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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 77 103 81
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -22
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 40 19 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.69% 1.21% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 1.44% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 21
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -20.00%
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
1312 1323 1222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 88.23% 84.05% 81.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 1079 1034
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 30 September 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 September 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 - 31 - - 1
Oxford +3 7 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £45,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 72 (80.90%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (61.80%) C++
2 55 (61.80%) Mentoring
3 53 (59.55%) Sophos
4 52 (58.43%) Windows
5 50 (56.18%) Linux
5 50 (56.18%) Coaching
6 46 (51.69%) Software Engineering
6 46 (51.69%) Pair Programming
7 43 (48.31%) Microsoft
8 34 (38.20%) C
8 34 (38.20%) Java
8 34 (38.20%) Mac OS X
8 34 (38.20%) Secure Coding
8 34 (38.20%) Cross-Platform Development
9 23 (25.84%) Computer Science
10 20 (22.47%) Integration Testing
10 20 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (22.47%) TDD
10 20 (22.47%) SOAP
10 20 (22.47%) XML
11 19 (21.35%) Python
11 19 (21.35%) SQL
12 17 (19.10%) Oracle
12 17 (19.10%) XML Schema
12 17 (19.10%) Data Integration
12 17 (19.10%) RESTful
12 17 (19.10%) Java EE
12 17 (19.10%) JIRA
12 17 (19.10%) Spring

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 (7.87%) Apache Spark
1 7 (7.87%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.74%) Confluence
2 6 (6.74%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) Oracle Database
2 16 (17.98%) Big Data
2 16 (17.98%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (4.49%) Data Mining
3 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.37%) MySQL
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (19.10%) JIRA
2 3 (3.37%) Gradle
2 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.37%) Selenium
2 3 (3.37%) TestNG
2 3 (3.37%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (7.87%) Aerospace
1 7 (7.87%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (51.69%) Software Engineer
2 32 (35.96%) Senior Software Engineer
3 19 (21.35%) Developer
4 13 (14.61%) Java Developer
5 11 (12.36%) Senior Developer
6 10 (11.24%) QA Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Junior
7 7 (7.87%) Junior Software Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Agile Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Agile Java Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Data Integration Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Senior Server Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Server Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Test Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.47%) SOAP
1 20 (22.47%) XML
2 17 (19.10%) Java EE
2 17 (19.10%) RESTful
2 17 (19.10%) Spring
2 17 (19.10%) XML Schema
3 10 (11.24%) Web Services
4 7 (7.87%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 7 (7.87%) Spark Streaming
4 7 (7.87%) STL
5 5 (5.62%) HTML
6 3 (3.37%) HTML5
6 3 (3.37%) J2EE
6 3 (3.37%) jQuery
6 3 (3.37%) JSON
7 2 (2.25%) .NET
7 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.25%) Classic ASP
7 2 (2.25%) CSS
7 2 (2.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.84%) Computer Science
2 17 (19.10%) Data Integration
3 7 (7.87%) Algorithms
3 7 (7.87%) Clustering
4 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.37%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (3.37%) User Experience
4 3 (3.37%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.25%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.12%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 52 (58.43%) Windows
2 50 (56.18%) Linux
3 34 (38.20%) Mac OS X
4 8 (8.99%) Windows Server
5 7 (7.87%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (80.90%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (61.80%) Mentoring
3 50 (56.18%) Coaching
4 46 (51.69%) Pair Programming
4 46 (51.69%) Software Engineering
5 34 (38.20%) Cross-Platform Development
5 34 (38.20%) Secure Coding
6 20 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (22.47%) Integration Testing
6 20 (22.47%) TDD
7 17 (19.10%) BDD
7 17 (19.10%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (17.98%) ETL
9 9 (10.11%) Software Testing
10 8 (8.99%) Regression Testing
11 7 (7.87%) Open Source
11 7 (7.87%) Parallel Programming
11 7 (7.87%) Performance Analysis
11 7 (7.87%) SDLC
11 7 (7.87%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 55 (61.80%) C++
2 34 (38.20%) C
2 34 (38.20%) Java
3 19 (21.35%) Python
3 19 (21.35%) SQL
4 8 (8.99%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.37%) C#
6 2 (2.25%) Perl
6 2 (2.25%) Ruby
6 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (15.73%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.61%) QA
Vendors
1 53 (59.55%) Sophos
2 43 (48.31%) Microsoft
3 17 (19.10%) Oracle
4 1 (1.12%) Cadence
Abingdon
Sophos
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