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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 98 129 121
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 14 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.03% 0.36% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.42% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 2
Median salary £31,500 £42,500 £23,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.88% +82.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £22,500 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £25,050
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
1170 1676 1309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 85.71% 86.53% 85.06%
Number of salaries quoted 930 1347 1098
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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
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 6 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +31 9 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Thame +4 1 £27,500 -35.29%
Kidlington - 1 £28,000 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) Software Testing
3 17 (50.00%) ISEB
4 16 (47.06%) JIRA
5 14 (41.18%) Automated Testing
5 14 (41.18%) Selenium
6 13 (38.24%) Windows
6 13 (38.24%) Test Scripting
7 10 (29.41%) C++
7 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (26.47%) Defect Tracking
8 9 (26.47%) Scrum
8 9 (26.47%) Degree
8 9 (26.47%) ISTQB
9 7 (20.59%) C
9 7 (20.59%) C#
9 7 (20.59%) Firmware
9 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
9 7 (20.59%) Life Science
9 7 (20.59%) Test Planning
9 7 (20.59%) Exploratory Testing
10 6 (17.65%) HTML5
10 6 (17.65%) Ranorex
10 6 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (17.65%) QA
10 6 (17.65%) Online Games
10 6 (17.65%) Multimedia
10 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 6 (17.65%) HTML
10 6 (17.65%) Flash

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 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) JIRA
2 14 (41.18%) Selenium
3 6 (17.65%) Ranorex
4 3 (8.82%) HP UFT
5 2 (5.88%) Zephyr
6 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (17.65%) Games
1 6 (17.65%) Multimedia
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Tester
2 14 (41.18%) Software Tester
3 12 (35.29%) Test Engineer
4 10 (29.41%) Selenium Tester
5 8 (23.53%) Manual Tester
5 8 (23.53%) Web Tester
6 7 (20.59%) Automation Tester
6 7 (20.59%) Mobile Tester
7 5 (14.71%) Analyst
7 5 (14.71%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 5 (14.71%) Web Automation Tester
8 4 (11.76%) QA Tester
8 4 (11.76%) Software QA Tester
8 4 (11.76%) Test Analyst
9 3 (8.82%) Junior
9 3 (8.82%) Junior Software Tester
9 3 (8.82%) Junior Tester
9 3 (8.82%) Software Analyst
10 2 (5.88%) Coordinator
10 2 (5.88%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Flash
1 6 (17.65%) HTML
1 6 (17.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
2 7 (20.59%) Life Science
3 6 (17.65%) Online Games
4 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.88%) User Experience
4 2 (5.88%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Vista
2 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.88%) Android
3 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) Software Testing
3 14 (41.18%) Automated Testing
4 13 (38.24%) Test Scripting
5 9 (26.47%) Defect Tracking
5 9 (26.47%) Scrum
6 7 (20.59%) Exploratory Testing
6 7 (20.59%) Test Planning
7 5 (14.71%) SDLC
7 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
7 5 (14.71%) System Testing
8 4 (11.76%) User Stories
9 3 (8.82%) Automation Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Product Management
10 2 (5.88%) BDD
10 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.88%) Demand Management
10 2 (5.88%) Release Management
10 2 (5.88%) TDD
10 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) C++
2 7 (20.59%) C
2 7 (20.59%) C#
3 4 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) ISEB
2 9 (26.47%) Degree
2 9 (26.47%) ISTQB
3 6 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) HP
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