The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Abingdon region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 38 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 15 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 5.43% 0.81% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.95% 0.82% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Median salary £52,500 £26,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+101.92% -35.00%
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.93% +15.71%
QA Engineer
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
252 122 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 91.30% 98.39% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 134 105 149
Median salary £31,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.25% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

The demand trend of job ads across the Abingdon region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Abingdon

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Abingdon region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Abingdon

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 Abingdon region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) QA
2 21 (95.45%) Test Automation
3 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (54.55%) Java
4 12 (54.55%) Python
4 12 (54.55%) Sophos
5 11 (50.00%) Windows
6 9 (40.91%) Data Mining
6 9 (40.91%) Trend Analysis
6 9 (40.91%) Mentoring
6 9 (40.91%) Coaching
6 9 (40.91%) Test Management
7 6 (27.27%) C#
7 6 (27.27%) C++
7 6 (27.27%) Cadence
7 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Degree
7 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
8 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (18.18%) User Experience
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (18.18%) Use Case
9 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 3 (13.64%) Product Management
10 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (13.64%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (13.64%) Threat Modelling
11 2 (9.09%) SDLC

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon 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 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) User Experience
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) AIX
2 2 (9.09%) HPUX
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
2 2 (9.09%) Solaris
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Test Automation
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) Coaching
3 9 (40.91%) Mentoring
3 9 (40.91%) Test Management
3 9 (40.91%) Trend Analysis
4 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 4 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Use Case
6 3 (13.64%) Product Management
6 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Threat Modelling
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Java
1 12 (54.55%) Python
2 6 (27.27%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) C++
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Sophos
2 6 (27.27%) Cadence