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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 102 114 89
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 25 10 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.54% 0.69% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 0.79% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 22
Average salary £40,000 £25,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.86% -27.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £22,350 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,150 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
1391 1260 1295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 85.71% 87.26% 83.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1112 1065 1079
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Banbury - 5 £37,500 - 5
Oxford -11 4 £30,000 +33.33% 3
Abingdon - 4 £45,000 - 1
Thame - 2 £42,500 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (42.86%) QA
2 23 (41.07%) Degree
3 19 (33.93%) Finance
4 16 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 15 (26.79%) Test Scripting
5 15 (26.79%) Defect Tracking
6 14 (25.00%) Security Testing
6 14 (25.00%) Test Management
7 13 (23.21%) Test Automation
7 13 (23.21%) Telecoms
7 13 (23.21%) Scrum
8 12 (21.43%) C#
8 12 (21.43%) Software Engineering
9 11 (19.64%) Functional Testing
10 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (17.86%) Coverity
10 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
10 10 (17.86%) Automated Testing
10 10 (17.86%) Nessus
10 10 (17.86%) Nmap
10 10 (17.86%) Selenium
10 10 (17.86%) Regression Testing
11 9 (16.07%) Java
11 9 (16.07%) ISEB
11 9 (16.07%) ISTQB
11 9 (16.07%) Ethical Hacking
11 9 (16.07%) DV Cleared
11 9 (16.07%) Network Security
11 9 (16.07%) Cybersecurity

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.93%) Confluence
2 3 (5.36%) Apache
2 3 (5.36%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) Network Security
2 2 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Selenium
2 8 (14.29%) JIRA
3 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.93%) HP UFT
4 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.36%) Rational Robot
5 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.36%) TestComplete
6 2 (3.57%) QARun
6 2 (3.57%) TestDirector
6 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.57%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.79%) NUnit
General
1 19 (33.93%) Finance
2 13 (23.21%) Telecoms
3 7 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (8.93%) Automotive
5 4 (7.14%) Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Retail
6 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Security Manager
1 10 (17.86%) Tester
2 9 (16.07%) Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Product Manager
2 9 (16.07%) Security Product Manager
2 9 (16.07%) Test Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Testing Manager
3 8 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 6 (10.71%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Test Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) C Software Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Embedded C Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) QA Tester
5 5 (8.93%) Senior QA Tester
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Tester
5 5 (8.93%) Software Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) STL
3 5 (8.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (8.93%) OpenCL
3 5 (8.93%) OpenCV
3 5 (8.93%) XML
4 3 (5.36%) CSS
4 3 (5.36%) HTML
4 3 (5.36%) LAMP
4 3 (5.36%) Web Services
4 3 (5.36%) WinForms
4 3 (5.36%) WPF
5 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.93%) Streaming Video
4 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.36%) User Experience
5 1 (1.79%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 15 (26.79%) Defect Tracking
3 15 (26.79%) Test Scripting
4 14 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 14 (25.00%) Test Management
5 13 (23.21%) Scrum
5 13 (23.21%) Test Automation
6 12 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 11 (19.64%) Functional Testing
8 10 (17.86%) Automated Testing
8 10 (17.86%) Regression Testing
9 9 (16.07%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (16.07%) Ethical Hacking
10 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
10 8 (14.29%) Load Testing
10 8 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (14.29%) People Management
10 8 (14.29%) Time Management
10 8 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) C#
2 9 (16.07%) Java
3 8 (14.29%) Python
4 7 (12.50%) C++
5 6 (10.71%) SQL
6 5 (8.93%) C
6 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.93%) MATLAB
6 5 (8.93%) R
6 5 (8.93%) VBScript
7 3 (5.36%) PHP
7 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.57%) Perl
8 2 (3.57%) VB
9 1 (1.79%) VC++
Qualifications
1 23 (41.07%) Degree
2 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
3 9 (16.07%) DV Cleared
3 9 (16.07%) ISEB
3 9 (16.07%) ISTQB
4 8 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (10.71%) CHECK Team Leader
6 5 (8.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (8.93%) Postgraduate
7 2 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (42.86%) QA
2 7 (12.50%) HL7
3 5 (8.93%) ISO13485
3 5 (8.93%) MISRA
4 1 (1.79%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) Nessus
1 10 (17.86%) Nmap
2 4 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Coverity
2 6 (10.71%) HP
3 5 (8.93%) Atlassian
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.36%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.79%) Rally
6 1 (1.79%) Sophos
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Training Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 7 days ago