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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 0.67% 2.63% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.23% 40.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £60,000 £51,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
31 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 20.67% 6.58% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31 5 2
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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

QA
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Retail
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
2 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
2 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Perl
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Couchbase
4 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (16.67%) SaaS
4 2 (16.67%) C
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) VBA
5 1 (8.33%) Sun
5 1 (8.33%) Business Development
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) FMCG
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis

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Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Couchbase
1 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (41.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Test Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Test Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) QA Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Software Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Development Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Supplier Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
2 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
2 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Business Development
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
1 3 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) C
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
1 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Sun