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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 98 99 98
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 29 20 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.86% 1.29% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.59% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 35
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £40,000 £53,000
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
1361 1261 1554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 87.47% 81.51% 86.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1094 994 1404
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £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 30 May 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 May 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 +14 14 £37,500 - 1
Abingdon -22 9 £45,000 +57.89%
Oxford +4 3 £27,500 -3.50%
Wallingford - 2 - -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (53.97%) Regression Testing
3 31 (49.21%) Automated Testing
4 27 (42.86%) Finance
5 24 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
6 22 (34.92%) Functional Testing
7 21 (33.33%) ISTQB
7 21 (33.33%) ISEB
8 20 (31.75%) C++
9 17 (26.98%) STL
9 17 (26.98%) Degree
9 17 (26.98%) Software Engineering
10 16 (25.40%) V-Model
10 16 (25.40%) Waterfall
10 16 (25.40%) C#
11 15 (23.81%) .NET
11 15 (23.81%) Test Strategy
11 15 (23.81%) User Experience
12 14 (22.22%) Windows
13 13 (20.63%) Visual Studio
13 13 (20.63%) QA
14 12 (19.05%) Computer Security
14 12 (19.05%) Multithreading
14 12 (19.05%) Software Delivery
14 12 (19.05%) Product Management
14 12 (19.05%) Sophos
14 12 (19.05%) VC++
15 11 (17.46%) HP Quality Center
15 11 (17.46%) Manual Testing
15 11 (17.46%) Test Management

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 5 (7.94%) Confluence
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Network Security
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Visual Studio
2 10 (15.87%) JIRA
2 10 (15.87%) TestDirector
3 8 (12.70%) HP UFT
4 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.94%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.76%) QARun
5 3 (4.76%) WinRunner
6 2 (3.17%) Selenium
6 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.59%) NUnit
7 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (42.86%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.94%) Automotive
3 5 (7.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (6.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (41.27%) Analyst
1 26 (41.27%) Test Analyst
2 17 (26.98%) Software Engineer
3 14 (22.22%) Tester
4 13 (20.63%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (20.63%) Senior Test Analyst
5 12 (19.05%) GUI Software Engineer
5 12 (19.05%) Windows Engineer
6 9 (14.29%) Test Engineer
7 8 (12.70%) Senior Tester
8 7 (11.11%) QA Tester
8 7 (11.11%) Senior QA Tester
9 6 (9.52%) Java Engineer
9 6 (9.52%) QA Engineer
9 6 (9.52%) QA Test Engineer
9 6 (9.52%) Quality Engineer
9 6 (9.52%) Senior Java Engineer
9 6 (9.52%) Senior QA Engineer
9 6 (9.52%) Senior Quality Engineer
9 6 (9.52%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.98%) STL
2 15 (23.81%) .NET
3 5 (7.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (7.94%) OpenCL
3 5 (7.94%) OpenCV
4 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) User Experience
2 5 (7.94%) Mathematics
2 5 (7.94%) Streaming Video
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (53.97%) Regression Testing
3 31 (49.21%) Automated Testing
4 24 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (34.92%) Functional Testing
6 17 (26.98%) Software Engineering
7 16 (25.40%) V-Model
7 16 (25.40%) Waterfall
8 15 (23.81%) Test Strategy
9 12 (19.05%) Computer Security
9 12 (19.05%) Multithreading
9 12 (19.05%) Product Management
9 12 (19.05%) Software Delivery
10 11 (17.46%) Manual Testing
10 11 (17.46%) Test Management
10 11 (17.46%) Test Scripting
11 6 (9.52%) Defect Tracking
11 6 (9.52%) Load Testing
11 6 (9.52%) Scrum
11 6 (9.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) C++
2 16 (25.40%) C#
3 12 (19.05%) VC++
4 8 (12.70%) Python
5 6 (9.52%) Java
6 5 (7.94%) C
6 5 (7.94%) MATLAB
6 5 (7.94%) R
7 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.59%) SQL
7 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (33.33%) ISEB
1 21 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 17 (26.98%) Degree
3 5 (7.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (7.94%) Postgraduate
4 3 (4.76%) CHECK Team Leader
4 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.63%) QA
2 5 (7.94%) ISO13485
2 5 (7.94%) MISRA
Systems Management
1 11 (17.46%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.76%) Nessus
2 3 (4.76%) Nmap
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Sophos
2 7 (11.11%) HP
3 5 (7.94%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.76%) Coverity
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
Oxfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + £5k Car Allowance + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago