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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 82 108 98
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 40 14 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.61% 0.91% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 1.09% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 31
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,250 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,650 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1341 1290 1576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 87.42% 83.60% 86.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1113 1000 1383
Median salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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 6 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 6 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 - 17 £37,500 - 1
Abingdon - 15 £45,000 -
Oxford +6 2 £31,250 +13.63% 1
Wallingford - 2 - -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 (56.06%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (54.55%) Regression Testing
3 33 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 27 (40.91%) Finance
5 26 (39.39%) Functional Testing
6 24 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (31.82%) ISTQB
7 21 (31.82%) ISEB
8 20 (30.30%) Degree
9 19 (28.79%) QA
10 18 (27.27%) C++
11 17 (25.76%) STL
11 17 (25.76%) Software Engineering
11 17 (25.76%) V-Model
11 17 (25.76%) Waterfall
11 17 (25.76%) User Experience
12 16 (24.24%) Test Strategy
13 15 (22.73%) C#
13 15 (22.73%) .NET
14 14 (21.21%) Windows
14 14 (21.21%) Test Scripting
15 13 (19.70%) Test Management
15 13 (19.70%) Visual Studio
16 12 (18.18%) VC++
16 12 (18.18%) Sophos
16 12 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
16 12 (18.18%) Product Management
16 12 (18.18%) Multithreading
16 12 (18.18%) Computer Security
16 12 (18.18%) Software Delivery

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 (7.58%) Confluence
2 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Lorenzo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Network Security
2 2 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (19.70%) Visual Studio
2 9 (13.64%) HP UFT
2 9 (13.64%) TestDirector
3 8 (12.12%) JIRA
4 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.58%) QARun
4 5 (7.58%) WinRunner
5 3 (4.55%) Selenium
5 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.52%) NUnit
6 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (40.91%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (7.58%) Automotive
3 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.55%) Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (37.88%) Analyst
1 25 (37.88%) Test Analyst
2 17 (25.76%) Software Engineer
3 14 (21.21%) Senior Analyst
3 14 (21.21%) Senior Test Analyst
3 14 (21.21%) Tester
4 12 (18.18%) GUI Software Engineer
4 12 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (13.64%) Senior Tester
6 8 (12.12%) QA Tester
6 8 (12.12%) Senior QA Tester
6 8 (12.12%) Test Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Java Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) QA Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Quality Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Senior Java Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Senior QA Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Senior Quality Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.76%) STL
2 15 (22.73%) .NET
3 5 (7.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (7.58%) OpenCL
3 5 (7.58%) OpenCV
4 2 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) User Experience
2 7 (10.61%) Mathematics
3 5 (7.58%) Streaming Video
4 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.52%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.06%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (54.55%) Regression Testing
3 33 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 26 (39.39%) Functional Testing
5 24 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (25.76%) Software Engineering
6 17 (25.76%) V-Model
6 17 (25.76%) Waterfall
7 16 (24.24%) Test Strategy
8 14 (21.21%) Test Scripting
9 13 (19.70%) Test Management
10 12 (18.18%) Computer Security
10 12 (18.18%) Multithreading
10 12 (18.18%) Product Management
10 12 (18.18%) Software Delivery
11 10 (15.15%) Defect Tracking
11 10 (15.15%) Load Testing
12 9 (13.64%) Security Testing
13 8 (12.12%) Manual Testing
13 8 (12.12%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) C++
2 15 (22.73%) C#
3 12 (18.18%) VC++
4 6 (9.09%) Java
4 6 (9.09%) Python
5 5 (7.58%) C
5 5 (7.58%) MATLAB
5 5 (7.58%) R
6 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.03%) SQL
6 2 (3.03%) VBScript
7 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (31.82%) ISEB
1 21 (31.82%) ISTQB
2 20 (30.30%) Degree
3 5 (7.58%) Postgraduate
4 4 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.55%) CHECK Team Leader
5 3 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (28.79%) QA
2 5 (7.58%) ISO13485
2 5 (7.58%) MISRA
3 3 (4.55%) HL7
4 1 (1.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.55%) Nessus
2 3 (4.55%) Nmap
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Sophos
2 11 (16.67%) HP
3 5 (7.58%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.55%) Coverity
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
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