Period
to 7 December 2019

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 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Oxfordshire > Abingdon
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 33 17
Rank change year-on-year -3 -16 +10
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 11 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 3.35% 5.42% 13.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.00% 55.00% 56.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 7
Abingdon median annual salary £48,750 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £43,875 £37,500 £37,450
90th Percentile £54,625 £60,000 £60,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +16.28%

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 25 20 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 11.96% 9.85% 24.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 14
Abingdon median annual salary £40,000 £56,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.89% +7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £31,875 £38,375 £27,425
90th Percentile £46,375 £100,000 £67,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +11.11%

QA
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

QA
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

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) Software Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) Docker
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) GCP
2 5 (71.43%) Kubernetes
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (71.43%) Task Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Azure
2 5 (71.43%) Open Source
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Google
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) Blog
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Pair Programming
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Regression Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) SaaS
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium

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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 5 (71.43%) Azure
1 5 (71.43%) GCP
2 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Junior
3 2 (28.57%) Junior Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Junior Software Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) QA Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Blog
2 1 (14.29%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Open Source
2 5 (71.43%) Pair Programming
2 5 (71.43%) Regression Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Software Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Task Automation
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Sprint Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Sprint Retrospective
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Docker
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) HP