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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 105 98 119
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 23 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.36% 1.02% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.22% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 10
Median salary £27,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £28,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,000 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
1496 1227 1360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 88.68% 83.19% 84.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1187 1022 1198
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 29 July 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 July 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 -6 16 £27,500 -45.00%
Banbury - 4 £32,500 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) ISTQB
3 15 (44.12%) JIRA
3 15 (44.12%) ISEB
4 14 (41.18%) Finance
4 14 (41.18%) Software Testing
5 13 (38.24%) C++
6 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (32.35%) Defect Tracking
8 10 (29.41%) Degree
8 10 (29.41%) Automated Testing
9 9 (26.47%) C
9 9 (26.47%) Scrum
10 8 (23.53%) Firmware
10 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
10 8 (23.53%) Life Science
10 8 (23.53%) Selenium
10 8 (23.53%) Test Scripting
10 8 (23.53%) Exploratory Testing
11 7 (20.59%) V-Model
11 7 (20.59%) Waterfall
11 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (20.59%) Banking
11 7 (20.59%) Regression Testing
11 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
11 7 (20.59%) Python
12 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
12 6 (17.65%) Windows XP
12 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
12 6 (17.65%) Windows

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 (17.65%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) JIRA
2 8 (23.53%) Selenium
3 3 (8.82%) HP UFT
4 2 (5.88%) TestDirector
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Banking
2 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Test Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Test Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Software Tester
3 7 (20.59%) Tester
4 6 (17.65%) Selenium Tester
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Graduate
6 3 (8.82%) Graduate Software Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Graduate Tester
6 3 (8.82%) IT Graduate
6 3 (8.82%) Manual Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.94%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Software QA Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Test Coordinator
7 1 (2.94%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 8 (23.53%) Life Science
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
1 6 (17.65%) Windows 8
1 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
1 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (17.65%) Windows Vista
1 6 (17.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) Software Testing
3 11 (32.35%) Defect Tracking
4 10 (29.41%) Automated Testing
5 9 (26.47%) Scrum
6 8 (23.53%) Exploratory Testing
6 8 (23.53%) Test Scripting
7 7 (20.59%) Regression Testing
7 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (20.59%) V-Model
7 7 (20.59%) Waterfall
8 6 (17.65%) Functional Testing
8 6 (17.65%) SDLC
8 6 (17.65%) System Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Test Management
9 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
9 5 (14.71%) User Stories
10 4 (11.76%) Line Management
11 3 (8.82%) Automation Testing
11 3 (8.82%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) C++
2 9 (26.47%) C
3 7 (20.59%) Python
4 2 (5.88%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) ISTQB
2 15 (44.12%) ISEB
3 10 (29.41%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
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