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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 111 104 121
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 8 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.53% 0.91% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.08% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 15
Median salary £32,000 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,200 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £50,000 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £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
1324 1291 1557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 87.28% 83.78% 86.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1105 1001 1365
Median salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Banbury - 4 £37,500 - 1
Abingdon - 3 £20,500 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 13 (59.09%) Selenium
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 9 (40.91%) SDLC
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 8 (36.36%) Windows 8
5 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Vista
5 8 (36.36%) System Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Windows
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 8 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 7 (31.82%) ISEB
6 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
7 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
7 6 (27.27%) Functional Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
8 5 (22.73%) Finance
9 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Java
9 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (18.18%) V-Model
9 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (13.64%) Test Management

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 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Selenium
2 3 (13.64%) HP UFT
2 3 (13.64%) JIRA
3 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.55%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Tester
2 9 (40.91%) Software Tester
3 7 (31.82%) Selenium Tester
4 5 (22.73%) Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Junior
4 5 (22.73%) Junior Software Tester
4 5 (22.73%) Junior Tester
4 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Test Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Graduate
5 3 (13.64%) Graduate Software Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Graduate Tester
5 3 (13.64%) IT Graduate
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) QA Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Senior QA Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
1 8 (36.36%) Windows 8
1 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
1 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (36.36%) Windows Vista
1 8 (36.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (40.91%) SDLC
4 8 (36.36%) System Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
6 6 (27.27%) Functional Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
7 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
8 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
8 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (18.18%) V-Model
9 3 (13.64%) Scrum
9 3 (13.64%) Test Management
10 2 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
11 1 (4.55%) Defect Management
11 1 (4.55%) Defect Tracking
11 1 (4.55%) Load Testing
11 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) VBScript
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 7 (31.82%) ISEB
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) HP
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