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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 105 101 108
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 13 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.87% 1.01% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.21% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 6
Median salary £27,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +30.76%
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
1316 1326 1233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 88.50% 84.08% 81.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 1076 1045
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £58,000
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
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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Oxford +4 7 £40,000 -20.00%
Kidlington - 1 £27,500 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (55.26%) Software Testing
3 20 (52.63%) ISEB
4 17 (44.74%) Automated Testing
5 15 (39.47%) ISTQB
5 15 (39.47%) JIRA
6 13 (34.21%) Test Scripting
6 13 (34.21%) Finance
6 13 (34.21%) C++
7 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (28.95%) Defect Tracking
8 11 (28.95%) Scrum
9 10 (26.32%) Windows
10 9 (23.68%) C
10 9 (23.68%) Selenium
10 9 (23.68%) Degree
11 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
11 8 (21.05%) Life Science
11 8 (21.05%) Firmware
11 8 (21.05%) Exploratory Testing
12 7 (18.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
12 7 (18.42%) Python
12 7 (18.42%) Banking
13 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (15.79%) V-Model
13 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
13 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
13 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
14 5 (13.16%) HTML5

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 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) JIRA
2 9 (23.68%) Selenium
3 5 (13.16%) Ranorex
4 3 (7.89%) HP UFT
5 2 (5.26%) TestDirector
6 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
2 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
3 5 (13.16%) Games
3 5 (13.16%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) Tester
3 10 (26.32%) Analyst
3 10 (26.32%) Test Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) Software Tester
5 7 (18.42%) Selenium Tester
6 6 (15.79%) Automation Tester
6 6 (15.79%) Manual Tester
7 5 (13.16%) Web Tester
8 4 (10.53%) Mobile Tester
8 4 (10.53%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (10.53%) Web Automation Tester
9 3 (7.89%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (7.89%) Coordinator
9 3 (7.89%) Junior
9 3 (7.89%) Junior Software Tester
9 3 (7.89%) Junior Tester
9 3 (7.89%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Flash
1 5 (13.16%) HTML
1 5 (13.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 8 (21.05%) Life Science
3 5 (13.16%) Online Games
4 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (13.16%) Windows Vista
2 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (55.26%) Software Testing
3 17 (44.74%) Automated Testing
4 13 (34.21%) Test Scripting
5 11 (28.95%) Defect Tracking
5 11 (28.95%) Scrum
6 8 (21.05%) Exploratory Testing
7 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
7 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (15.79%) V-Model
7 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
8 5 (13.16%) Functional Testing
8 5 (13.16%) System Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Test Planning
8 5 (13.16%) User Stories
9 4 (10.53%) Line Management
9 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.53%) Test Management
9 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
10 3 (7.89%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) C++
2 9 (23.68%) C
3 7 (18.42%) Python
4 4 (10.53%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (52.63%) ISEB
2 15 (39.47%) ISTQB
3 9 (23.68%) Degree
4 7 (18.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
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