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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 57 98 76
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -22
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 14 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.13% 0.12% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 0.14% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 4
Median salary £35,000 £22,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £22,500 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
558 737 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 84.80% 88.16% 87.98%
Number of salaries quoted 437 615 532
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £70,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 17 (73.91%) Software Testing
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (60.87%) Selenium
4 13 (56.52%) Windows
5 12 (52.17%) JIRA
6 11 (47.83%) Test Scripting
7 9 (39.13%) QA
7 9 (39.13%) Automated Testing
8 8 (34.78%) BDD
8 8 (34.78%) ISEB
8 8 (34.78%) Test Planning
9 7 (30.43%) Software Delivery
9 7 (30.43%) Zephyr
9 7 (30.43%) SDLC
9 7 (30.43%) Virtual Team Management
9 7 (30.43%) Virtual Team
9 7 (30.43%) HP UFT
9 7 (30.43%) Project Management
9 7 (30.43%) Risk Management
9 7 (30.43%) Publishing
9 7 (30.43%) HP
9 7 (30.43%) TDD
9 7 (30.43%) C#
9 7 (30.43%) HTML
9 7 (30.43%) Waterfall
9 7 (30.43%) Android
9 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
9 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (30.43%) Demand Management
9 7 (30.43%) Non-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:

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Selenium
2 12 (52.17%) JIRA
3 7 (30.43%) HP UFT
3 7 (30.43%) Zephyr
4 6 (26.09%) Ranorex
5 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.35%) Gradle
5 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 7 (30.43%) Publishing
2 6 (26.09%) Games
2 6 (26.09%) Multimedia
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Tester
2 7 (30.43%) Head of QA
2 7 (30.43%) Head of Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Mobile Tester
2 7 (30.43%) Selenium Tester
2 7 (30.43%) Web Tester
3 6 (26.09%) Software Tester
4 5 (21.74%) Automation Tester
4 5 (21.74%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 5 (21.74%) Web Automation Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Manual Tester
5 2 (8.70%) QA Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Software QA Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Web Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) Flash
2 6 (26.09%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Virtual Team
2 6 (26.09%) Online Games
3 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Android
2 7 (30.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Software Testing
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) Test Scripting
4 9 (39.13%) Automated Testing
5 8 (34.78%) BDD
5 8 (34.78%) Test Planning
6 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (30.43%) Demand Management
6 7 (30.43%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (30.43%) Project Management
6 7 (30.43%) Release Management
6 7 (30.43%) Risk Management
6 7 (30.43%) SDLC
6 7 (30.43%) Software Delivery
6 7 (30.43%) TDD
6 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
6 7 (30.43%) Virtual Team Management
6 7 (30.43%) Waterfall
7 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) C#
2 3 (13.04%) C++
2 3 (13.04%) Python
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) ISEB
2 6 (26.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) HP
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