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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 95 110 110
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 15 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.03% 0.70% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.85% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 9
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £33,050 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.06%
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
1185 1288 1332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 81.50% 81.47% 75.81%
Number of salaries quoted 989 1128 1146
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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
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 31 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Oxford +7 11 £50,000 +48.14% 2
Thame - 2 £42,500 -
Abingdon - 1 £28,500 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) .NET
3 19 (65.52%) C#
4 16 (55.17%) XML
5 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
6 13 (44.83%) HTML
6 13 (44.83%) SQL
6 13 (44.83%) ADO.NET
6 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
6 13 (44.83%) Web Services
6 13 (44.83%) MVC
6 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
6 13 (44.83%) JSON
6 13 (44.83%) Computer Science
6 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (44.83%) Entity Framework
6 13 (44.83%) People Management
6 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (34.48%) QA
7 10 (34.48%) Selenium
8 9 (31.03%) Automated Testing
9 8 (27.59%) Software Testing
9 8 (27.59%) ISTQB
9 8 (27.59%) ISEB
10 7 (24.14%) JIRA
11 6 (20.69%) Java
11 6 (20.69%) WebDriver
12 5 (17.24%) Test Management
12 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (17.24%) Degree

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Internet
1 4 (13.79%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Selenium
2 7 (24.14%) JIRA
3 6 (20.69%) WebDriver
4 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
5 3 (10.34%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.45%) Selenium IDE
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Tester
2 8 (27.59%) QA Tester
2 8 (27.59%) Technical Leader
3 7 (24.14%) Senior Tester
3 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Test Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Senior QA Tester
5 5 (17.24%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Developer
5 5 (17.24%) .NET Developer
5 5 (17.24%) C# Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Software Tester
6 4 (13.79%) Test Leader
6 4 (13.79%) QA Leader
7 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) .NET
2 16 (55.17%) XML
3 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
3 13 (44.83%) JSON
3 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (44.83%) Entity Framework
3 13 (44.83%) ADO.NET
3 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
3 13 (44.83%) Web Services
3 13 (44.83%) HTML
3 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) MVC
2 13 (44.83%) People Management
3 9 (31.03%) Automated Testing
4 8 (27.59%) Software Testing
5 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Test Management
6 4 (13.79%) System Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Scrum
8 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
9 1 (3.45%) Agile Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Functional Testing
9 1 (3.45%) User Stories
9 1 (3.45%) Automation Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Time Management
9 1 (3.45%) V-Model
9 1 (3.45%) BDD
9 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) C#
2 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
3 13 (44.83%) SQL
4 6 (20.69%) Java
5 4 (13.79%) Perl
5 4 (13.79%) Python
6 2 (6.90%) VBScript
7 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) ISEB
1 8 (27.59%) ISTQB
2 5 (17.24%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.90%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Firmware
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) HP
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
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