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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank - 121 113
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 0 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.33% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.43% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 8
Average salary - £31,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.09%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
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
1212 1392 1393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.63% 75.73% 76.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1021 1199 1278
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (50.00%) QA
3 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (50.00%) Physics
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) ISEB
5 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (20.00%) System Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Game Development
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (20.00%) Games
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (10.00%) Use Case

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) QA Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Software Tester
2 4 (40.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (50.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) System Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Game Development
6 1 (10.00%) Use Case
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £19,000 to £23,000 per annum
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