctrine
7 1 (0.62%) LAMP
7 1 (0.62%) Symfony
7 1 (0.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.62%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 38 (23.46%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (11.11%) Virtual Team
3 14 (8.64%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.94%) Semantic Web
6 6 (3.70%) User Experience
7 4 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (22.84%) Windows
2 10 (6.17%) Linux
3 9 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 8 (4.94%) Android
5 4 (2.47%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.47%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (21.60%) Continuous Improvement
2 35 (21.60%) Software Engineering
3 33 (20.37%) BDD
4 30 (18.52%) PRINCE2
5 28 (17.28%) Project Management
6 23 (14.20%) Non-Functional Testing
7 22 (13.58%) DevOps
8 20 (12.35%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (12.35%) Risk Management
9 19 (11.73%) Regression Testing
9 19 (11.73%) Test Automation
10 17 (10.49%) Integration Testing
10 17 (10.49%) Scrum
10 17 (10.49%) Software Testing
11 16 (9.88%) Functional Testing
12 15 (9.26%) Data Protection
13 14 (8.64%) Mentoring
13 14 (8.64%) Performance Testing
14 13 (8.02%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 32 (19.75%) C#
2 25 (15.43%) SQL
3 24 (14.81%) C++
4 21 (12.96%) Java
5 18 (11.11%) Python
6 14 (8.64%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.32%) PowerShell
7 7 (4.32%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.09%) PHP
9 4 (2.47%) VB
10 1 (0.62%) C
10 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (17.28%) Degree
2 15 (9.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (4.32%) ISTQB
3 7 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.09%) ISEB
5 4 (2.47%) APMP
5 4 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.47%) MCP
6 3 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.62%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.62%) COBIT
1 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 58 (35.80%) Microsoft
2 28 (17.28%) Sophos
3 12 (7.41%) Cisco
3 12 (7.41%) Juniper
4 8 (4.94%) HP
5 5 (3.09%) SAP
6 3 (1.85%) VMware
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £52,000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: £49,772 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxford
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 27 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago