Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Oxfordshire > Abingdon
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 18 30
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 43 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 4.66% 13.78% 9.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.94% 60.56% 56.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 12
Abingdon median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.70%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,450 £20,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £43,667
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.50% +2.75%

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 17 71 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 8.81% 22.76% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 21
Abingdon median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +22.22% +2.27%
10th Percentile £40,625 £28,400 £21,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £67,500 £50,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +10.43%

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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 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (88.89%) Scrum
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) SDET
2 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Python
3 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 6 (66.67%) SDLC
3 6 (66.67%) API Testing
3 6 (66.67%) JIRA
3 6 (66.67%) Confluence
3 6 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
4 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (22.22%) Node.js
5 2 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (11.11%) MS Access
6 1 (11.11%) ERP
6 1 (11.11%) Sun
6 1 (11.11%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (11.11%) JSON

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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 6 (66.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (11.11%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) MS Access
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) QA Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) QA Automation Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Tester
2 5 (55.56%) Automation Tester
2 5 (55.56%) QA Automation Tester
2 5 (55.56%) QA Tester
2 5 (55.56%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 5 (55.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Selenium Tester
2 5 (55.56%) Software Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Software QA Tester
2 5 (55.56%) Software Tester
2 5 (55.56%) Tester
3 4 (44.44%) QA Automation Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) QA Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Scrum
1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) SDET
3 6 (66.67%) API Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (66.67%) SDLC
3 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Business Performance Management
6 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) ERP
6 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
6 1 (11.11%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Infor
1 1 (11.11%) Sun