The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 73 71 83
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 14 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.75% 1.18% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.49% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 1
Median salary £33,750 £50,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.50% +69.49%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Manual Testing
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
709 605 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 88.40% 79.29% 81.10%
Number of salaries quoted 618 468 510
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Oxford region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Oxford

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Oxford

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Manual 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 15 (83.33%) JIRA
2 13 (72.22%) C++
3 12 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (61.11%) Defect Tracking
5 10 (55.56%) ISEB
5 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (50.00%) C
6 9 (50.00%) Degree
7 8 (44.44%) Exploratory Testing
7 8 (44.44%) Firmware
7 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
7 8 (44.44%) Life Science
7 8 (44.44%) Scrum
7 8 (44.44%) ISTQB
8 7 (38.89%) Python
8 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
8 7 (38.89%) Finance
8 7 (38.89%) Banking
9 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
9 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
10 5 (27.78%) User Stories
11 4 (22.22%) Line Management
12 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
12 3 (16.67%) Product Management
13 2 (11.11%) HTML5
13 2 (11.11%) Ranorex
13 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
13 2 (11.11%) Selenium
13 2 (11.11%) Online Games

Manual Testing
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:

Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Ranorex
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 7 (38.89%) Banking
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
1 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Games
2 2 (11.11%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Test Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile Tester
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
2 2 (11.11%) Tester
2 2 (11.11%) Web Automation Tester
2 2 (11.11%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Flash
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 8 (44.44%) Life Science
3 2 (11.11%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Defect Tracking
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Exploratory Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 5 (27.78%) User Stories
6 4 (22.22%) Line Management
7 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Product Management
8 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C++
2 9 (50.00%) C
3 7 (38.89%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) ISEB
2 9 (50.00%) Degree
3 8 (44.44%) ISTQB
4 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Firmware