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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 93 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 16 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.24% 1.00% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 0
Median salary £30,750 £22,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
1261 1453 1361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.75% 96.61% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1034 1242 1155
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +9 4 £35,250 +41.00% 2
Wallingford - 4 £31,500 -
Witney - 3 £30,000 - 1
Thame - 1 £27,500 -
Software Tester
South East

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 17 (68.00%) Software Testing
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (48.00%) Manual Testing
4 11 (44.00%) Automated Testing
5 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (40.00%) Windows
5 10 (40.00%) QA
6 9 (36.00%) Windows Vista
6 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
6 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
7 8 (32.00%) ISEB
8 7 (28.00%) Selenium
8 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (24.00%) JIRA
9 6 (24.00%) C#
9 6 (24.00%) Mobile App
10 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
10 5 (20.00%) User Experience
10 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
10 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (20.00%) Finance
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (20.00%) System Testing
11 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (16.00%) Scalability Testing
11 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
11 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
11 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (16.00%) Silverlight

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 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Selenium
2 6 (24.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
1 4 (16.00%) COM
1 4 (16.00%) Silverlight
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (20.00%) User Experience
3 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Vista
3 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Software Testing
2 12 (48.00%) Manual Testing
3 11 (44.00%) Automated Testing
4 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (20.00%) System Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Scalability Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (12.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.00%) SDLC
9 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
9 2 (8.00%) CRM
9 2 (8.00%) Issue Tracking
9 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
9 2 (8.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) C#
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) VB
3 3 (12.00%) C++
3 3 (12.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) ISEB
2 4 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
Witney, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago