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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 13 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 27 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 14.92% - 9.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 71.05% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 6
Average salary £45,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
38 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 20.99% 14.06% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 6
Average salary £48,500 £55,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.81% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 2016, 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 29 (76.32%) Sophos
1 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (68.42%) Windows
3 23 (60.53%) Java
4 22 (57.89%) Python
5 20 (52.63%) C#
5 20 (52.63%) C++
5 20 (52.63%) Test Automation
6 18 (47.37%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (39.47%) Mentoring
8 15 (39.47%) Coaching
8 15 (39.47%) Test Management
8 15 (39.47%) Trend Analysis
8 15 (39.47%) Data Mining
8 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
8 15 (39.47%) Pair Programming
9 14 (36.84%) Data Protection
10 12 (31.58%) Test Strategy
10 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
11 11 (28.95%) Regression Testing
12 10 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (18.42%) Degree
14 5 (13.16%) Cadence
15 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
15 4 (10.53%) Perl
15 4 (10.53%) Product Management
16 3 (7.89%) Performance Metrics
16 3 (7.89%) Threat Modelling
16 3 (7.89%) Linux

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Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
1 1 (2.63%) Intranet
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) WinDbg
2 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.63%) TestLink
General
1 1 (2.63%) Marketing
1 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Software Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Java Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) Architect
4 9 (23.68%) QA Engineer
5 8 (21.05%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (21.05%) Java Software Engineer
6 7 (18.42%) C# Software Engineer
6 7 (18.42%) Senior Java Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) QA Test Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) Quality Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) Test Engineer
8 4 (10.53%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 4 (10.53%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (10.53%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 4 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (7.89%) Graduate Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Graduate Software Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Senior QA Engineer
9 3 (7.89%) Senior QA Tester
9 3 (7.89%) Senior Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.63%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 26 (68.42%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Mac OS X
3 2 (5.26%) AIX
3 2 (5.26%) HPUX
3 2 (5.26%) Solaris
3 2 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) Test Automation
3 18 (47.37%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (39.47%) Coaching
4 15 (39.47%) Mentoring
4 15 (39.47%) Pair Programming
4 15 (39.47%) Test Management
4 15 (39.47%) Trend Analysis
5 14 (36.84%) Data Protection
6 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
6 12 (31.58%) Test Strategy
7 11 (28.95%) Regression Testing
8 10 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (10.53%) Product Management
9 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
10 3 (7.89%) Threat Modelling
11 2 (5.26%) Defect Management
11 2 (5.26%) Reverse Engineering
11 2 (5.26%) SDLC
11 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) Java
2 22 (57.89%) Python
3 20 (52.63%) C#
3 20 (52.63%) C++
4 4 (10.53%) Perl
5 2 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) CCNA
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) CISSP
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) MCP
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Sophos
2 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.16%) Cadence
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago