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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 112 115 115
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 6 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.39% 0.36% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.47% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 6
Average salary £60,000 £36,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.38% +5.03%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
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
1220 1276 1295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.05% 77.38% 77.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1026 1121 1171
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 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
(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
Wallingford +14 4 £60,000 +140.00%
Oxford +9 4 £60,000 -4.00%
Abingdon - 4 £60,000 -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) C#
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) ISEB
4 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
4 8 (53.33%) ISTQB
4 8 (53.33%) Degree
5 5 (33.33%) NUnit
5 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 5 (33.33%) MbUnit
5 5 (33.33%) Validation
5 5 (33.33%) User Stories
6 4 (26.67%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (26.67%) Scrum
6 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
6 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (26.67%) RESTful
6 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (26.67%) WCF
6 4 (26.67%) WPF
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Vista
7 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) NUnit
1 5 (33.33%) MbUnit
2 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Database Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Programmer
2 4 (26.67%) Database Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Database Developer
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Programmer
3 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Software Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Junior
4 2 (13.33%) Graduate
4 2 (13.33%) Graduate Software Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) WCF
2 4 (26.67%) WPF
2 4 (26.67%) RESTful
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Vista
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Validation
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) User Stories
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Game Development
7 1 (6.67%) Budget Control
7 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) ISEB
1 8 (53.33%) ISTQB
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCSD
2 1 (6.67%) MCPD
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
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