The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 65 77 66
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 8 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.05% 0.52% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.54% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 2
Average salary £38,500 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.33%
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
734 925 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 96.07% 96.96% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 672 801 614
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Engineer
Oxfordshire

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Oxford

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited Test Engineer in their job title 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 with Test Engineer in their job title.

1 19 (86.36%) Degree
1 19 (86.36%) Software Testing
1 19 (86.36%) ISTQB
2 18 (81.82%) .NET
3 17 (77.27%) C#
3 17 (77.27%) ISEB
3 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (77.27%) NUnit
3 17 (77.27%) Test Automation
3 17 (77.27%) MbUnit
4 16 (72.73%) User Stories
5 11 (50.00%) Performance Testing
6 10 (45.45%) Military
6 10 (45.45%) Law
6 10 (45.45%) Manufacturing
6 10 (45.45%) DNA
7 6 (27.27%) Validation
7 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
8 5 (22.73%) System Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
10 2 (9.09%) Adobe
10 2 (9.09%) ColdFusion
10 2 (9.09%) PHP
10 2 (9.09%) MySQL
10 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
10 2 (9.09%) JSP
10 2 (9.09%) Scrum
10 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 2 (9.09%) JIRA

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited Test Engineer in their job title 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 with Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (77.27%) NUnit
1 17 (77.27%) MbUnit
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 10 (45.45%) Military
1 10 (45.45%) Law
1 10 (45.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.09%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Software Testing
2 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (77.27%) Test Automation
3 16 (72.73%) User Stories
4 11 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 10 (45.45%) DNA
6 6 (27.27%) Validation
6 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
7 5 (22.73%) System Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
9 2 (9.09%) Scrum
9 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) Degree
1 19 (86.36%) ISTQB
2 17 (77.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft