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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 73 75 68
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 16 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.95% 0.65% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 0.80% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 12
Median salary £28,500 £28,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,900 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £41,500 £52,500
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
731 624 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 89.04% 80.62% 82.10%
Number of salaries quoted 635 504 577
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £66,000 £62,500
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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Data Management
3 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
3 7 (38.89%) C++
4 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 4 (22.22%) JIRA
5 4 (22.22%) Python
5 4 (22.22%) Banking
5 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (16.67%) Apache Spark
6 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
6 3 (16.67%) Spark Streaming
6 3 (16.67%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Parallel Programming
6 3 (16.67%) Open Source
6 3 (16.67%) Java
6 3 (16.67%) C#
6 3 (16.67%) STL
6 3 (16.67%) Unix
6 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (16.67%) Aerospace
6 3 (16.67%) Validation
6 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

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 3 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) NUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Banking
4 3 (16.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Hardware Technician
2 3 (16.67%) Junior
2 3 (16.67%) Junior Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (16.67%) Spark Streaming
1 3 (16.67%) STL
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Data Management
2 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
3 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Open Source
4 3 (16.67%) Parallel Programming
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) SDLC
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Build Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C++
2 4 (22.22%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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