The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 93 129 114
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -15
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 13 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.05% 0.47% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.54% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 9
Median salary £35,000 £21,250 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+64.70% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £20,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £54,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1081 1489 1226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 87.11% 88.26% 88.46%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1154 1024
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxfordshire region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +35 10 £35,000 +55.55% 1
Thame -4 1 £27,500 -35.29%
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) Software Testing
3 16 (55.17%) Selenium
4 15 (51.72%) Automated Testing
5 14 (48.28%) Windows
6 13 (44.83%) Test Scripting
7 12 (41.38%) JIRA
8 11 (37.93%) ISEB
9 9 (31.03%) QA
10 8 (27.59%) Test Planning
11 7 (24.14%) SDLC
11 7 (24.14%) Waterfall
11 7 (24.14%) BDD
11 7 (24.14%) C#
11 7 (24.14%) HTML
12 6 (20.69%) HP
12 6 (20.69%) Flash
12 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
12 6 (20.69%) HP UFT
12 6 (20.69%) Project Management
12 6 (20.69%) Publishing
12 6 (20.69%) Games
12 6 (20.69%) Online Games
12 6 (20.69%) Android
12 6 (20.69%) Release Management
12 6 (20.69%) TDD
12 6 (20.69%) Multimedia
12 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
12 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (20.69%) Demand Management

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Selenium
2 12 (41.38%) JIRA
3 6 (20.69%) HP UFT
3 6 (20.69%) Ranorex
3 6 (20.69%) Zephyr
4 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.45%) Gradle
4 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) Maven
4 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (20.69%) Games
1 6 (20.69%) Multimedia
1 6 (20.69%) Publishing
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Tester
2 12 (41.38%) Software Tester
3 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Automation Tester
3 7 (24.14%) Mobile Tester
3 7 (24.14%) Selenium Tester
3 7 (24.14%) Web Tester
4 6 (20.69%) Head of QA
4 6 (20.69%) Head of Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Manual Tester
4 6 (20.69%) Test Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 5 (17.24%) Web Automation Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Junior
6 3 (10.34%) Junior Software Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Junior Tester
6 3 (10.34%) QA Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Software Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Software QA Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) HTML
2 6 (20.69%) Flash
2 6 (20.69%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Online Games
1 6 (20.69%) Virtual Team
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Android
2 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Vista
3 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) Software Testing
3 15 (51.72%) Automated Testing
4 13 (44.83%) Test Scripting
5 8 (27.59%) Test Planning
6 7 (24.14%) BDD
6 7 (24.14%) SDLC
6 7 (24.14%) Waterfall
7 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (20.69%) Demand Management
7 6 (20.69%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Project Management
7 6 (20.69%) Release Management
7 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
7 6 (20.69%) Software Delivery
7 6 (20.69%) TDD
7 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
7 6 (20.69%) Virtual Team Management
8 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.34%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) C#
2 3 (10.34%) C++
2 3 (10.34%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) ISEB
2 6 (20.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) HP
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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Resource Group
Salary: £26-30K + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Great package
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago