The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 25 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 31 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 12.35% 0.88% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.72% 1.05% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £45,000 £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.07% -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Test Automation
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
226 95 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 90.04% 83.33% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 105 78 139
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Abingdon

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 39 (70.91%) Sophos
2 38 (69.09%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (65.45%) Windows
4 35 (63.64%) QA
5 30 (54.55%) Coaching
6 29 (52.73%) Mentoring
7 26 (47.27%) C++
8 25 (45.45%) Python
9 21 (38.18%) Test Management
9 21 (38.18%) Data Mining
9 21 (38.18%) Trend Analysis
10 16 (29.09%) Pair Programming
11 15 (27.27%) Java
11 15 (27.27%) Linux
12 14 (25.45%) Test Strategy
13 13 (23.64%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (23.64%) C#
14 11 (20.00%) Mac OS X
15 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
16 9 (16.36%) Requirements Analysis
16 9 (16.36%) Cadence
17 8 (14.55%) Cross-Platform Development
17 8 (14.55%) Secure Coding
17 8 (14.55%) C
17 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
17 8 (14.55%) Software Testing
17 8 (14.55%) Product Management
18 7 (12.73%) Threat Modelling
18 7 (12.73%) Performance Metrics
19 6 (10.91%) Degree

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.18%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) QA Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) Test Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Architect
4 10 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) QA Test Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) Quality Engineer
6 8 (14.55%) Graduate
6 8 (14.55%) Senior QA Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Java Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) QA Tester
7 6 (10.91%) Senior Java Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Senior QA Tester
7 6 (10.91%) Senior Quality Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Senior Test Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Senior Tester
7 6 (10.91%) Tester
8 4 (7.27%) .NET Software Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Performance Metrics
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) User Experience
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 36 (65.45%) Windows
2 15 (27.27%) Linux
3 11 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.45%) AIX
4 3 (5.45%) HPUX
4 3 (5.45%) Solaris
4 3 (5.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (69.09%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (54.55%) Coaching
3 29 (52.73%) Mentoring
4 21 (38.18%) Test Management
4 21 (38.18%) Trend Analysis
5 16 (29.09%) Pair Programming
6 14 (25.45%) Test Strategy
7 13 (23.64%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 9 (16.36%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (14.55%) Cross-Platform Development
10 8 (14.55%) Product Management
10 8 (14.55%) Secure Coding
10 8 (14.55%) Software Testing
11 7 (12.73%) Threat Modelling
12 4 (7.27%) Use Case
13 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (5.45%) GAP Analysis
13 3 (5.45%) Scrum
13 3 (5.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 26 (47.27%) C++
2 25 (45.45%) Python
3 15 (27.27%) Java
4 13 (23.64%) C#
5 8 (14.55%) C
6 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (63.64%) QA
Vendors
1 39 (70.91%) Sophos
2 9 (16.36%) Cadence
3 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 16 days ago