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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 92 96 101
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 39 21 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.37% 1.32% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 1.62% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 28
Median salary £28,500 £35,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% -10.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £44,500 £52,650
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
1442 1295 1463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 87.61% 81.34% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1154 1067 1305
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Banbury +3 13 £37,500 -
Oxford +1 11 £27,500 -3.50% 1
Abingdon -22 4 £30,000 -36.84%
Wallingford - 2 - -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 37 (48.05%) Regression Testing
2 36 (46.75%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (38.96%) Automated Testing
4 27 (35.06%) Finance
5 24 (31.17%) Windows
5 24 (31.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (27.27%) Functional Testing
7 20 (25.97%) ISTQB
7 20 (25.97%) C++
7 20 (25.97%) ISEB
8 16 (20.78%) C#
8 16 (20.78%) STL
8 16 (20.78%) Software Engineering
8 16 (20.78%) V-Model
8 16 (20.78%) Waterfall
9 15 (19.48%) QA
9 15 (19.48%) .NET
9 15 (19.48%) User Experience
10 14 (18.18%) Degree
10 14 (18.18%) Test Scripting
10 14 (18.18%) Manual Testing
11 13 (16.88%) Visual Studio
12 12 (15.58%) VC++
12 12 (15.58%) Sophos
12 12 (15.58%) Computer Security
12 12 (15.58%) Product Management
12 12 (15.58%) Test Strategy
12 12 (15.58%) Multithreading
12 12 (15.58%) Software Delivery
13 11 (14.29%) HP Quality Center

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 4 (5.19%) Confluence
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (16.88%) Visual Studio
2 10 (12.99%) TestDirector
3 9 (11.69%) JIRA
4 7 (9.09%) HP UFT
5 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.19%) Selenium
6 3 (3.90%) QARun
6 3 (3.90%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.30%) NUnit
7 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (35.06%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.49%) Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Automotive
4 4 (5.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (33.77%) Analyst
1 26 (33.77%) Test Analyst
2 19 (24.68%) Tester
3 16 (20.78%) Software Engineer
4 13 (16.88%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (16.88%) Senior Test Analyst
4 13 (16.88%) Test Engineer
5 12 (15.58%) GUI Software Engineer
5 12 (15.58%) Windows Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Software Tester
7 7 (9.09%) Manual Tester
7 7 (9.09%) Senior Tester
8 6 (7.79%) Java Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) QA Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) QA Tester
8 6 (7.79%) Quality Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Senior QA Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Senior QA Tester
8 6 (7.79%) Senior Quality Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) STL
2 15 (19.48%) .NET
3 4 (5.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (5.19%) OpenCL
3 4 (5.19%) OpenCV
4 3 (3.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) User Experience
2 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.79%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.19%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.30%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.17%) Windows
2 10 (12.99%) Linux
3 3 (3.90%) Windows 8
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Vista
3 3 (3.90%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.30%) Android
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.05%) Regression Testing
2 36 (46.75%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (38.96%) Automated Testing
4 24 (31.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (27.27%) Functional Testing
6 16 (20.78%) Software Engineering
6 16 (20.78%) V-Model
6 16 (20.78%) Waterfall
7 14 (18.18%) Manual Testing
7 14 (18.18%) Test Scripting
8 12 (15.58%) Computer Security
8 12 (15.58%) Multithreading
8 12 (15.58%) Product Management
8 12 (15.58%) Software Delivery
8 12 (15.58%) Test Strategy
9 10 (12.99%) Test Management
10 8 (10.39%) Load Testing
10 8 (10.39%) Test Automation
11 7 (9.09%) Data Management
12 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.97%) C++
2 16 (20.78%) C#
3 12 (15.58%) VC++
4 9 (11.69%) Java
5 8 (10.39%) Python
6 4 (5.19%) C
6 4 (5.19%) MATLAB
6 4 (5.19%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (25.97%) ISEB
1 20 (25.97%) ISTQB
2 14 (18.18%) Degree
3 4 (5.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (5.19%) Postgraduate
4 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.48%) QA
2 4 (5.19%) ISO13485
2 4 (5.19%) MISRA
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.30%) Nessus
2 1 (1.30%) Nmap
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Sophos
2 6 (7.79%) HP
3 4 (5.19%) Atlassian
3 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle
5 1 (1.30%) Coverity
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