The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 110 112 112
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 4 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.26% 0.74% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.77% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 7
Average salary £26,750 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.83% -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
Test Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1490 1695 1526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.50% 97.08% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1285 1498 1389
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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 +8 4 £26,750 -13.70%
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Test Engineer in their job title 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 with Test Engineer in their job title.

1 21 (87.50%) Degree
2 20 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 20 (83.33%) ISTQB
3 19 (79.17%) Test Automation
3 19 (79.17%) C#
3 19 (79.17%) .NET
4 18 (75.00%) ISEB
4 18 (75.00%) MbUnit
4 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (75.00%) NUnit
5 16 (66.67%) User Stories
6 11 (45.83%) Performance Testing
7 10 (41.67%) Military
7 10 (41.67%) Law
7 10 (41.67%) Manufacturing
7 10 (41.67%) DNA
8 6 (25.00%) Validation
8 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 5 (20.83%) System Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
10 3 (12.50%) QA
10 3 (12.50%) Scrum
10 3 (12.50%) PHP
10 3 (12.50%) Python
10 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
11 2 (8.33%) JSP
11 2 (8.33%) Windows
11 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
11 2 (8.33%) Adobe
11 2 (8.33%) ColdFusion

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Test Engineer in their job title 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 with Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 18 (75.00%) MbUnit
1 18 (75.00%) NUnit
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (41.67%) Military
1 10 (41.67%) Law
1 10 (41.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) JSP
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 19 (79.17%) Test Automation
3 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (66.67%) User Stories
5 11 (45.83%) Performance Testing
6 10 (41.67%) DNA
7 6 (25.00%) Validation
7 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (20.83%) System Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Scrum
10 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
11 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
11 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) C#
2 3 (12.50%) PHP
2 3 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) Degree
2 20 (83.33%) ISTQB
3 18 (75.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) KVM
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (4.17%) VMware
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