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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 50 27 39
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 0.42% 2.44% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 2.91% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Median salary £30,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +1.06%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
197 103 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 82.77% 83.74% 89.03%
Number of salaries quoted 98 100 126
Median salary £47,500 £43,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.19% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

The demand trend of job ads across the Abingdon region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing 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 Software Testing.

1 13 (72.22%) Regression Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 12 (66.67%) Computer Security
2 12 (66.67%) Product Management
2 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 12 (66.67%) STL
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) VC++
2 12 (66.67%) Sophos
2 12 (66.67%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) C++
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 12 (66.67%) User Experience
2 12 (66.67%) Software Delivery
3 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 5 (27.78%) QA
4 5 (27.78%) Degree
4 5 (27.78%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.56%) Life Science
5 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Security Testing

Software Testing
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) GUI Software Engineer
1 12 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 12 (66.67%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Java Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) QA Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) QA Test Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) QA Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Quality Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Java Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior QA Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior QA Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Quality Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Test Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
1 12 (66.67%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Life Science
2 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Regression Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Computer Security
2 12 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 12 (66.67%) Product Management
2 12 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 12 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C#
1 12 (66.67%) C++
1 12 (66.67%) VC++
2 5 (27.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Sophos