Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Abingdon with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Oxfordshire > Abingdon
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 17 16
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 51 37 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 13.32% 10.95% 13.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 53.68% 68.52% 70.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 6
Abingdon median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Oxfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £41,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.75% -1.76% +6.25%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Abingdon with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Abingdon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 95 54 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 24.80% 15.98% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 20
Abingdon median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,300 £36,600 £34,950
90th Percentile £61,000 £50,000 £52,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.36% +4.71% +6.92%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Abingdon

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Abingdon.

Job vacancy trend for QA 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 in Abingdon.

Salary trend for QA in Abingdon

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Salary Histogram in Abingdon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Abingdon over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Abingdon region with a requirement for QA.

1 34 (66.67%) Sophos
2 32 (62.75%) Windows
3 31 (60.78%) Test Automation
4 29 (56.86%) Linux
4 29 (56.86%) Python
5 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (41.18%) C++
7 18 (35.29%) Java
8 16 (31.37%) System Integration Testing
9 15 (29.41%) Customer Requirements
9 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
9 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
10 14 (27.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (25.49%) Acceptance Criteria
12 12 (23.53%) Test Strategy
12 12 (23.53%) Mentoring
12 12 (23.53%) Coaching
13 11 (21.57%) DevOps
13 11 (21.57%) MongoDB
13 11 (21.57%) TestRail
13 11 (21.57%) Virtual Team
13 11 (21.57%) SaaS
14 10 (19.61%) Hyper-V
14 10 (19.61%) JIRA
14 10 (19.61%) Data Mining
14 10 (19.61%) Threat Detection
14 10 (19.61%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 10 (19.61%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (19.61%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (19.61%) Functional Testing

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Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) SaaS
2 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.84%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (7.84%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (7.84%) Amazon S3
3 4 (7.84%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (7.84%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.96%) IaaS
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Internet
2 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) MongoDB
2 10 (19.61%) Data Mining
3 4 (7.84%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) TestRail
2 10 (19.61%) JIRA
3 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.92%) Selenium
4 2 (3.92%) TestLink
General
1 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
2 2 (3.92%) Legal
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) QA Engineer
2 11 (21.57%) Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) QA Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Product Analyst
4 9 (17.65%) QA Leader
5 7 (13.73%) Automation Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Java Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Java Software Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) JavaScript Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (7.84%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) AngularJS
2 4 (7.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Virtual Team
2 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (19.61%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.84%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.92%) Robotics
4 2 (3.92%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 32 (62.75%) Windows
2 29 (56.86%) Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) Test Automation
2 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (31.37%) System Integration Testing
4 15 (29.41%) Customer Requirements
4 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 14 (27.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (25.49%) Acceptance Criteria
7 12 (23.53%) Coaching
7 12 (23.53%) Mentoring
7 12 (23.53%) Test Strategy
8 11 (21.57%) DevOps
9 10 (19.61%) Functional Testing
9 10 (19.61%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 10 (19.61%) Non-Functional Testing
9 10 (19.61%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (19.61%) Threat Detection
10 9 (17.65%) Defect Management
10 9 (17.65%) Integration Testing
10 9 (17.65%) Process Improvement
10 9 (17.65%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 29 (56.86%) Python
2 21 (41.18%) C++
3 18 (35.29%) Java
4 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 5 (9.80%) PHP
7 4 (7.84%) C
7 4 (7.84%) C#
8 3 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Hyper-V
1 10 (19.61%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (7.84%) Docker
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Ansible
1 4 (7.84%) Kibana
1 4 (7.84%) logstash
1 4 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (7.84%) Terraform
Vendors
1 34 (66.67%) Sophos
2 9 (17.65%) Cadence
3 4 (7.84%) Splunk
4 2 (3.92%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.96%) VMware