The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 32 46
Rank change year-on-year -10 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 81 135 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.03% 8.27% 5.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.87% 9.39% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 76 62 78
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1179 1438 1324
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 87.79% 88.06% 83.22%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1145 1079
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Oxfordshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Oxfordshire

Test Automation
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 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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 +44 70 £42,500 -21.29% 11
Kidlington +7 12 £84,000 +57.00% 1
Abingdon -8 3 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Banbury -25 1 - -
Test Automation
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 112 (59.89%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (36.90%) Windows
3 56 (29.95%) Java
4 51 (27.27%) SQL
4 51 (27.27%) Selenium
4 51 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (25.13%) TDD
5 47 (25.13%) Python
6 43 (22.99%) Microsoft
6 43 (22.99%) JIRA
7 42 (22.46%) Test Scripting
8 40 (21.39%) QA
9 38 (20.32%) RESTful
9 38 (20.32%) C++
10 34 (18.18%) System Testing
11 32 (17.11%) ISTQB
12 31 (16.58%) Git (software)
13 30 (16.04%) SQL Server
13 30 (16.04%) XML
13 30 (16.04%) Continuous Improvement
14 29 (15.51%) Linux
14 29 (15.51%) C#
14 29 (15.51%) ISEB
14 29 (15.51%) Spring
15 28 (14.97%) Team Foundation Server
15 28 (14.97%) Amazon AWS
16 27 (14.44%) XML Schema
16 27 (14.44%) .NET
16 27 (14.44%) SOAP
16 27 (14.44%) Oracle

Test Automation
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 26 (13.90%) JBoss
2 12 (6.42%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (5.88%) Apache Solr
3 11 (5.88%) Apache Spark
4 10 (5.35%) Apache
5 9 (4.81%) nginx
6 8 (4.28%) Jetty
6 8 (4.28%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.60%) IIS
7 3 (1.60%) NServiceBus
7 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.53%) CMS
8 1 (0.53%) Confluence
8 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 28 (14.97%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.21%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.60%) Office 365
4 1 (0.53%) GitHub
4 1 (0.53%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.74%) IPv4
1 7 (3.74%) IPv6
1 7 (3.74%) Network Security
2 3 (1.60%) Intranet
3 1 (0.53%) DHCP
3 1 (0.53%) DNS
3 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.53%) Firewall
3 1 (0.53%) HTTP
3 1 (0.53%) Internet
3 1 (0.53%) Modbus
3 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.04%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.83%) Big Data
3 10 (5.35%) MySQL
3 10 (5.35%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.21%) Text Mining
6 5 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.67%) Apache Hive
6 5 (2.67%) Spark SQL
7 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.60%) SSDT
9 2 (1.07%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.53%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.53%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 51 (27.27%) Selenium
2 43 (22.99%) JIRA
3 31 (16.58%) Git (software)
4 28 (14.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (13.90%) Talend Open Studio
6 19 (10.16%) Subversion
7 16 (8.56%) Jenkins
8 10 (5.35%) Eclipse
9 8 (4.28%) Cucumber
9 8 (4.28%) Gradle
10 4 (2.14%) HP UFT
10 4 (2.14%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (2.14%) Zephyr
11 3 (1.60%) JUnit
11 3 (1.60%) LabVIEW
11 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.60%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.07%) PHPUnit
12 2 (1.07%) Protractor
12 2 (1.07%) TestComplete
General
1 15 (8.02%) Publishing
2 9 (4.81%) Finance
2 9 (4.81%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.67%) Banking
4 4 (2.14%) Marketing
5 2 (1.07%) Advertising
5 2 (1.07%) Automotive
5 2 (1.07%) Electronics
5 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.07%) Retail
6 1 (0.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 53 (28.34%) Developer
2 36 (19.25%) Tester
3 31 (16.58%) Test Engineer
4 26 (13.90%) Java Developer
5 25 (13.37%) Analyst
6 23 (12.30%) Test Analyst
7 18 (9.63%) XML Developer
