Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Abingdon with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Oxfordshire > Abingdon
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 51 58
Rank change year-on-year +26 +7 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 20 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 10.10% 1.99% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.36% 2.15% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 1
Abingdon median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +66.67% +17.65%
10th Percentile £26,250 £42,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,000 £50,000 £32,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -25.00%

Software Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Abingdon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Abingdon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 193 326 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 97.47% 92.61% 92.58%
Number of salaries quoted 132 161 147
Abingdon median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £29,000 £23,125 £24,400
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £60,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% -

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Abingdon

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Abingdon.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing 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 in Abingdon.

Salary trend for Software Testing in Abingdon

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Abingdon over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 18 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (70.00%) Data Science
3 14 (70.00%) Analytics
3 14 (70.00%) Mathematics
4 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
4 9 (45.00%) C++
4 9 (45.00%) C
4 9 (45.00%) Python
5 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (35.00%) Load Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Security Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (35.00%) Life Science
6 7 (35.00%) R
6 7 (35.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Algorithms
6 7 (35.00%) PhD
6 7 (35.00%) C#
6 7 (35.00%) Java
6 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Data Analysis
6 7 (35.00%) MATLAB
6 7 (35.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (10.00%) Process Management
7 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) Marketing
7 2 (10.00%) SAP

Software Testing
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:

Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
General
1 7 (35.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Test Engineer
2 15 (75.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) Graduate
3 7 (35.00%) Graduate Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Salesforce Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Algorithms
1 7 (35.00%) Life Science
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (70.00%) Analytics
3 14 (70.00%) Data Science
3 14 (70.00%) Mathematics
4 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (35.00%) Data Analysis
5 7 (35.00%) Load Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Security Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (10.00%) Process Management
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C
1 9 (45.00%) C++
1 9 (45.00%) Python
2 7 (35.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) MATLAB
2 7 (35.00%) R
3 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (35.00%) PhD
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft