The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 24 June 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 121 115
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 8 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.60% 0.79% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.82% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 2
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +39.34%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1290 1583 1535
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.27% 95.82% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1099 1306 1290
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer in Oxfordshire

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for QA Engineer in Oxfordshire

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Engineer in Oxfordshire

QA Engineer
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 Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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 - 8 £40,000 - 3
QA Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Oxfordshire region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) QA
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Python
3 5 (55.56%) Selenium
4 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) JUnit
5 3 (33.33%) C
5 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) Coaching
6 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
6 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
6 2 (22.22%) System Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development

QA Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 3 (33.33%) JUnit
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Coaching
3 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Fuzz Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Sophos
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, bens
Posted: 5 days ago