8 17 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
9 16 (8.56%) IT Analyst
10 15 (8.02%) AWS Developer
10 15 (8.02%) Java Engineer
10 15 (8.02%) Senior Tester
11 13 (6.95%) Architect
11 13 (6.95%) Java Architect
11 13 (6.95%) XML Architect
12 12 (6.42%) Integration Developer
13 11 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
13 11 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
13 11 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
14 10 (5.35%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.32%) RESTful
2 30 (16.04%) XML
3 29 (15.51%) Spring
4 27 (14.44%) .NET
4 27 (14.44%) SOAP
4 27 (14.44%) XML Schema
5 26 (13.90%) Apache Camel
5 26 (13.90%) Java EE
6 24 (12.83%) Gherkin
7 22 (11.76%) REST
7 22 (11.76%) Web Services
8 20 (10.70%) AngularJS
9 13 (6.95%) ASP.NET
10 11 (5.88%) HTML
10 11 (5.88%) Lucene
10 11 (5.88%) WPF
11 10 (5.35%) CSS
11 10 (5.35%) Natural Language Processing
12 9 (4.81%) .NET Framework
13 7 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.70%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.42%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.81%) Algorithms
3 9 (4.81%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.74%) Replication
5 6 (3.21%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (3.21%) Life Science
5 6 (3.21%) Linked Data
6 5 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.67%) Semantic Web
7 4 (2.14%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.14%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.60%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.07%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.07%) Xbox
10 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.53%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 69 (36.90%) Windows
2 29 (15.51%) Linux
3 10 (5.35%) Windows Server
4 9 (4.81%) Windows Vista
5 7 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.67%) Android
7 5 (2.67%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.14%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.14%) Kali Linux
8 4 (2.14%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.60%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.07%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (59.89%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 47 (25.13%) TDD
4 42 (22.46%) Test Scripting
5 34 (18.18%) System Testing
6 30 (16.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 26 (13.90%) Data Modelling
7 26 (13.90%) ETL
8 25 (13.37%) Data Integration
9 23 (12.30%) BDD
9 23 (12.30%) Functional Testing
9 23 (12.30%) Integration Testing
9 23 (12.30%) Manual Testing
10 22 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
11 21 (11.23%) Informatics
11 21 (11.23%) Software Testing
12 19 (10.16%) Non-Functional Testing
12 19 (10.16%) Regression Testing
13 17 (9.09%) DevOps
14 16 (8.56%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 56 (29.95%) Java
2 51 (27.27%) SQL
3 47 (25.13%) Python
4 38 (20.32%) C++
5 29 (15.51%) C#
6 22 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 19 (10.16%) Bash Shell
8 16 (8.56%) Ruby
9 14 (7.49%) C
10 9 (4.81%) Scala
10 9 (4.81%) T-SQL
11 8 (4.28%) Perl
12 7 (3.74%) MATLAB
12 7 (3.74%) VB
13 4 (2.14%) PHP
14 3 (1.60%) VBScript
15 1 (0.53%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.53%) Go
15 1 (0.53%) Groovy
15 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (17.11%) ISTQB
2 29 (15.51%) ISEB
3 23 (12.30%) Degree
4 8 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (3.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.67%) CEH
6 5 (2.67%) GIAC
6 5 (2.67%) OSCP
6 5 (2.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.14%) GPEN
7 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.14%) PhD
8 3 (1.60%) MCP
8 3 (1.60%) MCPD
9 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (21.39%) QA
2 2 (1.07%) JTAG
3 1 (0.53%) IEC 61131
3 1 (0.53%) MISRA
System Software
1 7 (3.74%) Docker
2 6 (3.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (2.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (4.28%) Puppet
2 5 (2.67%) Defensics
2 5 (2.67%) Nessus
2 5 (2.67%) Nmap
2 5 (2.67%) OpenVAS
3 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (22.99%) Microsoft
2 27 (14.44%) Oracle
3 26 (13.90%) Talend
4 5 (2.67%) Codenomicon
4 5 (2.67%) Coverity
4 5 (2.67%) Qualys
5 4 (2.14%) HP
6 3 (1.60%) Borland
6 3 (1.60%) Sophos
7 2 (1.07%) Perforce
8 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
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