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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 76 112 119
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 37 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.47% 0.77% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 1.01% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 5
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -38.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
1193 1392 1447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.48% 76.48% 77.75%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1209 1324
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +36 23 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Kidlington - 11 £50,000 -
Thame +13 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 47 (82.46%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (80.70%) Software Engineering
3 43 (75.44%) TDD
3 43 (75.44%) Integration Testing
3 43 (75.44%) Java
3 43 (75.44%) XML
4 42 (73.68%) Oracle
5 41 (71.93%) BDD
6 39 (68.42%) SQL
7 38 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (66.67%) Spring
8 34 (59.65%) HTML
8 34 (59.65%) J2EE
8 34 (59.65%) Web Services
9 21 (36.84%) Scrum
10 20 (35.09%) Big Data
11 19 (33.33%) NoSQL
11 19 (33.33%) Middleware
12 17 (29.82%) WebLogic
13 15 (26.32%) Management Information System
13 15 (26.32%) Risk Management
13 15 (26.32%) Legal
14 14 (24.56%) Publishing
15 13 (22.81%) MVC
15 13 (22.81%) Spring MVC
16 10 (17.54%) JIRA
16 10 (17.54%) .NET
16 10 (17.54%) EJB
17 9 (15.79%) Degree
17 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 17 (29.82%) WebLogic
2 7 (12.28%) WebSphere
3 6 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (8.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (8.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (8.77%) IIS
4 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (7.02%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.09%) Big Data
2 19 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database
4 7 (12.28%) MongoDB
5 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (7.02%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) JIRA
2 6 (10.53%) Bugzilla
3 5 (8.77%) Subversion
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (8.77%) GDB
4 4 (7.02%) MbUnit
4 4 (7.02%) Selenium
4 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.02%) NUnit
4 4 (7.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.75%) JUnit
6 1 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.75%) Maven
6 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (26.32%) Legal
2 14 (24.56%) Publishing
3 5 (8.77%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Law
4 2 (3.51%) Military
4 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (63.16%) Software Engineer
2 33 (57.89%) Senior Software Engineer
3 17 (29.82%) Java Software Engineer
4 16 (28.07%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 9 (15.79%) Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Senior Developer
7 6 (10.53%) Java Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Senior Java Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Software Integration Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Integration Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) Test Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) Software Test Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Senior Software Test Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (75.44%) XML
2 38 (66.67%) Spring
3 34 (59.65%) Web Services
3 34 (59.65%) HTML
3 34 (59.65%) J2EE
4 19 (33.33%) Middleware
5 13 (22.81%) Spring MVC
6 10 (17.54%) .NET
6 10 (17.54%) EJB
7 5 (8.77%) SOAP
8 4 (7.02%) Struts
8 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET
8 4 (7.02%) COM
8 4 (7.02%) XML Schema
8 4 (7.02%) EJB 3.0
8 4 (7.02%) RESTful
8 4 (7.02%) Java EE
9 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.75%) XSLT
9 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.77%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.02%) Data Integration
3 4 (7.02%) Clustering
4 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.51%) Physics
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) ASIC
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (82.46%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (80.70%) Software Engineering
3 43 (75.44%) TDD
3 43 (75.44%) Integration Testing
4 41 (71.93%) BDD
5 38 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (36.84%) Scrum
7 15 (26.32%) Risk Management
8 13 (22.81%) MVC
9 6 (10.53%) Software Testing
10 5 (8.77%) Migration
10 5 (8.77%) User Stories
11 4 (7.02%) Data Modelling
11 4 (7.02%) SOA
11 4 (7.02%) ETL
12 3 (5.26%) Validation
12 3 (5.26%) Performance Testing
13 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
13 2 (3.51%) Test Scripting
13 2 (3.51%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (75.44%) Java
2 39 (68.42%) SQL
3 6 (10.53%) Python
3 6 (10.53%) Perl
4 5 (8.77%) VBScript
4 5 (8.77%) C
4 5 (8.77%) C#
4 5 (8.77%) C++
5 4 (7.02%) VB
5 4 (7.02%) VB.NET
5 4 (7.02%) Embedded C
5 4 (7.02%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Degree
2 6 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 5 (8.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) JTAG
2 3 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Firmware
2 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) KVM
Vendors
1 42 (73.68%) Oracle
2 6 (10.53%) IBM
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) HP
3 1 (1.75%) VMware
Abingdon
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago