Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Automation Test Engineer
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 168 186
Rank change year-on-year +39 +18 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 48 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.58% 0.10% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 0.10% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 48 1 2
Oxfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% +28.00% -
10th Percentile £38,500 £40,000 £27,875
90th Percentile £63,000 £40,000 £33,625
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year +12.50% -7.51% +9.49%

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 2925 2861 3157
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.41% 97.05% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2435 2333 2590
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Engineer in Oxfordshire

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Test Automation Engineer in Oxfordshire

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation Engineer in Oxfordshire

Test Automation Engineer
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 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 +34 42 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Test Automation Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Test Automation Engineer 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 Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 48 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 42 (87.50%) Selenium
3 39 (81.25%) Python
4 38 (79.17%) QA
5 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (60.42%) Jenkins
7 24 (50.00%) Java
7 24 (50.00%) Scrum
8 22 (45.83%) JIRA
9 19 (39.58%) Git (software)
9 19 (39.58%) Amazon AWS
9 19 (39.58%) Cucumber
10 18 (37.50%) JUnit
11 16 (33.33%) Google
11 16 (33.33%) SoapUI
11 16 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (33.33%) Process Improvement
11 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 16 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
12 15 (31.25%) Test Scripting
13 14 (29.17%) C++
13 14 (29.17%) SQL
14 13 (27.08%) Manual Testing
14 13 (27.08%) Software Engineering
15 12 (25.00%) Degree
16 11 (22.92%) User Stories
17 10 (20.83%) SDET
17 10 (20.83%) Ruby
18 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
19 8 (16.67%) Amazon EC2

Test Automation Engineer 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 19 (39.58%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 42 (87.50%) Selenium
2 29 (60.42%) Jenkins
3 22 (45.83%) JIRA
4 19 (39.58%) Cucumber
4 19 (39.58%) Git (software)
5 18 (37.50%) JUnit
6 16 (33.33%) SoapUI
7 8 (16.67%) Eclipse
7 8 (16.67%) JMeter
7 8 (16.67%) PyCharm
8 6 (12.50%) Maven
8 6 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (2.08%) FitNesse
10 1 (2.08%) JBehave
10 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
1 2 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) SOAP
1 6 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Linux
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (50.00%) Scrum
4 16 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (33.33%) Process Improvement
5 15 (31.25%) Test Scripting
6 13 (27.08%) Manual Testing
6 13 (27.08%) Software Engineering
7 11 (22.92%) User Stories
8 10 (20.83%) SDET
9 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (16.67%) Post-Production
11 7 (14.58%) Kanban
12 6 (12.50%) API Testing
12 6 (12.50%) Coaching
12 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
12 6 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
12 6 (12.50%) QA Automation
12 6 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (10.42%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (81.25%) Python
2 24 (50.00%) Java
3 14 (29.17%) C++
3 14 (29.17%) SQL
4 10 (20.83%) Ruby
5 8 (16.67%) C
5 8 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (79.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Mesos
1 1 (2.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Google
2 6 (12.50%) Talend
3 2 (4.17%) Atlassian