Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Oxfordshire > Abingdon
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 27 15
Rank change year-on-year +6 -12 +18
Permanent jobs citing QA 13 8 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 7.69% 4.62% 18.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 65.00% 44.44% 65.91%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 9
Abingdon median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -2.70%
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,050 £17,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,750 £57,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -

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 20 18 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 11.83% 10.40% 28.03%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 37
Abingdon median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% +62.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £38,150 £40,000 £22,600
90th Percentile £85,000 £79,500 £54,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +12.50%

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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 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (92.31%) JIRA
1 12 (92.31%) Selenium
1 12 (92.31%) Confluence
1 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
1 12 (92.31%) SDLC
2 11 (84.62%) API Testing
2 11 (84.62%) SDET
2 11 (84.62%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (84.62%) Test Strategy
2 11 (84.62%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (84.62%) ISTQB
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) Python
2 11 (84.62%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
4 6 (46.15%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
6 1 (7.69%) Twitter
6 1 (7.69%) Big Data
6 1 (7.69%) GIS
6 1 (7.69%) ESRI
6 1 (7.69%) ArcGIS
6 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server

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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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (92.31%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
1 1 (7.69%) GIS
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) JIRA
1 12 (92.31%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
1 10 (76.92%) QA Analyst
1 10 (76.92%) QA Automation Analyst
1 10 (76.92%) Selenium Test Analyst
1 10 (76.92%) Software Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) QA Automation Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) QA Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Test Automation Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Test Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Test Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) Automation Test Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) QA Test Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) QA Test Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Software Test Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) Software Test Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Tester
4 5 (38.46%) QA Tester
4 5 (38.46%) Software Tester
4 5 (38.46%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (92.31%) SDLC
1 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 11 (84.62%) API Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (84.62%) Scrum
2 11 (84.62%) SDET
2 11 (84.62%) Test Strategy
2 11 (84.62%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
4 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Python
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) ISTQB
2 6 (46.15%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) ESRI
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Twitter