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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 79 90 94
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.26% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
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
596 722 878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 78.63% 72.86% 78.18%
Number of salaries quoted 501 629 795
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (66.67%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Quality Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP