Period
to 18 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Abingdon during the 6 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 58 61
Rank change year-on-year +30 +3 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 18 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 9.05% 0.82% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.33% 0.86% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 1
Abingdon median annual salary £35,000 - £30,000
10th Percentile £26,250 - £27,500
90th Percentile £50,125 - £32,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £28,750
% change year-on-year -15.00% +73.91% -0.86%

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 193 347 360
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 94.81% 93.02%
Number of salaries quoted 133 173 167
Abingdon median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +40.85% -16.47%
10th Percentile £28,750 £23,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £61,000 £65,750 £57,700
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in Abingdon over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in Abingdon

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 18 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (88.89%) Analytics
2 16 (88.89%) Software Testing
3 15 (83.33%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (77.78%) Data Science
4 14 (77.78%) Mathematics
5 9 (50.00%) Data Analysis
5 9 (50.00%) C
5 9 (50.00%) C++
5 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (50.00%) Python
6 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
7 7 (38.89%) Load Testing
7 7 (38.89%) Security Testing
7 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
7 7 (38.89%) Life Science
7 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
7 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
7 7 (38.89%) PhD
7 7 (38.89%) Java
7 7 (38.89%) C#
7 7 (38.89%) MATLAB
7 7 (38.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (38.89%) Algorithms
7 7 (38.89%) R
7 7 (38.89%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
8 2 (11.11%) Node.js
8 2 (11.11%) Big Data
8 2 (11.11%) 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 7 (38.89%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Algorithms
1 7 (38.89%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (88.89%) Analytics
2 16 (88.89%) Software Testing
3 15 (83.33%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (77.78%) Data Science
4 14 (77.78%) Mathematics
5 9 (50.00%) Data Analysis
6 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
7 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
7 7 (38.89%) Load Testing
7 7 (38.89%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
7 7 (38.89%) Security Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
8 2 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Scrum
9 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C
1 9 (50.00%) C++
1 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (50.00%) Python
2 7 (38.89%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) MATLAB
2 7 (38.89%) R
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
1 7 (38.89%) PhD
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Firmware