The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 87 89 110
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +21
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 33 27 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.16% 1.83% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 2.17% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 10
Median salary £30,000 £42,500 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +47.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,750 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £59,000 £53,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1366 1245 1268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 89.40% 84.52% 83.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1103 1006 1079
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxfordshire region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Software Testing
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 Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 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 +6 19 £28,500 -32.94%
Banbury +3 1 - -
Abingdon -12 1 £30,000 -44.18%
Kidlington - 1 £27,500 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 25 (40.32%) Regression Testing
2 24 (38.71%) Windows
3 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (33.87%) Automated Testing
4 21 (33.87%) Linux
5 20 (32.26%) C++
6 18 (29.03%) Software Engineering
6 18 (29.03%) Finance
7 17 (27.42%) Manual Testing
8 16 (25.81%) STL
9 15 (24.19%) ISEB
9 15 (24.19%) ISTQB
10 14 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (20.97%) Java
12 11 (17.74%) C#
12 11 (17.74%) Telecoms
12 11 (17.74%) Test Scripting
13 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
13 10 (16.13%) V-Model
13 10 (16.13%) Waterfall
13 10 (16.13%) Functional Testing
13 10 (16.13%) SDLC
13 10 (16.13%) Computer Science
14 9 (14.52%) User Experience
14 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (12.90%) Software Delivery
15 8 (12.90%) Computer Vision
15 8 (12.90%) Product Management
15 8 (12.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 8 (12.90%) Multithreading

Software Testing
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 7 (11.29%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.68%) TestDirector
3 5 (8.06%) HP UFT
3 5 (8.06%) JIRA
3 5 (8.06%) Selenium
4 2 (3.23%) Ranorex
5 1 (1.61%) QARun
5 1 (1.61%) WinRunner
General
1 18 (29.03%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Telecoms
3 7 (11.29%) Aerospace
4 4 (6.45%) Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Games
5 2 (3.23%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Software Engineer
2 15 (24.19%) Analyst
2 15 (24.19%) Test Analyst
3 13 (20.97%) Tester
4 9 (14.52%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (14.52%) Senior Test Analyst
4 9 (14.52%) Test Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) GUI Software Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Junior
5 8 (12.90%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) Junior Software Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) Manual Tester
8 5 (8.06%) Selenium Tester
8 5 (8.06%) Software Tester
9 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (6.45%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Web Tester
10 3 (4.84%) Hardware Technician
10 3 (4.84%) Support Technician
11 2 (3.23%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.81%) STL
2 8 (12.90%) .NET
2 8 (12.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (11.29%) Spark Streaming
4 5 (8.06%) Web Services
5 2 (3.23%) Flash
5 2 (3.23%) HTML
5 2 (3.23%) HTML5
6 1 (1.61%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.52%) User Experience
3 7 (11.29%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.23%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.23%) Online Games
5 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.61%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.71%) Windows
2 21 (33.87%) Linux
3 7 (11.29%) Unix
4 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Vista
4 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.61%) Android
5 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.32%) Regression Testing
2 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (33.87%) Automated Testing
4 18 (29.03%) Software Engineering
5 17 (27.42%) Manual Testing
6 14 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (17.74%) Test Scripting
8 10 (16.13%) Functional Testing
8 10 (16.13%) SDLC
8 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
8 10 (16.13%) V-Model
8 10 (16.13%) Waterfall
9 8 (12.90%) Computer Security
9 8 (12.90%) Computer Vision
9 8 (12.90%) Data Management
9 8 (12.90%) Multithreading
9 8 (12.90%) Product Management
9 8 (12.90%) Software Delivery
10 7 (11.29%) Test Management
10 7 (11.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) C++
2 13 (20.97%) Java
3 11 (17.74%) C#
4 8 (12.90%) VC++
5 4 (6.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) ISEB
1 15 (24.19%) ISTQB
2 6 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (8.06%) Degree
4 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Sophos
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.23%) HP
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle
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