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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 84 83 120
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +37
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 24 50 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.90% 2.92% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 3.33% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 2
Median salary £53,500 £58,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.75% +16.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
1096 1501 1246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 86.98% 87.62% 88.62%
Number of salaries quoted 840 1179 1040
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Oxford +27 11 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Abingdon -11 5 - - 1
Kidlington -2 2 £55,000 -5.17% 1
Witney - 1 £35,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 41 (74.55%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (67.27%) Software Engineering
3 35 (63.64%) C++
4 30 (54.55%) Windows
4 30 (54.55%) Sophos
5 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 24 (43.64%) Mentoring
7 23 (41.82%) Coaching
7 23 (41.82%) Linux
7 23 (41.82%) Pair Programming
8 18 (32.73%) QA
8 18 (32.73%) Python
9 17 (30.91%) Java
10 16 (29.09%) BDD
11 15 (27.27%) TDD
12 14 (25.45%) Integration Testing
12 14 (25.45%) JIRA
13 13 (23.64%) Software Testing
14 12 (21.82%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (21.82%) C
14 12 (21.82%) Mac OS X
14 12 (21.82%) Secure Coding
14 12 (21.82%) SDLC
14 12 (21.82%) Cross-Platform Development
15 11 (20.00%) Selenium
16 9 (16.36%) SQL
17 8 (14.55%) Project Management
17 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
17 8 (14.55%) Apple iOS
18 7 (12.73%) Demand Management

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 7 (12.73%) JBoss
2 5 (9.09%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) Big Data
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) JIRA
2 11 (20.00%) Selenium
3 7 (12.73%) HP UFT
3 7 (12.73%) Talend Open Studio
3 7 (12.73%) Zephyr
4 3 (5.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.82%) Appium
5 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (12.73%) Publishing
2 5 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (67.27%) Software Engineer
2 17 (30.91%) Senior Software Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) QA Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Head of QA
5 7 (12.73%) Head of Testing
5 7 (12.73%) QA Software Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Junior
6 6 (10.91%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Integration Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Junior Software Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Server Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Server Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) QA Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) Apache Camel
1 7 (12.73%) Java EE
1 7 (12.73%) RESTful
1 7 (12.73%) SOAP
1 7 (12.73%) Spring
1 7 (12.73%) XML
1 7 (12.73%) XML Schema
2 5 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (9.09%) Spark Streaming
2 5 (9.09%) STL
2 5 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (3.64%) .NET
3 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.64%) CSS
3 2 (3.64%) HTML
3 2 (3.64%) REST
4 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.82%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.82%) CSS3
4 1 (1.82%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Data Integration
1 7 (12.73%) Virtual Team
2 5 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.09%) Semantic Web
3 2 (3.64%) Informatics
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (54.55%) Windows
2 23 (41.82%) Linux
3 12 (21.82%) Mac OS X
4 8 (14.55%) Apple iOS
5 7 (12.73%) Android
6 5 (9.09%) Unix
6 5 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (74.55%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (67.27%) Software Engineering
3 24 (43.64%) Mentoring
4 23 (41.82%) Coaching
4 23 (41.82%) Pair Programming
5 16 (29.09%) BDD
6 15 (27.27%) TDD
7 14 (25.45%) Integration Testing
8 13 (23.64%) Software Testing
9 12 (21.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (21.82%) Cross-Platform Development
9 12 (21.82%) SDLC
9 12 (21.82%) Secure Coding
10 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (14.55%) Project Management
11 7 (12.73%) Data Modelling
11 7 (12.73%) ETL
11 7 (12.73%) Manual Testing
11 7 (12.73%) Release Management
11 7 (12.73%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (63.64%) C++
2 18 (32.73%) Python
3 17 (30.91%) Java
4 12 (21.82%) C
5 9 (16.36%) SQL
6 7 (12.73%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.64%) C#
7 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (32.73%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (54.55%) Sophos
2 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.73%) HP
3 7 (12.73%) Oracle
3 7 (12.73%) Talend
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