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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Oxfordshire / Abingdon
Rank 6 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 26 27 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 17.93% 14.59% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 76.47% 77.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
34 35 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 23.45% 18.92% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 5
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -23.91%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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 18 January 2017, 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 34 (79.07%) Sophos
2 30 (69.77%) Software Engineering
3 29 (67.44%) Microsoft
4 26 (60.47%) C++
5 25 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (44.19%) Java
7 18 (41.86%) Python
8 15 (34.88%) C#
8 15 (34.88%) Integration Testing
9 14 (32.56%) Project Management
10 13 (30.23%) Regression Testing
10 13 (30.23%) Data Protection
10 13 (30.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (30.23%) System Integration Testing
11 11 (25.58%) Pair Programming
11 11 (25.58%) Windows
12 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
12 10 (23.26%) Workflow
12 10 (23.26%) Scrum
12 10 (23.26%) SaaS
12 10 (23.26%) Virtual Team
13 9 (20.93%) MS Project
13 9 (20.93%) PRINCE
13 9 (20.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (20.93%) Juniper
13 9 (20.93%) Broadband
13 9 (20.93%) PRINCE2
13 9 (20.93%) Cisco
14 8 (18.60%) Mentoring

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 (4.65%) CMS
1 2 (4.65%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (4.65%) Eloqua
1 2 (4.65%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) Broadband
2 4 (9.30%) HTTPS
3 2 (4.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Software Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Project Manager
2 9 (20.93%) Technical Manager
2 9 (20.93%) Technical Project Manager
3 7 (16.28%) QA Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) QA Software Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Product Owner
5 3 (6.98%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Java Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Principal Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) IT Architect
6 2 (4.65%) QA Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) SOAP
1 4 (9.30%) Web Services
1 4 (9.30%) XML
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.65%) COM
2 2 (4.65%) CSS
2 2 (4.65%) HTML
2 2 (4.65%) HTML5
2 2 (4.65%) jQuery
2 2 (4.65%) REST
2 2 (4.65%) RESTful
2 2 (4.65%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (23.26%) Virtual Team
3 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.65%) Google Search Appliance
4 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Software Engineering
2 25 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.88%) Integration Testing
4 14 (32.56%) Project Management
5 13 (30.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (30.23%) Data Protection
5 13 (30.23%) Regression Testing
5 13 (30.23%) System Integration Testing
6 11 (25.58%) Pair Programming
7 10 (23.26%) Scrum
7 10 (23.26%) Workflow
8 9 (20.93%) PRINCE
8 9 (20.93%) PRINCE2
9 8 (18.60%) Coaching
9 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
9 8 (18.60%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (16.28%) Fuzz Testing
10 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
11 6 (13.95%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (9.30%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) C++
2 19 (44.19%) Java
3 18 (41.86%) Python
4 15 (34.88%) C#
5 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
6 4 (9.30%) SQL
7 2 (4.65%) C
7 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 34 (79.07%) Sophos
2 29 (67.44%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.93%) Cisco
3 9 (20.93%) Juniper
4 4 (9.30%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.65%) Adobe
5 2 (4.65%) Google
5 2 (4.65%) Marketo
5 2 (4.65%) Sitecore