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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 37 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 0.61% 1.23% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.55% 16.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £60,000 £77,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
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
22 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 13.41% 7.41% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 3
Average salary £34,250 £42,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.41% +88.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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 22 August 2014, 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 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
1 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
1 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
1 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
2 4 (28.57%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) Perl
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) SaaS
4 2 (14.29%) Couchbase
4 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) C
5 1 (7.14%) Sun
5 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
5 1 (7.14%) Finance
5 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (7.14%) CMS

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) WordPress
1 1 (7.14%) Kentico
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Couchbase
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Test Manager
1 5 (35.71%) Senior Manager
1 5 (35.71%) Senior Test Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) QA Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Software Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Development Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Supplier Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) CSS3
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Statistics
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
1 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
1 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
1 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) Content Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Business Development
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Python
1 4 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) C
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) KVM
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Sun
1 1 (7.14%) VMware
1 1 (7.14%) Google