The table below looks at the statistics for System 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 System Testing over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 67 89 88
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -1
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 8 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.10% 0.40% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.52% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 1
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
System 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
562 765 824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 77.30% 76.12% 78.40%
Number of salaries quoted 458 675 749
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

System Testing
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Oxford region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Oxford

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing System 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 System Testing.

1 8 (66.67%) SQL
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (33.33%) Semantic Web
2 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (33.33%) RESTful
2 4 (33.33%) MbUnit
2 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (33.33%) User Stories
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (33.33%) NUnit
2 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) JSTL
2 4 (33.33%) WCF
2 4 (33.33%) WPF
2 4 (33.33%) J2EE
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) JUnit
2 4 (33.33%) EJB
2 4 (33.33%) CSS

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing System 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 System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (33.33%) MbUnit
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (33.33%) NUnit
1 4 (33.33%) JUnit
1 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Java Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Java Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Programmer
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Database Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Database Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Programmer
1 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Database Developer
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) RESTful
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (33.33%) JSTL
2 4 (33.33%) WCF
2 4 (33.33%) WPF
2 4 (33.33%) J2EE
2 4 (33.33%) EJB
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) JSP
2 4 (33.33%) Servlets
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Semantic Web
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
1 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (33.33%) User Stories
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Validation
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft