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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 9 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 65 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 22.97% 2.42% 7.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 72.22% 12.50% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 8
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +29.72%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
90 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 31.80% 19.35% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 25 16 8
Median salary £43,750 £38,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.13% -17.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £54,350 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 24 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Abingdon

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 76 (80.85%) Windows
1 76 (80.85%) Sophos
2 70 (74.47%) Java
3 66 (70.21%) Python
3 66 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (57.45%) C++
5 53 (56.38%) C#
5 53 (56.38%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 42 (44.68%) Data Protection
7 42 (44.68%) Pair Programming
7 42 (44.68%) Microsoft
8 41 (43.62%) Regression Testing
9 35 (37.23%) Software Engineering
10 31 (32.98%) Test Automation
11 19 (20.21%) Web Services
11 19 (20.21%) Coaching
12 18 (19.15%) Mentoring
12 18 (19.15%) Data Mining
12 18 (19.15%) Test Management
12 18 (19.15%) Trend Analysis
13 16 (17.02%) SQL
14 15 (15.96%) JavaScript
14 15 (15.96%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (14.89%) Linux
16 13 (13.83%) Root Cause Analysis
17 12 (12.77%) Product Management
18 11 (11.70%) Open Source
18 11 (11.70%) SaaS
18 11 (11.70%) Bash Shell

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 11 (11.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.96%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.70%) GitHub
2 11 (11.70%) SaaS
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.19%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.06%) Internet
3 1 (1.06%) Intranet
3 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.15%) Data Mining
2 11 (11.70%) MongoDB
2 11 (11.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 11 (11.70%) Bitbucket
1 11 (11.70%) Git (software)
1 11 (11.70%) Maven
2 2 (2.13%) WinDbg
General
1 4 (4.26%) Marketing
2 3 (3.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (43.62%) Java Engineer
2 35 (37.23%) C++ Software Engineer
2 35 (37.23%) Java Software Engineer
2 35 (37.23%) Software Engineer
3 34 (36.17%) C# Software Engineer
4 22 (23.40%) QA Engineer
5 21 (22.34%) Senior Java Engineer
6 15 (15.96%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 15 (15.96%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 15 (15.96%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 15 (15.96%) Senior Software Engineer
7 14 (14.89%) Architect
8 11 (11.70%) Cloud Engineer
8 11 (11.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (11.70%) Graduate
8 11 (11.70%) Senior QA Engineer
9 8 (8.51%) QA Test Engineer
9 8 (8.51%) Quality Engineer
9 8 (8.51%) Test Engineer
10 7 (7.45%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.21%) Web Services
2 11 (11.70%) ActiveMQ
2 11 (11.70%) JDBC
2 11 (11.70%) JNDI
2 11 (11.70%) JSON
3 5 (5.32%) RESTful
3 5 (5.32%) SOAP
3 5 (5.32%) XML
4 2 (2.13%) Flash
5 1 (1.06%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 53 (56.38%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.70%) Computer Science
2 11 (11.70%) Data Centre
3 10 (10.64%) Performance Metrics
4 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.26%) User Experience
6 3 (3.19%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.19%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 76 (80.85%) Windows
2 14 (14.89%) Linux
3 3 (3.19%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.13%) AIX
4 2 (2.13%) HPUX
4 2 (2.13%) Solaris
4 2 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 42 (44.68%) Data Protection
3 42 (44.68%) Pair Programming
4 41 (43.62%) Regression Testing
5 35 (37.23%) Software Engineering
6 31 (32.98%) Test Automation
7 19 (20.21%) Coaching
8 18 (19.15%) Mentoring
8 18 (19.15%) Test Management
8 18 (19.15%) Trend Analysis
9 13 (13.83%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (12.77%) Product Management
11 11 (11.70%) Data Centre Operations
11 11 (11.70%) DevOps
11 11 (11.70%) Open Source
12 10 (10.64%) Threat Modelling
13 8 (8.51%) Project Management
13 8 (8.51%) Test Strategy
14 6 (6.38%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (74.47%) Java
2 66 (70.21%) Python
3 54 (57.45%) C++
4 53 (56.38%) C#
5 16 (17.02%) SQL
6 15 (15.96%) JavaScript
7 11 (11.70%) Bash Shell
8 7 (7.45%) C
9 4 (4.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) APMG
2 3 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.19%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.06%) CCNA
3 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.06%) CISSP
3 1 (1.06%) MCP
System Software
1 11 (11.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (11.70%) Ansible
1 11 (11.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 76 (80.85%) Sophos
2 42 (44.68%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.38%) Cadence
4 5 (5.32%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.19%) Cisco
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £17,000 per annum with payment review after 6 months
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 26 days ago