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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 18 20
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon - 7.35% 7.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 83.33% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 8
Average salary - £27,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -46.34%
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
24 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 16.44% 8.82% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 9
Average salary £46,000 £27,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.27% -45.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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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

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Top 5 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (100.00%) Business Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) FMCG
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing

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Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree