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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 78 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.14% - 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% - 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £29,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -0.77%
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
557 708 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 76.30% 74.37% 73.83%
Number of salaries quoted 477 620 528
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Mercurial
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 4 (80.00%) IIS
1 4 (80.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
1 4 (80.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA