The table below looks at the statistics for Software 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 Software Testing over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 80 63 70
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.50% 1.98% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 2.51% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 17
Average salary £28,500 £40,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.62% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £28,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £52,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,845 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.27% -
Software 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
626 637 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 77.76% 78.74% 75.78%
Number of salaries quoted 522 581 654
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,600 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Oxford

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Firmware
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) System Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) NoSQL

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Software 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Testing Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) System Testing
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
Oxford
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago