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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 17 22 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Permanent jobs citing QA 42 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 16.22% 4.55% 6.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 70.00% 33.33% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 7
Median salary £52,500 £46,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.63%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +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
60 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 23.17% 13.64% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 8
Median salary £41,250 £39,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% -17.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,350 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Abingdon

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 67 (80.72%) Windows
2 66 (79.52%) Sophos
3 64 (77.11%) Java
4 59 (71.08%) Python
5 57 (68.67%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (57.83%) C++
7 47 (56.63%) C#
7 47 (56.63%) Analytical Skills
8 41 (49.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 37 (44.58%) Data Protection
9 37 (44.58%) Pair Programming
9 37 (44.58%) Microsoft
9 37 (44.58%) Regression Testing
10 31 (37.35%) Software Engineering
11 26 (31.33%) Test Automation
12 20 (24.10%) Virtual Team
13 19 (22.89%) Web Services
14 16 (19.28%) SQL
15 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
15 15 (18.07%) Amazon AWS
15 15 (18.07%) Coaching
16 14 (16.87%) Trend Analysis
16 14 (16.87%) Test Management
16 14 (16.87%) Data Mining
16 14 (16.87%) Mentoring
17 12 (14.46%) Linux
18 11 (13.25%) Tomcat
18 11 (13.25%) JDBC
18 11 (13.25%) ActiveMQ
18 11 (13.25%) JNDI

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 (13.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.07%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (13.25%) GitHub
2 11 (13.25%) SaaS
3 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.87%) Data Mining
2 11 (13.25%) MongoDB
2 11 (13.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 11 (13.25%) Bitbucket
1 11 (13.25%) Git (software)
1 11 (13.25%) Maven
2 1 (1.20%) WinDbg
General
1 3 (3.61%) Finance
1 3 (3.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (44.58%) Java Engineer
2 31 (37.35%) C# Software Engineer
2 31 (37.35%) C++ Software Engineer
2 31 (37.35%) Java Software Engineer
2 31 (37.35%) Software Engineer
3 20 (24.10%) QA Engineer
4 19 (22.89%) Senior Java Engineer
5 13 (15.66%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 13 (15.66%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (15.66%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 13 (15.66%) Senior Software Engineer
6 11 (13.25%) Architect
6 11 (13.25%) Cloud Engineer
6 11 (13.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (13.25%) Senior QA Engineer
7 10 (12.05%) Graduate
8 7 (8.43%) QA Tester
8 7 (8.43%) Quality Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Test Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.89%) Web Services
2 11 (13.25%) ActiveMQ
2 11 (13.25%) JDBC
2 11 (13.25%) JNDI
2 11 (13.25%) JSON
3 5 (6.02%) RESTful
3 5 (6.02%) SOAP
3 5 (6.02%) XML
4 1 (1.20%) Flash
4 1 (1.20%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 47 (56.63%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (24.10%) Virtual Team
3 11 (13.25%) Computer Science
3 11 (13.25%) Data Centre
4 9 (10.84%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.82%) User Experience
7 3 (3.61%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 67 (80.72%) Windows
2 12 (14.46%) Linux
3 1 (1.20%) AIX
3 1 (1.20%) HPUX
3 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.20%) Solaris
3 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (68.67%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (49.40%) Continuous Improvement
3 37 (44.58%) Data Protection
3 37 (44.58%) Pair Programming
3 37 (44.58%) Regression Testing
4 31 (37.35%) Software Engineering
5 26 (31.33%) Test Automation
6 15 (18.07%) Coaching
7 14 (16.87%) Mentoring
7 14 (16.87%) Test Management
7 14 (16.87%) Trend Analysis
8 11 (13.25%) Data Centre Operations
8 11 (13.25%) DevOps
8 11 (13.25%) Open Source
9 10 (12.05%) Product Management
9 10 (12.05%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (10.84%) Threat Modelling
10 9 (10.84%) Virtual Team Management
11 8 (9.64%) Project Management
12 6 (7.23%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (77.11%) Java
2 59 (71.08%) Python
3 48 (57.83%) C++
4 47 (56.63%) C#
5 16 (19.28%) SQL
6 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
7 11 (13.25%) Bash Shell
8 6 (7.23%) C
9 2 (2.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) APMG
2 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.61%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 11 (13.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (13.25%) Ansible
1 11 (13.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 66 (79.52%) Sophos
2 37 (44.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.02%) Cadence
3 5 (6.02%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.61%) Cisco
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £17,000 per annum with payment review after 6 months
Posted: 5 days ago