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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 90 105 100
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 23 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.66% 0.94% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 1.16% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 24
Average salary £30,000 £33,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
1153 1379 1407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 83.25% 81.21% 77.52%
Number of salaries quoted 926 1155 1257
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +20 13 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Banbury 0 6 £35,000 +7.69%
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £24,750 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (78.57%) .NET
1 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) C#
3 14 (50.00%) HTML
3 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (50.00%) Web Services
3 14 (50.00%) XML
3 14 (50.00%) MVC
3 14 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 14 (50.00%) JSON
3 14 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (35.71%) People Management
5 9 (32.14%) WinForms
5 9 (32.14%) WPF
5 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
5 9 (32.14%) Mercurial
6 8 (28.57%) Selenium
6 8 (28.57%) JIRA
6 8 (28.57%) Degree
6 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 8 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 8 (28.57%) SQL
7 7 (25.00%) Java
7 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
1 9 (32.14%) Mercurial
2 8 (28.57%) JIRA
2 8 (28.57%) Selenium
3 6 (21.43%) WebDriver
4 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.57%) Selenium IDE
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
1 10 (35.71%) .NET Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Tester
4 6 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Technical Leader
6 4 (14.29%) Software Tester
6 4 (14.29%) QA Tester
7 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Test Leader
7 3 (10.71%) QA Leader
8 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Tester
8 2 (7.14%) Senior QA Tester
8 2 (7.14%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) .NET
2 14 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 14 (50.00%) JSON
2 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 14 (50.00%) Web Services
2 14 (50.00%) XML
2 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 14 (50.00%) HTML
3 9 (32.14%) WinForms
3 9 (32.14%) WPF
4 6 (21.43%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
2 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) MVC
3 10 (35.71%) People Management
4 8 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
7 4 (14.29%) System Testing
7 4 (14.29%) User Stories
7 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Test Management
8 3 (10.71%) ITIL
8 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
8 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Scrum
9 1 (3.57%) Automation Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Time Management
9 1 (3.57%) Agile Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) C#
2 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 7 (25.00%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
2 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £29k - 40k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
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Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago