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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Oxfordshire / Abingdon
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 48 25
Rank change year-on-year +31 -23  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 1.19% 1.87% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 2.28% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Median salary £45,000 £30,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -21.05%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Abingdon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 66 219 108
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Abingdon 78.57% 82.02% 79.41%
Number of salaries quoted 56 110 102
Median salary £45,000 £40,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Abingdon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Abingdon citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Abingdon region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Load Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Security Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (80.00%) Life Science
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Load Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Security Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy