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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 63 97 77
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -20
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 8 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.21% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Median salary £37,500 £22,500 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
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
560 775 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 84.72% 86.21% 85.50%
Number of salaries quoted 468 648 536
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
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
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 8 December 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Oxford

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) JIRA
2 12 (63.16%) ISEB
3 11 (57.89%) Software Testing
4 9 (47.37%) Selenium
5 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
5 8 (42.11%) Windows
5 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
6 7 (36.84%) C#
6 7 (36.84%) C++
6 7 (36.84%) Degree
6 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (36.84%) Test Planning
7 6 (31.58%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (31.58%) Ranorex
7 6 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (31.58%) Online Games
7 6 (31.58%) HTML5
7 6 (31.58%) HTML
7 6 (31.58%) Flash
7 6 (31.58%) Games
7 6 (31.58%) Multimedia
8 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
8 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
8 5 (26.32%) Life Science
8 5 (26.32%) Scrum
8 5 (26.32%) C
8 5 (26.32%) Firmware
8 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
8 5 (26.32%) Exploratory 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 12 (63.16%) JIRA
2 9 (47.37%) Selenium
3 6 (31.58%) Ranorex
4 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
4 2 (10.53%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (31.58%) Games
1 6 (31.58%) Multimedia
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Test Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Tester
2 7 (36.84%) Mobile Tester
2 7 (36.84%) Selenium Tester
2 7 (36.84%) Web Tester
3 5 (26.32%) Automation Tester
3 5 (26.32%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 5 (26.32%) Web Automation Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Software Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Head of QA
5 2 (10.53%) Head of Testing
5 2 (10.53%) QA Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Software QA Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Web Applications Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Flash
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
1 6 (31.58%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (31.58%) Online Games
3 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
3 5 (26.32%) Life Science
4 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 2 (10.53%) User Experience
4 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Software Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
4 7 (36.84%) Test Planning
5 6 (31.58%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (26.32%) Exploratory Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Scrum
6 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.79%) User Stories
8 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
8 2 (10.53%) BDD
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (10.53%) Demand Management
8 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Product Management
8 2 (10.53%) Release Management
8 2 (10.53%) TDD
8 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C#
1 7 (36.84%) C++
2 5 (26.32%) C
3 3 (15.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) ISEB
2 7 (36.84%) Degree
3 6 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) HP
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