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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 10 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 62 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 24.80% 1.74% 6.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 71.26% 6.45% 73.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 8
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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
87 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 34.80% 26.96% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 8
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,700 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £54,350 £39,900
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 5 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Abingdon

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 5 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 72 (81.82%) Sophos
2 70 (79.55%) Windows
3 66 (75.00%) Java
3 66 (75.00%) Python
4 62 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (56.82%) C++
6 49 (55.68%) C#
7 47 (53.41%) Analytical Skills
8 42 (47.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 39 (44.32%) Data Protection
9 39 (44.32%) Pair Programming
9 39 (44.32%) Microsoft
10 36 (40.91%) Regression Testing
11 33 (37.50%) Test Automation
12 32 (36.36%) Software Engineering
13 20 (22.73%) Coaching
14 19 (21.59%) Mentoring
14 19 (21.59%) Data Mining
14 19 (21.59%) Test Management
14 19 (21.59%) Trend Analysis
15 15 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
15 15 (17.05%) Linux
15 15 (17.05%) JavaScript
16 13 (14.77%) SQL
16 13 (14.77%) Web Services
17 12 (13.64%) Test Strategy
17 12 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
18 11 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
18 11 (12.50%) JNDI
18 11 (12.50%) Maven

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 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.50%) GitHub
2 11 (12.50%) SaaS
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.14%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) Intranet
2 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.59%) Data Mining
2 11 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 11 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 11 (12.50%) Bitbucket
1 11 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 11 (12.50%) Maven
2 2 (2.27%) WinDbg
3 1 (1.14%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.14%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.14%) JIRA
3 1 (1.14%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.14%) TestLink
General
1 1 (1.14%) Marketing
1 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (39.77%) Java Engineer
2 32 (36.36%) Software Engineer
3 29 (32.95%) C++ Software Engineer
3 29 (32.95%) Java Software Engineer
4 28 (31.82%) C# Software Engineer
5 22 (25.00%) QA Engineer
6 18 (20.45%) Senior Java Engineer
7 13 (14.77%) Architect
8 12 (13.64%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 12 (13.64%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 12 (13.64%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 12 (13.64%) Senior Software Engineer
9 11 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
9 11 (12.50%) Graduate
10 9 (10.23%) QA Test Engineer
10 9 (10.23%) Quality Engineer
10 9 (10.23%) Test Engineer
11 8 (9.09%) Senior QA Engineer
12 7 (7.95%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) Web Services
2 11 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
2 11 (12.50%) JDBC
2 11 (12.50%) JNDI
2 11 (12.50%) JSON
3 2 (2.27%) Flash
3 2 (2.27%) RESTful
3 2 (2.27%) SOAP
3 2 (2.27%) XML
4 1 (1.14%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 47 (53.41%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.95%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (4.55%) User Experience
5 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.14%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 70 (79.55%) Windows
2 15 (17.05%) Linux
3 4 (4.55%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.41%) AIX
4 3 (3.41%) HPUX
4 3 (3.41%) Solaris
4 3 (3.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (47.73%) Continuous Improvement
3 39 (44.32%) Data Protection
3 39 (44.32%) Pair Programming
4 36 (40.91%) Regression Testing
5 33 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 32 (36.36%) Software Engineering
7 20 (22.73%) Coaching
8 19 (21.59%) Mentoring
8 19 (21.59%) Test Management
8 19 (21.59%) Trend Analysis
9 12 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (13.64%) Test Strategy
10 11 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
10 11 (12.50%) DevOps
10 11 (12.50%) Open Source
11 9 (10.23%) Product Management
12 7 (7.95%) Threat Modelling
13 6 (6.82%) Software Testing
14 5 (5.68%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (75.00%) Java
1 66 (75.00%) Python
2 50 (56.82%) C++
3 49 (55.68%) C#
4 15 (17.05%) JavaScript
5 13 (14.77%) SQL
6 11 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.68%) Perl
8 4 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (10.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) CCNA
2 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.14%) CISSP
2 1 (1.14%) ISEB
2 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.14%) MCP
System Software
1 11 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (12.50%) Ansible
1 11 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 72 (81.82%) Sophos
2 39 (44.32%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.09%) Cadence
4 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £17,000 per annum with payment review after 6 months
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 21 days ago