The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 112 - 100
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 15 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.92% - 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% - 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 12
Average salary £22,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Software 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
1554 1406 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.75% 97.37% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1283 1205 1278
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Software 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 Software Tester within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
Abingdon - 7 £20,000 -
Oxford - 6 £25,000 - 1
Software Tester
South East

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title.

1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 12 (54.55%) Windows
3 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 11 (50.00%) Selenium
4 10 (45.45%) Manual Testing
5 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
5 9 (40.91%) QA
5 9 (40.91%) SQL
5 9 (40.91%) Functional Testing
6 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 8 (36.36%) Finance
6 8 (36.36%) .NET
7 7 (31.82%) Windows XP
7 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (31.82%) Windows Vista
7 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (31.82%) System Testing
7 7 (31.82%) Windows 8
7 7 (31.82%) SDLC
8 6 (27.27%) Performance Testing
8 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
8 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
8 6 (27.27%) C#
9 5 (22.73%) Degree
9 5 (22.73%) TestComplete
9 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
10 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (13.64%) ISEB

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Selenium
2 5 (22.73%) TestComplete
3 3 (13.64%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.55%) NUnit
5 1 (4.55%) Rational Robot
5 1 (4.55%) Subversion
5 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 7 (31.82%) Windows 8
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Vista
3 7 (31.82%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Manual Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Functional Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
3 7 (31.82%) SDLC
3 7 (31.82%) System Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Performance Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.55%) CRM
7 1 (4.55%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Ticket Management
7 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.64%) ISEB
4 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
SDC
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago