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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 65 75 77
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 21 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.59% 0.66% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 0.84% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 6
Median salary £28,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.94% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £42,500 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £34,738 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-0.74% -
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
714 597 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 88.15% 79.18% 81.28%
Number of salaries quoted 620 463 504
Median salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) C++
2 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 10 (45.45%) Windows
4 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
5 8 (36.36%) Data Management
5 8 (36.36%) Computer Vision
6 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
6 7 (31.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 7 (31.82%) Parallel Programming
6 7 (31.82%) Open Source
6 7 (31.82%) Performance Analysis
6 7 (31.82%) Apache Spark
6 7 (31.82%) Algorithms
6 7 (31.82%) Spark Streaming
6 7 (31.82%) SDLC
6 7 (31.82%) Aerospace
6 7 (31.82%) Validation
6 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
6 7 (31.82%) Java
6 7 (31.82%) STL
6 7 (31.82%) Unix
7 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
7 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
8 4 (18.18%) JIRA
8 4 (18.18%) Banking
8 4 (18.18%) Finance
8 4 (18.18%) Python
8 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (13.64%) C#

Software Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (31.82%) Apache Spark
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Ranorex
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (31.82%) Aerospace
3 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (9.09%) Games
4 2 (9.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Junior
1 7 (31.82%) Junior Software Engineer
1 7 (31.82%) Software Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Hardware Technician
3 3 (13.64%) Support Technician
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Web Automation Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Web Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 7 (31.82%) Spark Streaming
1 7 (31.82%) STL
2 2 (9.09%) Flash
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Algorithms
1 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 7 (31.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
2 8 (36.36%) Computer Vision
2 8 (36.36%) Data Management
3 7 (31.82%) Open Source
3 7 (31.82%) Parallel Programming
3 7 (31.82%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (31.82%) SDLC
3 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
3 7 (31.82%) Validation
4 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) C++
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
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