The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 89 79 67
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.11% 0.79% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 1.01% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 6
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +68.31%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
708 792 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 75.97% 77.95% 69.02%
Number of salaries quoted 619 685 446
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Manual Testing
Oxfordshire

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) InterSystems
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) MySQL
5 1 (14.29%) IIS
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (14.29%) Apache
5 1 (14.29%) Statistics
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Software Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) InterSystems
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