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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 42 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 25 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.78% 0.36% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.86% 0.37% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 0
Median salary £34,250 £25,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
647 814 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 97.88% 97.60% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 522 688 600
Median salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017.

Tester Salary Histogram in Oxford

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Test Scripting
3 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (45.71%) ISEB
5 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 13 (37.14%) ISTQB
7 12 (34.29%) Selenium
7 12 (34.29%) Manual Testing
8 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
9 10 (28.57%) Automated Testing
9 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
9 10 (28.57%) Functional Testing
10 9 (25.71%) Gherkin
10 9 (25.71%) User Stories
10 9 (25.71%) Mobile App
10 9 (25.71%) System Testing
10 9 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (25.71%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (25.71%) Finance
11 8 (22.86%) C#
12 7 (20.00%) SQL
12 7 (20.00%) QA
12 7 (20.00%) Degree
12 7 (20.00%) JIRA
12 7 (20.00%) Test Planning
13 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (17.14%) Marketing
13 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
13 6 (17.14%) HTML
13 6 (17.14%) Telecoms

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 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Selenium
2 9 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (20.00%) JIRA
4 5 (14.29%) Ranorex
5 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
5 3 (8.57%) SpecFlow
5 3 (8.57%) TestComplete
6 2 (5.71%) Metasploit
6 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.86%) Appium
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Marketing
2 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (14.29%) Games
3 5 (14.29%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.86%) Automotive
4 1 (2.86%) Local Government
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) Gherkin
2 6 (17.14%) HTML
3 5 (14.29%) Flash
3 5 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (2.86%) REST
4 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Mobile App
2 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.29%) Online Games
4 3 (8.57%) Xbox
5 2 (5.71%) User Experience
6 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Test Scripting
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (34.29%) Manual Testing
4 10 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 10 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 9 (25.71%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (25.71%) System Testing
5 9 (25.71%) User Stories
6 7 (20.00%) Test Planning
7 5 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 4 (11.43%) Automation Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (8.57%) Load Testing
9 3 (8.57%) SEO
9 3 (8.57%) Web Design
10 2 (5.71%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) C#
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
4 4 (11.43%) C++
5 3 (8.57%) Java
5 3 (8.57%) Python
6 2 (5.71%) C
6 2 (5.71%) Perl
7 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby
7 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) ISEB
2 13 (37.14%) ISTQB
3 7 (20.00%) Degree
4 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (5.71%) CEH
5 2 (5.71%) OSCP
5 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) CREST Certified
6 1 (2.86%) Cyber Scheme
6 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) GIAC
6 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Nessus
1 2 (5.71%) Nmap
2 1 (2.86%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Coverity
2 1 (2.86%) Qualys
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