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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 82 76 63
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.53% 0.40% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.46% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 13
Average salary £30,000 £22,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,300 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £22,500 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
639 650 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 84.75% 87.01% 82.67%
Number of salaries quoted 539 534 540
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +11.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (58.33%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Banking
4 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) WinForms
5 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (25.00%) QA
5 3 (25.00%) DevExpress
5 3 (25.00%) MVVM
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Selenium
5 3 (25.00%) WPF
5 3 (25.00%) Release Management
6 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Perl

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) NUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Software Tester
1 5 (41.67%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 3 (25.00%) WPF Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Testing Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) WinForms
2 3 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) MVVM
3 3 (25.00%) Release Management
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Presales
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) DevExpress
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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