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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 91 87 104
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 19 50 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.44% 2.56% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 2.98% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 13
Median salary £42,500 £58,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.72% +16.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1133 1677 1314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 85.77% 86.00% 84.72%
Number of salaries quoted 904 1345 1103
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,500 £65,000
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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -6 13 - -
Oxford +20 5 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 45 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (68.33%) C++
2 41 (68.33%) Software Engineering
3 34 (56.67%) Sophos
3 34 (56.67%) Mentoring
4 33 (55.00%) Linux
5 31 (51.67%) Windows
6 30 (50.00%) Pair Programming
6 30 (50.00%) Coaching
7 29 (48.33%) Microsoft
8 23 (38.33%) Java
9 18 (30.00%) C
9 18 (30.00%) Mac OS X
9 18 (30.00%) Computer Science
9 18 (30.00%) Secure Coding
9 18 (30.00%) Cross-Platform Development
10 16 (26.67%) Python
11 12 (20.00%) TDD
11 12 (20.00%) Integration Testing
12 11 (18.33%) QA
12 11 (18.33%) Software Testing
12 11 (18.33%) BDD
13 10 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (16.67%) SOAP
13 10 (16.67%) XML
13 10 (16.67%) SQL
14 9 (15.00%) Degree
14 9 (15.00%) JIRA
14 9 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (13.33%) RESTful

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 (11.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.67%) JBoss
2 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) Big Data
1 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (3.33%) MySQL
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) JIRA
2 7 (11.67%) Selenium
3 3 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.33%) Gradle
4 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.33%) TestNG
5 1 (1.67%) Appium
5 1 (1.67%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.67%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (11.67%) Aerospace
1 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (68.33%) Software Engineer
2 24 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Junior
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Junior Software Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) QA Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior Server Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Server Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.67%) QA Software Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) SOAP
1 10 (16.67%) XML
2 8 (13.33%) Java EE
2 8 (13.33%) RESTful
2 8 (13.33%) Spring
2 8 (13.33%) XML Schema
3 7 (11.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (11.67%) Spark Streaming
3 7 (11.67%) STL
4 4 (6.67%) HTML
4 4 (6.67%) Web Services
5 2 (3.33%) .NET
5 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.33%) Classic ASP
5 2 (3.33%) CSS
5 2 (3.33%) HTML5
5 2 (3.33%) J2EE
5 2 (3.33%) jQuery
5 2 (3.33%) JSON
5 2 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.33%) Data Integration
3 7 (11.67%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) Life Science
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (55.00%) Linux
2 31 (51.67%) Windows
3 18 (30.00%) Mac OS X
4 7 (11.67%) Unix
5 6 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (68.33%) Software Engineering
3 34 (56.67%) Mentoring
4 30 (50.00%) Coaching
4 30 (50.00%) Pair Programming
5 18 (30.00%) Cross-Platform Development
5 18 (30.00%) Secure Coding
6 12 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 12 (20.00%) TDD
7 11 (18.33%) BDD
7 11 (18.33%) Software Testing
8 10 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (13.33%) Regression Testing
10 8 (13.33%) SDLC
11 7 (11.67%) ETL
11 7 (11.67%) Open Source
11 7 (11.67%) Parallel Programming
11 7 (11.67%) Performance Analysis
11 7 (11.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 41 (68.33%) C++
2 23 (38.33%) Java
3 18 (30.00%) C
4 16 (26.67%) Python
5 10 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.33%) C#
7 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.33%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (56.67%) Sophos
2 29 (48.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (1.67%) HP
4 1 (1.67%) Talend
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