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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 96 123 114
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 35 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.16% 0.069% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 0.079% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 8
Average salary £58,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1387 1262 1294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 85.78% 87.28% 83.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1107 1062 1086
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 9 February 2016. 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
Abingdon - 18 £45,000 - 1
Kidlington - 5 £58,000 -
Henley-on-Thames - 4 £47,500 -
Oxford -6 3 - -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 61 (82.43%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (50.00%) Java
3 32 (43.24%) SQL
4 31 (41.89%) XML
5 30 (40.54%) TDD
6 29 (39.19%) QA
6 29 (39.19%) BDD
7 28 (37.84%) Web Services
8 26 (35.14%) JIRA
8 26 (35.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 26 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (33.78%) Data Integration
9 25 (33.78%) Big Data
9 25 (33.78%) Integration Testing
9 25 (33.78%) Oracle
9 25 (33.78%) XML Schema
10 24 (32.43%) WebLogic
10 24 (32.43%) SOAP
10 24 (32.43%) Java EE
10 24 (32.43%) Spring
10 24 (32.43%) Clustering
10 24 (32.43%) RESTful
10 24 (32.43%) Oracle Database
11 23 (31.08%) Windows
11 23 (31.08%) Sophos
12 22 (29.73%) C#
13 21 (28.38%) Degree
14 20 (27.03%) Computer Science
14 20 (27.03%) Python
15 19 (25.68%) Mentoring

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 24 (32.43%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.11%) Apache
2 6 (8.11%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) Confluence
3 1 (1.35%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.78%) Big Data
2 24 (32.43%) Oracle Database
3 15 (20.27%) Data Mining
4 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
5 9 (12.16%) Oracle ODI
6 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (6.76%) MySQL
8 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
9 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (4.05%) OLAP
9 3 (4.05%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (35.14%) JIRA
2 8 (10.81%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (9.46%) Selenium
4 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.05%) Rational Robot
4 3 (4.05%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.35%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.35%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (44.59%) Developer
2 24 (32.43%) Java Developer
2 24 (32.43%) Senior Developer
3 21 (28.38%) Senior Java Developer
4 12 (16.22%) Software Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Architect
5 10 (13.51%) QA Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Agile Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Agile Java Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Senior Agile Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 8 (10.81%) Oracle Developer
7 8 (10.81%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 8 (10.81%) Test Engineer
8 7 (9.46%) .NET Developer
8 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (9.46%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (9.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (9.46%) C# Developer
9 6 (8.11%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (41.89%) XML
2 28 (37.84%) Web Services
3 25 (33.78%) XML Schema
4 24 (32.43%) Java EE
4 24 (32.43%) RESTful
4 24 (32.43%) SOAP
4 24 (32.43%) Spring
5 15 (20.27%) .NET
6 14 (18.92%) CSS
6 14 (18.92%) HTML
7 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.41%) Classic ASP
8 4 (5.41%) HTML5
8 4 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (4.05%) Ajax
9 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (4.05%) LAMP
9 3 (4.05%) XSL
10 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (33.78%) Data Integration
2 24 (32.43%) Clustering
3 20 (27.03%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.05%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.05%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (2.70%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.35%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.08%) Windows
2 9 (12.16%) Linux
3 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.70%) AIX
4 2 (2.70%) HPUX
4 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.70%) Solaris
4 2 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (82.43%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.54%) TDD
3 29 (39.19%) BDD
4 26 (35.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 26 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (33.78%) Integration Testing
6 19 (25.68%) Mentoring
7 17 (22.97%) Test Management
8 15 (20.27%) Coaching
8 15 (20.27%) Software Engineering
8 15 (20.27%) Trend Analysis
9 14 (18.92%) Test Strategy
10 13 (17.57%) Software Testing
11 10 (13.51%) Data Modelling
11 10 (13.51%) ETL
11 10 (13.51%) Pair Programming
11 10 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (12.16%) Scrum
13 6 (8.11%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (6.76%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.00%) Java
2 32 (43.24%) SQL
3 22 (29.73%) C#
4 20 (27.03%) Python
5 16 (21.62%) C++
6 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
7 7 (9.46%) T-SQL
8 5 (6.76%) Perl
9 3 (4.05%) PHP
9 3 (4.05%) VBScript
10 1 (1.35%) Lua
10 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (28.38%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) ISEB
2 3 (4.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (39.19%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (33.78%) Oracle
2 23 (31.08%) Sophos
3 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.76%) Cadence
5 3 (4.05%) IBM
5 3 (4.05%) VMware
6 1 (1.35%) Perforce
6 1 (1.35%) Rally
6 1 (1.35%) Talend
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Training Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 days ago