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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 67 73 69
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.12% 1.32% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.56% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 18
Median salary £54,000 £40,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% +1.91%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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
560 639 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 89.89% 84.41% 85.03%
Number of salaries quoted 520 510 684
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 5 May 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) XML
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
1 12 (100.00%) BDD
2 11 (91.67%) Big Data
2 11 (91.67%) JIRA
2 11 (91.67%) Integration Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (91.67%) Data Integration
2 11 (91.67%) Web Services
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 11 (91.67%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) Data Modelling
2 11 (91.67%) ETL
2 11 (91.67%) XML Schema
3 10 (83.33%) Clustering
3 10 (83.33%) SOAP
3 10 (83.33%) WebLogic
3 10 (83.33%) RESTful
3 10 (83.33%) Java EE
3 10 (83.33%) Spring
3 10 (83.33%) Oracle ODI
3 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database
3 10 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (66.67%) Confluence
4 8 (66.67%) JBoss
5 7 (58.33%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (58.33%) Publishing
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Forms

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 10 (83.33%) WebLogic
2 8 (66.67%) Confluence
2 8 (66.67%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) Big Data
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) OLAP
3 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) JIRA
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (58.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Java Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Integration Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Data Integration Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Senior Agile Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) XML
2 11 (91.67%) Web Services
2 11 (91.67%) XML Schema
3 10 (83.33%) Java EE
3 10 (83.33%) RESTful
3 10 (83.33%) SOAP
3 10 (83.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Data Integration
2 10 (83.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (8.33%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) BDD
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
2 11 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (91.67%) Data Modelling
2 11 (91.67%) ETL
2 11 (91.67%) Integration Testing
3 10 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) ETL Development
4 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Talend
2 1 (8.33%) VMware