The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 68 82 78
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.86% 0.66% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.86% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 7
Average salary - £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Automated Testing
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
542 700 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 78.10% 76.67% 79.35%
Number of salaries quoted 452 618 686
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Oxford region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Oxford

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Velocity
2 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (66.67%) CSS
2 10 (66.67%) OO
2 10 (66.67%) XHTML
2 10 (66.67%) FreeMarker
2 10 (66.67%) HTML5
2 10 (66.67%) CSS3
3 7 (46.67%) W3C
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) MySQL
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) PHP
5 4 (26.67%) Apache
5 4 (26.67%) ISEB
5 4 (26.67%) IIS
5 4 (26.67%) JIRA
5 4 (26.67%) QA
5 4 (26.67%) Mercurial
5 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (26.67%) Selenium
5 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) User Experience
6 2 (13.33%) Publishing
6 2 (13.33%) Java
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) Apache
1 4 (26.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) JIRA
1 4 (26.67%) Mercurial
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) WinRunner
2 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.67%) JMeter
2 1 (6.67%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (6.67%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 2 (13.33%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
1 10 (66.67%) UI Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Tester
2 4 (26.67%) QA Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (13.33%) UI Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Test Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) Velocity
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
1 10 (66.67%) CSS
1 10 (66.67%) XHTML
1 10 (66.67%) FreeMarker
1 10 (66.67%) HTML5
1 10 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (13.33%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) W3C
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) GIS
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Citrix
1 1 (6.67%) Siebel
1 1 (6.67%) HP
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago