The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank - 82 74
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford - 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +12.58%
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
690 915 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 94.52% 97.03% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 617 813 711
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester in the job title across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited Senior Tester in their job title 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 with Senior Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) MbUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited Senior Tester in their job title 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 with Senior Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) MbUnit
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft