The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank - 73 74
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.53% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.69% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 12
Average salary - £48,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.87%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
Test Automation
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
587 581 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 79.76% 76.85% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 470 486 712
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Oxford

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) XML
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
1 5 (71.43%) Integration Testing
1 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) J2EE
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 3 (42.86%) Legal
3 3 (42.86%) Publishing
3 3 (42.86%) Middleware
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 3 (42.86%) Big Data
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) EJB
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) Struts
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
1 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (42.86%) Legal
1 3 (42.86%) Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) Middleware
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) J2EE
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) EJB
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) Struts
5 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) COM
5 1 (14.29%) Java EE
5 1 (14.29%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
1 5 (71.43%) Integration Testing
1 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
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