Period
to 15 December 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Test Lead was £61,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Automation Leader
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Lead 18 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.58% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% - -
Number of salaries quoted 23 0 0
Oxfordshire median annual salary £61,500 - -
South East median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 3012 2747 3275
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.57% 97.38% 94.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2487 2221 2673
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Automation Test Lead
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings that featured Automation Test Lead in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Test Lead in Oxfordshire

Automation Test Lead
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Automation Test Lead in Oxfordshire

Automation Test Lead
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Test Lead within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 5 £50,000 -
Automation Test Lead
South East

Automation Test Lead Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, Automation Test Lead job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Automation Test Lead in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Selenium
1 18 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 17 (94.44%) QA
2 17 (94.44%) Python
3 14 (77.78%) JMeter
3 14 (77.78%) Integration Testing
3 14 (77.78%) Cucumber
3 14 (77.78%) BDD
4 13 (72.22%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (72.22%) Manual Testing
4 13 (72.22%) Performance Testing
4 13 (72.22%) Shell Script
4 13 (72.22%) Computer Science
4 13 (72.22%) C
4 13 (72.22%) C++
4 13 (72.22%) Java
4 13 (72.22%) JUnit
4 13 (72.22%) Degree
4 13 (72.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 4 (22.22%) User Stories
7 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing

Automation Test Lead Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 13 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (72.22%) Amazon EC2
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Selenium
2 14 (77.78%) Cucumber
2 14 (77.78%) JMeter
3 13 (72.22%) JUnit
4 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.56%) JIRA
5 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
5 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (77.78%) BDD
2 14 (77.78%) Integration Testing
3 13 (72.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (72.22%) Manual Testing
3 13 (72.22%) Performance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 4 (22.22%) User Stories
6 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Python
2 13 (72.22%) C
2 13 (72.22%) C++
2 13 (72.22%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (94.44%) QA