Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Oxfordshire > Abingdon
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 20 16
Rank change year-on-year -14 -4 +9
Permanent jobs citing QA 9 55 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 4.76% 14.10% 11.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.94% 55.56% 62.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 9
Abingdon median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -25.00%
10th Percentile £35,250 £37,450 £42,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £44,417
% change year-on-year -4.76% +18.20% +4.51%

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 99 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 8.99% 25.38% 18.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 17
Abingdon median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £37,500 £24,500 £26,050
90th Percentile £100,000 £60,000 £50,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for QA in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 8 (88.89%) Scrum
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Node.js
2 4 (44.44%) SDET
2 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) API Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 2 (22.22%) QA Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Big Data
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Confluence
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing

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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 2 (22.22%) 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 2 (22.22%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) MS Access
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) QA Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) QA Automation Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) QA Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Software Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Software QA Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Software Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Node.js
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Scrum
1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) SDET
3 3 (33.33%) API Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (22.22%) QA Automation
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Business Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Infor
2 1 (11.11%) Sun