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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 16 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 17 19 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 9.44% 10.38% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 68.00% 76.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 0
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
25 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 13.89% 13.66% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 12
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.31%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 25 (67.57%) Sophos
2 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
3 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (45.95%) Software Engineering
5 16 (43.24%) C++
6 14 (37.84%) C#
7 13 (35.14%) Java
8 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (29.73%) Python
10 10 (27.03%) Project Management
10 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
10 10 (27.03%) Cisco
10 10 (27.03%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (24.32%) Broadband
11 9 (24.32%) Juniper
11 9 (24.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (24.32%) MS Project
11 9 (24.32%) PRINCE
12 8 (21.62%) Web Services
12 8 (21.62%) Windows
12 8 (21.62%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (18.92%) Pair Programming
13 7 (18.92%) ISTQB
13 7 (18.92%) HTTPS
13 7 (18.92%) XML
13 7 (18.92%) SOAP
13 7 (18.92%) SQL
13 7 (18.92%) Regression Testing
13 7 (18.92%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (16.22%) Integration Testing

QA
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 2 (5.41%) CMS
1 2 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (5.41%) Eloqua
1 2 (5.41%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) GitHub
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Broadband
2 7 (18.92%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.41%) Intranet
4 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) JIRA
2 2 (5.41%) TestRail
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.11%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Software Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Project Manager
3 9 (24.32%) Technical Manager
3 9 (24.32%) Technical Project Manager
4 6 (16.22%) Architect
5 5 (13.51%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) IT Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Java Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) QA Manager
5 5 (13.51%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 4 (10.81%) QA Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) QA Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Games Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Python Software Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Video Game Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Web Services
2 7 (18.92%) SOAP
2 7 (18.92%) XML
3 5 (13.51%) RESTful
4 4 (10.81%) HTML
5 2 (5.41%) .NET
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.41%) COM
5 2 (5.41%) CSS
5 2 (5.41%) HTML5
5 2 (5.41%) jQuery
5 2 (5.41%) REST
5 2 (5.41%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.62%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) Google Search Appliance
5 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.70%) PMI
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) Software Engineering
3 10 (27.03%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
3 10 (27.03%) Project Management
4 9 (24.32%) PRINCE
5 7 (18.92%) Pair Programming
5 7 (18.92%) Regression Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Data Protection
6 6 (16.22%) Integration Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Change Control
7 5 (13.51%) Coaching
7 5 (13.51%) High Availability
7 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.51%) Project Planning
7 5 (13.51%) Prototyping
7 5 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (13.51%) Time Management
7 5 (13.51%) Usability Testing
8 4 (10.81%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) C++
2 14 (37.84%) C#
3 13 (35.14%) Java
4 11 (29.73%) Python
5 7 (18.92%) SQL
6 5 (13.51%) C
7 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
7 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (18.92%) ISTQB
3 5 (13.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.41%) ISEB
6 1 (2.70%) APMG
6 1 (2.70%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Sophos
2 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
3 10 (27.03%) Cisco
4 9 (24.32%) Juniper
5 7 (18.92%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (5.41%) Adobe
6 2 (5.41%) Google
6 2 (5.41%) Marketo
6 2 (5.41%) Sitecore