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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 54 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 22 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.01% 0.53% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 0.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
554 710 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 75.79% 74.66% 75.18%
Number of salaries quoted 474 624 551
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -7.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,900 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 1 September 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 41 (87.23%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (57.45%) Software Engineering
3 26 (55.32%) Java
3 26 (55.32%) XML
4 25 (53.19%) Oracle
4 25 (53.19%) TDD
4 25 (53.19%) Integration Testing
5 23 (48.94%) Degree
6 22 (46.81%) Spring
6 22 (46.81%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (46.81%) BDD
6 22 (46.81%) SQL
7 19 (40.43%) .NET
7 19 (40.43%) J2EE
7 19 (40.43%) HTML
7 19 (40.43%) Web Services
8 17 (36.17%) C#
8 17 (36.17%) ISEB
8 17 (36.17%) MbUnit
8 17 (36.17%) ISTQB
8 17 (36.17%) NUnit
9 16 (34.04%) User Stories
9 16 (34.04%) Software Testing
10 14 (29.79%) Scrum
10 14 (29.79%) Publishing
11 12 (25.53%) Legal
11 12 (25.53%) Management Information System
11 12 (25.53%) Risk Management
11 12 (25.53%) Big Data
12 11 (23.40%) Middleware

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (14.89%) WebLogic
2 6 (12.77%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (8.51%) IIS
4 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) Big Data
2 11 (23.40%) NoSQL
3 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database
4 8 (17.02%) MongoDB
5 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 17 (36.17%) NUnit
1 17 (36.17%) MbUnit
2 6 (12.77%) JIRA
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (6.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (6.38%) Subversion
3 3 (6.38%) Bugzilla
3 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.38%) GDB
4 2 (4.26%) JDeveloper
5 1 (2.13%) JUnit
5 1 (2.13%) Maven
5 1 (2.13%) Selenium
5 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (29.79%) Publishing
2 12 (25.53%) Legal
3 10 (21.28%) Manufacturing
3 10 (21.28%) Military
3 10 (21.28%) Law
4 4 (8.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Software Engineer
2 23 (48.94%) Senior Software Engineer
3 17 (36.17%) Test Engineer
3 17 (36.17%) Senior Test Engineer
4 12 (25.53%) Developer
5 11 (23.40%) Software Test Engineer
5 11 (23.40%) Senior Software Test Engineer
6 9 (19.15%) Senior Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
8 5 (10.64%) Java Engineer
8 5 (10.64%) Senior Java Engineer
9 4 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Software Integration Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) Integration Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) Senior Integration Engineer
11 2 (4.26%) Lead Software Engineer
12 1 (2.13%) Senior Tester
12 1 (2.13%) Tester
12 1 (2.13%) Lead Developer
12 1 (2.13%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (55.32%) XML
2 22 (46.81%) Spring
3 19 (40.43%) Web Services
3 19 (40.43%) HTML
3 19 (40.43%) .NET
3 19 (40.43%) J2EE
4 11 (23.40%) Middleware
5 8 (17.02%) EJB
6 4 (8.51%) Spring MVC
7 3 (6.38%) EJB 3.0
7 3 (6.38%) RESTful
7 3 (6.38%) SOAP
7 3 (6.38%) Struts
7 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.38%) COM
7 3 (6.38%) Java EE
7 3 (6.38%) XML Schema
8 2 (4.26%) OC4J
9 1 (2.13%) XSLT
9 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.38%) Clustering
3 3 (6.38%) Firmware
3 3 (6.38%) Data Integration
3 3 (6.38%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.26%) Physics
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) ASIC
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (87.23%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (57.45%) Software Engineering
3 25 (53.19%) TDD
3 25 (53.19%) Integration Testing
4 22 (46.81%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (46.81%) BDD
5 16 (34.04%) User Stories
5 16 (34.04%) Software Testing
6 14 (29.79%) Scrum
7 12 (25.53%) Risk Management
8 11 (23.40%) Performance Testing
9 10 (21.28%) DNA
10 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
10 6 (12.77%) Validation
11 5 (10.64%) System Testing
12 4 (8.51%) Migration
12 4 (8.51%) MVC
13 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
13 3 (6.38%) SOA
13 3 (6.38%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) Java
2 22 (46.81%) SQL
3 17 (36.17%) C#
4 4 (8.51%) VBScript
4 4 (8.51%) Perl
4 4 (8.51%) Python
5 3 (6.38%) C
5 3 (6.38%) VB
5 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.38%) C++
6 2 (4.26%) Embedded C
6 2 (4.26%) Embedded C++
6 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (48.94%) Degree
2 17 (36.17%) ISEB
2 17 (36.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) JTAG
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) KVM
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) Oracle
2 5 (10.64%) IBM
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) VMware
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