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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 64 51 80
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +29
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 18 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.38% 3.05% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 3.96% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 0
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
612 556 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 80.85% 77.01% 78.13%
Number of salaries quoted 466 479 630
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £68,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
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 4 September 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Oxford

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (73.53%) TDD
3 24 (70.59%) SQL
3 24 (70.59%) XML
4 19 (55.88%) BDD
5 15 (44.12%) C#
5 15 (44.12%) .NET
6 14 (41.18%) IIS
6 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
6 14 (41.18%) CSS
6 14 (41.18%) HTML
6 14 (41.18%) T-SQL
6 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
6 14 (41.18%) XSL
6 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
6 14 (41.18%) OLAP
6 14 (41.18%) OO
6 14 (41.18%) Apache
6 14 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (41.18%) N-Tier
6 14 (41.18%) IBM
6 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 14 (41.18%) MVC
6 14 (41.18%) Relational Database
6 14 (41.18%) DevOps
6 14 (41.18%) OLAP Cube
6 14 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (41.18%) Performance Analysis
6 14 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (41.18%) VMware

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 14 (41.18%) IIS
1 14 (41.18%) Apache
2 4 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
1 14 (41.18%) OLAP
1 14 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 14 (41.18%) Relational Database
1 14 (41.18%) OLAP Cube
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.76%) MySQL
3 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 4 (11.76%) Big Data
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.94%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) JIRA
2 5 (14.71%) Selenium
2 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.94%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.94%) Subversion
4 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.94%) GDB
General
1 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (88.24%) Developer
2 23 (67.65%) Senior Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Java Developer
4 9 (26.47%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (20.59%) Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Testing Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Software Testing Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Siebel Developer
8 1 (2.94%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Software Development Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (2.94%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior QA Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) XML
2 15 (44.12%) .NET
3 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 14 (41.18%) CSS
3 14 (41.18%) XSL
3 14 (41.18%) Ajax
3 14 (41.18%) HTML
3 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (29.41%) Java EE
4 10 (29.41%) RESTful
4 10 (29.41%) SOAP
5 5 (14.71%) Web Services
6 4 (11.76%) XML Schema
6 4 (11.76%) Spring
7 1 (2.94%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) N-Tier
2 5 (14.71%) Data Integration
3 4 (11.76%) Clustering
4 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.88%) Physics
4 2 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.94%) Semantic Web
5 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) UNIX
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (73.53%) TDD
3 19 (55.88%) BDD
4 14 (41.18%) Performance Analysis
4 14 (41.18%) DevOps
4 14 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (41.18%) MVC
4 14 (41.18%) OO
4 14 (41.18%) Refactoring
4 14 (41.18%) Unit Testing
5 11 (32.35%) ETL
6 10 (29.41%) Data Modelling
7 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (11.76%) Regression Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) SQL
2 15 (44.12%) C#
3 14 (41.18%) T-SQL
3 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 11 (32.35%) Java
5 7 (20.59%) Python
6 6 (17.65%) Perl
7 4 (11.76%) C++
8 2 (5.88%) C
8 2 (5.88%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.94%) Lua
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) JTAG
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) IBM
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
1 14 (41.18%) VMware
2 11 (32.35%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Siebel
3 1 (2.94%) Informatica
3 1 (2.94%) Perforce
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago