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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 73 72 68
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 10 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.27% 0.55% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 0.71% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 10
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £26,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £57,750 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
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
628 565 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 80.00% 77.29% 77.18%
Number of salaries quoted 479 485 645
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £68,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (46.15%) Perl
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
1 6 (46.15%) Python
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Selenium
3 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
3 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 4 (30.77%) QA
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) MySQL
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) WinForms
4 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) MVVM
4 3 (23.08%) DevExpress
4 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
4 3 (23.08%) WPF
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Release Management
5 2 (15.38%) Test Management
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (15.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Testing Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Testing Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Support Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) WinForms
2 3 (23.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
1 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
1 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
2 3 (23.08%) MVVM
2 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Release Management
3 2 (15.38%) Test Management
3 2 (15.38%) System Testing
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories
4 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Perl
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
1 6 (46.15%) Python
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) DICOM
2 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) DevExpress
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
Oxford
The People Network
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago