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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 75 79 69
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.46% 0.54% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.65% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 22
Median salary £27,500 £28,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% -25.97%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
599 616 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 91.31% 83.13% 84.44%
Number of salaries quoted 546 494 694
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) NUnit
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) NUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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