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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 116 115 128
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.20% 0.57% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.76% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 7
Average salary £25,500 £31,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.74% -43.63%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
1232 1310 1557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 81.00% 74.35% 75.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1027 1124 1437
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £61,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 19 December 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
(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
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £25,500 -
Oxford +2 1 £21,000 -40.00%
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
3 5 (50.00%) QA
3 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (50.00%) Physics
3 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Test Management
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (20.00%) System Testing
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) Internet
7 1 (10.00%) ISEB
7 1 (10.00%) User Stories

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) QA Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 5 (50.00%) Physics
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £19,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago