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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 26 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 2.21% 4.73% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 5.26% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% -39.35%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
103 152 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 75.74% 89.94% 74.38%
Number of salaries quoted 98 136 62
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Abingdon region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Abingdon

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Banking

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Management
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) User Stories
1 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 9 days ago