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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 25 46 79
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +33
Permanent jobs citing QA 101 114 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.87% 6.70% 2.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.48% 68.67% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 49 63 34
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
167 166 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.02% 9.75% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 96 104 71
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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 January 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 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 +23 41 £39,250 -7.64% 6
Abingdon +8 26 £45,000 -14.28%
Wallingford - 6 £25,000 - 2
Thame +3 5 £40,000 -5.88%
Kidlington 0 5 - - 1
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 39 (25.66%) Software Engineering
4 36 (23.68%) Continuous Improvement
4 36 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (23.03%) C#
6 34 (22.37%) Sophos
7 31 (20.39%) Windows
8 30 (19.74%) SQL
9 29 (19.08%) SQL Server
10 28 (18.42%) Project Management
11 27 (17.76%) PRINCE2
12 26 (17.11%) C++
12 26 (17.11%) Degree
13 25 (16.45%) BDD
14 23 (15.13%) Java
15 21 (13.82%) Regression Testing
15 21 (13.82%) Risk Management
15 21 (13.82%) Scrum
16 20 (13.16%) MS Project
17 19 (12.50%) Python
17 19 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
18 18 (11.84%) Test Automation
19 17 (11.18%) JIRA
19 17 (11.18%) MS Excel
19 17 (11.18%) .NET
19 17 (11.18%) Virtual Team
20 16 (10.53%) Mentoring
20 16 (10.53%) JavaScript
20 16 (10.53%) Publishing

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 4 (2.63%) CMS
1 4 (2.63%) IIS
1 4 (2.63%) MS Project Server
1 4 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.97%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.32%) Alfresco
3 2 (1.32%) Apache
3 2 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.66%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 20 (13.16%) MS Project
2 17 (11.18%) MS Excel
3 12 (7.89%) MS Office
4 4 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (9.87%) Magento
2 2 (1.32%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.32%) Eloqua
2 2 (1.32%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 1 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.55%) SaaS
2 3 (1.97%) Office 365
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.92%) Broadband
2 4 (2.63%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.32%) Intranet
3 2 (1.32%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.26%) Big Data
3 3 (1.97%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.32%) MySQL
4 2 (1.32%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.66%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.66%) Impala
5 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.66%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.66%) QlikView
5 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (11.18%) JIRA
2 15 (9.87%) Selenium
3 7 (4.61%) HP UFT
3 7 (4.61%) Zephyr
4 5 (3.29%) TestComplete
5 3 (1.97%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.32%) Subversion
6 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.66%) Appium
7 1 (0.66%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.66%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (10.53%) Publishing
2 13 (8.55%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.58%) Finance
4 8 (5.26%) Marketing
5 6 (3.95%) iGaming
5 6 (3.95%) Local Government
6 5 (3.29%) Retail
7 2 (1.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (17.76%) Developer
2 24 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 18 (11.84%) Analyst
4 15 (9.87%) Magento Developer
5 12 (7.89%) PMO Analyst
5 12 (7.89%) Tester
6 10 (6.58%) Head of QA
6 10 (6.58%) Head of Testing
6 10 (6.58%) Project Manager
6 10 (6.58%) QA Engineer
6 10 (6.58%) Technical Manager
6 10 (6.58%) Technical Project Manager
7 9 (5.92%) QA Tester
7 9 (5.92%) Test Manager
8 8 (5.26%) Consultant
8 8 (5.26%) Junior
8 8 (5.26%) Scrum Master
8 8 (5.26%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.61%) QA Software Engineer
9 7 (4.61%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.18%) .NET
2 9 (5.92%) Web Services
3 8 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 8 (5.26%) HTML
3 8 (5.26%) XML
4 7 (4.61%) CSS
5 5 (3.29%) HTML5
5 5 (3.29%) jQuery
6 4 (2.63%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (2.63%) SOAP
7 3 (1.97%) COM
7 3 (1.97%) SAP PI
7 3 (1.97%) Spring
8 2 (1.32%) Doctrine
8 2 (1.32%) LAMP
8 2 (1.32%) REST
8 2 (1.32%) RESTful
8 2 (1.32%) SAML
8 2 (1.32%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 36 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (11.18%) Virtual Team
3 11 (7.24%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.95%) Semantic Web
6 5 (3.29%) Informatics
7 4 (2.63%) User Experience
8 3 (1.97%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.32%) Google Search Appliance
9 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.66%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.39%) Windows
2 11 (7.24%) Linux
3 8 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.61%) Android
5 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (25.66%) Software Engineering
3 36 (23.68%) Continuous Improvement
4 28 (18.42%) Project Management
5 27 (17.76%) PRINCE2
6 25 (16.45%) BDD
7 21 (13.82%) Regression Testing
7 21 (13.82%) Risk Management
7 21 (13.82%) Scrum
8 19 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
9 18 (11.84%) Test Automation
10 16 (10.53%) Integration Testing
10 16 (10.53%) Mentoring
11 15 (9.87%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (9.87%) Data Protection
11 15 (9.87%) DevOps
12 14 (9.21%) Coaching
13 13 (8.55%) Functional Testing
13 13 (8.55%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (8.55%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.03%) C#
2 30 (19.74%) SQL
3 26 (17.11%) C++
4 23 (15.13%) Java
5 19 (12.50%) Python
6 16 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.61%) PowerShell
7 7 (4.61%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.29%) PHP
9 4 (2.63%) C
10 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (17.11%) Degree
2 15 (9.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (5.92%) ISTQB
4 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.63%) MCP
6 3 (1.97%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.97%) CISA
6 3 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.32%) ISEB
7 2 (1.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.63%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.97%) COBIT
3 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 56 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 34 (22.37%) Sophos
3 12 (7.89%) Cisco
3 12 (7.89%) Juniper
4 7 (4.61%) HP
5 5 (3.29%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.29%) SAP
6 3 (1.97%) VMware
7 2 (1.32%) Adobe
7 2 (1.32%) Google
7 2 (1.32%) Marketo
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle
7 2 (1.32%) Sitecore
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £52,000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Great package
Posted: 2 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Great Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum Training + Career Progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum Base +Car Allowance +Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago