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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 124 118 93
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -25
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 3 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.17% 0.11% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.15% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 17
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -10.44%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,100 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+10.80% -1.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1418 1356 1114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 78.52% 75.00% 70.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1238 1195 989
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,795
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 24 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 24 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 -1 2 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Banbury - 1 £22,500 -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) NUnit
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) MbUnit
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) EDI
5 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (14.29%) QA

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (42.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) NUnit
1 2 (28.57%) MbUnit
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Junior
2 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Software Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Junior Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Junior Software Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Graduate
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) EDI
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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