The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 114 119 99
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 5 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.31% 0.28% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.29% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 2
Average salary £21,250 £30,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,000 £29,450
10% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £35,500 £33,050
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1539 1698 1387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.37% 96.15% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1350 1461 1264
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Tester
South East

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 22 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
Banbury - 1 £21,500 -
Software Tester
South East

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 6 (46.15%) QA
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) ISEB
2 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
3 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
4 3 (23.08%) System Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Vista
5 2 (15.38%) JIRA
5 2 (15.38%) Selenium
5 2 (15.38%) Games
5 2 (15.38%) NUnit
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) MySQL

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
1 2 (15.38%) NUnit
1 2 (15.38%) MbUnit
General
1 2 (15.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
2 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
3 3 (23.08%) System Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Game Development
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
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