The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Abingdon region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 39 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 1.10% 0.85% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £18,000 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-62.10% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Tester
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
172 107 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 94.51% 90.68% 99.39%
Number of salaries quoted 102 106 138
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Tester
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

Tester Salary Trend in Abingdon

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Games
3 2 (33.33%) Content Development
3 2 (33.33%) TestRail
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Game Development
3 2 (33.33%) GitHub
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel

Tester 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) TestRail
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Content Development
2 2 (33.33%) Game Development
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft