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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 72 99 108
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 38 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.57% 1.22% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 1.50% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 37 18 8
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,783
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £42,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,750 £46,448
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
1205 1267 1316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 81.64% 81.22% 75.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1007 1105 1133
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Oxford +4 17 £46,000 -8.00% 1
Kidlington -3 9 £62,500 +25.00%
Bicester - 2 £33,250 -
Banbury - 1 £50,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 48 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (66.67%) TDD
3 31 (51.67%) SQL
4 30 (50.00%) XML
5 26 (43.33%) Java
6 24 (40.00%) C#
6 24 (40.00%) BDD
7 22 (36.67%) Oracle
8 19 (31.67%) .NET
8 19 (31.67%) Relational Database
8 19 (31.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (26.67%) Oracle Database
9 16 (26.67%) Java EE
9 16 (26.67%) Data Integration
9 16 (26.67%) RESTful
9 16 (26.67%) SOAP
10 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 14 (23.33%) OLAP
11 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
11 14 (23.33%) HTML
11 14 (23.33%) T-SQL
11 14 (23.33%) IIS
11 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET
11 14 (23.33%) CSS
11 14 (23.33%) XSL
11 14 (23.33%) OO
11 14 (23.33%) Apache
11 14 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (23.33%) VMware
11 14 (23.33%) MVC

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 14 (23.33%) IIS
1 14 (23.33%) Apache
2 8 (13.33%) WebLogic
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) Relational Database
2 16 (26.67%) Oracle Database
3 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (23.33%) OLAP
4 14 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (23.33%) OLAP Cube
5 6 (10.00%) Big Data
6 3 (5.00%) Siebel EIM
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) HP UFT
1 11 (18.33%) JIRA
2 7 (11.67%) Selenium
3 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.67%) GDB
4 1 (1.67%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (65.00%) Developer
2 31 (51.67%) Senior Developer
3 16 (26.67%) Java Developer
4 13 (21.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (16.67%) Test Manager
6 6 (10.00%) Siebel Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Siebel Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Test Leader
8 3 (5.00%) Automation Tester
8 3 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Tester
9 2 (3.33%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Software Testing Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Testing Engineer
10 1 (1.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 1 (1.67%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (50.00%) XML
2 19 (31.67%) .NET
3 16 (26.67%) SOAP
3 16 (26.67%) Java EE
3 16 (26.67%) RESTful
4 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (23.33%) Ajax
4 14 (23.33%) HTML
4 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET
4 14 (23.33%) CSS
4 14 (23.33%) XSL
5 13 (21.67%) Web Services
6 10 (16.67%) XML Schema
6 10 (16.67%) Spring
7 5 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Data Integration
2 14 (23.33%) N-Tier
3 9 (15.00%) Computer Science
4 8 (13.33%) Clustering
5 6 (10.00%) Semantic Web
6 2 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.33%) Physics
7 1 (1.67%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) UNIX
1 6 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (66.67%) TDD
3 24 (40.00%) BDD
4 19 (31.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (23.33%) Performance Analysis
5 14 (23.33%) DevOps
5 14 (23.33%) MVC
5 14 (23.33%) OO
5 14 (23.33%) ETL
5 14 (23.33%) Refactoring
5 14 (23.33%) Unit Testing
6 12 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 10 (16.67%) Test Management
8 10 (16.67%) Scrum
9 8 (13.33%) Data Modelling
9 8 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (10.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
10 6 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 31 (51.67%) SQL
2 26 (43.33%) Java
3 24 (40.00%) C#
4 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 14 (23.33%) T-SQL
5 10 (16.67%) VBScript
6 8 (13.33%) VB
7 4 (6.67%) Python
8 3 (5.00%) Perl
8 3 (5.00%) C++
9 2 (3.33%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.33%) C
10 1 (1.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Degree
2 9 (15.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.00%) ISEB
3 3 (5.00%) Siebel Certification
3 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) JTAG
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) Oracle
2 14 (23.33%) IBM
2 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.33%) VMware
3 6 (10.00%) Siebel
4 3 (5.00%) Informatica
5 1 (1.67%) HP
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