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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 111 - 110
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 5 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.33% - 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% - 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 8
Average salary £42,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,923 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.12% -11.76%
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
1421 1462 1642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 93.30% 96.25% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 1255 1456
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 - 2 £32,500 - 1
Thame - 2 £42,500 -
Senior Tester
South East

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
1 8 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 7 (87.50%) QA
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) ISEB
3 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (75.00%) JIRA
4 5 (62.50%) C#
4 5 (62.50%) Java
5 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (37.50%) HP
6 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
6 3 (37.50%) HP UFT
6 3 (37.50%) Internet
6 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
6 3 (37.50%) XML
6 3 (37.50%) Scrum
7 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (25.00%) VBScript
7 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (25.00%) Degree
7 2 (25.00%) V-Model

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (37.50%) HP UFT
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) V-Model
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
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