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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 82 76 83
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.14% 0.12% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.17% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Average salary £50,000 - £65,000
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
576 606 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 79.45% 74.91% 82.05%
Number of salaries quoted 468 510 755
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 January 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 20 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 19 (79.17%) BDD
2 19 (79.17%) Java
2 19 (79.17%) Oracle
2 19 (79.17%) XML
3 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (75.00%) TDD
3 18 (75.00%) Integration Testing
4 15 (62.50%) Management Information System
4 15 (62.50%) Risk Management
4 15 (62.50%) Legal
4 15 (62.50%) SQL
5 14 (58.33%) Spring
5 14 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (41.67%) Publishing
6 10 (41.67%) HTML
6 10 (41.67%) J2EE
6 10 (41.67%) Web Services
7 9 (37.50%) EJB
8 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
9 7 (29.17%) NoSQL
9 7 (29.17%) Big Data
9 7 (29.17%) WebLogic
9 7 (29.17%) Middleware
9 7 (29.17%) Scrum
10 6 (25.00%) JIRA
11 5 (20.83%) Marketing
11 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
11 5 (20.83%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (20.83%) SharePoint 2013

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 7 (29.17%) WebLogic
2 5 (20.83%) IIS
2 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
2 5 (20.83%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (20.83%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (20.83%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 7 (29.17%) NoSQL
2 7 (29.17%) Big Data
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) JIRA
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (8.33%) GDB
4 2 (8.33%) Selenium
4 2 (8.33%) Bugzilla
4 2 (8.33%) Subversion
5 1 (4.17%) JUnit
5 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (62.50%) Legal
2 10 (41.67%) Publishing
3 5 (20.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Software Engineer
1 13 (54.17%) Senior Software Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Java Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Software Integration Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) XML
2 14 (58.33%) Spring
3 10 (41.67%) Web Services
3 10 (41.67%) HTML
3 10 (41.67%) J2EE
4 9 (37.50%) EJB
5 7 (29.17%) Middleware
6 5 (20.83%) SOAP
6 5 (20.83%) .NET
7 4 (16.67%) Struts
7 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 4 (16.67%) COM
7 4 (16.67%) XML Schema
7 4 (16.67%) Java EE
7 4 (16.67%) EJB 3.0
7 4 (16.67%) RESTful
8 3 (12.50%) Spring MVC
9 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (4.17%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 4 (16.67%) Clustering
4 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (8.33%) Physics
4 2 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 19 (79.17%) BDD
3 18 (75.00%) Integration Testing
3 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (75.00%) TDD
4 15 (62.50%) Risk Management
5 14 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (29.17%) Scrum
7 5 (20.83%) Migration
8 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 4 (16.67%) SOA
8 4 (16.67%) ETL
9 3 (12.50%) MVC
10 1 (4.17%) Content Management
10 1 (4.17%) Test Management
10 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) Java
2 15 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) VBScript
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) VB
4 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (12.50%) Python
5 3 (12.50%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) C
6 2 (8.33%) Embedded C
6 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++
6 2 (8.33%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
1 2 (8.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Firmware
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) KVM
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) IBM
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
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