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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 73 60 72
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.26% 2.58% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 3.28% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 21 12
Average salary £27,500 £38,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £35,000 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
611 702 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 80.29% 78.88% 79.28%
Number of salaries quoted 495 622 662
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 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) User Stories
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (40.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (80.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
Oxford, Oxfordshire
PMC retail
Salary: Competitive + Pension + Healthcare & Other Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago