The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 24 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 24 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 9.16% 1.50% 0.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 51.06% 22.22% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
47 9 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 17.94% 6.77% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 33
Median salary £31,500 £44,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.40% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £41,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

The demand trend of job ads across the Abingdon region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Abingdon region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Abingdon

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Abingdon region with a requirement for QA.

1 56 (84.85%) Sophos
2 48 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (63.64%) Java
4 38 (57.58%) Windows
4 38 (57.58%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (56.06%) C#
6 35 (53.03%) C++
6 35 (53.03%) Python
7 29 (43.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 28 (42.42%) Software Engineering
8 28 (42.42%) Microsoft
9 23 (34.85%) Regression Testing
9 23 (34.85%) Pair Programming
9 23 (34.85%) Data Protection
10 22 (33.33%) Web Services
11 18 (27.27%) SQL
12 17 (25.76%) Project Management
13 14 (21.21%) JavaScript
14 12 (18.18%) XML
14 12 (18.18%) SOAP
14 12 (18.18%) HTTPS
14 12 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (15.15%) Management Information System
15 10 (15.15%) Data Mining
15 10 (15.15%) C
15 10 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (15.15%) RESTful
15 10 (15.15%) Change Control
15 10 (15.15%) High Availability
15 10 (15.15%) Project Planning

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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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.03%) CMS
2 2 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (3.03%) Eloqua
1 2 (3.03%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.12%) GitHub
3 6 (9.09%) SaaS
4 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) HTTPS
2 4 (6.06%) Unified Communications
3 3 (4.55%) Broadband
4 2 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) Data Mining
2 6 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 6 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (9.09%) Bitbucket
1 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 6 (9.09%) Maven
2 4 (6.06%) JIRA
3 2 (3.03%) TestRail
3 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.09%) Marketing
2 4 (6.06%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) C++ Software Engineer
1 23 (34.85%) Java Engineer
1 23 (34.85%) Java Software Engineer
1 23 (34.85%) Software Engineer
2 21 (31.82%) C# Software Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) Architect
4 10 (15.15%) IT Architect
4 10 (15.15%) QA Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (15.15%) Technical Architect
4 10 (15.15%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 9 (13.64%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 9 (13.64%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (13.64%) Senior Java Engineer
5 9 (13.64%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 9 (13.64%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Project Manager
7 6 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.33%) Web Services
2 12 (18.18%) SOAP
2 12 (18.18%) XML
3 10 (15.15%) RESTful
4 6 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (9.09%) JDBC
4 6 (9.09%) JNDI
4 6 (9.09%) JSON
5 4 (6.06%) HTML
6 2 (3.03%) .NET
6 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.03%) COM
6 2 (3.03%) CSS
6 2 (3.03%) HTML5
6 2 (3.03%) jQuery
6 2 (3.03%) REST
6 2 (3.03%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (57.58%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (15.15%) Management Information System
3 9 (13.64%) Virtual Team
4 8 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
6 4 (6.06%) Client/Server
6 4 (6.06%) PMI
6 4 (6.06%) User Experience
7 3 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (3.03%) Google Search Appliance
Operating Systems
1 38 (57.58%) Windows
2 6 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (43.94%) Continuous Improvement
3 28 (42.42%) Software Engineering
4 23 (34.85%) Data Protection
4 23 (34.85%) Pair Programming
4 23 (34.85%) Regression Testing
5 17 (25.76%) Project Management
6 10 (15.15%) Change Control
6 10 (15.15%) Coaching
6 10 (15.15%) High Availability
6 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
6 10 (15.15%) Project Planning
6 10 (15.15%) Prototyping
6 10 (15.15%) Usability Testing
7 9 (13.64%) Test Automation
8 8 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (10.61%) PRINCE2
10 6 (9.09%) CRM
10 6 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations
10 6 (9.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 42 (63.64%) Java
2 37 (56.06%) C#
3 35 (53.03%) C++
3 35 (53.03%) Python
4 18 (27.27%) SQL
5 14 (21.21%) JavaScript
6 10 (15.15%) C
7 6 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) ISTQB
2 5 (7.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 5 (7.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (6.06%) APMG
3 4 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.06%) PMI Certification
3 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.03%) ISEB
6 1 (1.52%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Ansible
1 6 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (84.85%) Sophos
2 28 (42.42%) Microsoft
3 12 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (10.61%) Cisco
5 3 (4.55%) Juniper
6 2 (3.03%) Adobe
6 2 (3.03%) Cadence
6 2 (3.03%) Google
6 2 (3.03%) Marketo
6 2 (3.03%) Sitecore
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
PMC retail
Salary: Competitive + Pension + Healthcare & Other Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago