The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Oxford region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 52 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 20 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.00% 0.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 0.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 0
Median salary £33,500 £25,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Tester
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
659 877 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 98.80% 97.55% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 558 738 614
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Tester
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Tester Salary Trend in Oxford

Tester
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Oxford

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) ISEB
4 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
4 9 (34.62%) Automated Testing
4 9 (34.62%) ISTQB
4 9 (34.62%) Selenium
4 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
5 8 (30.77%) Manual Testing
6 7 (26.92%) Software Testing
6 7 (26.92%) C#
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 7 (26.92%) Mobile App
7 6 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (23.08%) Test Planning
7 6 (23.08%) User Stories
7 6 (23.08%) Functional Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Gherkin
7 6 (23.08%) System Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (23.08%) C
7 6 (23.08%) C++
7 6 (23.08%) HTML
7 6 (23.08%) Java
7 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 6 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (23.08%) QA
8 5 (19.23%) Degree
8 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
8 5 (19.23%) Multimedia

Tester 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Selenium
2 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (19.23%) Ranorex
4 4 (15.38%) JIRA
5 2 (7.69%) Metasploit
5 2 (7.69%) TestComplete
6 1 (3.85%) Appium
6 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 5 (19.23%) Games
2 5 (19.23%) Multimedia
3 4 (15.38%) Marketing
4 3 (11.54%) Finance
5 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.85%) Automotive
5 1 (3.85%) Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Local Government
5 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Gherkin
1 6 (23.08%) HTML
2 5 (19.23%) Flash
2 5 (19.23%) HTML5
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Mobile App
2 5 (19.23%) Online Games
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Automated Testing
2 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
3 8 (30.77%) Manual Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Software Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (23.08%) Functional Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (23.08%) System Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Test Planning
5 6 (23.08%) User Stories
6 5 (19.23%) OWASP
6 5 (19.23%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
7 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
9 1 (3.85%) Source Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) C#
2 6 (23.08%) C
2 6 (23.08%) C++
2 6 (23.08%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) Perl
4 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 4 (15.38%) Python
5 3 (11.54%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) ISEB
2 9 (34.62%) ISTQB
3 5 (19.23%) CEH
3 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 5 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (19.23%) OSCP
3 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
4 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 4 (15.38%) GIAC
5 3 (11.54%) GPEN
6 1 (3.85%) CREST Certified
6 1 (3.85%) Cyber Scheme
6 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Nessus
1 5 (19.23%) Nmap
2 4 (15.38%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Qualys
3 1 (3.85%) Coverity
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