The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 114 113 101
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.25% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1525 1701 1382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.58% 96.48% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1331 1466 1262
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Test Engineer
South East

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Test Engineer
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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 +13 4 £33,000 +10.00%
Software Test Engineer
South East

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Software Test Engineer 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 Software Test Engineer in their job title.

1 14 (93.33%) Software Testing
1 14 (93.33%) ISTQB
1 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (80.00%) NUnit
3 12 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (80.00%) MbUnit
3 12 (80.00%) C#
3 12 (80.00%) ISEB
3 12 (80.00%) .NET
4 10 (66.67%) User Stories
4 10 (66.67%) DNA
4 10 (66.67%) Law
4 10 (66.67%) Manufacturing
4 10 (66.67%) Performance Testing
4 10 (66.67%) Military
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) PHP
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Adobe
5 2 (13.33%) ColdFusion
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (13.33%) JSP
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (6.67%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Software Test Engineer 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 Software Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) NUnit
1 12 (80.00%) MbUnit
General
1 10 (66.67%) Law
1 10 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 10 (66.67%) Military
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (13.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Software Testing
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (80.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (66.67%) Performance Testing
4 10 (66.67%) DNA
4 10 (66.67%) User Stories
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) ISTQB
1 14 (93.33%) Degree
2 12 (80.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe