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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 90 80 79
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.38% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.15% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
668 657 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 85.31% 86.45% 82.64%
Number of salaries quoted 556 541 546
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +11.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) BDD
3 13 (76.47%) TDD
3 13 (76.47%) SQL
3 13 (76.47%) XML
4 11 (64.71%) Java
4 11 (64.71%) JIRA
4 11 (64.71%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (58.82%) Data Integration
5 10 (58.82%) Integration Testing
5 10 (58.82%) Big Data
5 10 (58.82%) Oracle
5 10 (58.82%) Data Modelling
5 10 (58.82%) ETL
5 10 (58.82%) XML Schema
5 10 (58.82%) Web Services
6 9 (52.94%) Clustering
6 9 (52.94%) Spring
6 9 (52.94%) SOAP
6 9 (52.94%) WebLogic
6 9 (52.94%) Java EE
6 9 (52.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (52.94%) Oracle ODI
6 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database
6 9 (52.94%) RESTful
7 8 (47.06%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (23.53%) QA
8 4 (23.53%) .NET
8 4 (23.53%) C#
9 3 (17.65%) T-SQL

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (52.94%) WebLogic
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) Confluence
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) Big Data
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (17.65%) OLAP
3 3 (17.65%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.76%) MySQL
4 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) JIRA
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 3 (17.65%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) CruiseControl
4 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 12 (70.59%) Senior Developer
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Developer
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Java Developer
3 9 (52.94%) Java Developer
3 9 (52.94%) Senior Agile Developer
3 9 (52.94%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 9 (52.94%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (47.06%) Oracle Developer
4 8 (47.06%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 6 (35.29%) Integration Developer
6 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) XML
2 10 (58.82%) Web Services
2 10 (58.82%) XML Schema
3 9 (52.94%) Java EE
3 9 (52.94%) RESTful
3 9 (52.94%) SOAP
3 9 (52.94%) Spring
4 4 (23.53%) .NET
5 3 (17.65%) Ajax
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Data Integration
2 9 (52.94%) Clustering
3 3 (17.65%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.88%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) BDD
3 13 (76.47%) TDD
4 11 (64.71%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (58.82%) Data Modelling
5 10 (58.82%) ETL
5 10 (58.82%) Integration Testing
6 9 (52.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) DevOps
7 3 (17.65%) MVC
7 3 (17.65%) OO
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Refactoring
7 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) Perl
4 3 (17.65%) Python
4 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) Lua
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Perforce
3 1 (5.88%) Talend