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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 70 73 54
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.00% 1.17% 3.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.43% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 10
Median salary £30,000 £42,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -17.07%
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
604 628 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 86.66% 81.45% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 532 465 469
Median salary £46,749 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 16 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
3 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (56.25%) SOAP
3 9 (56.25%) Web Services
3 9 (56.25%) XML
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) TDD
4 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
4 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
4 7 (43.75%) Aerospace
4 7 (43.75%) Validation
4 7 (43.75%) Unix
4 7 (43.75%) STL
4 7 (43.75%) C++
4 7 (43.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 7 (43.75%) Parallel Programming
4 7 (43.75%) Open Source
4 7 (43.75%) Performance Analysis
4 7 (43.75%) Spark Streaming
4 7 (43.75%) SDLC
4 7 (43.75%) Apache Spark
4 7 (43.75%) Algorithms
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
5 6 (37.50%) Confluence
5 6 (37.50%) BDD
5 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement

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 (43.75%) Apache Spark
2 6 (37.50%) Confluence
2 6 (37.50%) JBoss
2 6 (37.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Big Data
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Gradle
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) TestNG
2 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (43.75%) Aerospace
1 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 6 (37.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Junior
1 7 (43.75%) Junior Software Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Software Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Java Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Data Integration Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Integration Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) SOAP
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
1 9 (56.25%) XML
2 7 (43.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (43.75%) Spark Streaming
2 7 (43.75%) STL
3 6 (37.50%) Java EE
3 6 (37.50%) RESTful
3 6 (37.50%) Spring
3 6 (37.50%) XML Schema
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) HTML5
4 3 (18.75%) J2EE
4 3 (18.75%) jQuery
4 3 (18.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (43.75%) Algorithms
3 6 (37.50%) Clustering
3 6 (37.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (56.25%) TDD
2 7 (43.75%) Open Source
2 7 (43.75%) Parallel Programming
2 7 (43.75%) Performance Analysis
2 7 (43.75%) SDLC
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Validation
3 6 (37.50%) BDD
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 6 (37.50%) ETL
3 6 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) C++
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle