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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 68 76 76
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 12 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.69% 0.72% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 0.92% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 9
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £43,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
579 655 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 81.55% 78.73% 81.04%
Number of salaries quoted 468 558 703
Average salary £46,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.41% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £31,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 March 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Oxford

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 10 (71.43%) C#
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Selenium
3 7 (50.00%) JIRA
3 7 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) HTML
4 6 (42.86%) ADO.NET
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 6 (42.86%) Web Services
4 6 (42.86%) XML
4 6 (42.86%) MVC
4 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 6 (42.86%) JSON
4 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (42.86%) Entity Framework
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (42.86%) People Management
5 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
6 4 (28.57%) ISEB
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (28.57%) User Stories
6 4 (28.57%) QA

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (14.29%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 7 (50.00%) JIRA
3 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
6 1 (7.14%) Selenium IDE
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Software Tester
2 4 (28.57%) QA Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Leader
3 3 (21.43%) Test Leader
3 3 (21.43%) QA Leader
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) ADO.NET
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) XML
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 6 (42.86%) JSON
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (42.86%) Entity Framework
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) WPF
3 1 (7.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (42.86%) MVC
2 6 (42.86%) People Management
3 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 4 (28.57%) User Stories
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £29k - 40k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago