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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Oxfordshire / Abingdon
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 13 21
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8  
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 45 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 2.44% 17.05% 5.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 71.43% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 7
Median salary £53,750 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.38% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £29,750 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

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 8 63 19
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Abingdon 9.76% 23.86% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 18
Median salary £65,000 £41,250 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.57% +5.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) Sophos
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow
4 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) SaaS
4 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Virtual Team
5 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Coaching
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Windows

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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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) BGP
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Product Owner
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Principal Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Virtual Team
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow
5 2 (25.00%) Coaching
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Sophos
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago