The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Oxford region that had Software Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Engineer
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.30% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
649 709 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 98.18% 97.52% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 538 620 600
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title.

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Oxford

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Software Test Engineer 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 Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Product Management
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Life Science
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing

Software Test Engineer 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Product Management
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA