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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 78 101 106
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 38 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.50% 0.86% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 1.05% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 10
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +56.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £50,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £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
1275 1236 1295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 83.72% 81.37% 76.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1030 1047 1142
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 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 August 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 23 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Bicester - 3 £34,000 -
Thame - 2 £42,500 -
Kidlington - 1 - -
Witney - 1 £35,000 - 1
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 53 (96.36%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (72.73%) TDD
3 39 (70.91%) QA
4 38 (69.09%) JavaScript
5 28 (50.91%) HTML
5 28 (50.91%) CSS
5 28 (50.91%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (47.27%) E-Commerce
7 24 (43.64%) jQuery
8 23 (41.82%) PHP
9 21 (38.18%) Pair Programming
10 20 (36.36%) Scrum
11 18 (32.73%) XML
11 18 (32.73%) Web Development
12 17 (30.91%) MySQL
13 16 (29.09%) HTML5
14 15 (27.27%) Kanban
14 15 (27.27%) XSLT
14 15 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
15 14 (25.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (21.82%) NoSQL
16 12 (21.82%) Selenium
17 11 (20.00%) Degree
17 11 (20.00%) Ajax
17 11 (20.00%) SQL
17 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
17 11 (20.00%) Backbone.js
18 10 (18.18%) Analytics
18 10 (18.18%) Ember.js
18 10 (18.18%) Manual Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (12.73%) Node.js
2 2 (3.64%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.82%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) MySQL
2 12 (21.82%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.09%) Big Data
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.82%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) HBase
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Selenium
2 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 9 (16.36%) Subversion
4 7 (12.73%) JIRA
4 7 (12.73%) PHPUnit
5 6 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (7.27%) WebDriver
6 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
7 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
7 3 (5.45%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.82%) Grunt
8 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (14.55%) Games
2 5 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Back Office
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (72.73%) Developer
2 26 (47.27%) Web Developer
3 15 (27.27%) Front-End Developer
4 13 (23.64%) Front-End Web Developer
5 10 (18.18%) Tester
6 9 (16.36%) Senior Developer
6 9 (16.36%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 8 (14.55%) Lead Developer
7 8 (14.55%) Analyst
7 8 (14.55%) Senior Tester
8 7 (12.73%) Lead Web Developer
8 7 (12.73%) QA Tester
8 7 (12.73%) PHP Developer
8 7 (12.73%) Senior QA Tester
8 7 (12.73%) Senior Web Developer
9 5 (9.09%) Test Analyst
10 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
10 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
10 4 (7.27%) Testing Engineer
10 4 (7.27%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.91%) HTML
1 28 (50.91%) CSS
2 24 (43.64%) jQuery
3 18 (32.73%) XML
4 16 (29.09%) HTML5
5 15 (27.27%) XSLT
6 14 (25.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 11 (20.00%) Backbone.js
7 11 (20.00%) Ajax
8 10 (18.18%) Ember.js
9 9 (16.36%) JSON
10 8 (14.55%) .NET
11 7 (12.73%) Laravel
12 6 (10.91%) Symfony
13 2 (3.64%) CSS3
13 2 (3.64%) Web Services
13 2 (3.64%) Sass
13 2 (3.64%) LESS
14 1 (1.82%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.73%) Mathematics
3 6 (10.91%) Graphic Design
4 5 (9.09%) Semantic Web
5 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (96.36%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (72.73%) TDD
3 28 (50.91%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (47.27%) E-Commerce
5 21 (38.18%) Pair Programming
6 20 (36.36%) Scrum
7 18 (32.73%) Web Development
8 15 (27.27%) Kanban
8 15 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (18.18%) Analytics
9 10 (18.18%) Manual Testing
10 8 (14.55%) MVC
11 7 (12.73%) OOP
11 7 (12.73%) Software Testing
11 7 (12.73%) API Development
12 6 (10.91%) Regression Testing
12 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
13 5 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (7.27%) Game Development
15 3 (5.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 38 (69.09%) JavaScript
2 23 (41.82%) PHP
3 11 (20.00%) SQL
4 8 (14.55%) C#
5 6 (10.91%) Java
5 6 (10.91%) Python
6 5 (9.09%) Perl
7 2 (3.64%) VBScript
8 1 (1.82%) VB
8 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Degree
2 8 (14.55%) ISEB
2 8 (14.55%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.64%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (70.91%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) VirtualBox
1 1 (1.82%) KVM
1 1 (1.82%) LXC
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Perforce
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) HP
3 1 (1.82%) Google
3 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.82%) Facebook
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