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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 22 23 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Permanent jobs citing QA 18 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 9.89% 4.24% 0.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 48.65% 50.00% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Median salary £18,000 £46,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-61.08% -22.91%
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
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
37 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 20.33% 8.47% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 22
Median salary £28,250 £44,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.79% +28.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,350 £39,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 26 August 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Abingdon

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 69 (87.34%) Sophos
2 58 (73.42%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (69.62%) Java
4 53 (67.09%) Windows
5 49 (62.03%) Python
6 45 (56.96%) C#
7 44 (55.70%) C++
8 43 (54.43%) Analytical Skills
9 35 (44.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 32 (40.51%) Software Engineering
11 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
12 28 (35.44%) Regression Testing
12 28 (35.44%) Pair Programming
12 28 (35.44%) Data Protection
13 26 (32.91%) Web Services
14 22 (27.85%) SQL
15 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
16 17 (21.52%) Project Management
17 16 (20.25%) Test Automation
18 15 (18.99%) Coaching
19 14 (17.72%) Mentoring
19 14 (17.72%) Virtual Team
19 14 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
19 14 (17.72%) Data Mining
20 12 (15.19%) HTTPS
20 12 (15.19%) XML
20 12 (15.19%) SOAP
20 12 (15.19%) Salesforce.com
20 12 (15.19%) GitHub
21 11 (13.92%) Linux

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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 10 (12.66%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.53%) CMS
2 2 (2.53%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (2.53%) Eloqua
1 2 (2.53%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (15.19%) GitHub
3 10 (12.66%) SaaS
4 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.19%) HTTPS
2 4 (5.06%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) Data Mining
2 10 (12.66%) MongoDB
2 10 (12.66%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 10 (12.66%) Bitbucket
1 10 (12.66%) Git (software)
1 10 (12.66%) Maven
2 4 (5.06%) JIRA
3 2 (2.53%) TestRail
3 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.59%) Marketing
2 4 (5.06%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (35.44%) Java Engineer
2 27 (34.18%) C++ Software Engineer
2 27 (34.18%) Java Software Engineer
2 27 (34.18%) Software Engineer
3 25 (31.65%) C# Software Engineer
4 15 (18.99%) QA Engineer
5 13 (16.46%) Senior Java Engineer
6 12 (15.19%) Architect
6 12 (15.19%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 12 (15.19%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 12 (15.19%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 12 (15.19%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (12.66%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (12.66%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (12.66%) IT Architect
7 10 (12.66%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (12.66%) Technical Architect
7 10 (12.66%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 7 (8.86%) Graduate
9 6 (7.59%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.91%) Web Services
2 12 (15.19%) SOAP
2 12 (15.19%) XML
3 10 (12.66%) ActiveMQ
3 10 (12.66%) JDBC
3 10 (12.66%) JNDI
3 10 (12.66%) JSON
3 10 (12.66%) RESTful
4 4 (5.06%) HTML
5 2 (2.53%) .NET
5 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.53%) COM
5 2 (2.53%) CSS
5 2 (2.53%) HTML5
5 2 (2.53%) jQuery
5 2 (2.53%) REST
5 2 (2.53%) SAML
6 1 (1.27%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 43 (54.43%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (17.72%) Virtual Team
3 10 (12.66%) Computer Science
3 10 (12.66%) Data Centre
3 10 (12.66%) Management Information System
4 8 (10.13%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.06%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.06%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (5.06%) PMI
5 4 (5.06%) User Experience
6 2 (2.53%) Google Search Appliance
Operating Systems
1 53 (67.09%) Windows
2 11 (13.92%) Linux
3 1 (1.27%) AIX
3 1 (1.27%) HPUX
3 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.27%) Solaris
3 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (73.42%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (44.30%) Continuous Improvement
3 32 (40.51%) Software Engineering
4 28 (35.44%) Data Protection
4 28 (35.44%) Pair Programming
4 28 (35.44%) Regression Testing
5 17 (21.52%) Project Management
6 16 (20.25%) Test Automation
7 15 (18.99%) Coaching
8 14 (17.72%) Mentoring
9 10 (12.66%) Change Control
9 10 (12.66%) Data Centre Operations
9 10 (12.66%) DevOps
9 10 (12.66%) High Availability
9 10 (12.66%) Open Source
9 10 (12.66%) Project Planning
9 10 (12.66%) Prototyping
9 10 (12.66%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (12.66%) Usability Testing
10 9 (11.39%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (69.62%) Java
2 49 (62.03%) Python
3 45 (56.96%) C#
4 44 (55.70%) C++
5 22 (27.85%) SQL
6 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
7 10 (12.66%) Bash Shell
7 10 (12.66%) C
8 1 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) ISTQB
2 5 (6.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 5 (6.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (5.06%) APMG
3 4 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (5.06%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.53%) Degree
4 2 (2.53%) ISEB
System Software
1 10 (12.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) Ansible
1 10 (12.66%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 69 (87.34%) Sophos
2 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
3 12 (15.19%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (6.33%) Cadence
5 4 (5.06%) Cisco
6 2 (2.53%) Adobe
6 2 (2.53%) Google
6 2 (2.53%) Marketo
6 2 (2.53%) Sitecore