Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Oxfordshire > Abingdon
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 23 8
Rank change year-on-year +16 -15 +30
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 37 12 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 21.14% 6.90% 25.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.72% 8.22% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 11
Abingdon median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +22.45%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,300 £17,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £56,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +7.14%

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 156 146 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 89.14% 83.91% 91.39%
Number of salaries quoted 115 114 205
Abingdon median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,000 £22,600
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £59,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%

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 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) Computer Science
3 16 (43.24%) Mathematics
3 16 (43.24%) Python
4 15 (40.54%) SQL
4 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
4 15 (40.54%) Microservices
5 14 (37.84%) Test Strategy
5 14 (37.84%) Selenium
5 14 (37.84%) UX Design
5 14 (37.84%) ISTQB
5 14 (37.84%) Scrum
5 14 (37.84%) User Experience
6 13 (35.14%) JIRA
6 13 (35.14%) Google
6 13 (35.14%) Life Science
6 13 (35.14%) Confluence
6 13 (35.14%) Web Application Development
7 12 (32.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (32.43%) QA
7 12 (32.43%) Manufacturing
7 12 (32.43%) .NET
7 12 (32.43%) SDLC
8 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
8 11 (29.73%) C#
8 11 (29.73%) MVC
8 11 (29.73%) Degree
8 11 (29.73%) API Testing
8 11 (29.73%) SDET
8 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET MVC

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 13 (35.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
1 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.70%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Selenium
2 13 (35.14%) JIRA
3 2 (5.41%) GDB
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) Gatling
4 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) GitLab
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) SonarQube
General
1 12 (32.43%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Software Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Cloud Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) QA Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) QA Automation Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Software Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Tester
4 9 (24.32%) Automation Tester
5 8 (21.62%) Test Engineer
6 7 (18.92%) QA Automation Engineer
6 7 (18.92%) QA Engineer
6 7 (18.92%) Software Test Engineer
6 7 (18.92%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (16.22%) Agile Test Analyst
7 6 (16.22%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (16.22%) QA Test Analyst
7 6 (16.22%) Software Test Analyst
7 6 (16.22%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) .NET
2 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
2 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (5.41%) Flash
4 1 (2.70%) Angular 2
4 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.70%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) jQuery
4 1 (2.70%) NumPy
4 1 (2.70%) Pandas
4 1 (2.70%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (45.95%) Computer Science
2 14 (37.84%) User Experience
3 13 (35.14%) Life Science
4 10 (27.03%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (8.11%) Algorithms
6 2 (5.41%) ASIC
6 2 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.70%) Blog
7 1 (2.70%) Cloud Native
7 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Mathematics
3 15 (40.54%) Microservices
3 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
4 14 (37.84%) Scrum
4 14 (37.84%) Test Strategy
4 14 (37.84%) UX Design
5 13 (35.14%) Web Application Development
6 12 (32.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (32.43%) SDLC
7 11 (29.73%) API Testing
7 11 (29.73%) MVC
7 11 (29.73%) SDET
7 11 (29.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (27.03%) OO
8 10 (27.03%) SOLID
9 8 (21.62%) Mentoring
10 5 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (10.81%) Acceptance Criteria
12 3 (8.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) Python
2 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 11 (29.73%) C#
4 4 (10.81%) C++
5 2 (5.41%) C
5 2 (5.41%) Go
5 2 (5.41%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.70%) Delphi
6 1 (2.70%) R
6 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) ISTQB
2 11 (29.73%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (32.43%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Docker
1 2 (5.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Google
2 1 (2.70%) Tableau