Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Oxfordshire > Abingdon
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 13 10
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 +27
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 45 35 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 25.00% 15.28% 18.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.95% 17.77% 21.06%
Number of salaries quoted 25 11 6
Abingdon median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +21.21% -13.16%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £17,500
90th Percentile £62,000 £56,250 £56,250
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 167 197 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 92.78% 86.03% 89.63%
Number of salaries quoted 109 128 182
Abingdon median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +33.33% -10.71%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,000 £22,075
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,275 £60,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +10.59%

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 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 41 (91.11%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (62.22%) Mathematics
3 27 (60.00%) Google
4 25 (55.56%) Computer Science
5 24 (53.33%) Python
6 23 (51.11%) SQL
7 17 (37.78%) C++
8 16 (35.56%) Java
8 16 (35.56%) Software Engineering
9 15 (33.33%) Degree
9 15 (33.33%) UX Design
9 15 (33.33%) User Experience
9 15 (33.33%) Microservices
10 14 (31.11%) Algorithms
10 14 (31.11%) Life Science
10 14 (31.11%) Manufacturing
10 14 (31.11%) .NET
11 13 (28.89%) Delphi
11 13 (28.89%) Regression Testing
11 13 (28.89%) Data Management
11 13 (28.89%) Machine Learning
11 13 (28.89%) Data Analytics
11 13 (28.89%) Analytics
11 13 (28.89%) Hadoop
11 13 (28.89%) Visualisation
11 13 (28.89%) Google Analytics
11 13 (28.89%) Git (software)
11 13 (28.89%) R
11 13 (28.89%) Data Visualisation
11 13 (28.89%) Tableau

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 8 (17.78%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Broadband
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) Hadoop
2 12 (26.67%) Apache Hive
2 12 (26.67%) Spotfire
3 11 (24.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.00%) Selenium
3 8 (17.78%) JIRA
4 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.67%) Gatling
5 2 (4.44%) GDB
6 1 (2.22%) GitLab
6 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.22%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (31.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Software Engineer
2 14 (31.11%) Cloud Engineer
2 14 (31.11%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 13 (28.89%) Data Scientist
4 9 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 9 (20.00%) Tester
5 6 (13.33%) Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) QA Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) QA Automation Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Software Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Agile Tester
6 5 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) QA Automation Tester
6 5 (11.11%) QA Tester
6 5 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 5 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
6 5 (11.11%) Software QA Tester
6 5 (11.11%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) .NET
2 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
2 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (6.67%) Angular 2
3 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.67%) CSS
3 3 (6.67%) HTML
3 3 (6.67%) jQuery
4 2 (4.44%) Flash
5 1 (2.22%) NumPy
5 1 (2.22%) Pandas
5 1 (2.22%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 15 (33.33%) User Experience
3 14 (31.11%) Algorithms
3 14 (31.11%) Life Science
4 11 (24.44%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.44%) ASIC
5 2 (4.44%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (91.11%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (62.22%) Mathematics
3 16 (35.56%) Software Engineering
4 15 (33.33%) Microservices
4 15 (33.33%) UX Design
5 13 (28.89%) Analytics
5 13 (28.89%) Data Analytics
5 13 (28.89%) Data Management
5 13 (28.89%) Data Science
5 13 (28.89%) Data Visualisation
5 13 (28.89%) Machine Learning
5 13 (28.89%) Regression Testing
5 13 (28.89%) Visualisation
6 12 (26.67%) Predictive Analysis
6 12 (26.67%) Web Application Development
7 11 (24.44%) MVC
7 11 (24.44%) OO
7 11 (24.44%) Scrum
7 11 (24.44%) SOLID
8 9 (20.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) Python
2 23 (51.11%) SQL
3 17 (37.78%) C++
4 16 (35.56%) Java
5 13 (28.89%) Delphi
5 13 (28.89%) R
6 11 (24.44%) C#
7 4 (8.89%) Go
7 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.67%) C
9 2 (4.44%) Perl
10 1 (2.22%) Assembly Language
10 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.22%) Groovy
10 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Degree
2 11 (24.44%) ISTQB
3 9 (20.00%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Docker
2 3 (6.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Google
2 13 (28.89%) Tableau