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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 101 109 105
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 13 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.82% 0.84% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.02% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 17
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% +35.41%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Manual Testing
South East

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
1266 1373 1393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.67% 82.22% 75.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1046 1217 1187
Average salary £45,000 £44,662 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.75% +5.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +8 10 £50,000 +31.57% 3
Thame - 2 £42,500 -
Abingdon - 1 £28,500 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Manual Testing also 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 that cited Manual Testing.

1 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (74.29%) .NET
3 24 (68.57%) C#
4 21 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (60.00%) XML
5 19 (54.29%) HTML
5 19 (54.29%) ASP.NET
5 19 (54.29%) Web Services
5 19 (54.29%) .NET Framework
5 19 (54.29%) JSON
5 19 (54.29%) MVC
5 19 (54.29%) Computer Science
5 19 (54.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (54.29%) Entity Framework
5 19 (54.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (45.71%) People Management
7 13 (37.14%) ADO.NET
8 11 (31.43%) SQL
8 11 (31.43%) Degree
9 9 (25.71%) Software Testing
9 9 (25.71%) Selenium
10 8 (22.86%) QA
10 8 (22.86%) JIRA
11 7 (20.00%) ISTQB
11 7 (20.00%) Automated Testing
11 7 (20.00%) WinForms
11 7 (20.00%) WPF
11 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 7 (20.00%) Mercurial
12 6 (17.14%) Test Management

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Manual Testing also 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 that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Wireless
2 3 (8.57%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Selenium
2 8 (22.86%) JIRA
3 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (20.00%) Mercurial
4 6 (17.14%) WebDriver
5 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
7 2 (5.71%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.86%) Selenium IDE
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Developer
1 11 (31.43%) .NET Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Tester
3 9 (25.71%) C# Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Technical Leader
3 9 (25.71%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (22.86%) Analyst
5 7 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 7 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 7 (20.00%) QA Tester
5 7 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (17.14%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (14.29%) Senior QA Tester
7 5 (14.29%) Senior Tester
8 4 (11.43%) Software Tester
9 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
9 3 (8.57%) QA Leader
9 3 (8.57%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (8.57%) Test Leader
10 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (74.29%) .NET
2 21 (60.00%) XML
3 19 (54.29%) .NET Framework
3 19 (54.29%) JSON
3 19 (54.29%) ASP.NET
3 19 (54.29%) Web Services
3 19 (54.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 19 (54.29%) Entity Framework
3 19 (54.29%) HTML
3 19 (54.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (37.14%) ADO.NET
5 7 (20.00%) WPF
5 7 (20.00%) WinForms
6 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 19 (54.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) MVC
3 16 (45.71%) People Management
4 9 (25.71%) Software Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
6 6 (17.14%) Test Management
7 5 (14.29%) System Testing
7 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Scrum
8 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.71%) User Stories
9 2 (5.71%) SDLC
10 1 (2.86%) Automation Testing
10 1 (2.86%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (2.86%) System Integration Testing
10 1 (2.86%) Agile Testing
10 1 (2.86%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) C#
2 21 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (31.43%) SQL
4 5 (14.29%) Java
5 4 (11.43%) Perl
5 4 (11.43%) Python
6 2 (5.71%) VBScript
7 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Degree
2 7 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (17.14%) ISEB
4 2 (5.71%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Firmware
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) HP
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