The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 68 80 78
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 4 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.61% 0.54% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.62% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 1
Median salary £32,500 £27,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% -32.50%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
572 644 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 86.93% 86.56% 88.99%
Number of salaries quoted 459 556 536
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Oxford

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing Automation Testing 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (25.00%) TestComplete
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Product Management
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) Mapbox
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) TestComplete
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (25.00%) QA Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) QA Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Senior QA Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Software QA Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Test Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Google Maps API
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) Leaflet
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
1 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Product Management
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Mapbox
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle