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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 84 85 110
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +25
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 28 35 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.17% 2.33% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 2.69% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 9
Median salary £31,500 £37,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +47.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £45,000 £35,300
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
1137 1299 1250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 88.07% 86.48% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 917 1078 1045
Median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,764 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,250 £65,000
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 26 February 2017.

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 26 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 +19 15 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Abingdon +6 4 - -
Wallingford - 4 £31,500 -
Witney - 3 £30,000 - 1
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 (51.02%) Windows
2 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (38.78%) Manual Testing
4 17 (34.69%) Test Scripting
4 17 (34.69%) QA
5 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
5 15 (30.61%) Test Automation
6 14 (28.57%) Selenium
6 14 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
7 13 (26.53%) Software Engineering
8 12 (24.49%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (22.45%) Automated Testing
9 11 (22.45%) JIRA
9 11 (22.45%) Mathematics
9 11 (22.45%) Computer Science
9 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
10 10 (20.41%) ISEB
10 10 (20.41%) Security Testing
11 9 (18.37%) Degree
11 9 (18.37%) Finance
11 9 (18.37%) C++
11 9 (18.37%) Apple iOS
12 8 (16.33%) Demand Management
12 8 (16.33%) Software Delivery
12 8 (16.33%) SDLC
12 8 (16.33%) Zephyr
12 8 (16.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (16.33%) Virtual Team Management
12 8 (16.33%) Virtual Team
12 8 (16.33%) HP UFT

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 1 (2.04%) IIS
1 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS Project
3 2 (4.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) GitHub
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) DNS
1 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Selenium
2 11 (22.45%) JIRA
3 8 (16.33%) HP UFT
3 8 (16.33%) Zephyr
4 4 (8.16%) Ranorex
5 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.04%) Appium
6 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.04%) Subversion
6 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Publishing
3 5 (10.20%) Automotive
4 4 (8.16%) Games
4 4 (8.16%) Multimedia
5 3 (6.12%) Banking
5 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Tester
2 17 (34.69%) Software Tester
3 10 (20.41%) Automation Tester
3 10 (20.41%) Manual Tester
4 8 (16.33%) Head of QA
4 8 (16.33%) Head of Testing
5 7 (14.29%) Junior
6 6 (12.24%) Agile Manual Tester
6 6 (12.24%) Agile Tester
6 6 (12.24%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Test Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Junior Tester
8 4 (8.16%) Graduate
8 4 (8.16%) Junior Software Tester
8 4 (8.16%) QA Tester
9 3 (6.12%) Junior Manual Tester
9 3 (6.12%) Mobile Tester
9 3 (6.12%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (6.12%) Software QA Tester
9 3 (6.12%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (10.20%) HTML
1 5 (10.20%) HTML5
1 5 (10.20%) Qt
1 5 (10.20%) STL
1 5 (10.20%) Web Services
2 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) COM
2 4 (8.16%) Flash
2 4 (8.16%) Silverlight
3 1 (2.04%) CSS
3 1 (2.04%) LAMP
3 1 (2.04%) Sass
3 1 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.33%) Virtual Team
3 6 (12.24%) Life Science
4 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
4 5 (10.20%) User Experience
5 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (8.16%) Online Games
6 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) Windows
2 9 (18.37%) Apple iOS
3 8 (16.33%) Android
3 8 (16.33%) Linux
4 7 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Vista
6 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) Manual Testing
3 17 (34.69%) Test Scripting
4 15 (30.61%) Test Automation
5 14 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
6 13 (26.53%) Software Engineering
7 12 (24.49%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (22.45%) Automated Testing
8 11 (22.45%) Mathematics
9 10 (20.41%) Security Testing
10 8 (16.33%) BDD
10 8 (16.33%) Demand Management
10 8 (16.33%) Project Management
10 8 (16.33%) Release Management
10 8 (16.33%) Risk Management
10 8 (16.33%) SDLC
10 8 (16.33%) Software Delivery
10 8 (16.33%) TDD
10 8 (16.33%) Virtual Team Management
10 8 (16.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) C++
2 7 (14.29%) C#
3 4 (8.16%) Python
3 4 (8.16%) SQL
3 4 (8.16%) VB
4 1 (2.04%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) ISEB
2 9 (18.37%) Degree
3 8 (16.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (34.69%) QA
2 4 (8.16%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Ansible
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.33%) HP
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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: £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago