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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 91 91 108
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 26 31 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.75% 1.97% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 2.34% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 9
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,750 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,500 £42,492
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
1312 1323 1222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 88.23% 84.05% 81.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 1079 1034
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 30 September 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 September 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 +10 14 £30,000 -29.41%
Kidlington - 2 £27,750 -
Witney - 1 £32,500 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (40.91%) Windows
2 25 (37.88%) Linux
3 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 22 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 20 (30.30%) Regression Testing
5 18 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 18 (27.27%) ISEB
5 18 (27.27%) C++
6 17 (25.76%) Finance
7 16 (24.24%) Test Scripting
8 15 (22.73%) ISTQB
9 13 (19.70%) Java
9 13 (19.70%) STL
9 13 (19.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (18.18%) Computer Science
11 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
12 10 (15.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (15.15%) SDLC
13 9 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (13.64%) Test Automation
13 9 (13.64%) Waterfall
13 9 (13.64%) Functional Testing
13 9 (13.64%) Selenium
13 9 (13.64%) V-Model
14 8 (12.12%) Data Management
14 8 (12.12%) C#
14 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
14 8 (12.12%) QA

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 (10.61%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Selenium
2 6 (9.09%) TestDirector
3 5 (7.58%) HP UFT
3 5 (7.58%) JIRA
3 5 (7.58%) Ranorex
4 4 (6.06%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.52%) QARun
6 1 (1.52%) Subversion
6 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.52%) WinRunner
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 7 (10.61%) Aerospace
4 5 (7.58%) Games
4 5 (7.58%) Multimedia
5 4 (6.06%) Banking
6 3 (4.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Tester
2 15 (22.73%) Analyst
2 15 (22.73%) Test Analyst
3 12 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) Junior
5 9 (13.64%) Software Tester
6 8 (12.12%) Manual Tester
6 8 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) Senior Test Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) Test Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) Junior Software Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) Selenium Tester
8 6 (9.09%) Automation Tester
8 6 (9.09%) Web Tester
9 5 (7.58%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (6.06%) Mobile Tester
10 4 (6.06%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 4 (6.06%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (6.06%) Web Automation Tester
11 3 (4.55%) GUI Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.70%) STL
2 10 (15.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (10.61%) Spark Streaming
4 6 (9.09%) Web Services
5 5 (7.58%) Flash
5 5 (7.58%) HTML
5 5 (7.58%) HTML5
6 3 (4.55%) .NET
6 3 (4.55%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.61%) Algorithms
4 5 (7.58%) Online Games
5 4 (6.06%) User Experience
6 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.52%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.91%) Windows
2 25 (37.88%) Linux
3 7 (10.61%) Unix
4 5 (7.58%) Windows 8
4 5 (7.58%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.58%) Windows Vista
4 5 (7.58%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.52%) Android
5 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 22 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 20 (30.30%) Regression Testing
3 18 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 16 (24.24%) Test Scripting
5 13 (19.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (15.15%) SDLC
7 9 (13.64%) Functional Testing
7 9 (13.64%) Test Automation
7 9 (13.64%) V-Model
7 9 (13.64%) Waterfall
8 8 (12.12%) Computer Vision
8 8 (12.12%) Data Management
9 7 (10.61%) Open Source
9 7 (10.61%) Parallel Programming
9 7 (10.61%) Performance Analysis
9 7 (10.61%) Validation
10 6 (9.09%) Test Management
10 6 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) C++
2 13 (19.70%) Java
3 8 (12.12%) C#
4 5 (7.58%) Python
5 3 (4.55%) VC++
6 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (27.27%) ISEB
2 15 (22.73%) ISTQB
3 9 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (9.09%) Degree
5 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.52%) Ansible
2 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) Sophos
3 2 (3.03%) HP
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle
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