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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 67 75 85
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 10 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.24% 0.62% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.79% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 4
Average salary £50,000 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
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
623 634 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 77.39% 78.47% 75.73%
Number of salaries quoted 524 578 648
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,191 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Oxford

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 18 (81.82%) C#
1 18 (81.82%) .NET
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) MVC
2 13 (59.09%) HTML
2 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 13 (59.09%) ADO.NET
2 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET
2 13 (59.09%) Web Services
2 13 (59.09%) XML
2 13 (59.09%) .NET Framework
2 13 (59.09%) JSON
2 13 (59.09%) Computer Science
2 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (59.09%) Entity Framework
2 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET Web API
2 13 (59.09%) People Management
3 7 (31.82%) Selenium
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) WebDriver
5 5 (22.73%) JIRA
5 5 (22.73%) QA
5 5 (22.73%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) ISEB
6 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 4 (18.18%) ISTQB
7 3 (13.64%) Test Management
7 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Selenium
2 6 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 5 (22.73%) JIRA
4 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
4 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
5 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium IDE
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Tester
1 7 (31.82%) Technical Leader
2 6 (27.27%) Senior C# Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Senior .NET Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Developer
2 6 (27.27%) .NET Developer
2 6 (27.27%) C# Developer
2 6 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) QA Tester
4 4 (18.18%) Software Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Senior QA Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Test Leader
5 3 (13.64%) QA Leader
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) .NET
2 13 (59.09%) ADO.NET
2 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET
2 13 (59.09%) Web Services
2 13 (59.09%) XML
2 13 (59.09%) .NET Framework
2 13 (59.09%) JSON
2 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (59.09%) Entity Framework
2 13 (59.09%) HTML
2 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.55%) WPF
3 1 (4.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) People Management
2 13 (59.09%) MVC
3 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Test Management
5 2 (9.09%) System Testing
5 2 (9.09%) SDLC
5 2 (9.09%) User Stories
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) BDD
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) Perl
5 2 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ISEB
1 4 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
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