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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 3.36% 6.67% 5.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.05% 73.33% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 9
Average salary £43,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.47% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,600 £38,000 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,800 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
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
19 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 15.97% 9.09% 8.39%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 13
Average salary £39,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £38,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £47,500 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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

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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 2 June 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Abingdon

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Top 16 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Game Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Quality Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Games Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Games Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Trainee Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Trainee Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Trainee
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Game Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £12,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago