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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 60 93 77
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -16
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 11 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.65% 0.97% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.10% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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
562 730 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 84.51% 88.16% 87.96%
Number of salaries quoted 441 611 538
Median salary £42,500 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.45% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 23 January 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Oxford

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 13 (81.25%) Software Testing
2 12 (75.00%) SDLC
3 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (68.75%) QA
3 11 (68.75%) Selenium
4 9 (56.25%) BDD
5 8 (50.00%) Apple iOS
5 8 (50.00%) TDD
6 7 (43.75%) Risk Management
6 7 (43.75%) JIRA
6 7 (43.75%) HP
6 7 (43.75%) HP UFT
6 7 (43.75%) Project Management
6 7 (43.75%) Windows
6 7 (43.75%) Publishing
6 7 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (43.75%) Demand Management
6 7 (43.75%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Zephyr
6 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
6 7 (43.75%) Release Management
6 7 (43.75%) Manual Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Android
6 7 (43.75%) Software Delivery
6 7 (43.75%) Virtual Team Management
6 7 (43.75%) Virtual Team
7 5 (31.25%) Linux
7 5 (31.25%) Validation
7 5 (31.25%) C++
7 5 (31.25%) Java

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 5 (31.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Selenium
2 7 (43.75%) HP UFT
2 7 (43.75%) JIRA
2 7 (43.75%) Zephyr
3 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) Appium
4 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (43.75%) Publishing
2 5 (31.25%) Aerospace
2 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Head of QA
1 7 (43.75%) Head of Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Junior
3 5 (31.25%) Junior Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) QA Automation Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) QA Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior QA Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Software QA Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Junior QA Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (31.25%) Spark Streaming
1 5 (31.25%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Virtual Team
2 5 (31.25%) Algorithms
2 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (43.75%) Android
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Software Testing
2 12 (75.00%) SDLC
3 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (56.25%) BDD
5 8 (50.00%) TDD
6 7 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (43.75%) Demand Management
6 7 (43.75%) Manual Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Project Management
6 7 (43.75%) Release Management
6 7 (43.75%) Risk Management
6 7 (43.75%) Software Delivery
6 7 (43.75%) Virtual Team Management
6 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
7 5 (31.25%) Open Source
7 5 (31.25%) Parallel Programming
7 5 (31.25%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
7 5 (31.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C++
1 5 (31.25%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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