The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Oxford region that had Senior Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.52% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% - -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Median salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Senior Tester
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
652 863 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 98.79% 97.40% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 553 727 624
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region that featured Senior Tester in the job title.

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the Oxford region.

Senior Tester Salary Trend in Oxford

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Senior Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) ISEB
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) System Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (70.00%) Gherkin
3 7 (70.00%) Functional Testing
3 7 (70.00%) User Stories
4 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (10.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) Perl
6 1 (10.00%) VxWorks
6 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (10.00%) GIAC
6 1 (10.00%) Qualys
6 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) OWASP
6 1 (10.00%) Metasploit
6 1 (10.00%) Nessus

Senior Tester Skill Set
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Functional Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Risk Assessment
2 7 (70.00%) System Testing
2 7 (70.00%) User Stories
3 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (10.00%) OWASP
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Source Code Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) ISEB
2 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) CEH
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) GIAC
3 1 (10.00%) OSCP
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nessus
1 1 (10.00%) Nmap
1 1 (10.00%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Coverity
2 1 (10.00%) Qualys