Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Oxfordshire > Abingdon
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 26 22
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 +32
Permanent jobs citing QA 43 35 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 13.74% 9.02% 7.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.56% 55.56% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 6
Abingdon median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% -13.95%
10th Percentile £37,450 £20,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,000 £61,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £43,667 £42,500
% change year-on-year +14.50% +2.75% +1.19%

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 71 63 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 22.68% 16.24% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 17
Abingdon median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +2.27% +22.22%
10th Percentile £28,400 £21,250 £33,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £50,000 £61,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +6.67%

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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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 24 (55.81%) Python
1 24 (55.81%) Sophos
2 22 (51.16%) Test Automation
3 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (46.51%) Windows
4 20 (46.51%) Linux
5 18 (41.86%) Java
6 16 (37.21%) C++
7 15 (34.88%) Software Engineering
8 13 (30.23%) System Integration Testing
9 12 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (27.91%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
9 12 (27.91%) Customer Requirements
10 11 (25.58%) SaaS
10 11 (25.58%) MongoDB
10 11 (25.58%) DevOps
11 10 (23.26%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (20.93%) Bash Shell
12 9 (20.93%) Integration Testing
12 9 (20.93%) TestRail
13 8 (18.60%) Virtual Team
13 8 (18.60%) Acceptance Criteria
13 8 (18.60%) JIRA
13 8 (18.60%) PHP
13 8 (18.60%) Open Source
13 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
14 7 (16.28%) Coaching
14 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
14 7 (16.28%) AngularJS

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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 12 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (25.58%) SaaS
3 4 (9.30%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (9.30%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (9.30%) Amazon S3
3 4 (9.30%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (9.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.33%) IaaS
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Internet
1 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.98%) Network Security
3 1 (2.33%) DHCP
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.63%) Data Mining
3 4 (9.30%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) TestRail
2 8 (18.60%) JIRA
3 5 (11.63%) TestLink
4 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.98%) Selenium
General
1 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Legal
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) QA Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Automation Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Java Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Java Software Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) JavaScript Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Software Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) QA Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Product Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (9.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Developer
6 4 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Product Owner
6 4 (9.30%) QA Automation Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) QA Leader
6 4 (9.30%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
2 4 (9.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Virtual Team
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.63%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.30%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (4.65%) Robotics
4 2 (4.65%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Linux
1 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Test Automation
2 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.88%) Software Engineering
4 13 (30.23%) System Integration Testing
5 12 (27.91%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (27.91%) Customer Requirements
6 11 (25.58%) DevOps
7 10 (23.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (20.93%) Integration Testing
9 8 (18.60%) Acceptance Criteria
9 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
9 8 (18.60%) Open Source
10 7 (16.28%) Coaching
10 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
10 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
11 6 (13.95%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (11.63%) Functional Testing
12 5 (11.63%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 5 (11.63%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (11.63%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) Python
2 18 (41.86%) Java
3 16 (37.21%) C++
4 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
5 9 (20.93%) Bash Shell
6 8 (18.60%) PHP
7 7 (16.28%) C#
8 4 (9.30%) C
9 3 (6.98%) Groovy
9 3 (6.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
1 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
1 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
1 5 (11.63%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (9.30%) Docker
3 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Ansible
1 4 (9.30%) Kibana
1 4 (9.30%) logstash
1 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (9.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Sophos
2 4 (9.30%) Cadence
2 4 (9.30%) Splunk
3 2 (4.65%) Blue Prism
3 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) VMware