The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Abingdon region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 46 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 8 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 3.20% 0.87% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.46% 0.88% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Median salary £45,000 £26,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+73.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Test Engineer
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
231 114 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 92.40% 99.13% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 126 96 147
Median salary £31,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

The demand trend of job ads across the Abingdon region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Abingdon

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Abingdon region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
2 10 (58.82%) Java
3 9 (52.94%) QA
4 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (41.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (35.29%) Degree
6 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
7 5 (29.41%) Sophos
8 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Selenium
8 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
9 3 (17.65%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (17.65%) Scrum
9 3 (17.65%) Perl
9 3 (17.65%) Unix
9 3 (17.65%) Windows
9 3 (17.65%) AIX
9 3 (17.65%) HPUX
9 3 (17.65%) Solaris
9 3 (17.65%) Linux
9 3 (17.65%) Python
9 3 (17.65%) Mac OS X
9 3 (17.65%) SDLC
10 2 (11.76%) Analytics
10 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (11.76%) Fuzz Testing
10 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
10 2 (11.76%) Mathematics

Test Engineer Skill Set
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 4 (23.53%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) AIX
1 3 (17.65%) HPUX
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Mac OS X
1 3 (17.65%) Solaris
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
2 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
5 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
6 3 (17.65%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) SDLC
7 2 (11.76%) Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) Fuzz Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
7 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) Perl
2 3 (17.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Sophos