The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Abingdon region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 3.87% 2.11% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 20.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £47,500 £63,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.49% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 7.74% 10.53% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 2
Average salary £36,000 £36,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% -41.60%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
QA
Oxfordshire

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 23 July 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 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Retail
2 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
2 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
2 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
2 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
2 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (12.50%) MS Office
5 2 (12.50%) C
5 2 (12.50%) SLA
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Marketing
5 2 (12.50%) SaaS
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 2 (12.50%) Couchbase
6 1 (6.25%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) KVM
6 1 (6.25%) CSS3
6 1 (6.25%) Kentico
6 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS

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Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) WordPress
1 1 (6.25%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 2 (12.50%) Couchbase
General
1 5 (31.25%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Test Manager
1 5 (31.25%) Senior Manager
1 5 (31.25%) Senior Test Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) QA Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Software Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Development Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Development Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) Ajax
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) CSS3
2 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (6.25%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Statistics
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
1 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
1 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
1 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
2 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (6.25%) Content Management
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Perl
1 4 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) KVM
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Sun
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Google