The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 2.23% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Software Testing
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
156 108 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 87.15% 83.08% 72.31%
Number of salaries quoted 88 86 44
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Abingdon region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in Abingdon

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) VC++
5 1 (12.50%) Sophos
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) STL
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Security
5 1 (12.50%) Product Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) User Experience

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) QA Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) QA Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) QA Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Quality Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Java Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Senior QA Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior QA Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Quality Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Security
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) Product Management
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Sophos
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago