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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 79 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.67% 0.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Median salary £40,000 £22,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
676 635 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 90.74% 79.77% 83.27%
Number of salaries quoted 595 532 640
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 June 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) ISEB
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (75.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Firmware
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Life Science
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Product Management
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (25.00%) Game Development
4 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (25.00%) TestComplete
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Games
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Advertising
5 1 (12.50%) SQL

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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) TestComplete
2 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) MSTest
3 1 (12.50%) NUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) QA Automation Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) UAT Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (37.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Product Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Game Development
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft