Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Oxfordshire > Abingdon
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 - 40
Rank change year-on-year - +40 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 15 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 5.12% - 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.77% - 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Abingdon median annual salary £47,500 - -
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year +13.64% -12.87% +44.29%

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 260 351 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 88.74% 86.45% 91.78%
Number of salaries quoted 152 143 204
Abingdon median annual salary £50,000 £38,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.58% -10.06% +17.36%
10th Percentile £23,525 £23,800 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,325 £60,000 £57,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +4.82%

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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Abingdon region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) Test Automation
3 8 (53.33%) Selenium
4 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (33.33%) C++
5 5 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (33.33%) Sophos
5 5 (33.33%) QA
5 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (26.67%) JIRA
7 3 (20.00%) Cadence
7 3 (20.00%) Data Mining
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) Test Management
7 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
7 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (20.00%) Coaching
7 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
7 3 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (20.00%) TestRail
7 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Fuzz Testing
8 2 (13.33%) QA Automation
8 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (13.33%) DevOps

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 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) JIRA
3 3 (20.00%) TestRail
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Lead Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Manual Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Manual Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 3 (20.00%) QA Leader
5 2 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) QA Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Android Tester
6 1 (6.67%) iOS Tester
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) Test Automation
3 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (20.00%) Coaching
5 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (20.00%) Test Management
5 3 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) DevOps
6 2 (13.33%) Fuzz Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (13.33%) V-Model
6 2 (13.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C++
1 5 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Sophos
2 3 (20.00%) Cadence