The table below looks at the statistics 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 108 126 119
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 8 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.53% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,100
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +10.80%
System 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
1236 1488 1418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 81.16% 81.58% 76.73%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1290 1259
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
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 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +5 3 £55,000 +29.41%
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (62.50%) Spring
3 10 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 10 (62.50%) JUnit
3 10 (62.50%) CSS
4 8 (50.00%) JSP
4 8 (50.00%) Servlets
4 8 (50.00%) Struts
4 8 (50.00%) EJB
4 8 (50.00%) J2EE
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle
4 8 (50.00%) XML
4 8 (50.00%) XSLT
4 8 (50.00%) Linux
4 8 (50.00%) OO
4 8 (50.00%) JBoss
4 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 8 (50.00%) UNIX
4 8 (50.00%) OOD
4 8 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 8 (50.00%) RDF
4 8 (50.00%) Content Management
4 8 (50.00%) JSTL
4 8 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (50.00%) Subversion
4 8 (50.00%) SPARQL
4 8 (50.00%) Struts2
4 8 (50.00%) Semantic Web

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (50.00%) JBoss
1 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) JUnit
2 8 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 8 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (12.50%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Senior Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
6 2 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Software Support Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) CSS
1 10 (62.50%) Spring
2 8 (50.00%) XML
2 8 (50.00%) XSLT
2 8 (50.00%) JSTL
2 8 (50.00%) JSP
2 8 (50.00%) Servlets
2 8 (50.00%) Struts
2 8 (50.00%) J2EE
2 8 (50.00%) EJB
2 8 (50.00%) Struts2
2 8 (50.00%) Apache Jena
3 4 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
5 2 (12.50%) JBoss Seam
5 2 (12.50%) Spring MVC
5 2 (12.50%) Grails
5 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Semantic Web
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
1 8 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Content Management
2 8 (50.00%) OO
2 8 (50.00%) OOD
2 8 (50.00%) RDF
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Test Management
4 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
5 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (12.50%) SOA
6 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) SPARQL
4 2 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft