Period
to 14 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Test Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Abingdon during the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Test Engineer
Oxfordshire > Abingdon
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 34 70
Rank change year-on-year +7 +36 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 4.14% 0.58% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.22% 0.59% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Abingdon median annual salary £45,000 - £30,000
10th Percentile £42,500 - £27,500
90th Percentile £47,500 - £32,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +33.33% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Abingdon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Abingdon
Permanent vacancies in Abingdon with a recognized job title 166 169 436
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.22% 97.69% 92.57%
Number of salaries quoted 129 136 237
Abingdon median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £58,750
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

Software Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Abingdon

Job postings that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Abingdon.

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Engineer in Abingdon

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

Salary trend for Software Test Engineer in Abingdon

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, Software Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Abingdon region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Confluence
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (85.71%) Test Strategy
2 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 6 (85.71%) API Testing
2 6 (85.71%) SDET
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
2 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Life Science
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Science
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) API Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) SDET
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 6 (85.71%) Test Strategy
2 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Data Science
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Python
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
1 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA