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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Oxfordshire / Abingdon
Rank 14 7 26
Rank change year-on-year -7 +19  
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 38 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 6.19% 22.75% 0.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 69.09% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Median salary - £45,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +73.07%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Abingdon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 12 55 27
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Abingdon 12.37% 32.93% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 15
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Abingdon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Abingdon citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 25 (80.65%) Sophos
1 25 (80.65%) Software Engineering
2 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 21 (67.74%) C++
3 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (48.39%) Python
5 14 (45.16%) Java
6 13 (41.94%) Integration Testing
6 13 (41.94%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (32.26%) Virtual Team
7 10 (32.26%) SaaS
7 10 (32.26%) Data Protection
7 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
7 10 (32.26%) Workflow
7 10 (32.26%) Scrum
7 10 (32.26%) Project Management
8 8 (25.81%) Windows
8 8 (25.81%) C#
8 8 (25.81%) Regression Testing
8 8 (25.81%) Pair Programming
8 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
9 7 (22.58%) Fuzz Testing
9 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
9 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (19.35%) Juniper
10 6 (19.35%) PRINCE
10 6 (19.35%) Linux

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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:

Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Broadband
General
1 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Software Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) QA Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) QA Software Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Project Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Technical Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Technical Project Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Product Owner
5 3 (9.68%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Principal Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Virtual Team
2 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Software Engineering
2 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (41.94%) Integration Testing
3 13 (41.94%) System Integration Testing
4 10 (32.26%) Data Protection
4 10 (32.26%) Project Management
4 10 (32.26%) Scrum
4 10 (32.26%) Workflow
5 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (25.81%) Pair Programming
5 8 (25.81%) Regression Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Fuzz Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
7 6 (19.35%) Coaching
7 6 (19.35%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
7 6 (19.35%) PRINCE
7 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
7 6 (19.35%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) C++
2 15 (48.39%) Python
3 14 (45.16%) Java
4 8 (25.81%) C#
5 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Sophos
2 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco
3 6 (19.35%) Juniper
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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