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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Automation
Oxfordshire / Abingdon
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 21 25
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 20 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 4.72% 10.93% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 12.20% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Median salary - £45,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +73.07%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation 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 100 164 97
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Abingdon 94.34% 89.62% 88.99%
Number of salaries quoted 62 92 79
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Abingdon

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

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 6 (60.00%) C++
1 6 (60.00%) Python
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (60.00%) Sophos
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (60.00%) QA
1 6 (60.00%) Integration Testing
1 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Fuzz Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Life Science
2 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing

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:

Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) QA Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) QA Software Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (40.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Fuzz Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Integration Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 4 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C++
1 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (60.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) Sophos