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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 62 95 71
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -24
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 9 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.36% 0.33% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.39% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 7
Median salary £40,000 £24,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
560 775 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 84.72% 86.21% 85.50%
Number of salaries quoted 468 648 536
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 8 December 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 (53.57%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 14 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (39.29%) Manual Testing
4 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (32.14%) C++
5 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
5 9 (32.14%) SDLC
6 8 (28.57%) Selenium
6 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 7 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 7 (25.00%) Parallel Programming
7 7 (25.00%) Open Source
7 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (25.00%) Aerospace
7 7 (25.00%) Data Management
7 7 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 7 (25.00%) Validation
7 7 (25.00%) Java
7 7 (25.00%) STL
7 7 (25.00%) Unix
7 7 (25.00%) ISEB
7 7 (25.00%) Spark Streaming
7 7 (25.00%) Computer Vision
7 7 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
7 7 (25.00%) Test Planning
7 7 (25.00%) Apache Spark
7 7 (25.00%) Algorithms
8 6 (21.43%) Ranorex

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 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Selenium
2 6 (21.43%) Ranorex
3 4 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
4 2 (7.14%) Zephyr
5 1 (3.57%) Appium
5 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
2 7 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 6 (21.43%) Games
3 6 (21.43%) Multimedia
4 4 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (7.14%) Banking
5 2 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Junior
2 7 (25.00%) Junior Software Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Tester
3 6 (21.43%) Automation Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Mobile Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Selenium Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Web Automation Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Web Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Hardware Technician
5 3 (10.71%) Support Technician
6 2 (7.14%) Coordinator
6 2 (7.14%) Head of QA
6 2 (7.14%) Head of Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Coordinator
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Project Coordinator
6 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Junior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 7 (25.00%) Spark Streaming
1 7 (25.00%) STL
2 6 (21.43%) Flash
2 6 (21.43%) HTML
2 6 (21.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (21.43%) Online Games
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (25.00%) Unix
4 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
5 2 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (39.29%) Manual Testing
3 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 9 (32.14%) SDLC
5 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 7 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Computer Vision
6 7 (25.00%) Data Management
6 7 (25.00%) Open Source
6 7 (25.00%) Parallel Programming
6 7 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
6 7 (25.00%) Test Planning
6 7 (25.00%) Validation
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (7.14%) Demand Management
7 2 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Software Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) C++
2 7 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) ISEB
2 6 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) HP
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