The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Oxford region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 73 75 74
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 2 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.28% 0.50% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.53% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 4
Median salary £27,500 £37,000 £24,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.67% +52.57%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Test Engineer
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
692 753 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 98.02% 94.36% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 616 570 590
Median salary £44,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.95% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 15 (93.75%) JIRA
3 13 (81.25%) C++
4 12 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (68.75%) Defect Tracking
6 9 (56.25%) Degree
6 9 (56.25%) C
7 8 (50.00%) ISTQB
7 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
7 8 (50.00%) Life Science
7 8 (50.00%) ISEB
7 8 (50.00%) Firmware
7 8 (50.00%) Scrum
7 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 7 (43.75%) Banking
8 7 (43.75%) Python
8 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
8 7 (43.75%) Finance
9 5 (31.25%) User Stories
10 4 (25.00%) Line Management
10 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
10 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
11 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
11 3 (18.75%) Product Management
12 1 (6.25%) Electronics

Test Engineer Skill Set
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:

Development Applications
1 15 (93.75%) JIRA
General
1 7 (43.75%) Banking
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
1 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (50.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 11 (68.75%) Defect Tracking
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) User Stories
5 4 (25.00%) Line Management
5 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C++
2 9 (56.25%) C
3 7 (43.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 8 (50.00%) ISEB
2 8 (50.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Firmware