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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 66 86 77
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.78% 0.99% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.16% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £40,000 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £40,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
546 776 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 84.65% 85.27% 85.18%
Number of salaries quoted 461 647 541
Median salary £42,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,904 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Oxford

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 9 (64.29%) Java
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
1 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
1 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
2 8 (57.14%) SDLC
3 7 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 7 (50.00%) Apache Spark
3 7 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Spark Streaming
3 7 (50.00%) C++
3 7 (50.00%) STL
3 7 (50.00%) Unix
3 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (50.00%) Aerospace
3 7 (50.00%) Validation
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) QA
3 7 (50.00%) Selenium
3 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (50.00%) Parallel Programming
3 7 (50.00%) Open Source
4 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
5 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) Gradle
6 2 (14.29%) Jenkins

Test Automation
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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
2 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
3 2 (14.29%) Gradle
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) TestNG
4 1 (7.14%) Appium
4 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Junior
2 7 (50.00%) Junior Software Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) QA Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Software QA Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Manual Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Junior QA Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior QA Tester
5 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) QA Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 7 (50.00%) Spark Streaming
1 7 (50.00%) STL
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) HTML5
2 2 (14.29%) J2EE
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) JSON
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
2 7 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
2 8 (57.14%) SDLC
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Open Source
3 7 (50.00%) Parallel Programming
3 7 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (50.00%) Validation
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Product Management
7 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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