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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 97 130 -
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 10 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.74% 0.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 0
Median salary £27,500 £25,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
1316 1845 1496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.55% 95.30% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1058 1526 1283
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Software Tester Salary Histogram 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 5 December 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
Oxford +25 3 £25,000 - 2
Kidlington - 1 £28,000 -
Thame - 1 £27,500 -
Witney - 1 £32,500 -
Software Tester
South East

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 14 (87.50%) Manual Testing
2 11 (68.75%) Software Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Selenium
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) System Testing
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Vista
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
6 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
7 4 (25.00%) JIRA
7 4 (25.00%) QA
7 4 (25.00%) ISEB
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) SDLC
9 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
9 2 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
9 2 (12.50%) Degree
9 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (12.50%) User Experience
9 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
9 2 (12.50%) C#
9 2 (12.50%) Finance

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Selenium
2 4 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
4 1 (6.25%) Subversion
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 2 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Vista
2 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Manual Testing
2 11 (68.75%) Software Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) System Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
5 3 (18.75%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (6.25%) API Development
7 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.25%) CRM
7 1 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum + Training + Career Progression
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago