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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank - 98 111
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.91% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.15% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 12
Average salary - £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
1165 1218 1413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 83.33% 79.50% 78.81%
Number of salaries quoted 961 1004 1271
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (88.24%) Software Engineering
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) TDD
2 13 (76.47%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) Oracle
2 13 (76.47%) XML
2 13 (76.47%) Integration Testing
2 13 (76.47%) BDD
3 12 (70.59%) Spring
3 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (70.59%) SQL
4 11 (64.71%) HTML
4 11 (64.71%) J2EE
4 11 (64.71%) Web Services
5 7 (41.18%) Scrum
5 7 (41.18%) Middleware
5 7 (41.18%) NoSQL
5 7 (41.18%) Big Data
6 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
7 4 (23.53%) MVC
7 4 (23.53%) Spring MVC
8 3 (17.65%) JIRA
8 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
8 3 (17.65%) Legal
8 3 (17.65%) Publishing
8 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
9 2 (11.76%) Bugzilla
9 2 (11.76%) Subversion
9 2 (11.76%) Firmware
9 2 (11.76%) Embedded C

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) NoSQL
1 7 (41.18%) Big Data
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Bugzilla
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) GDB
3 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (17.65%) Legal
1 3 (17.65%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Software Engineer
1 12 (70.59%) Senior Software Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Java Software Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Java Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Software Integration Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) XML
2 12 (70.59%) Spring
3 11 (64.71%) Web Services
3 11 (64.71%) HTML
3 11 (64.71%) J2EE
4 7 (41.18%) Middleware
5 4 (23.53%) Spring MVC
6 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 2 (11.76%) EJB
6 2 (11.76%) SOAP
7 1 (5.88%) Struts
7 1 (5.88%) XML Schema
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.88%) COM
7 1 (5.88%) EJB 3.0
7 1 (5.88%) RESTful
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (5.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Software Engineering
2 13 (76.47%) Integration Testing
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) TDD
2 13 (76.47%) BDD
3 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (41.18%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) MVC
6 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.88%) SOA
7 1 (5.88%) ETL
7 1 (5.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Java
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C
3 2 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded C
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded C++
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) VBScript
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) JTAG
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Firmware
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) HP
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