Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Oxfordshire > Abingdon
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 19 13
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6 +31
Permanent jobs citing QA 22 19 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 9.36% 8.88% 21.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 48.89% 59.38% 71.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 10
Abingdon median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +27.78% +4.65%
10th Percentile £42,500 £53,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £49,125 £61,250 £56,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £37,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +40.00% -15.73% +11.25%

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 45 32 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 19.15% 14.95% 29.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 38
Abingdon median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +31.43% +13.64%
10th Percentile £36,425 £34,550 £36,250
90th Percentile £81,500 £87,500 £52,325
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +12.50%

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

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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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (81.82%) Test Automation
2 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Python
2 13 (59.09%) Sophos
3 11 (50.00%) JIRA
4 10 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (45.45%) Test Strategy
4 10 (45.45%) Linux
4 10 (45.45%) Mentoring
4 10 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (36.36%) C++
5 8 (36.36%) Selenium
6 6 (27.27%) Confluence
6 6 (27.27%) SDLC
6 6 (27.27%) Acceptance Criteria
7 5 (22.73%) Coaching
7 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (22.73%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 5 (22.73%) Scrum
7 5 (22.73%) Cadence
7 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
7 5 (22.73%) Degree
7 5 (22.73%) SQL
7 5 (22.73%) Data Mining
7 5 (22.73%) API Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Defect Management
7 5 (22.73%) SDET
7 5 (22.73%) Threat Detection
7 5 (22.73%) Virtual Environments

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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 (27.27%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) ArcGIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) GIS
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) JIRA
2 8 (36.36%) Selenium
3 5 (22.73%) TestRail
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
1 10 (45.45%) QA Analyst
1 10 (45.45%) QA Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Test Automation Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Test Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Test Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Product Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) QA Automation Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) QA Automation Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) QA Leader
3 5 (22.73%) QA Test Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) QA Test Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Software Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Software Test Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (81.82%) Test Automation
2 10 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (45.45%) Mentoring
2 10 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (45.45%) Test Strategy
3 6 (27.27%) Acceptance Criteria
3 6 (27.27%) SDLC
4 5 (22.73%) API Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Coaching
4 5 (22.73%) Defect Management
4 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 5 (22.73%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Process Improvement
4 5 (22.73%) SDET
4 5 (22.73%) Test Management
4 5 (22.73%) Threat Detection
4 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Python
2 8 (36.36%) C++
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
1 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
1 5 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Sophos
2 5 (22.73%) Cadence
3 1 (4.55%) ESRI
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter