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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 83 108 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 31 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.01% 0.97% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 1.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 0
Average salary £50,000 £39,641 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.13% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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 1291 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 78.04% 73.94% 72.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1135 1023
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +27 22 £50,000 - 5
Kidlington - 7 £50,000 -
Thame - 1 £30,000 - 1
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 62 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (65.71%) Software Engineering
3 45 (64.29%) TDD
3 45 (64.29%) Integration Testing
3 45 (64.29%) Java
3 45 (64.29%) XML
4 42 (60.00%) SQL
5 41 (58.57%) Oracle
5 41 (58.57%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (58.57%) Spring
6 40 (57.14%) BDD
7 38 (54.29%) Web Services
7 38 (54.29%) J2EE
7 38 (54.29%) HTML
8 29 (41.43%) Degree
9 26 (37.14%) Scrum
10 22 (31.43%) Big Data
11 21 (30.00%) NoSQL
11 21 (30.00%) Middleware
12 20 (28.57%) .NET
13 19 (27.14%) Software Testing
13 19 (27.14%) ISTQB
14 18 (25.71%) NUnit
14 18 (25.71%) C#
14 18 (25.71%) ISEB
14 18 (25.71%) MbUnit
15 17 (24.29%) User Stories
16 16 (22.86%) Publishing
17 13 (18.57%) Amazon AWS
18 12 (17.14%) Performance Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 12 (17.14%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.57%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.71%) IIS
4 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.43%) Big Data
2 21 (30.00%) NoSQL
3 10 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 10 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 18 (25.71%) NUnit
1 18 (25.71%) MbUnit
2 7 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (10.00%) JIRA
3 4 (5.71%) Bugzilla
4 3 (4.29%) GDB
4 3 (4.29%) Subversion
4 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.29%) Selenium
4 3 (4.29%) JDeveloper
4 3 (4.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.43%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.43%) Maven
6 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.43%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.43%) JUnit
6 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (22.86%) Publishing
2 12 (17.14%) Legal
3 10 (14.29%) Law
3 10 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 10 (14.29%) Military
4 4 (5.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 37 (52.86%) Senior Software Engineer
3 19 (27.14%) Test Engineer
4 18 (25.71%) Senior Test Engineer
5 16 (22.86%) Developer
6 13 (18.57%) Java Software Engineer
7 12 (17.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 12 (17.14%) Software Test Engineer
7 12 (17.14%) Senior Developer
7 12 (17.14%) Senior Software Test Engineer
8 10 (14.29%) Java Developer
9 7 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (8.57%) Java Engineer
10 6 (8.57%) Senior Java Engineer
11 3 (4.29%) Integration Engineer
11 3 (4.29%) Software Integration Engineer
11 3 (4.29%) Senior Integration Engineer
12 2 (2.86%) Tester
12 2 (2.86%) Analyst
12 2 (2.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (64.29%) XML
2 41 (58.57%) Spring
3 38 (54.29%) Web Services
3 38 (54.29%) J2EE
3 38 (54.29%) HTML
4 21 (30.00%) Middleware
5 20 (28.57%) .NET
6 9 (12.86%) Spring MVC
7 8 (11.43%) EJB
8 3 (4.29%) EJB 3.0
8 3 (4.29%) OC4J
8 3 (4.29%) RESTful
8 3 (4.29%) Java EE
8 3 (4.29%) XML Schema
8 3 (4.29%) SOAP
8 3 (4.29%) Struts
8 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.29%) COM
9 1 (1.43%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.29%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.29%) Clustering
3 3 (4.29%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.29%) Firmware
4 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.86%) Physics
4 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Android
1 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
1 1 (1.43%) UNIX
1 1 (1.43%) Windows
1 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (65.71%) Software Engineering
3 45 (64.29%) TDD
3 45 (64.29%) Integration Testing
4 41 (58.57%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (57.14%) BDD
6 26 (37.14%) Scrum
7 19 (27.14%) Software Testing
8 17 (24.29%) User Stories
9 12 (17.14%) Performance Testing
9 12 (17.14%) Risk Management
10 10 (14.29%) DNA
11 9 (12.86%) MVC
12 7 (10.00%) Validation
13 6 (8.57%) Unit Testing
14 5 (7.14%) System Testing
15 4 (5.71%) Migration
16 3 (4.29%) Workflow
16 3 (4.29%) Data Modelling
16 3 (4.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 45 (64.29%) Java
2 42 (60.00%) SQL
3 18 (25.71%) C#
4 5 (7.14%) Python
4 5 (7.14%) Perl
5 4 (5.71%) VBScript
6 3 (4.29%) VB
6 3 (4.29%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.29%) C++
6 3 (4.29%) C
7 2 (2.86%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.86%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (41.43%) Degree
2 19 (27.14%) ISTQB
3 18 (25.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) JTAG
1 3 (4.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.86%) KVM
Vendors
1 41 (58.57%) Oracle
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (2.86%) VMware
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Posted: 15 days ago
Oxford or London, South East, United Kingdom
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxford or London, South East, United Kingdom
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxford or London, South East, United Kingdom
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
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