The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 115 105 113
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 1 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.071% 0.71% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.73% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Median salary - £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -18.18%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -11.76%  

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 1368 1374 1326
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.88% 97.17% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1172 1189 1082
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +11.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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
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 March 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
Abingdon +11 1 - -
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 10 (100.00%) QA
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (70.00%) Sophos
3 7 (70.00%) C++
3 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (70.00%) Integration Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Python
3 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (70.00%) System Integration Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Fuzz Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Selenium
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) Product Management
5 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) Appium
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office

QA Engineer Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) Appium
3 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) Fuzz Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Integration Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Product Management
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C++
1 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (70.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Sophos