The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 55 79 65
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 18 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.26% 0.51% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 0.70% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 3
Average salary £46,250 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.90% +69.23%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
603 715 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 75.85% 72.88% 73.00%
Number of salaries quoted 552 613 443
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,157 £31,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Test Automation
Oxfordshire

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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Oxford

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) Degree
3 18 (56.25%) ISTQB
3 18 (56.25%) ISEB
4 17 (53.13%) C#
4 17 (53.13%) NUnit
4 17 (53.13%) MbUnit
5 16 (50.00%) User Stories
5 16 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 16 (50.00%) .NET
6 14 (43.75%) TDD
6 14 (43.75%) Spring
6 14 (43.75%) Software Engineering
6 14 (43.75%) Integration Testing
6 14 (43.75%) J2EE
6 14 (43.75%) HTML
6 14 (43.75%) Java
6 14 (43.75%) Web Services
6 14 (43.75%) XML
6 14 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (40.63%) SQL
7 13 (40.63%) Oracle
8 12 (37.50%) Performance Testing
8 12 (37.50%) Scrum
9 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (31.25%) Military
9 10 (31.25%) Manufacturing
9 10 (31.25%) DNA
9 10 (31.25%) Law
10 9 (28.13%) Publishing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 3 (9.38%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) Big Data
2 8 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (21.88%) MongoDB
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) NUnit
1 17 (53.13%) MbUnit
2 3 (9.38%) JDeveloper
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.13%) JMeter
3 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.13%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (3.13%) Maven
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (31.25%) Military
1 10 (31.25%) Manufacturing
1 10 (31.25%) Law
2 9 (28.13%) Publishing
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Software Engineer
2 17 (53.13%) Senior Test Engineer
2 17 (53.13%) Test Engineer
3 15 (46.88%) Senior Software Engineer
4 11 (34.38%) Software Test Engineer
4 11 (34.38%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 7 (21.88%) Developer
6 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Lead Software Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Consultant
9 1 (3.13%) Tester
9 1 (3.13%) Software Tester
9 1 (3.13%) Senior Tester
9 1 (3.13%) Test Consultant
9 1 (3.13%) Principal Software Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Principal Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) Spring
2 14 (43.75%) J2EE
2 14 (43.75%) HTML
2 14 (43.75%) Web Services
2 14 (43.75%) XML
3 8 (25.00%) Middleware
4 3 (9.38%) OC4J
5 1 (3.13%) XSLT
5 1 (3.13%) EJB
5 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) User Stories
2 16 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 14 (43.75%) TDD
3 14 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 14 (43.75%) Integration Testing
3 14 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 12 (37.50%) Scrum
5 10 (31.25%) DNA
6 9 (28.13%) BDD
7 6 (18.75%) Validation
7 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
8 5 (15.63%) System Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Workflow
10 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
10 2 (6.25%) OO
11 1 (3.13%) MVC
11 1 (3.13%) Service Management
11 1 (3.13%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) C#
2 14 (43.75%) Java
3 13 (40.63%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) Degree
2 18 (56.25%) ISTQB
2 18 (56.25%) ISEB
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) IBM
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire, Oxford, Bristol, Bath,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-45,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 23 days ago