The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 20 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 5.17% 2.50% 2.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.00% 33.33% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 2
Average salary £46,250 £47,500 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% -25.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £47,500 £52,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £74,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
QA
Oxfordshire

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 Abingdon region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 8.62% 7.50% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 10
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,300 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £52,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

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Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

QA Salary Trend in Abingdon

QA
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Abingdon region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Abingdon

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Games
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium IDE

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Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Games
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Quality Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Games Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Trainee Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Trainee Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Trainee
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Games Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Game Development
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft