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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 111 113 126
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.53% 0.68% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.92% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 7
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -46.15%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
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
1232 1310 1557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 81.00% 74.35% 75.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1027 1124 1437
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £61,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 19 December 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
Kidlington - 4 £50,000 -
Oxford +3 2 £50,000 +42.85%
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 39 (84.78%) Software Engineering
2 36 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (78.26%) TDD
2 36 (78.26%) Integration Testing
2 36 (78.26%) BDD
2 36 (78.26%) Oracle
2 36 (78.26%) Java
2 36 (78.26%) XML
3 33 (71.74%) SQL
4 31 (67.39%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (67.39%) Spring
5 27 (58.70%) Web Services
5 27 (58.70%) HTML
5 27 (58.70%) J2EE
6 17 (36.96%) Scrum
7 16 (34.78%) NoSQL
7 16 (34.78%) Big Data
7 16 (34.78%) Middleware
8 15 (32.61%) WebLogic
8 15 (32.61%) Management Information System
8 15 (32.61%) Legal
8 15 (32.61%) Risk Management
9 13 (28.26%) Publishing
10 11 (23.91%) Spring MVC
10 11 (23.91%) MVC
11 10 (21.74%) JIRA
12 9 (19.57%) EJB
13 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database
14 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
14 6 (13.04%) MongoDB

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (32.61%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.87%) IIS
2 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.87%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.87%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (10.87%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (10.87%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.78%) NoSQL
1 16 (34.78%) Big Data
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database
3 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) JIRA
2 6 (13.04%) Bugzilla
3 5 (10.87%) Subversion
3 5 (10.87%) GDB
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (8.70%) Selenium
4 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.17%) JUnit
6 1 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.17%) Selenium IDE
General
1 15 (32.61%) Legal
2 13 (28.26%) Publishing
3 5 (10.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Software Engineer
1 28 (60.87%) Senior Software Engineer
2 14 (30.43%) Java Software Engineer
2 14 (30.43%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Senior Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Java Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Java Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Software Integration Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (78.26%) XML
2 31 (67.39%) Spring
3 27 (58.70%) Web Services
3 27 (58.70%) HTML
3 27 (58.70%) J2EE
4 16 (34.78%) Middleware
5 11 (23.91%) Spring MVC
6 9 (19.57%) EJB
7 6 (13.04%) .NET
8 5 (10.87%) SOAP
9 4 (8.70%) Struts
9 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
9 4 (8.70%) COM
9 4 (8.70%) EJB 3.0
9 4 (8.70%) RESTful
9 4 (8.70%) XML Schema
9 4 (8.70%) Java EE
10 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (2.17%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.87%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.70%) Data Integration
3 4 (8.70%) Clustering
4 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.35%) Physics
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) ASIC
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (84.78%) Software Engineering
2 36 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (78.26%) TDD
2 36 (78.26%) Integration Testing
2 36 (78.26%) BDD
3 31 (67.39%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (36.96%) Scrum
5 15 (32.61%) Risk Management
6 11 (23.91%) MVC
7 5 (10.87%) Migration
8 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.70%) SOA
8 4 (8.70%) ETL
9 2 (4.35%) Regression Testing
9 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
10 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.17%) Functional Testing
10 1 (2.17%) User Stories
10 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (78.26%) Java
2 33 (71.74%) SQL
3 6 (13.04%) Perl
3 6 (13.04%) Python
4 5 (10.87%) C++
4 5 (10.87%) VBScript
4 5 (10.87%) C
5 4 (8.70%) VB
5 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.70%) Embedded C
5 4 (8.70%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.17%) C#
6 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) JTAG
2 3 (6.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Firmware
2 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) KVM
Vendors
1 36 (78.26%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.87%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) VMware