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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 48 38 93
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +55
Permanent jobs citing QA 63 142 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.77% 7.53% 1.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.07% 67.62% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 43 87 21
Median salary £43,667 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.74% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,600 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
QA
South East

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
121 210 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.15% 11.13% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 81 149 73
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £63,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +4.76%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 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
Oxford 0 32 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Abingdon -2 16 £45,000 -25.00%
Thame +4 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Witney - 1 £32,000 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 54 (45.38%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (31.93%) Microsoft
3 33 (27.73%) C#
4 31 (26.05%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (24.37%) SQL
5 29 (24.37%) Software Engineering
6 27 (22.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 25 (21.01%) Sophos
8 24 (20.17%) Java
9 21 (17.65%) PRINCE2
10 20 (16.81%) SQL Server
11 19 (15.97%) Web Services
11 19 (15.97%) Project Management
12 17 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 16 (13.45%) C++
13 16 (13.45%) .NET
13 16 (13.45%) Degree
14 15 (12.61%) MS Project
15 14 (11.76%) HTML
15 14 (11.76%) XML
15 14 (11.76%) Windows
15 14 (11.76%) Scrum
15 14 (11.76%) JIRA
15 14 (11.76%) Automated Testing
16 13 (10.92%) Kanban
16 13 (10.92%) Publishing
16 13 (10.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 12 (10.08%) Python
17 12 (10.08%) Regression Testing
17 12 (10.08%) Risk Management

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 (4.20%) CMS
2 2 (1.68%) Alfresco
2 2 (1.68%) Apache
2 2 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.84%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.84%) Drupal
3 1 (0.84%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.84%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.84%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.84%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.84%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (12.61%) MS Project
2 7 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.68%) MS Office
4 1 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (1.68%) Eloqua
1 2 (1.68%) Magento
1 2 (1.68%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) SaaS
2 3 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.68%) GitHub
3 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.56%) Broadband
2 7 (5.88%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.68%) Intranet
4 1 (0.84%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.04%) Data Mining
3 4 (3.36%) Big Data
4 3 (2.52%) MySQL
5 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.68%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.84%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.84%) Impala
6 1 (0.84%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.84%) QlikView
6 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (11.76%) JIRA
2 12 (10.08%) Selenium
3 4 (3.36%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.36%) TestComplete
4 2 (1.68%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.68%) Subversion
4 2 (1.68%) TestRail
4 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.68%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.68%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.84%) Appium
5 1 (0.84%) Capybara
5 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.84%) Gradle
5 1 (0.84%) PhantomJS
5 1 (0.84%) RSpec
5 1 (0.84%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.84%) VectorCAST
General
1 13 (10.92%) Publishing
2 10 (8.40%) Marketing
3 7 (5.88%) iGaming
4 6 (5.04%) Finance
4 6 (5.04%) Local Government
5 3 (2.52%) Retail
6 2 (1.68%) Games
6 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.84%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (13.45%) Developer
2 15 (12.61%) Tester
3 13 (10.92%) Analyst
4 12 (10.08%) Software Engineer
5 11 (9.24%) Project Manager
6 10 (8.40%) Technical Manager
6 10 (8.40%) Technical Project Manager
7 9 (7.56%) Architect
8 8 (6.72%) Graduate
8 8 (6.72%) Junior
8 8 (6.72%) QA Tester
8 8 (6.72%) Scrum Master
8 8 (6.72%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
9 7 (5.88%) QA Engineer
10 6 (5.04%) .NET Development Manager
10 6 (5.04%) Development Manager
10 6 (5.04%) Junior Tester
11 5 (4.20%) Agile Development Manager
11 5 (4.20%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.97%) Web Services
2 16 (13.45%) .NET
3 14 (11.76%) HTML
3 14 (11.76%) XML
4 9 (7.56%) CSS
5 8 (6.72%) HTML5
5 8 (6.72%) jQuery
5 8 (6.72%) SOAP
6 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 6 (5.04%) AngularJS
8 5 (4.20%) RESTful
9 4 (3.36%) Spring
10 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (2.52%) REST
10 3 (2.52%) SAP PI
11 2 (1.68%) Ajax
11 2 (1.68%) Doctrine
11 2 (1.68%) JSON
11 2 (1.68%) Symfony
11 2 (1.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.05%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.56%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.20%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.20%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.20%) User Experience
5 3 (2.52%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (2.52%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.68%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.68%) Google Search Appliance
7 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.84%) PMI
7 1 (0.84%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.76%) Windows
2 9 (7.56%) Linux
3 3 (2.52%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (45.38%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (24.37%) Software Engineering
3 27 (22.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 21 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 19 (15.97%) Project Management
6 14 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 14 (11.76%) Scrum
7 13 (10.92%) Kanban
8 12 (10.08%) Regression Testing
8 12 (10.08%) Risk Management
9 11 (9.24%) Test Automation
10 10 (8.40%) Mentoring
10 10 (8.40%) PRINCE
10 10 (8.40%) Product Management
11 9 (7.56%) BDD
11 9 (7.56%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (7.56%) Software Testing
11 9 (7.56%) Test Scripting
12 8 (6.72%) Data Protection
12 8 (6.72%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.73%) C#
2 29 (24.37%) SQL
3 24 (20.17%) Java
4 17 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 16 (13.45%) C++
6 12 (10.08%) Python
7 7 (5.88%) C
8 4 (3.36%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.36%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.52%) PHP
9 3 (2.52%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (13.45%) Degree
2 13 (10.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (9.24%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (4.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.52%) CISA
6 3 (2.52%) ISEB
7 1 (0.84%) APMG
7 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.84%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.52%) COBIT
3 2 (1.68%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 38 (31.93%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.01%) Sophos
3 11 (9.24%) Cisco
4 10 (8.40%) Juniper
5 8 (6.72%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.52%) Adobe
6 3 (2.52%) Oracle
6 3 (2.52%) SAP
6 3 (2.52%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.68%) Google
7 2 (1.68%) HP
7 2 (1.68%) Marketo
8 1 (0.84%) JDA
8 1 (0.84%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.84%) VMware
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