Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Oxfordshire > Abingdon
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 21 7
Rank change year-on-year +17 -14 +34
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 50 15 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 24.75% 7.65% 27.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.78% 8.52% 31.75%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 22
Abingdon median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +15.65%
10th Percentile £42,500 £27,600 £20,000
90th Percentile £63,250 £52,500 £56,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year +17.65% +1.80% +2.77%

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 180 176 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 89.11% 89.80% 87.91%
Number of salaries quoted 113 113 202
Abingdon median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.97% -11.36%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,300 £22,800
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,250 £58,625
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -7.61% +8.24%

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 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 47 (94.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 24 (48.00%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (44.00%) Python
5 19 (38.00%) Sophos
6 15 (30.00%) Test Strategy
7 14 (28.00%) Life Science
7 14 (28.00%) Pair Programming
7 14 (28.00%) Mentoring
8 13 (26.00%) Microservices
8 13 (26.00%) QA
8 13 (26.00%) Mathematics
8 13 (26.00%) Selenium
8 13 (26.00%) Computer Science
9 12 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (24.00%) Regression Testing
9 12 (24.00%) C#
10 11 (22.00%) Manufacturing
10 11 (22.00%) JIRA
11 10 (20.00%) UX Design
11 10 (20.00%) MVC
11 10 (20.00%) C++
11 10 (20.00%) SQL
11 10 (20.00%) Windows
11 10 (20.00%) Linux
11 10 (20.00%) User Experience
12 9 (18.00%) Google
12 9 (18.00%) .NET
12 9 (18.00%) Web Application Development
12 9 (18.00%) Confluence

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 9 (18.00%) Confluence
2 2 (4.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (4.00%) MySQL
1 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Selenium
2 11 (22.00%) JIRA
3 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.00%) PHPUnit
4 2 (4.00%) Subversion
4 2 (4.00%) TestRail
5 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.00%) Gatling
General
1 11 (22.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) QA Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Tester
4 8 (16.00%) Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) QA Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) QA Automation Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) QA Test Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) Software Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) Software Test Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) .NET
2 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (8.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.00%) CSS
4 3 (6.00%) HTML
4 3 (6.00%) jQuery
5 2 (4.00%) Laravel
6 1 (2.00%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Life Science
2 13 (26.00%) Computer Science
3 10 (20.00%) User Experience
4 8 (16.00%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.00%) Blog
6 3 (6.00%) Cloud Native
7 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
7 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (4.00%) Public Cloud
7 2 (4.00%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Linux
1 10 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (94.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 24 (48.00%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 14 (28.00%) Mentoring
5 14 (28.00%) Pair Programming
6 13 (26.00%) Mathematics
6 13 (26.00%) Microservices
7 12 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (24.00%) Regression Testing
8 10 (20.00%) MVC
8 10 (20.00%) UX Design
9 9 (18.00%) Web Application Development
10 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (16.00%) OO
10 8 (16.00%) SDLC
11 7 (14.00%) API Testing
11 7 (14.00%) Scrum
11 7 (14.00%) SDET
11 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) Python
2 12 (24.00%) C#
3 10 (20.00%) C++
3 10 (20.00%) SQL
4 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.00%) Java
6 2 (4.00%) Perl
6 2 (4.00%) PHP
6 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (14.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Ansible
1 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Sophos
2 9 (18.00%) Google
3 4 (8.00%) Perforce
4 2 (4.00%) Cadence