The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 114 91 99
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 13 29 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.72% 1.60% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 2.14% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 13 29 11
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1418 1356 1114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 78.52% 75.00% 70.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1238 1195 989
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,795
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Manual Testing
South East

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
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 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Banbury - 7 £32,500 -
Oxford -8 2 £38,000 -5.00% 1
Abingdon - 1 £30,000 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 17 (70.83%) QA
2 16 (66.67%) Selenium
3 14 (58.33%) Test Scripting
3 14 (58.33%) .NET
4 11 (45.83%) Java
5 10 (41.67%) C#
5 10 (41.67%) Automotive
5 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
5 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
5 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 10 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (41.67%) Automated Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Windows
7 6 (25.00%) ISEB
7 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
9 4 (16.67%) Degree
10 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 3 (12.50%) Apache
10 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 3 (12.50%) PHP
10 3 (12.50%) SQL
10 3 (12.50%) IIS
10 3 (12.50%) MySQL
10 3 (12.50%) Windows Vista
10 3 (12.50%) JIRA
10 3 (12.50%) ISTQB

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 3 (12.50%) Apache
1 3 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (66.67%) Selenium
2 3 (12.50%) JIRA
2 3 (12.50%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.17%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (41.67%) Automotive
2 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) QA Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Tester
3 7 (29.17%) Quality Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Software Tester
5 4 (16.67%) QA Tester
5 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Junior
6 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Junior Tester
6 3 (12.50%) Junior Software Tester
7 2 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
8 1 (4.17%) Electronics Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Vista
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Test Scripting
2 10 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (41.67%) Automated Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) System Testing
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) PHP
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) ISEB
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
4 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (70.83%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago