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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 87 109 98
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 21 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.59% 0.95% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.10% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 18
Median salary £31,250 £21,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.34% -28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £20,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £41,750 £50,000
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
1166 1278 1249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 88.27% 86.53% 89.79%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1059 1040
Median salary £45,000 £47,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.75% +6.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £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
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 27 February 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 +15 14 £35,000 +47.36% 1
Abingdon +2 2 £28,500 +40.74% 1
Thame 0 1 £27,500 -35.29%
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) Software Testing
3 17 (51.52%) Windows
4 16 (48.48%) Selenium
5 14 (42.42%) JIRA
6 13 (39.39%) Test Scripting
7 11 (33.33%) QA
7 11 (33.33%) Automated Testing
8 10 (30.30%) Waterfall
9 9 (27.27%) BDD
9 9 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
9 9 (27.27%) SDLC
9 9 (27.27%) ISEB
10 8 (24.24%) HP UFT
10 8 (24.24%) HP
10 8 (24.24%) Project Management
10 8 (24.24%) Risk Management
10 8 (24.24%) Release Management
10 8 (24.24%) Publishing
10 8 (24.24%) TDD
10 8 (24.24%) Zephyr
10 8 (24.24%) Software Delivery
10 8 (24.24%) Virtual Team Management
10 8 (24.24%) Virtual Team
10 8 (24.24%) Apple iOS
10 8 (24.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (24.24%) Demand Management
10 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
10 8 (24.24%) Android
11 7 (21.21%) SQL Server

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 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Selenium
2 14 (42.42%) JIRA
3 8 (24.24%) HP UFT
3 8 (24.24%) Zephyr
4 4 (12.12%) Ranorex
5 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.03%) Gradle
5 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.03%) Maven
5 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (24.24%) Publishing
2 4 (12.12%) Games
2 4 (12.12%) Multimedia
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.06%) Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Tester
2 12 (36.36%) Software Tester
3 8 (24.24%) Head of QA
3 8 (24.24%) Head of Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Manual Tester
5 6 (18.18%) Test Analyst
6 5 (15.15%) Automation Tester
6 5 (15.15%) Mobile Tester
6 5 (15.15%) Selenium Tester
6 5 (15.15%) Web Tester
7 4 (12.12%) Junior
7 4 (12.12%) Junior Tester
8 3 (9.09%) QA Tester
8 3 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 3 (9.09%) Software QA Tester
8 3 (9.09%) Web Automation Tester
9 2 (6.06%) Agile Manual Tester
9 2 (6.06%) Junior Automation Tester
9 2 (6.06%) Junior Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) HTML
2 4 (12.12%) Flash
2 4 (12.12%) HTML5
3 3 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Virtual Team
2 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.12%) Online Games
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.06%) User Experience
5 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Android
2 8 (24.24%) Apple iOS
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Vista
4 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) Software Testing
3 13 (39.39%) Test Scripting
4 11 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 10 (30.30%) Waterfall
6 9 (27.27%) BDD
6 9 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (27.27%) SDLC
7 8 (24.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (24.24%) Demand Management
7 8 (24.24%) Project Management
7 8 (24.24%) Release Management
7 8 (24.24%) Risk Management
7 8 (24.24%) Software Delivery
7 8 (24.24%) TDD
7 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
7 8 (24.24%) Virtual Team Management
8 6 (18.18%) Test Planning
9 3 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
9 3 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) C#
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) C++
3 3 (9.09%) Python
3 3 (9.09%) VB
3 3 (9.09%) VBScript
4 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) ISEB
2 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
2 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (12.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) HP
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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