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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 66 65 70
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 9 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.18% 2.02% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 2.56% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 14
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £38,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,375 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +5.96%
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
611 702 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 80.29% 78.88% 79.28%
Number of salaries quoted 495 622 662
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
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 27 April 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Oxford

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 9 (81.82%) BDD
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) XML
3 7 (63.64%) MVC
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (63.64%) N-Tier
3 7 (63.64%) IBM
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) OO
3 7 (63.64%) Apache
3 7 (63.64%) XSL
3 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) OLAP
3 7 (63.64%) IIS
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
3 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (63.64%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
3 7 (63.64%) DevOps
3 7 (63.64%) OLAP Cube

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (63.64%) IIS
1 7 (63.64%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
1 7 (63.64%) OLAP
1 7 (63.64%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
1 7 (63.64%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) GDB
General
1 2 (18.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Senior Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
1 9 (81.82%) XML
2 7 (63.64%) XSL
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) Ajax
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) Middleware
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Physics
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 9 (81.82%) BDD
3 7 (63.64%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (63.64%) DevOps
3 7 (63.64%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (63.64%) OO
3 7 (63.64%) MVC
3 7 (63.64%) Refactoring
3 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
6 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
2 7 (63.64%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) IBM
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
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