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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 102 92 104
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 12 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.87% 1.58% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.99% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 20
Average salary £31,250 £39,250 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.38% -19.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
1145 1255 1408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 82.91% 79.43% 78.75%
Number of salaries quoted 939 1041 1266
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -10 6 £30,000 -31.42%
Thame - 2 £60,000 -
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £25,500 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) jQuery
4 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 6 (42.86%) HTML
4 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) C#
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
6 4 (28.57%) OOP
6 4 (28.57%) PHP
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) MySQL
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) MS Office
7 3 (21.43%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL
7 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) Selenium
7 3 (21.43%) System Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Test Management
7 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
7 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) Subversion
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (7.14%) PHPUnit
4 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) PHP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Development Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Software Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) jQuery
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) Laravel
3 2 (14.29%) Velocity
3 2 (14.29%) WCF
3 2 (14.29%) WPF
3 2 (14.29%) WinForms
4 1 (7.14%) Symfony
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) OOP
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 3 (21.43%) System Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Test Management
6 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Product Management
7 2 (14.29%) User Stories
7 2 (14.29%) Line Management
7 2 (14.29%) MVC
7 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) PHP
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) VCP4
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Perforce
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago