The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 111 119 117
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 2 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.14% 0.12% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 8
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% -10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Senior Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1331 1647 1707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.10% 97.00% 94.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1387 1544
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the Oxfordshire region.

Senior Tester Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Senior Tester
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Tester within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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 +14 2 £33,750 -15.62%
Senior Tester
South East

Senior Tester
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Senior Tester in their job title 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 with Senior Tester in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Senior Tester in their job title 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 with Senior Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft