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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 106 114 121
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 7 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.47% 0.36% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.47% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 2
Average salary £60,000 £36,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.38% -12.57%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +2.59%
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
1188 1288 1329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.36% 76.90% 77.04%
Number of salaries quoted 996 1130 1207
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 2 October 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
Oxford +11 5 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Wallingford +11 4 £60,000 +140.00%
Abingdon - 4 £60,000 -
System Testing
South East

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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
5 7 (46.67%) Degree
6 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 5 (33.33%) NUnit
7 5 (33.33%) Validation
7 5 (33.33%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) MbUnit
7 5 (33.33%) User Stories
8 4 (26.67%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
8 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (26.67%) Web Services
8 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
8 4 (26.67%) Scrum
8 4 (26.67%) RESTful
8 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (26.67%) WCF
8 4 (26.67%) WPF
8 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
9 3 (20.00%) Windows Vista

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (13.33%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
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%) Database Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Database Developer
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Programmer
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Programmer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Graduate
4 2 (13.33%) Graduate Software Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Project Officer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Project Support Officer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) WCF
2 4 (26.67%) WPF
2 4 (26.67%) RESTful
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) JSTL
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) EJB
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) JSP
3 1 (6.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Semantic Web
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 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 5 (33.33%) Validation
4 5 (33.33%) User Stories
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (13.33%) Game Development
8 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) Budget Control
8 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
8 1 (6.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) ISEB
1 8 (53.33%) ISTQB
2 7 (46.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) MCSD
3 1 (6.67%) MCPD
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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