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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 85 79 105
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +26
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 45 37 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.66% 2.52% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 3.03% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 25 36 20
Median salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,000 £42,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,250
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
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
1498 1222 1346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 88.69% 83.30% 84.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1187 1023 1183
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxfordshire region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon - 23 £52,500 - 1
Kidlington +1 10 £53,500 -14.40%
Oxford -22 8 £54,000 +17.39%
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £45,000 - 1
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 64 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (53.49%) Windows
2 46 (53.49%) Mentoring
3 42 (48.84%) Coaching
4 39 (45.35%) Sophos
5 37 (43.02%) Java
6 36 (41.86%) C++
7 32 (37.21%) Linux
8 30 (34.88%) QA
9 29 (33.72%) Microsoft
10 27 (31.40%) Pair Programming
11 25 (29.07%) Mac OS X
12 24 (27.91%) C
12 24 (27.91%) TDD
12 24 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (27.91%) Secure Coding
12 24 (27.91%) Cross-Platform Development
13 23 (26.74%) SOAP
13 23 (26.74%) XML
14 22 (25.58%) SQL
14 22 (25.58%) Integration Testing
15 21 (24.42%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (24.42%) Software Engineering
16 20 (23.26%) XML Schema
16 20 (23.26%) Oracle
16 20 (23.26%) Spring
16 20 (23.26%) Computer Science
16 20 (23.26%) Java EE
16 20 (23.26%) JIRA
16 20 (23.26%) BDD

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.47%) WebLogic
2 8 (9.30%) Confluence
2 8 (9.30%) JBoss
3 3 (3.49%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.26%) Oracle Database
2 19 (22.09%) Big Data
2 19 (22.09%) Oracle ODI
3 14 (16.28%) Data Mining
4 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.49%) MySQL
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (23.26%) JIRA
2 3 (3.49%) Gradle
2 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.49%) Selenium
2 3 (3.49%) TestNG
2 3 (3.49%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (9.30%) Publishing
2 3 (3.49%) Aerospace
2 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (25.58%) Developer
2 21 (24.42%) Software Engineer
3 20 (23.26%) QA Engineer
4 17 (19.77%) Senior Software Engineer
5 16 (18.60%) Java Developer
6 12 (13.95%) Senior Developer
6 12 (13.95%) Test Engineer
7 9 (10.47%) Senior QA Engineer
8 8 (9.30%) Agile Developer
8 8 (9.30%) Agile Java Developer
8 8 (9.30%) Data Integration Developer
8 8 (9.30%) Integration Developer
8 8 (9.30%) Oracle Developer
8 8 (9.30%) QA Test Engineer
8 8 (9.30%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (8.14%) QA Tester
9 7 (8.14%) Tester
10 6 (6.98%) Architect
11 5 (5.81%) QA Leader
11 5 (5.81%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.74%) SOAP
1 23 (26.74%) XML
2 20 (23.26%) Java EE
2 20 (23.26%) RESTful
2 20 (23.26%) Spring
2 20 (23.26%) XML Schema
3 12 (13.95%) Web Services
4 5 (5.81%) HTML
5 4 (4.65%) STL
6 3 (3.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (3.49%) HTML5
6 3 (3.49%) J2EE
6 3 (3.49%) jQuery
6 3 (3.49%) JSON
6 3 (3.49%) Spark Streaming
7 2 (2.33%) .NET
7 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.33%) Classic ASP
7 2 (2.33%) CSS
7 2 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.26%) Computer Science
1 20 (23.26%) Data Integration
2 9 (10.47%) Clustering
2 9 (10.47%) Performance Metrics
2 9 (10.47%) Virtual Team
3 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.65%) User Experience
4 3 (3.49%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.16%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (53.49%) Windows
2 32 (37.21%) Linux
3 25 (29.07%) Mac OS X
4 5 (5.81%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.65%) Unix
6 1 (1.16%) AIX
6 1 (1.16%) HPUX
6 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (53.49%) Mentoring
3 42 (48.84%) Coaching
4 27 (31.40%) Pair Programming
5 24 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (27.91%) Cross-Platform Development
5 24 (27.91%) Secure Coding
5 24 (27.91%) TDD
6 22 (25.58%) Integration Testing
7 21 (24.42%) Continuous Improvement
7 21 (24.42%) Software Engineering
8 20 (23.26%) BDD
9 19 (22.09%) ETL
10 14 (16.28%) Test Management
10 14 (16.28%) Trend Analysis
11 10 (11.63%) Product Management
11 10 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (10.47%) Software Testing
12 9 (10.47%) Threat Modelling
12 9 (10.47%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (43.02%) Java
2 36 (41.86%) C++
3 24 (27.91%) C
4 22 (25.58%) SQL
5 17 (19.77%) Python
6 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
7 7 (8.14%) C#
8 4 (4.65%) Perl
9 3 (3.49%) Ruby
10 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (22.09%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (34.88%) QA
Vendors
1 39 (45.35%) Sophos
2 29 (33.72%) Microsoft
3 20 (23.26%) Oracle
4 5 (5.81%) Cadence
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