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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 61 74 72
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 14 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.99% 1.16% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 1.43% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 5
Median salary £30,000 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +14.86%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
614 631 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 87.09% 81.00% 79.18%
Number of salaries quoted 540 465 474
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 29 September 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 (60.00%) Linux
2 13 (52.00%) Windows
3 11 (44.00%) C++
3 11 (44.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (44.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
4 9 (36.00%) Manual Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Computer Vision
5 8 (32.00%) Data Management
6 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (28.00%) Aerospace
6 7 (28.00%) Validation
6 7 (28.00%) Java
6 7 (28.00%) STL
6 7 (28.00%) Unix
6 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (28.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 7 (28.00%) Parallel Programming
6 7 (28.00%) Open Source
6 7 (28.00%) Performance Analysis
6 7 (28.00%) Apache Spark
6 7 (28.00%) Algorithms
6 7 (28.00%) Spark Streaming
6 7 (28.00%) SDLC
7 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.00%) Multimedia
8 5 (20.00%) Games
8 5 (20.00%) Online Games
8 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (20.00%) HTML

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 (28.00%) Apache Spark
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Ranorex
2 4 (16.00%) JIRA
2 4 (16.00%) Selenium
General
1 11 (44.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (28.00%) Aerospace
3 5 (20.00%) Games
3 5 (20.00%) Multimedia
4 4 (16.00%) Banking
4 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Junior
1 7 (28.00%) Junior Software Engineer
1 7 (28.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Automation Tester
2 4 (16.00%) Mobile Tester
2 4 (16.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 4 (16.00%) Selenium Tester
2 4 (16.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Tester
2 4 (16.00%) Web Automation Tester
2 4 (16.00%) Web Tester
3 3 (12.00%) Hardware Technician
3 3 (12.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 7 (28.00%) Spark Streaming
1 7 (28.00%) STL
2 5 (20.00%) Flash
2 5 (20.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Algorithms
1 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.00%) Online Games
3 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Linux
2 13 (52.00%) Windows
3 7 (28.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (36.00%) Manual Testing
2 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (32.00%) Computer Vision
3 8 (32.00%) Data Management
4 7 (28.00%) Open Source
4 7 (28.00%) Parallel Programming
4 7 (28.00%) Performance Analysis
4 7 (28.00%) SDLC
4 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (28.00%) Validation
5 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) C++
2 7 (28.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ISEB
1 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification