Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Abingdon with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 6 months to 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Oxfordshire > Abingdon
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 30 69
Rank change year-on-year +9 +39 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 14 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 8.00% 2.87% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.97% 3.42% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 0
Abingdon median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -15.73%

Test Strategy 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 156 146 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 89.14% 83.91% 91.39%
Number of salaries quoted 115 114 205
Abingdon median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,000 £22,600
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £59,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Abingdon

Job postings citing Test Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Abingdon.

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Abingdon

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Abingdon

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

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

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT jobs citing Test Strategy 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 Strategy.

1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (85.71%) Python
3 12 (85.71%) Selenium
3 12 (85.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (78.57%) Confluence
4 11 (78.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (78.57%) JIRA
4 11 (78.57%) QA
4 11 (78.57%) SQL
4 11 (78.57%) Scrum
4 11 (78.57%) ISTQB
4 11 (78.57%) SDLC
4 11 (78.57%) API Testing
4 11 (78.57%) SDET
5 7 (50.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (42.86%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
9 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
9 1 (7.14%) Go
9 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
9 1 (7.14%) Docker
9 1 (7.14%) Microservices
9 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (7.14%) GitLab
9 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud

Test Strategy
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 11 (78.57%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Selenium
2 11 (78.57%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) GitLab
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) QA Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) QA Automation Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) Selenium Test Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) Software Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Tester
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Test Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Automation Test Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Automation Tester
3 6 (42.86%) QA Test Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) QA Test Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) Software Test Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Software Test Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) Software Tester
3 6 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) Test Engineer
4 5 (35.71%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.14%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Blog
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Native
1 1 (7.14%) Life Science
1 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (85.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (78.57%) API Testing
4 11 (78.57%) Scrum
4 11 (78.57%) SDET
4 11 (78.57%) SDLC
4 11 (78.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (7.14%) BDD
8 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
8 1 (7.14%) MVC
8 1 (7.14%) Open Source
8 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
8 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
8 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 1 (7.14%) TDD
8 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Python
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Go
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) ISTQB
2 6 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (78.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Google