The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 103 98 108
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 9 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.65% 1.51% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.85% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 15
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Test Automation
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
1159 1404 1393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 83.26% 81.49% 77.30%
Number of salaries quoted 928 1177 1242
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Test Automation
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Banbury -2 4 £52,500 +75.00%
Oxford -6 4 £40,250 +4.54% 2
Abingdon +2 1 £26,000 -35.00%
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
3 8 (47.06%) TDD
3 8 (47.06%) HTML
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) XML
3 8 (47.06%) BDD
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (35.29%) Web Services
5 6 (35.29%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) J2EE
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle
5 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Spring
6 4 (23.53%) Big Data
6 4 (23.53%) Line Management
6 4 (23.53%) Test Management
6 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
6 4 (23.53%) C++
6 4 (23.53%) Python
6 4 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) Middleware
6 4 (23.53%) MVC
7 3 (17.65%) Subversion
7 3 (17.65%) JIRA
7 3 (17.65%) Bugzilla
7 3 (17.65%) Firmware

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
1 4 (23.53%) Big Data
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) OLAP
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (17.65%) Bugzilla
2 3 (17.65%) Subversion
2 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) GDB
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Java Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Test Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
1 8 (47.06%) XML
2 6 (35.29%) Web Services
2 6 (35.29%) J2EE
2 6 (35.29%) Spring
3 4 (23.53%) Middleware
4 2 (11.76%) XSL
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 2 (11.76%) Ajax
4 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Physics
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
3 8 (47.06%) TDD
3 8 (47.06%) BDD
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Test Management
6 4 (23.53%) Line Management
6 4 (23.53%) MVC
6 4 (23.53%) Scrum
7 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) Practice Management
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL
7 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.76%) OO
7 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
7 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
7 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
7 2 (11.76%) Refactoring
7 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) C++
3 4 (23.53%) Python
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded C++
4 3 (17.65%) Perl
4 3 (17.65%) C
5 2 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) JTAG
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Firmware
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
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