The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 89 97
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 27 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.91% 2.28% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 2.64% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 17
Median salary £29,000 £41,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.69% +37.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated 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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1239 1248 1210
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 87.44% 86.19% 88.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1054 1061 974
Median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Oxfordshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Oxfordshire

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in Oxfordshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +11 14 £29,000 -42.00% 1
Abingdon +10 1 £28,000 -30.00% 1
Automated Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (28.00%) Windows
3 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
4 13 (26.00%) System Testing
4 13 (26.00%) SQL
5 12 (24.00%) ISEB
5 12 (24.00%) Subversion
6 11 (22.00%) ISTQB
6 11 (22.00%) MySQL
7 10 (20.00%) Linux
7 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (18.00%) Selenium
8 9 (18.00%) TDD
8 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (18.00%) Gherkin
8 9 (18.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (16.00%) Docker
9 8 (16.00%) DevOps
9 8 (16.00%) Scrum
9 8 (16.00%) C#
9 8 (16.00%) C++
9 8 (16.00%) QA
9 8 (16.00%) Manual Testing
10 7 (14.00%) Java
10 7 (14.00%) Test Scripting
11 6 (12.00%) Puppet
11 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
11 6 (12.00%) Replication

Automated Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.00%) IIS
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) IPv4
1 6 (12.00%) IPv6
1 6 (12.00%) Network Security
2 4 (8.00%) DNS
2 4 (8.00%) Internet
3 3 (6.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) MySQL
2 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (24.00%) Subversion
3 10 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (18.00%) Selenium
5 4 (8.00%) PHPUnit
5 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.00%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.00%) JIRA
8 1 (2.00%) Appium
8 1 (2.00%) Gradle
8 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.00%) JMeter
8 1 (2.00%) Maven
8 1 (2.00%) Ranorex
General
1 4 (8.00%) Marketing
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Games
3 2 (4.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Developer
2 13 (26.00%) Analyst
2 13 (26.00%) Test Analyst
2 13 (26.00%) Tester
3 9 (18.00%) IT Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Software Tester
4 7 (14.00%) Junior
4 7 (14.00%) Junior Tester
5 6 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Junior Software Tester
6 5 (10.00%) PHP Developer
6 5 (10.00%) QA Tester
7 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (6.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (6.00%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) Gherkin
2 6 (12.00%) HTML
3 5 (10.00%) .NET
3 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.00%) CSS
3 5 (10.00%) WCF
4 4 (8.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (8.00%) JMS
4 4 (8.00%) JPA
4 4 (8.00%) Spring
4 4 (8.00%) Vaadin
4 4 (8.00%) WinForms
4 4 (8.00%) WPF
5 3 (6.00%) jQuery
5 3 (6.00%) Laravel
5 3 (6.00%) Symfony
5 3 (6.00%) Web Services
6 2 (4.00%) Behat
6 2 (4.00%) HTML5
6 2 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Replication
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.00%) Unix
6 1 (2.00%) Android
6 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.00%) System Testing
3 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (18.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 9 (18.00%) TDD
5 8 (16.00%) DevOps
5 8 (16.00%) Manual Testing
5 8 (16.00%) Scrum
6 7 (14.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (12.00%) Pair Programming
7 6 (12.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (10.00%) BDD
8 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.00%) OO
9 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.00%) MVVM
9 4 (8.00%) Release Management
9 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) SQL
2 8 (16.00%) C#
2 8 (16.00%) C++
3 7 (14.00%) Java
4 6 (12.00%) Python
5 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.00%) PHP
6 4 (8.00%) MATLAB
6 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.00%) VB
8 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) ISEB
2 11 (22.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Borland
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) Facebook
3 2 (4.00%) Perforce
4 1 (2.00%) Zend
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