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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 74 74 78
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 15 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.82% 1.29% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.61% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 3
Median salary £27,500 £50,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
737 623 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 89.66% 80.18% 82.15%
Number of salaries quoted 641 506 572
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,300 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 July 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Oxford

Manual Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 14 (87.50%) JIRA
2 12 (75.00%) C++
3 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (68.75%) Defect Tracking
4 10 (62.50%) Degree
5 9 (56.25%) C
5 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
6 8 (50.00%) Scrum
6 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (50.00%) ISEB
6 8 (50.00%) Firmware
6 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 8 (50.00%) Life Science
6 8 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 6 (37.50%) Python
7 6 (37.50%) Banking
7 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
7 6 (37.50%) Finance
8 5 (31.25%) User Stories
9 4 (25.00%) Line Management
9 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
10 3 (18.75%) Product Management
10 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
10 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
11 1 (6.25%) SQL
11 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
11 1 (6.25%) Electronics
11 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing

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 14 (87.50%) JIRA
General
1 6 (37.50%) Banking
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Test Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) Test Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (50.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Defect Tracking
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) User Stories
4 4 (25.00%) Line Management
4 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Product Management
5 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C++
2 9 (56.25%) C
3 6 (37.50%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
3 8 (50.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Firmware
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