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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 57 94 80
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 13 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.01% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 0.27% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Median salary £35,000 £22,500 £21,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £22,500 £22,350
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
548 730 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 84.83% 88.81% 87.60%
Number of salaries quoted 436 609 519
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £70,000
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 17 January 2017.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (57.69%) Manual Testing
2 13 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (46.15%) Selenium
3 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 12 (46.15%) SDLC
4 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
5 8 (30.77%) JIRA
5 8 (30.77%) Automated Testing
5 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 8 (30.77%) C++
6 7 (26.92%) HTML
6 7 (26.92%) ISEB
6 7 (26.92%) QA
6 7 (26.92%) HTML5
6 7 (26.92%) Apple iOS
6 7 (26.92%) Test Planning
7 6 (23.08%) Apache Spark
7 6 (23.08%) Algorithms
7 6 (23.08%) Software Delivery
7 6 (23.08%) Spark Streaming
7 6 (23.08%) Ranorex
7 6 (23.08%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (23.08%) Zephyr
7 6 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (23.08%) Parallel Programming
7 6 (23.08%) Open Source
7 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (23.08%) Demand Management

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 6 (23.08%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Selenium
2 8 (30.77%) JIRA
3 6 (23.08%) HP UFT
3 6 (23.08%) Ranorex
3 6 (23.08%) Zephyr
4 1 (3.85%) Appium
4 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 6 (23.08%) Aerospace
2 6 (23.08%) Games
2 6 (23.08%) Multimedia
2 6 (23.08%) Publishing
3 5 (19.23%) Finance
4 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Tester
2 8 (30.77%) Junior
3 6 (23.08%) Automation Tester
3 6 (23.08%) Head of QA
3 6 (23.08%) Head of Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Junior Software Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Mobile Tester
4 5 (19.23%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 5 (19.23%) Selenium Tester
4 5 (19.23%) Web Automation Tester
4 5 (19.23%) Web Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Software Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Coordinator
6 2 (7.69%) Junior Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Manual Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Coordinator
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Project Coordinator
7 1 (3.85%) Junior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) HTML
1 7 (26.92%) HTML5
2 6 (23.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (23.08%) Flash
2 6 (23.08%) Spark Streaming
2 6 (23.08%) STL
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) LAMP
3 1 (3.85%) Sass
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Algorithms
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
1 6 (23.08%) Online Games
1 6 (23.08%) Virtual Team
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Apple iOS
3 6 (23.08%) Android
3 6 (23.08%) Linux
3 6 (23.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (57.69%) Manual Testing
2 13 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (46.15%) SDLC
4 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
5 8 (30.77%) Automated Testing
6 7 (26.92%) Test Planning
7 6 (23.08%) BDD
7 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (23.08%) Demand Management
7 6 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Open Source
7 6 (23.08%) Parallel Programming
7 6 (23.08%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (23.08%) Release Management
7 6 (23.08%) Software Delivery
7 6 (23.08%) TDD
7 6 (23.08%) Virtual Team Management
7 6 (23.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) C++
2 6 (23.08%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) ISEB
2 6 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) HP
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
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