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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 56 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 16 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.43% 0.54% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 0.62% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 3
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
572 644 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 86.93% 86.56% 88.99%
Number of salaries quoted 459 556 536
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £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 22 February 2017.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Oxford

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (68.18%) Manual Testing
2 12 (54.55%) Selenium
2 12 (54.55%) Windows
3 11 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (45.45%) Non-Functional Testing
4 10 (45.45%) JIRA
5 9 (40.91%) QA
5 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
5 9 (40.91%) Apple iOS
6 8 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (36.36%) Demand Management
6 8 (36.36%) BDD
6 8 (36.36%) Waterfall
6 8 (36.36%) Zephyr
6 8 (36.36%) Software Delivery
6 8 (36.36%) SDLC
6 8 (36.36%) Virtual Team Management
6 8 (36.36%) Virtual Team
6 8 (36.36%) Android
6 8 (36.36%) Release Management
6 8 (36.36%) TDD
6 8 (36.36%) HP
6 8 (36.36%) HP UFT
6 8 (36.36%) Project Management
6 8 (36.36%) Risk Management
6 8 (36.36%) Publishing
7 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
8 5 (22.73%) Finance

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 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS Project
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Selenium
2 10 (45.45%) JIRA
3 8 (36.36%) HP UFT
3 8 (36.36%) Zephyr
4 4 (18.18%) Ranorex
5 1 (4.55%) Appium
5 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (36.36%) Publishing
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) Games
3 4 (18.18%) Multimedia
4 2 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Head of QA
1 8 (36.36%) Head of Testing
1 8 (36.36%) Tester
2 4 (18.18%) Automation Tester
2 4 (18.18%) Software Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Manual Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Mobile Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Selenium Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Web Automation Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Web Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Coordinator
4 2 (9.09%) Junior
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Coordinator
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Project Coordinator
4 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Junior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
1 5 (22.73%) HTML5
2 4 (18.18%) Flash
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) LAMP
3 1 (4.55%) Sass
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Virtual Team
2 4 (18.18%) Online Games
3 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.09%) Life Science
5 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Apple iOS
3 8 (36.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (68.18%) Manual Testing
2 11 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 10 (45.45%) Non-Functional Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
5 8 (36.36%) BDD
5 8 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (36.36%) Demand Management
5 8 (36.36%) Project Management
5 8 (36.36%) Release Management
5 8 (36.36%) Risk Management
5 8 (36.36%) SDLC
5 8 (36.36%) Software Delivery
5 8 (36.36%) TDD
5 8 (36.36%) Virtual Team Management
5 8 (36.36%) Waterfall
6 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
7 5 (22.73%) Test Planning
8 4 (18.18%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) ISEB
2 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago