The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 77 70 54
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 8 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.87% 1.79% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 2.31% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 15
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
701 780 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 76.36% 77.69% 68.97%
Number of salaries quoted 615 672 435
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automated Testing
Oxfordshire

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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Oxford

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (54.29%) Selenium
2 16 (45.71%) QA
3 14 (40.00%) MySQL
4 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
5 8 (22.86%) Oracle
5 8 (22.86%) JIRA
6 7 (20.00%) Spanish Language
6 7 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 7 (20.00%) SQL
6 7 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (20.00%) Internet
6 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 5 (14.29%) HP
7 5 (14.29%) ISEB
7 5 (14.29%) PHP
7 5 (14.29%) Scrum
7 5 (14.29%) Web Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Product Management
8 4 (11.43%) Open Source
8 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.43%) Performance Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
8 4 (11.43%) Facilita Forecast
8 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
8 4 (11.43%) GIS
8 4 (11.43%) JMeter
8 4 (11.43%) Finance
8 4 (11.43%) Publishing
8 4 (11.43%) CMS
8 4 (11.43%) Ajax

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (11.43%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 19 (54.29%) Selenium
2 8 (22.86%) JIRA
3 7 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (11.43%) Facilita Forecast
4 4 (11.43%) JMeter
4 4 (11.43%) SilkPerformer
4 4 (11.43%) WinRunner
4 4 (11.43%) LoadRunner
5 2 (5.71%) PHPUnit
5 2 (5.71%) Mercurial
5 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.71%) Subversion
6 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.86%) Ant
6 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (20.00%) Spanish Language
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Publishing
3 2 (5.71%) Games
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Tester
2 14 (40.00%) Software Tester
3 10 (28.57%) Test Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Selenium Tester
5 6 (17.14%) QA Tester
5 6 (17.14%) Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Test Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Technical Project Manager
6 4 (11.43%) Technical Manager
6 4 (11.43%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Platform Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Ajax
2 2 (5.71%) jQuery
2 2 (5.71%) Symfony
2 2 (5.71%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (5.71%) CSS
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.86%) JSP
3 1 (2.86%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) HTML5
3 1 (2.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Open Source
1 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
1 4 (11.43%) GIS
2 1 (2.86%) Statistics
2 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
2 7 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (14.29%) Scrum
3 5 (14.29%) Web Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Product Management
4 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (11.43%) Performance Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.43%) Content Management
4 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Game Development
6 2 (5.71%) MVC
6 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.71%) OOP
7 1 (2.86%) DSDM
7 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) PHP
3 2 (5.71%) Ruby
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (45.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) HP
3 4 (11.43%) Citrix
3 4 (11.43%) Siebel
4 2 (5.71%) Perforce
5 1 (2.86%) Adobe
5 1 (2.86%) InterSystems
5 1 (2.86%) Facebook
5 1 (2.86%) Zend
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago