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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 88 106 113
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 20 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.59% 1.46% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.67% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 9
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +56.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,250 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,850 £33,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
1096 1501 1246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 86.98% 87.62% 88.62%
Number of salaries quoted 840 1179 1040
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +36 15 £35,250 +34.28% 3
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 22 (50.00%) Windows
1 22 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 20 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (34.09%) C++
4 15 (34.09%) Selenium
4 15 (34.09%) Test Scripting
5 14 (31.82%) Automated Testing
6 13 (29.55%) Test Automation
6 13 (29.55%) Linux
7 12 (27.27%) SDLC
8 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (25.00%) JIRA
9 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
9 10 (22.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 10 (22.73%) STL
9 10 (22.73%) Finance
10 9 (20.45%) Telecoms
10 9 (20.45%) ISEB
10 9 (20.45%) QA
10 9 (20.45%) Degree
11 8 (18.18%) Apple iOS
12 7 (15.91%) HTML5
12 7 (15.91%) Waterfall
12 7 (15.91%) Android
12 7 (15.91%) Release Management
12 7 (15.91%) TDD
12 7 (15.91%) HP UFT
12 7 (15.91%) HP
12 7 (15.91%) MS Excel

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 (11.36%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Project
3 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) GitHub
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) DNS
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) Selenium
2 11 (25.00%) JIRA
3 7 (15.91%) HP UFT
3 7 (15.91%) Zephyr
4 6 (13.64%) Ranorex
5 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.27%) Appium
6 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.27%) Subversion
6 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Telecoms
3 7 (15.91%) Publishing
4 6 (13.64%) Games
4 6 (13.64%) Multimedia
5 5 (11.36%) Aerospace
5 5 (11.36%) Automotive
6 4 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Tester
2 13 (29.55%) Junior
3 11 (25.00%) Software Tester
4 8 (18.18%) Automation Tester
5 7 (15.91%) Head of QA
5 7 (15.91%) Head of Testing
5 7 (15.91%) Software Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Junior Tester
6 6 (13.64%) Manual Tester
7 5 (11.36%) Junior Software Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) Junior Software Tester
7 5 (11.36%) Mobile Tester
7 5 (11.36%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 5 (11.36%) Selenium Tester
7 5 (11.36%) Web Automation Tester
7 5 (11.36%) Web Tester
8 4 (9.09%) Graduate
9 3 (6.82%) Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) Design Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 10 (22.73%) STL
2 7 (15.91%) HTML
2 7 (15.91%) HTML5
3 6 (13.64%) Flash
4 5 (11.36%) Qt
4 5 (11.36%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (2.27%) CSS
5 1 (2.27%) LAMP
5 1 (2.27%) Sass
5 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.27%) Web Services
5 1 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.91%) Virtual Team
3 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.64%) Online Games
4 5 (11.36%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.55%) User Experience
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (29.55%) Linux
3 8 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 7 (15.91%) Android
5 5 (11.36%) Unix
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 20 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (34.09%) Test Scripting
5 14 (31.82%) Automated Testing
6 13 (29.55%) Test Automation
7 12 (27.27%) SDLC
8 7 (15.91%) BDD
8 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (15.91%) Demand Management
8 7 (15.91%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (15.91%) Project Management
8 7 (15.91%) Release Management
8 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
8 7 (15.91%) Software Delivery
8 7 (15.91%) TDD
8 7 (15.91%) Test Planning
8 7 (15.91%) Virtual Team Management
8 7 (15.91%) Waterfall
9 5 (11.36%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) C++
2 6 (13.64%) Java
3 5 (11.36%) C#
3 5 (11.36%) Python
4 4 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Degree
1 9 (20.45%) ISEB
2 6 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Ansible
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) HP
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco
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