The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 128 111 122
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 5 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.30% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.28% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 4
Median salary £23,500 £35,000 £21,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.85% +64.70%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -1.56%
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
1633 1409 1572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.57% 94.82% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1180 1377
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxfordshire region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Banbury - 1 £27,500 -
Software Tester
South East

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Software Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (58.33%) Manual Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Selenium
3 6 (50.00%) System Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 6 (50.00%) SDLC
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Vista
4 5 (41.67%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) QA
5 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 1 (8.33%) NUnit
7 1 (8.33%) JIRA
7 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (8.33%) Client/Server

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) TestComplete
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Manual Testing
2 6 (50.00%) SDLC
2 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (50.00%) System Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Exciting work, excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
EDM Group
Salary: From £21,000 to £26,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 22 days ago