Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Abingdon with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Oxfordshire > Abingdon
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 13 17
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 +37
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 75 59 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 23.89% 14.75% 10.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.79% 16.95% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 3
Abingdon median annual salary £50,000 £18,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +177.78% -62.11% +18.75%
10th Percentile £41,750 £17,500 £30,250
90th Percentile £68,000 £29,700 £57,750
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.36% +4.71% -15.00%

Test Automation 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 280 348 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 89.17% 87.00% 91.29%
Number of salaries quoted 154 144 194
Abingdon median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.24% +17.36%
10th Percentile £23,575 £23,500 £25,575
90th Percentile £66,975 £60,000 £57,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +3.45% +8.75%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Abingdon

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Abingdon.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Abingdon

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Abingdon

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Abingdon over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 65 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (76.00%) Sophos
3 48 (64.00%) Python
4 40 (53.33%) C++
4 40 (53.33%) Software Engineering
5 34 (45.33%) Windows
6 33 (44.00%) Pair Programming
7 31 (41.33%) Linux
8 27 (36.00%) Regression Testing
9 25 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 25 (33.33%) Coaching
10 22 (29.33%) QA
11 20 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
12 18 (24.00%) Greenfield Project
13 16 (21.33%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (20.00%) Test Strategy
15 14 (18.67%) Configuration Management
16 13 (17.33%) Windows Server
17 12 (16.00%) Unix
17 12 (16.00%) Java
17 12 (16.00%) JIRA
18 11 (14.67%) Selenium
18 11 (14.67%) C#
18 11 (14.67%) Docker
18 11 (14.67%) DevOps
19 10 (13.33%) TestRail
20 9 (12.00%) Git (software)
20 9 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
21 8 (10.67%) Bash Shell
21 8 (10.67%) Django

Test Automation
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 4 (5.33%) CMS
2 3 (4.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 20 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.00%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.33%) IaaS
4 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Network Security
2 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.00%) DHCP
3 3 (4.00%) DNS
3 3 (4.00%) Internet
3 3 (4.00%) IPv4
3 3 (4.00%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) Data Mining
1 5 (6.67%) MySQL
2 4 (5.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.00%) InfluxDB
3 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) JIRA
2 11 (14.67%) Selenium
3 10 (13.33%) TestRail
4 9 (12.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (8.00%) TestLink
6 5 (6.67%) Subversion
7 4 (5.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (5.33%) Bitbucket
7 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (2.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (41.33%) Software Engineer
2 16 (21.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 12 (16.00%) QA Engineer
4 11 (14.67%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) Graduate
6 8 (10.67%) Automation Engineer
6 8 (10.67%) Tester
7 7 (9.33%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Server Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Windows Server Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Analyst
8 6 (8.00%) Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Principal Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Principal Software Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) QA Analyst
9 5 (6.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Product Analyst
9 5 (6.67%) Senior Tester
9 5 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) Django
2 2 (2.67%) CSS
2 2 (2.67%) HTML
2 2 (2.67%) jQuery
2 2 (2.67%) Laravel
3 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.00%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (5.33%) Spread Betting
4 3 (4.00%) Replication
5 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (45.33%) Windows
2 31 (41.33%) Linux
3 13 (17.33%) Windows Server
4 12 (16.00%) Unix
5 7 (9.33%) AIX
5 7 (9.33%) Solaris
6 3 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (53.33%) Software Engineering
3 33 (44.00%) Pair Programming
4 27 (36.00%) Regression Testing
5 25 (33.33%) Coaching
5 25 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 16 (21.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 14 (18.67%) Configuration Management
9 11 (14.67%) DevOps
10 9 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (10.67%) Acceptance Criteria
11 8 (10.67%) Software Testing
12 7 (9.33%) Issue Tracking
12 7 (9.33%) Non-Functional Testing
13 6 (8.00%) Functional Testing
14 5 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
14 5 (6.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 5 (6.67%) Threat Detection
14 5 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (64.00%) Python
2 40 (53.33%) C++
3 12 (16.00%) Java
4 11 (14.67%) C#
5 8 (10.67%) Bash Shell
5 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.33%) C
6 7 (9.33%) Perl
7 6 (8.00%) PHP
8 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.33%) SQL
9 3 (4.00%) Go
9 3 (4.00%) Groovy
9 3 (4.00%) Ruby
9 3 (4.00%) Rust
9 3 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
1 4 (5.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (29.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) Docker
2 5 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 5 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) Puppet
2 4 (5.33%) Ansible
2 4 (5.33%) Kibana
2 4 (5.33%) logstash
2 4 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 57 (76.00%) Sophos
2 7 (9.33%) HP
3 6 (8.00%) Perforce
4 4 (5.33%) Cadence
4 4 (5.33%) Splunk
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.33%) VMware