The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 67 73 73
Rank change year-on-year +6 0  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 9 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.30% 0.15% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 0.18% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Median salary £70,000 £54,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.62% +27.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £54,000 £38,900
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £54,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation 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 601 556 633
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 86.85% 85.54% 89.53%
Number of salaries quoted 513 494 512
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 £32,500 £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%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Oxford

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Oxford

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Oxford over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Oxford

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) QA
2 12 (70.59%) Selenium
3 11 (64.71%) Software Testing
4 10 (58.82%) BDD
4 10 (58.82%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (52.94%) Apple iOS
5 9 (52.94%) TDD
6 8 (47.06%) JIRA
6 8 (47.06%) Release Management
6 8 (47.06%) Manual Testing
6 8 (47.06%) Android
6 8 (47.06%) HP
6 8 (47.06%) HP UFT
6 8 (47.06%) Project Management
6 8 (47.06%) Windows
6 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
6 8 (47.06%) Publishing
6 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (47.06%) Waterfall
6 8 (47.06%) Software Delivery
6 8 (47.06%) SDLC
6 8 (47.06%) Demand Management
6 8 (47.06%) Zephyr
6 8 (47.06%) Virtual Team Management
6 8 (47.06%) Virtual Team
7 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
8 3 (17.65%) Scrum
8 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
9 2 (11.76%) Analytics

Test Automation
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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Selenium
2 8 (47.06%) HP UFT
2 8 (47.06%) JIRA
2 8 (47.06%) Zephyr
3 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.88%) Appium
4 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (47.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Head of QA
1 8 (47.06%) Head of Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Test Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Coach
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Scrum Master
3 3 (17.65%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) QA Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum Master
4 2 (11.76%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior QA Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software QA Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Tester
5 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Senior QA Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Virtual Team
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Life Science
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Apple iOS
2 8 (47.06%) Android
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Software Testing
3 10 (58.82%) BDD
3 10 (58.82%) Non-Functional Testing
4 9 (52.94%) TDD
5 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (47.06%) Demand Management
5 8 (47.06%) Manual Testing
5 8 (47.06%) Project Management
5 8 (47.06%) Release Management
5 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
5 8 (47.06%) SDLC
5 8 (47.06%) Software Delivery
5 8 (47.06%) Virtual Team Management
5 8 (47.06%) Waterfall
6 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
8 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Product Management
8 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (70.59%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago