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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 84 81 79
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.77% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Automation 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
669 654 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 85.55% 86.28% 82.49%
Number of salaries quoted 557 534 548
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +11.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Oxford

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (80.77%) QA
3 17 (65.38%) TDD
4 13 (50.00%) BDD
5 12 (46.15%) Java
6 11 (42.31%) Functional Testing
6 11 (42.31%) Non-Functional Testing
7 10 (38.46%) Scrum
8 9 (34.62%) Kanban
9 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (23.08%) Magento
9 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (23.08%) Open Source
9 6 (23.08%) JSON
9 6 (23.08%) Publishing
9 6 (23.08%) Pair Programming
9 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 6 (23.08%) PHP
9 6 (23.08%) CSS
9 6 (23.08%) Web Services
9 6 (23.08%) HTML
9 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
9 6 (23.08%) Sass
9 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
9 6 (23.08%) NoSQL
9 6 (23.08%) Node.js
9 6 (23.08%) API Development
10 5 (19.23%) Games
11 4 (15.38%) ISEB
11 4 (15.38%) SQL

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (23.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) JIRA
1 4 (15.38%) Selenium
2 3 (11.54%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (23.08%) Publishing
2 5 (19.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) QA Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) JavaScript Developer
2 6 (23.08%) PHP Developer
2 6 (23.08%) PHP Web Developer
2 6 (23.08%) QA Leader
2 6 (23.08%) Senior QA Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Web Developer
3 3 (11.54%) .NET Development Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Product Owner
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Scrum Master
3 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce Developer
3 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
3 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce Web Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Lead Web Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Product Owner
3 3 (11.54%) QA Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Scrum Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
1 6 (23.08%) CSS
1 6 (23.08%) HTML
1 6 (23.08%) JSON
1 6 (23.08%) Sass
1 6 (23.08%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (65.38%) TDD
3 13 (50.00%) BDD
4 11 (42.31%) Functional Testing
4 11 (42.31%) Non-Functional Testing
5 10 (38.46%) Scrum
6 9 (34.62%) Kanban
7 6 (23.08%) API Development
7 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
7 6 (23.08%) Open Source
7 6 (23.08%) Pair Programming
8 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
9 2 (7.69%) CRM
9 2 (7.69%) Game Development
9 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
10 1 (3.85%) System Integration Testing
10 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 6 (23.08%) PHP
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ISEB
1 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (80.77%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft