The first table below looks at the demand for System 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 System Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 128 119 90
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -29
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 2 1 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.11% 0.055% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.073% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 18
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £9,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £30,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,800 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -0.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1472 1379 1142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 78.80% 75.23% 70.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1225 1019
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

System Testing
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Oxfordshire region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

System 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 System Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Oxford +3 1 £42,500 +41.66%
Banbury - 1 £22,500 -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing System 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 System Testing.

1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) MbUnit
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Validation

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing System 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 System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MbUnit
1 1 (12.50%) NUnit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Junior
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Junior Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Junior Software Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Software Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Coordinator
3 2 (25.00%) Graduate
3 2 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) VMware