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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 79 74 101
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +27
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 53 44 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.21% 2.78% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 3.41% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27 42 27
Median salary £53,500 £41,875 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.76% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £38,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £68,500
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
1442 1292 1443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 87.34% 81.57% 85.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1150 1064 1291
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 - 29 £52,500 -
Kidlington -4 11 £53,500 -14.40%
Oxford -16 10 £54,000 +35.00%
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 54 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (48.00%) Windows
2 36 (48.00%) Mentoring
3 34 (45.33%) Java
4 32 (42.67%) Coaching
4 32 (42.67%) QA
5 29 (38.67%) Sophos
6 24 (32.00%) TDD
6 24 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (30.67%) C++
7 23 (30.67%) SOAP
7 23 (30.67%) XML
8 22 (29.33%) SQL
8 22 (29.33%) Integration Testing
9 21 (28.00%) Degree
9 21 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (28.00%) Linux
10 20 (26.67%) Oracle
10 20 (26.67%) XML Schema
10 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 20 (26.67%) RESTful
10 20 (26.67%) BDD
10 20 (26.67%) Java EE
10 20 (26.67%) Spring
10 20 (26.67%) Data Integration
10 20 (26.67%) JIRA
10 20 (26.67%) Oracle Database
11 19 (25.33%) Big Data
11 19 (25.33%) Oracle ODI
11 19 (25.33%) ETL

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 9 (12.00%) WebLogic
2 8 (10.67%) Confluence
2 8 (10.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 19 (25.33%) Big Data
2 19 (25.33%) Oracle ODI
3 14 (18.67%) Data Mining
4 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.00%) MySQL
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (26.67%) JIRA
2 3 (4.00%) Gradle
2 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.00%) Selenium
2 3 (4.00%) TestNG
2 3 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (10.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Developer
1 22 (29.33%) QA Engineer
2 16 (21.33%) Java Developer
3 14 (18.67%) Test Engineer
4 12 (16.00%) Senior Developer
5 11 (14.67%) Senior QA Engineer
6 10 (13.33%) QA Test Engineer
7 9 (12.00%) QA Tester
7 9 (12.00%) Tester
8 8 (10.67%) Agile Developer
8 8 (10.67%) Agile Java Developer
8 8 (10.67%) Data Integration Developer
8 8 (10.67%) Integration Developer
8 8 (10.67%) Oracle Developer
8 8 (10.67%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (10.67%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (10.67%) Software Engineer
9 7 (9.33%) Quality Engineer
10 6 (8.00%) Senior Test Engineer
10 6 (8.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (30.67%) SOAP
1 23 (30.67%) XML
2 20 (26.67%) Java EE
2 20 (26.67%) RESTful
2 20 (26.67%) Spring
2 20 (26.67%) XML Schema
3 12 (16.00%) Web Services
4 5 (6.67%) HTML
5 3 (4.00%) HTML5
5 3 (4.00%) J2EE
5 3 (4.00%) jQuery
5 3 (4.00%) JSON
6 2 (2.67%) .NET
6 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.67%) Classic ASP
6 2 (2.67%) CSS
6 2 (2.67%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.33%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.67%) Data Integration
2 17 (22.67%) Computer Science
3 9 (12.00%) Clustering
3 9 (12.00%) Performance Metrics
3 9 (12.00%) Virtual Team
4 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.33%) User Experience
5 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (48.00%) Windows
2 21 (28.00%) Linux
3 18 (24.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.33%) AIX
5 1 (1.33%) HPUX
5 1 (1.33%) Solaris
5 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (48.00%) Mentoring
3 32 (42.67%) Coaching
4 24 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (32.00%) TDD
5 22 (29.33%) Integration Testing
6 21 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 20 (26.67%) BDD
8 19 (25.33%) ETL
9 17 (22.67%) Cross-Platform Development
9 17 (22.67%) Pair Programming
9 17 (22.67%) Secure Coding
10 14 (18.67%) Test Management
10 14 (18.67%) Trend Analysis
11 10 (13.33%) Product Management
11 10 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (12.00%) Threat Modelling
12 9 (12.00%) Virtual Team Management
13 8 (10.67%) Software Engineering
13 8 (10.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.33%) Java
2 23 (30.67%) C++
3 22 (29.33%) SQL
4 17 (22.67%) C
5 14 (18.67%) Python
6 9 (12.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (9.33%) C#
8 4 (5.33%) Perl
9 3 (4.00%) Ruby
10 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (28.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (42.67%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (38.67%) Sophos
2 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (26.67%) Oracle
3 5 (6.67%) Cadence