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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 70 74 82
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 10 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.31% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 0
Average salary £42,000 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
611 559 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 79.97% 77.96% 77.10%
Number of salaries quoted 469 479 633
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £68,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Oxford

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) QA
2 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (42.86%) Kanban
4 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (35.71%) C#
5 5 (35.71%) Java
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (28.57%) Games
6 4 (28.57%) WCF
6 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
7 2 (14.29%) BDD
7 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
7 2 (14.29%) Node.js
7 2 (14.29%) Sass
7 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (14.29%) API Development

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (14.29%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
4 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (28.57%) Games
2 2 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Junior
2 4 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Graduate
2 4 (28.57%) Development Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Applications Support
2 4 (28.57%) Developer Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Applications Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Graduate Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Graduate Support Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Product Owner
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 4 (28.57%) WCF
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (14.29%) Sass
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) Kanban
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) CRM
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) API Development
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
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