The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Automation Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 72 76 73
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.29% 0.47% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.54% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Median salary £33,750 £19,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +77.63% -13.63%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -12.50%  

Automation Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 596 551 629
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 86.75% 85.43% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 508 486 512
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automation Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Testing in Oxford

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing in Oxford.

Salary trend for Automation Testing in Oxford

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automation Testing 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (25.00%) TestComplete
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Product Management
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) TestComplete
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (25.00%) QA Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) QA Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Senior QA Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Software QA Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Product Management
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Posted: 6 days ago