Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Abingdon during the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Engineer
Oxfordshire > Abingdon
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 - 69
Rank change year-on-year - +69 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 2.21% - 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% - 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Abingdon median annual salary £45,000 - £30,000
10th Percentile £39,875 - £27,500
90th Percentile £53,625 - £32,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +50.00% +3.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Abingdon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Abingdon
Permanent vacancies in Abingdon with a recognized job title 178 199 454
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.34% 96.60% 91.90%
Number of salaries quoted 117 144 231
Abingdon median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +33.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,325 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,975 £58,750
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +9.76%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Abingdon

Job postings that featured Test Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Abingdon.

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Abingdon

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in Abingdon.

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Abingdon

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, Test Engineer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) API Testing
2 3 (75.00%) SDET
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) Groovy
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell

Test Engineer Skill Set
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 3 (75.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) API Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) SDET
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware