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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 94 92 105
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 22 36 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.43% 2.00% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 2.47% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 32 14
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
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
1242 1455 1401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.86% 80.97% 76.47%
Number of salaries quoted 963 1270 1231
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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 -8 10 £40,000 +1.91%
Banbury +5 5 £52,500 +75.00%
Kidlington -5 2 - -
Abingdon +7 1 £26,000 -35.00%
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) TDD
3 12 (52.17%) C#
4 11 (47.83%) SQL
5 10 (43.48%) .NET
5 10 (43.48%) XML
5 10 (43.48%) BDD
5 10 (43.48%) Relational Database
5 10 (43.48%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
6 9 (39.13%) HTML
7 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
7 8 (34.78%) OLAP
7 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
7 8 (34.78%) XSL
7 8 (34.78%) IIS
7 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
7 8 (34.78%) CSS
7 8 (34.78%) OO
7 8 (34.78%) Apache
7 8 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (34.78%) N-Tier
7 8 (34.78%) MVC
7 8 (34.78%) VMware
7 8 (34.78%) IBM
7 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 8 (34.78%) OLAP Cube
7 8 (34.78%) DevOps
7 8 (34.78%) Performance Analysis
7 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 8 (34.78%) IIS
1 8 (34.78%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) Relational Database
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
3 8 (34.78%) OLAP
3 8 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (34.78%) OLAP Cube
3 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (13.04%) Big Data
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.35%) Siebel EIM
6 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) GDB
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Senior Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Siebel Developer
5 1 (4.35%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Siebel Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
1 10 (43.48%) XML
2 9 (39.13%) HTML
3 8 (34.78%) XSL
3 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
3 8 (34.78%) CSS
3 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (34.78%) Ajax
4 3 (13.04%) Web Services
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.70%) Spring
6 1 (4.35%) J2EE
6 1 (4.35%) JMS
6 1 (4.35%) SOAP
6 1 (4.35%) Middleware
6 1 (4.35%) XML Schema
6 1 (4.35%) Java EE
6 1 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.70%) Semantic Web
2 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Physics
3 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) TDD
3 10 (43.48%) BDD
3 10 (43.48%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (34.78%) OO
4 8 (34.78%) MVC
4 8 (34.78%) DevOps
4 8 (34.78%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
4 8 (34.78%) Refactoring
5 7 (30.43%) Test Management
6 5 (21.74%) Scrum
6 5 (21.74%) Line Management
7 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL
8 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
8 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
8 3 (13.04%) PRINCE
8 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) C#
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 6 (26.09%) Java
5 4 (17.39%) VBScript
5 4 (17.39%) VB
6 2 (8.70%) Python
6 2 (8.70%) C++
7 1 (4.35%) C
7 1 (4.35%) Perl
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (13.04%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) Siebel Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) JTAG
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) VMware
1 8 (34.78%) IBM
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Siebel
3 1 (4.35%) Informatica
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago