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

Automated Testing
Oxfordshire / Abingdon
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 7 25
Rank change year-on-year -8 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 63 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 3.57% 23.60% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 28.77% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 2
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +42.85%  
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 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%  

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 24 June 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 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (33.33%) Life Science
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Sophos
4 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium
5 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

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 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) IPv4
1 1 (8.33%) IPv6
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) InfluxDB
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Database Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (33.33%) Life Science
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) CentOS
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) System Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C++
1 4 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) VB
2 2 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) Go
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) Rust
3 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Sophos
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
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