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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 74 55 94
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +39
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 5 26 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.68% 3.19% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 4.28% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 2
Average salary £22,500 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £33,500 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £45,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
585 607 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 79.59% 74.57% 82.18%
Number of salaries quoted 478 509 780
Average salary £49,372 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.16% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 January 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) OOP
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) Puppet
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) XHTML
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) FreeMarker
3 2 (28.57%) W3C
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Velocity
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Symfony
4 1 (14.29%) Linux

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) PHPUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) UI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) XHTML
3 2 (28.57%) Velocity
3 2 (28.57%) FreeMarker
4 1 (14.29%) Symfony
4 1 (14.29%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) W3C
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Game Development
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Perforce