The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 79 102 111
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +9
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 31 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.13% 1.20% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 1.48% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 10
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +63.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,400 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automated Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1185 1288 1332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 81.50% 81.47% 75.81%
Number of salaries quoted 989 1128 1146
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Oxfordshire region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +7 20 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Bicester - 4 £48,750 -
Thame - 2 £42,500 -
Kidlington - 1 - -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 46 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (75.00%) TDD
3 34 (70.83%) JavaScript
4 30 (62.50%) QA
5 24 (50.00%) jQuery
5 24 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (50.00%) HTML
5 24 (50.00%) CSS
6 22 (45.83%) Scrum
7 21 (43.75%) E-Commerce
8 20 (41.67%) PHP
9 17 (35.42%) Pair Programming
10 15 (31.25%) Kanban
11 14 (29.17%) MySQL
12 13 (27.08%) XML
12 13 (27.08%) Web Development
13 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
13 11 (22.92%) Degree
14 10 (20.83%) Ajax
14 10 (20.83%) HTML5
14 10 (20.83%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (20.83%) XSLT
14 10 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (18.75%) Ember.js
15 9 (18.75%) AngularJS
15 9 (18.75%) Analytics
15 9 (18.75%) C#
15 9 (18.75%) .NET
15 9 (18.75%) SQL
15 9 (18.75%) Linux

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.58%) Node.js
2 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) MySQL
2 9 (18.75%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.42%) Big Data
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.08%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) HBase
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
2 9 (18.75%) Selenium
2 9 (18.75%) Subversion
3 7 (14.58%) PHPUnit
4 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (10.42%) JIRA
5 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
6 4 (8.33%) WebDriver
7 3 (6.25%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.08%) Selenium IDE
General
1 7 (14.58%) Games
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Back Office
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Developer
2 22 (45.83%) Web Developer
3 13 (27.08%) Front-End Developer
4 11 (22.92%) Front-End Web Developer
5 9 (18.75%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 9 (18.75%) Tester
5 9 (18.75%) Senior Developer
6 8 (16.67%) Lead Developer
7 7 (14.58%) Senior Web Developer
7 7 (14.58%) Senior Tester
7 7 (14.58%) QA Tester
7 7 (14.58%) Lead Web Developer
8 6 (12.50%) PHP Developer
8 6 (12.50%) Senior QA Tester
8 6 (12.50%) Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Business Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Software Tester
9 3 (6.25%) Test Leader
9 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (50.00%) HTML
1 24 (50.00%) CSS
1 24 (50.00%) jQuery
2 13 (27.08%) XML
3 10 (20.83%) XSLT
3 10 (20.83%) Ajax
3 10 (20.83%) HTML5
3 10 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (18.75%) Backbone.js
4 9 (18.75%) Ember.js
4 9 (18.75%) AngularJS
4 9 (18.75%) .NET
5 8 (16.67%) Laravel
5 8 (16.67%) JSON
6 6 (12.50%) Symfony
7 2 (4.17%) WCF
7 2 (4.17%) WPF
7 2 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (4.17%) WinForms
8 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.58%) Mathematics
3 6 (12.50%) Graphic Design
4 5 (10.42%) Semantic Web
5 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (75.00%) TDD
3 24 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (45.83%) Scrum
5 21 (43.75%) E-Commerce
6 17 (35.42%) Pair Programming
7 15 (31.25%) Kanban
8 13 (27.08%) Web Development
9 10 (20.83%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (18.75%) Analytics
10 9 (18.75%) Manual Testing
11 8 (16.67%) OOP
11 8 (16.67%) MVC
12 7 (14.58%) API Development
13 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
13 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (8.33%) Game Development
14 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
14 3 (6.25%) UML
14 3 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) JavaScript
2 20 (41.67%) PHP
3 9 (18.75%) SQL
3 9 (18.75%) C#
4 6 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (4.17%) Perl
5 2 (4.17%) VBScript
5 2 (4.17%) Python
5 2 (4.17%) Ruby
6 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Degree
2 7 (14.58%) ISEB
2 7 (14.58%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (62.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) VirtualBox
1 1 (2.08%) KVM
1 1 (2.08%) LXC
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Perforce
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) Facebook
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 45k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago