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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 100 113 106
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 14 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.91% 0.69% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.93% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 13
Average salary £50,000 £32,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
1205 1291 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 78.04% 73.94% 72.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1135 1023
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 22 August 2014. 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 +18 9 £50,000 - 1
Abingdon -18 1 - -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 18 (46.15%) Test Scripting
2 15 (38.46%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (35.90%) LoadRunner
3 14 (35.90%) WinRunner
3 14 (35.90%) SQL
3 14 (35.90%) JMeter
3 14 (35.90%) QA
3 14 (35.90%) Performance Testing
4 13 (33.33%) eggPlant
4 13 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 10 (25.64%) CSS
5 10 (25.64%) HTML
5 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
5 10 (25.64%) XHTML
6 9 (23.08%) OO
6 9 (23.08%) Velocity
6 9 (23.08%) FreeMarker
6 9 (23.08%) CSS3
6 9 (23.08%) HTML5
7 8 (20.51%) Mercurial
7 8 (20.51%) Selenium
7 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (15.38%) W3C
8 6 (15.38%) Java
8 6 (15.38%) .NET
9 5 (12.82%) Web Services
9 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
9 5 (12.82%) ISEB
9 5 (12.82%) JIRA
9 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (10.26%) Apache
1 4 (10.26%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (35.90%) LoadRunner
2 14 (35.90%) WinRunner
2 14 (35.90%) JMeter
3 13 (33.33%) eggPlant
3 13 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 8 (20.51%) Mercurial
4 8 (20.51%) Selenium
5 5 (12.82%) JIRA
6 4 (10.26%) TestNG
6 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
6 4 (10.26%) Subversion
6 4 (10.26%) JUnit
7 1 (2.56%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (2.56%) Behat
7 1 (2.56%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Publishing
2 2 (5.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Analyst
1 18 (46.15%) Test Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Developer
3 9 (23.08%) UI Developer
4 8 (20.51%) Tester
5 6 (15.38%) QA Tester
6 4 (10.26%) Software Test Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) QA Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (5.13%) UI Programmer
9 1 (2.56%) Web Tester
9 1 (2.56%) Performance Test Consultant
9 1 (2.56%) Web Test Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Web Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) CSS
1 10 (25.64%) HTML
1 10 (25.64%) XHTML
2 9 (23.08%) Velocity
2 9 (23.08%) FreeMarker
2 9 (23.08%) CSS3
2 9 (23.08%) HTML5
3 6 (15.38%) .NET
4 5 (12.82%) Web Services
5 4 (10.26%) JPA
5 4 (10.26%) Hibernate
5 4 (10.26%) JDBC
6 2 (5.13%) jQuery
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.56%) Ajax
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) W3C
2 1 (2.56%) GIS
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Test Scripting
2 14 (35.90%) Performance Testing
3 9 (23.08%) OO
4 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Manual Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.69%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.13%) Web Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.56%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.56%) MVC
9 1 (2.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.38%) Java
4 4 (10.26%) Groovy
4 4 (10.26%) PHP
5 2 (5.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) ISEB
2 4 (10.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.90%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) Citrix
1 1 (2.56%) HP
1 1 (2.56%) Siebel
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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