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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 77 107 119
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 38 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.51% 0.84% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 1.08% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 2
Average salary £50,000 £34,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.92% -37.27%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
1214 1291 1263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.24% 77.31% 77.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 1131 1142
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +28 26 £50,000 - 2
Kidlington - 10 £50,000 - 2
Thame +16 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 57 (87.69%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (70.77%) Software Engineering
3 45 (69.23%) TDD
3 45 (69.23%) Integration Testing
3 45 (69.23%) Java
3 45 (69.23%) XML
4 41 (63.08%) SQL
4 41 (63.08%) Oracle
4 41 (63.08%) BDD
5 40 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (61.54%) Spring
6 36 (55.38%) J2EE
6 36 (55.38%) HTML
6 36 (55.38%) Web Services
7 22 (33.85%) Scrum
8 20 (30.77%) Degree
9 19 (29.23%) Big Data
10 18 (27.69%) NoSQL
10 18 (27.69%) .NET
10 18 (27.69%) Middleware
11 15 (23.08%) Management Information System
11 15 (23.08%) Risk Management
11 15 (23.08%) WebLogic
11 15 (23.08%) Legal
12 14 (21.54%) Software Testing
12 14 (21.54%) ISTQB
13 13 (20.00%) C#
13 13 (20.00%) Publishing
13 13 (20.00%) ISEB
13 13 (20.00%) User Stories

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (23.08%) WebLogic
2 7 (10.77%) WebSphere
3 6 (9.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (7.69%) IIS
4 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.23%) Big Data
2 18 (27.69%) NoSQL
3 11 (16.92%) Oracle Database
4 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (9.23%) MongoDB
6 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 4 (6.15%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (18.46%) NUnit
1 12 (18.46%) MbUnit
2 8 (12.31%) JIRA
3 7 (10.77%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (6.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (6.15%) Bugzilla
4 4 (6.15%) Selenium
4 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.62%) GDB
5 3 (4.62%) Subversion
6 2 (3.08%) JDeveloper
6 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.54%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.54%) JUnit
7 1 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.54%) Maven
7 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (23.08%) Legal
2 13 (20.00%) Publishing
3 7 (10.77%) Military
3 7 (10.77%) Manufacturing
3 7 (10.77%) Law
4 5 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 36 (55.38%) Senior Software Engineer
3 15 (23.08%) Java Software Engineer
4 14 (21.54%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 12 (18.46%) Test Engineer
5 12 (18.46%) Developer
5 12 (18.46%) Senior Test Engineer
6 9 (13.85%) Senior Developer
7 7 (10.77%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) Software Test Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) Java Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) Senior Java Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Java Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Software Integration Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Senior Integration Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Lead Software Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Analyst
10 2 (3.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (69.23%) XML
2 40 (61.54%) Spring
3 36 (55.38%) Web Services
3 36 (55.38%) HTML
3 36 (55.38%) J2EE
4 18 (27.69%) .NET
4 18 (27.69%) Middleware
5 11 (16.92%) Spring MVC
6 10 (15.38%) EJB
7 5 (7.69%) SOAP
8 4 (6.15%) Struts
8 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET
8 4 (6.15%) COM
8 4 (6.15%) XML Schema
8 4 (6.15%) EJB 3.0
8 4 (6.15%) RESTful
8 4 (6.15%) Java EE
9 2 (3.08%) OC4J
10 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.15%) Clustering
3 4 (6.15%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.62%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.62%) Firmware
5 2 (3.08%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.08%) Physics
6 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.54%) ASIC
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (87.69%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (70.77%) Software Engineering
3 45 (69.23%) TDD
3 45 (69.23%) Integration Testing
4 41 (63.08%) BDD
5 40 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (33.85%) Scrum
7 15 (23.08%) Risk Management
8 14 (21.54%) Software Testing
9 13 (20.00%) User Stories
10 11 (16.92%) MVC
11 8 (12.31%) Performance Testing
12 7 (10.77%) DNA
13 6 (9.23%) Validation
14 5 (7.69%) Migration
14 5 (7.69%) Unit Testing
14 5 (7.69%) System Testing
15 4 (6.15%) Data Modelling
15 4 (6.15%) SOA
15 4 (6.15%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 45 (69.23%) Java
2 41 (63.08%) SQL
3 13 (20.00%) C#
4 5 (7.69%) VBScript
5 4 (6.15%) VB
5 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.15%) Python
5 4 (6.15%) Perl
6 3 (4.62%) C
6 3 (4.62%) C++
7 2 (3.08%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.08%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) Degree
2 14 (21.54%) ISTQB
3 13 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
1 3 (4.62%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) KVM
Vendors
1 41 (63.08%) Oracle
2 6 (9.23%) IBM
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.54%) HP
3 1 (1.54%) VMware
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago