The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Job Titles advertised for the Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 112 94 84
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 18 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.96% 1.42% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.51% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 20
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £25,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1803 1726 1575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.52% 94.16% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1552 1407
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,332
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Test Engineer
South East

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
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram 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 18 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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Vacancies
Oxford +5 13 £38,500 -3.75%
Abingdon - 3 £30,000 - 1
Bicester - 1 £47,500 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (48.28%) C#
1 14 (48.28%) ISEB
1 14 (48.28%) ISTQB
2 13 (44.83%) Degree
2 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
3 12 (41.38%) Software Testing
3 12 (41.38%) .NET
4 11 (37.93%) NUnit
4 11 (37.93%) MbUnit
5 10 (34.48%) Automated Testing
5 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (31.03%) Selenium
6 9 (31.03%) User Stories
7 8 (27.59%) Performance Testing
8 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
8 7 (24.14%) Military
8 7 (24.14%) Law
8 7 (24.14%) Manufacturing
8 7 (24.14%) DNA
9 6 (20.69%) MySQL
9 6 (20.69%) JIRA
10 5 (17.24%) QA
11 4 (13.79%) Manual Testing
11 4 (13.79%) Windows
12 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
12 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
13 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
13 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
13 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
13 2 (6.90%) SQL

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (3.45%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) NUnit
1 11 (37.93%) MbUnit
2 9 (31.03%) Selenium
3 6 (20.69%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.45%) Ant
4 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (24.14%) Military
1 7 (24.14%) Law
1 7 (24.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) JSP
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
2 12 (41.38%) Software Testing
3 10 (34.48%) Automated Testing
3 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (31.03%) User Stories
5 8 (27.59%) Performance Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
6 7 (24.14%) DNA
7 4 (13.79%) Manual Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.90%) Validation
9 2 (6.90%) Scrum
10 1 (3.45%) Automation Testing
10 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
10 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
10 1 (3.45%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Perl
2 2 (6.90%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) C++
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) ISEB
1 14 (48.28%) ISTQB
2 13 (44.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) KVM
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) InterSystems
2 1 (3.45%) VMware
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe
Abingdon
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Salary: £27000 - £29000 per annum
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