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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 84 90 116
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +26
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 30 40 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.96% 2.28% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 2.81% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 28 38 9
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1219 1424 1404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.52% 81.19% 76.30%
Number of salaries quoted 959 1276 1211
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £61,900
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 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 22 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 -5 13 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Banbury +1 5 £52,500 +75.00%
Kidlington -3 4 £62,500 +13.63%
Abingdon +9 1 £26,000 -35.00%
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (63.33%) TDD
3 16 (53.33%) C#
4 14 (46.67%) SQL
5 13 (43.33%) .NET
5 13 (43.33%) XML
5 13 (43.33%) BDD
5 13 (43.33%) Relational Database
5 13 (43.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
7 10 (33.33%) OLAP
7 10 (33.33%) XSL
7 10 (33.33%) OO
7 10 (33.33%) Apache
7 10 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (33.33%) N-Tier
7 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 10 (33.33%) IIS
7 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 10 (33.33%) CSS
7 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 10 (33.33%) HTML
7 10 (33.33%) MVC
7 10 (33.33%) VMware
7 10 (33.33%) IBM
7 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 10 (33.33%) DevOps
7 10 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
7 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (33.33%) OLAP Cube

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 10 (33.33%) Apache
1 10 (33.33%) IIS
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) Relational Database
2 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (33.33%) OLAP
3 10 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
3 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (10.00%) Siebel EIM
6 2 (6.67%) Big Data
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (13.33%) JIRA
3 3 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) GDB
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) Senior Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Test Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Siebel Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.33%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Siebel Developer
5 1 (3.33%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) .NET
1 13 (43.33%) XML
2 10 (33.33%) XSL
2 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 10 (33.33%) CSS
2 10 (33.33%) HTML
2 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (33.33%) Ajax
3 6 (20.00%) Web Services
4 3 (10.00%) XML Schema
4 3 (10.00%) JMS
4 3 (10.00%) SOAP
4 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.00%) Java EE
4 3 (10.00%) Spring
4 3 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 6 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (10.00%) Clustering
4 2 (6.67%) Semantic Web
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.33%) Physics
5 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) UNIX
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (63.33%) TDD
3 13 (43.33%) BDD
3 13 (43.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (33.33%) OO
4 10 (33.33%) MVC
4 10 (33.33%) DevOps
4 10 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
4 10 (33.33%) Refactoring
4 10 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 8 (26.67%) Test Management
6 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Scrum
7 5 (16.67%) Line Management
8 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (13.33%) ETL
9 3 (10.00%) PRINCE
9 3 (10.00%) Workflow
9 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) C#
2 14 (46.67%) SQL
3 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 9 (30.00%) Java
5 6 (20.00%) VBScript
5 6 (20.00%) VB
6 2 (6.67%) C++
6 2 (6.67%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.00%) ISEB
2 3 (10.00%) Siebel Certification
2 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) VMware
1 10 (33.33%) IBM
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Informatica
3 3 (10.00%) Siebel
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum GBP 30 - 40K Negotiable on experienc
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago