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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 107 104 108
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 8 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.53% 1.02% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.32% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 13
Average salary £50,000 £33,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.25% -20.23%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
1214 1291 1263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.24% 77.31% 77.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 1131 1142
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 +8 6 - -
Abingdon -18 1 - -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (47.22%) Test Scripting
2 14 (38.89%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (36.11%) LoadRunner
3 13 (36.11%) WinRunner
3 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 13 (36.11%) JMeter
3 13 (36.11%) Performance Testing
4 12 (33.33%) QA
4 12 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 12 (33.33%) eggPlant
5 10 (27.78%) HTML5
5 10 (27.78%) CSS3
5 10 (27.78%) CSS
5 10 (27.78%) HTML
5 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 10 (27.78%) OO
5 10 (27.78%) XHTML
5 10 (27.78%) Velocity
5 10 (27.78%) FreeMarker
6 7 (19.44%) W3C
6 7 (19.44%) Mercurial
7 6 (16.67%) Selenium
8 5 (13.89%) JIRA
8 5 (13.89%) Java
8 5 (13.89%) .NET
8 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing
9 4 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (11.11%) MySQL

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (11.11%) IIS
1 4 (11.11%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (36.11%) LoadRunner
2 13 (36.11%) JMeter
2 13 (36.11%) WinRunner
3 12 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 12 (33.33%) eggPlant
4 7 (19.44%) Mercurial
5 6 (16.67%) Selenium
6 5 (13.89%) JIRA
7 3 (8.33%) JUnit
7 3 (8.33%) Subversion
7 3 (8.33%) TestNG
7 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.78%) Facilita Forecast
8 1 (2.78%) SilkPerformer
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Publishing
2 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Analyst
1 16 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 13 (36.11%) Developer
3 12 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
3 12 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
4 10 (27.78%) UI Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Tester
6 5 (13.89%) QA Tester
7 4 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (11.11%) QA Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 3 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (5.56%) UI Programmer
10 1 (2.78%) Performance Consultant
10 1 (2.78%) Selenium Tester
10 1 (2.78%) Lead Tester
10 1 (2.78%) Performance Test Consultant
10 1 (2.78%) Test Consultant
10 1 (2.78%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) HTML
1 10 (27.78%) CSS
1 10 (27.78%) XHTML
1 10 (27.78%) Velocity
1 10 (27.78%) FreeMarker
1 10 (27.78%) HTML5
1 10 (27.78%) CSS3
2 5 (13.89%) .NET
3 3 (8.33%) JDBC
3 3 (8.33%) Web Services
3 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (8.33%) JPA
4 2 (5.56%) jQuery
5 1 (2.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) W3C
2 3 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) GIS
3 1 (2.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (47.22%) Test Scripting
2 13 (36.11%) Performance Testing
3 10 (27.78%) OO
4 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.78%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.78%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.78%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.89%) Java
4 4 (11.11%) PHP
5 3 (8.33%) Groovy
6 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) ISEB
1 4 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle
1 1 (2.78%) Siebel
1 1 (2.78%) HP
1 1 (2.78%) Citrix