Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Oxfordshire > Abingdon
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 10 6
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 +38
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 118 46 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 30.97% 13.37% 22.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.01% 14.89% 24.92%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 17
Abingdon median annual salary £52,500 £28,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +84.21% -28.75% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £27,150 £20,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £29,450 £45,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +22.50% -5.88% -

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 347 309 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 91.08% 89.83% 90.46%
Number of salaries quoted 148 118 186
Abingdon median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £23,388 £26,925 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,225 £56,625 £57,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%

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 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 108 (91.53%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (81.36%) Sophos
3 77 (65.25%) Python
4 65 (55.08%) Software Engineering
5 61 (51.69%) C++
6 58 (49.15%) Windows
7 54 (45.76%) Pair Programming
8 47 (39.83%) Regression Testing
9 46 (38.98%) Linux
10 40 (33.90%) Mentoring
11 39 (33.05%) Coaching
12 31 (26.27%) QA
13 25 (21.19%) Amazon AWS
14 23 (19.49%) Continuous Improvement
15 22 (18.64%) C#
15 22 (18.64%) Windows Server
16 19 (16.10%) Test Strategy
17 18 (15.25%) JavaScript
17 18 (15.25%) Configuration Management
18 17 (14.41%) Unix
18 17 (14.41%) Java
19 16 (13.56%) DevOps
20 15 (12.71%) Non-Functional Testing
20 15 (12.71%) Greenfield Project
20 15 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
21 14 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
21 14 (11.86%) Acceptance Criteria
22 13 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
22 13 (11.02%) Perforce
22 13 (11.02%) Git (software)

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 (7.63%) CMS
2 1 (0.85%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 25 (21.19%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.85%) IaaS
4 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.47%) Data Mining
2 9 (7.63%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.39%) MySQL
4 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (11.02%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.17%) JIRA
2 12 (10.17%) TestRail
3 9 (7.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (7.63%) Bitbucket
3 9 (7.63%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.78%) Selenium
5 4 (3.39%) PHPUnit
5 4 (3.39%) Subversion
6 3 (2.54%) TestLink
General
1 4 (3.39%) Games
2 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (44.92%) Software Engineer
2 21 (17.80%) C++ Software Engineer
3 20 (16.95%) Windows Engineer
4 17 (14.41%) Graduate
5 16 (13.56%) Server Engineer
5 16 (13.56%) Windows Server Engineer
6 14 (11.86%) QA Engineer
7 13 (11.02%) Developer
8 11 (9.32%) Analyst
8 11 (9.32%) QA Analyst
9 10 (8.47%) Principal Engineer
9 10 (8.47%) Principal Software Engineer
9 10 (8.47%) Product Analyst
9 10 (8.47%) Tester
10 9 (7.63%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (7.63%) DevOps Systems Engineer
10 9 (7.63%) Graduate Developer
10 9 (7.63%) QA Leader
10 9 (7.63%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (6.78%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.78%) Django
2 4 (3.39%) AngularJS
2 4 (3.39%) CSS
2 4 (3.39%) HTML
2 4 (3.39%) jQuery
2 4 (3.39%) Laravel
3 1 (0.85%) .NET
3 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (7.63%) Spread Betting
5 6 (5.08%) Life Science
6 5 (4.24%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.39%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.69%) Blog
8 2 (1.69%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (49.15%) Windows
2 46 (38.98%) Linux
3 22 (18.64%) Windows Server
4 17 (14.41%) Unix
5 7 (5.93%) AIX
5 7 (5.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (91.53%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (55.08%) Software Engineering
3 54 (45.76%) Pair Programming
4 47 (39.83%) Regression Testing
5 40 (33.90%) Mentoring
6 39 (33.05%) Coaching
7 23 (19.49%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (16.10%) Test Strategy
9 18 (15.25%) Configuration Management
10 16 (13.56%) DevOps
11 15 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (12.71%) Non-Functional Testing
12 14 (11.86%) Acceptance Criteria
13 11 (9.32%) Functional Testing
14 10 (8.47%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 10 (8.47%) Threat Detection
15 9 (7.63%) Defect Management
15 9 (7.63%) Issue Tracking
15 9 (7.63%) Test Planning
15 9 (7.63%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 77 (65.25%) Python
2 61 (51.69%) C++
3 22 (18.64%) C#
4 18 (15.25%) JavaScript
5 17 (14.41%) Java
6 12 (10.17%) Perl
7 10 (8.47%) SQL
8 9 (7.63%) PowerShell
9 8 (6.78%) Bash Shell
9 8 (6.78%) PHP
10 4 (3.39%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.24%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (2.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (26.27%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.47%) Hyper-V
1 10 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (6.78%) Docker
3 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (7.63%) Ansible
1 9 (7.63%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (7.63%) Puppet
2 4 (3.39%) Kibana
2 4 (3.39%) logstash
Vendors
1 96 (81.36%) Sophos
2 13 (11.02%) Perforce
3 9 (7.63%) Cadence
4 7 (5.93%) HP
5 4 (3.39%) Splunk
6 1 (0.85%) Google
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.85%) VMware