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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 83 107 106
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 24 28 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.78% 1.45% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.67% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 10
Median salary £30,250 £36,250 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.55% -2.02%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1156 1675 1320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 85.69% 86.52% 85.05%
Number of salaries quoted 917 1346 1108
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 5 December 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 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 +32 10 £40,000 +66.66% 2
Witney +9 1 £32,500 +27.45%
Wallingford +6 1 £19,000 -45.71%
Kidlington - 1 £28,000 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 27 (48.21%) Windows
1 27 (48.21%) Linux
2 22 (39.29%) Software Engineering
3 19 (33.93%) Manual Testing
4 16 (28.57%) C++
5 15 (26.79%) Test Scripting
6 14 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 13 (23.21%) Java
7 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
7 13 (23.21%) Selenium
7 13 (23.21%) Automated Testing
7 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (21.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 12 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 12 (21.43%) STL
8 12 (21.43%) SDLC
9 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
9 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
9 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (16.07%) ISEB
10 9 (16.07%) QA
10 9 (16.07%) Degree
11 8 (14.29%) Finance
11 8 (14.29%) Test Planning
12 7 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
12 7 (12.50%) Apache Spark
12 7 (12.50%) Algorithms
12 7 (12.50%) Spark Streaming
12 7 (12.50%) Computer Vision
12 7 (12.50%) Aerospace

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 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS Project
3 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) DNS
1 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Selenium
2 6 (10.71%) Ranorex
3 5 (8.93%) JIRA
4 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.57%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.57%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.79%) Appium
5 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.79%) Subversion
5 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.29%) Finance
3 7 (12.50%) Aerospace
4 6 (10.71%) Games
4 6 (10.71%) Multimedia
5 5 (8.93%) Automotive
6 3 (5.36%) Banking
7 2 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Tester
2 14 (25.00%) Junior
3 11 (19.64%) Software Tester
4 9 (16.07%) Software Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 8 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
6 7 (12.50%) Junior Software Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Manual Tester
7 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (8.93%) Junior Tester
7 5 (8.93%) Mobile Tester
7 5 (8.93%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 5 (8.93%) Test Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Web Automation Tester
7 5 (8.93%) Web Tester
8 4 (7.14%) Junior Software Tester
9 3 (5.36%) Design Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Software Design Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 12 (21.43%) STL
2 7 (12.50%) Spark Streaming
3 6 (10.71%) Flash
3 6 (10.71%) HTML
3 6 (10.71%) HTML5
3 6 (10.71%) Web Services
4 5 (8.93%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.50%) Algorithms
4 6 (10.71%) Online Games
5 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.57%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.79%) Life Science
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (48.21%) Linux
1 27 (48.21%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Unix
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.93%) Windows 8
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Vista
4 5 (8.93%) Windows XP
5 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Software Engineering
2 19 (33.93%) Manual Testing
3 15 (26.79%) Test Scripting
4 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (23.21%) Automated Testing
5 12 (21.43%) SDLC
5 12 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 8 (14.29%) Test Planning
7 7 (12.50%) Computer Vision
7 7 (12.50%) Data Management
7 7 (12.50%) Open Source
7 7 (12.50%) Parallel Programming
7 7 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
7 7 (12.50%) Validation
8 6 (10.71%) Security Testing
9 5 (8.93%) System Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) C++
2 13 (23.21%) Java
3 5 (8.93%) C#
4 4 (7.14%) Python
5 3 (5.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Degree
1 9 (16.07%) ISEB
2 6 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Ansible
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco
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