Period
to 27 July 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance Engineer
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +126
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 20 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.37% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% - -
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 0
Oxford median annual salary £62,500 - -
Oxfordshire median annual salary £62,500 £45,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year +38.89% +47.54% -6.15%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1419 1395 1469
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 97.39% 97.14% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1227 1260 1214
Oxford median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,988
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £61,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year -1.11% +11.11% +1.25%

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings that featured QA Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer in Oxford

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in Oxford.

Salary trend for QA Engineer in Oxford

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Engineer in Oxford over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Engineer in Oxford

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, QA Engineer 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 Oxford region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) QA
1 20 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 17 (85.00%) C++
3 13 (65.00%) Python
3 13 (65.00%) Selenium
4 11 (55.00%) Scrum
4 11 (55.00%) Java
4 11 (55.00%) JUnit
4 11 (55.00%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (55.00%) Cucumber
5 10 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (40.00%) C
6 8 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 8 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
6 8 (40.00%) Coaching
7 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
7 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
8 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) Ruby
8 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 3 (15.00%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (15.00%) API Testing
9 3 (15.00%) QA Automation
9 3 (15.00%) SDET
9 3 (15.00%) Confluence
9 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
9 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement

QA Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 3 (15.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (15.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Selenium
2 11 (55.00%) Cucumber
2 11 (55.00%) JUnit
3 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (15.00%) JIRA
4 3 (15.00%) Maven
4 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (15.00%) Talend Open Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) SOAP
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (55.00%) Scrum
3 10 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (40.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 8 (40.00%) Coaching
4 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.00%) API Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.00%) Kanban
7 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
7 3 (15.00%) QA Automation
7 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) SDET
8 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) C++
2 13 (65.00%) Python
3 11 (55.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) C
5 5 (25.00%) Ruby
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Google
1 3 (15.00%) Talend
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