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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 79 106 104
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 40 21 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.65% 1.35% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 1.61% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 33
Median salary £53,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £30,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
1313 1305 1590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 86.95% 83.92% 86.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1103 1017 1393
Median salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +6 30 £45,000 +73.07% 3
Oxford +7 6 £54,000 +35.00%
Kidlington -3 1 £53,500 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 66 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (44.83%) Java
2 39 (44.83%) Sophos
3 38 (43.68%) Windows
4 37 (42.53%) QA
5 33 (37.93%) Mentoring
6 30 (34.48%) Coaching
6 30 (34.48%) SQL
7 27 (31.03%) Python
7 27 (31.03%) TDD
8 26 (29.89%) Integration Testing
8 26 (29.89%) BDD
8 26 (29.89%) C++
8 26 (29.89%) XML
8 26 (29.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 25 (28.74%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (27.59%) JIRA
10 24 (27.59%) Data Integration
10 24 (27.59%) Oracle
10 24 (27.59%) XML Schema
10 24 (27.59%) Big Data
11 23 (26.44%) Oracle Database
11 23 (26.44%) SOAP
11 23 (26.44%) Spring
11 23 (26.44%) RESTful
11 23 (26.44%) Java EE
12 22 (25.29%) Web Services
13 21 (24.14%) Data Mining
13 21 (24.14%) Clustering
13 21 (24.14%) WebLogic

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 21 (24.14%) WebLogic
2 7 (8.05%) Confluence
2 7 (8.05%) JBoss
3 2 (2.30%) Apache
3 2 (2.30%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (27.59%) Big Data
2 23 (26.44%) Oracle Database
3 21 (24.14%) Data Mining
4 12 (13.79%) Oracle ODI
5 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
6 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.30%) OLAP
7 2 (2.30%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (27.59%) JIRA
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (6.90%) Publishing
2 2 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (33.33%) Developer
2 24 (27.59%) QA Engineer
3 23 (26.44%) Java Developer
4 16 (18.39%) Senior Developer
5 15 (17.24%) Test Engineer
6 14 (16.09%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (13.79%) Architect
8 11 (12.64%) QA Test Engineer
8 11 (12.64%) Software Engineer
9 10 (11.49%) Agile Developer
9 10 (11.49%) Agile Java Developer
9 10 (11.49%) Integration Developer
9 10 (11.49%) Oracle Developer
10 9 (10.34%) Quality Engineer
11 8 (9.20%) Graduate
11 8 (9.20%) QA Tester
11 8 (9.20%) Senior QA Engineer
11 8 (9.20%) Tester
12 7 (8.05%) Java Engineer
12 7 (8.05%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (29.89%) XML
2 24 (27.59%) XML Schema
3 23 (26.44%) Java EE
3 23 (26.44%) RESTful
3 23 (26.44%) SOAP
3 23 (26.44%) Spring
4 22 (25.29%) Web Services
5 10 (11.49%) .NET
5 10 (11.49%) CSS
5 10 (11.49%) HTML
6 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.60%) Classic ASP
7 4 (4.60%) HTML5
7 4 (4.60%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (2.30%) Ajax
8 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.30%) XSL
9 1 (1.15%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.59%) Data Integration
2 21 (24.14%) Clustering
3 15 (17.24%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.05%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.60%) User Experience
6 2 (2.30%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.30%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.15%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 38 (43.68%) Windows
2 15 (17.24%) Linux
3 11 (12.64%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.45%) AIX
4 3 (3.45%) HPUX
4 3 (3.45%) Solaris
4 3 (3.45%) Unix
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (37.93%) Mentoring
3 30 (34.48%) Coaching
4 27 (31.03%) TDD
5 26 (29.89%) BDD
5 26 (29.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 26 (29.89%) Integration Testing
6 25 (28.74%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (24.14%) Test Management
7 21 (24.14%) Trend Analysis
8 16 (18.39%) Pair Programming
9 14 (16.09%) Test Strategy
10 13 (14.94%) ETL
10 13 (14.94%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (12.64%) Data Modelling
11 11 (12.64%) Software Engineering
12 9 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
13 8 (9.20%) Cross-Platform Development
13 8 (9.20%) Product Management
13 8 (9.20%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 39 (44.83%) Java
2 30 (34.48%) SQL
3 27 (31.03%) Python
4 26 (29.89%) C++
5 19 (21.84%) C#
6 10 (11.49%) JavaScript
7 8 (9.20%) C
8 6 (6.90%) T-SQL
9 5 (5.75%) Perl
10 2 (2.30%) Ruby
11 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (21.84%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (42.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 39 (44.83%) Sophos
2 24 (27.59%) Oracle
3 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.34%) Cadence
5 2 (2.30%) IBM
5 2 (2.30%) VMware
6 1 (1.15%) Talend
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £54,000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 18 days ago