Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Oxfordshire > Abingdon
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 10 13
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 60 97 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 30.77% 26.65% 15.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.41% 28.78% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 41 21 3
Abingdon median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £18,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +177.78% -58.86%
10th Percentile £26,250 £42,500 £17,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £29,700
Oxfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +12.36% +4.71%

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 191 337 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 97.95% 92.58% 92.56%
Number of salaries quoted 132 157 147
Abingdon median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £29,000 £23,075 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £60,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% -

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 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 39 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (61.67%) Mathematics
3 29 (48.33%) Python
3 29 (48.33%) Analytics
4 27 (45.00%) Computer Science
4 27 (45.00%) Data Science
5 25 (41.67%) C++
6 23 (38.33%) Google
7 22 (36.67%) Java
7 22 (36.67%) Regression Testing
8 20 (33.33%) SQL
8 20 (33.33%) R
8 20 (33.33%) Algorithms
9 19 (31.67%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (31.67%) Software Testing
10 18 (30.00%) Life Science
11 16 (26.67%) ISTQB
12 15 (25.00%) Degree
12 15 (25.00%) Scrum
12 15 (25.00%) C#
12 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 15 (25.00%) Data Analytics
13 13 (21.67%) Machine Learning
13 13 (21.67%) Data Visualisation
13 13 (21.67%) Tableau
13 13 (21.67%) Google Analytics
13 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
13 13 (21.67%) Hadoop
13 13 (21.67%) Visualisation
13 13 (21.67%) Delphi

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 5 (8.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Broadband
1 1 (1.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) Hadoop
2 12 (20.00%) Apache Hive
2 12 (20.00%) Spotfire
3 11 (18.33%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.33%) Selenium
3 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 5 (8.33%) JIRA
4 2 (3.33%) Gatling
4 2 (3.33%) GDB
5 1 (1.67%) GitLab
5 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.67%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (18.33%) Manufacturing
2 7 (11.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Test Engineer
2 15 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 13 (21.67%) Data Scientist
4 11 (18.33%) Software Engineer
5 10 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (16.67%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 9 (15.00%) Graduate
7 7 (11.67%) Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) Automation Tester
7 7 (11.67%) Graduate Test Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) Tester
8 6 (10.00%) QA Analyst
8 6 (10.00%) QA Automation Analyst
9 5 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
9 5 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
10 4 (6.67%) Developer
10 4 (6.67%) QA Engineer
10 4 (6.67%) QA Tester
10 4 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 4 (6.67%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) .NET
2 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (8.33%) Node.js
4 3 (5.00%) JSON
5 2 (3.33%) Angular 2
5 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.33%) CSS
5 2 (3.33%) Flash
5 2 (3.33%) HTML
5 2 (3.33%) jQuery
6 1 (1.67%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.67%) NumPy
6 1 (1.67%) Pandas
6 1 (1.67%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 18 (30.00%) Life Science
3 10 (16.67%) User Experience
4 8 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.33%) ASIC
5 2 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (61.67%) Mathematics
3 29 (48.33%) Analytics
4 27 (45.00%) Computer Science
4 27 (45.00%) Data Science
5 22 (36.67%) Regression Testing
6 19 (31.67%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (31.67%) Software Testing
7 15 (25.00%) Data Analytics
7 15 (25.00%) Scrum
8 13 (21.67%) Data Management
8 13 (21.67%) Data Visualisation
8 13 (21.67%) Machine Learning
8 13 (21.67%) Visualisation
9 12 (20.00%) Predictive Analysis
10 11 (18.33%) Software Engineering
11 10 (16.67%) Microservices
11 10 (16.67%) UX Design
12 9 (15.00%) Data Analysis
12 9 (15.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 29 (48.33%) Python
2 25 (41.67%) C++
3 22 (36.67%) Java
4 20 (33.33%) R
4 20 (33.33%) SQL
5 15 (25.00%) C#
5 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (21.67%) Delphi
7 11 (18.33%) C
8 7 (11.67%) MATLAB
9 3 (5.00%) Go
10 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.33%) Perl
11 1 (1.67%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.67%) Groovy
11 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 15 (25.00%) Degree
3 9 (15.00%) Master's Degree
4 7 (11.67%) PhD
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Firmware
2 3 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) Google
2 13 (21.67%) Tableau
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft