The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 111 113 114
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 21 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.24% 0.26% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.28% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 10
Median salary £30,000 £28,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -25.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £36,550 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.40%
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
1631 1438 1577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.45% 95.04% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1339 1204 1378
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,900 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxfordshire region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

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 23 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +5 15 £27,500 -3.50% 1
Abingdon -20 1 £30,000 +5.26%
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (54.29%) Manual Testing
2 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (42.86%) JIRA
4 14 (40.00%) Degree
5 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
6 12 (34.29%) Software Testing
6 12 (34.29%) C++
7 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (31.43%) Defect Tracking
8 10 (28.57%) Python
8 10 (28.57%) Scrum
8 10 (28.57%) Computer Science
9 9 (25.71%) Life Science
9 9 (25.71%) QA
9 9 (25.71%) Test Scripting
9 9 (25.71%) ISTQB
9 9 (25.71%) ISEB
9 9 (25.71%) C
10 8 (22.86%) Exploratory Testing
10 8 (22.86%) Java
10 8 (22.86%) Firmware
11 6 (17.14%) Banking
11 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
11 6 (17.14%) Finance
11 6 (17.14%) Automation Testing
12 5 (14.29%) User Stories
13 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
13 4 (11.43%) Perl
13 4 (11.43%) Windows
13 4 (11.43%) Microsoft

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (8.57%) Selenium
General
1 6 (17.14%) Banking
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 9 (25.71%) Life Science
4 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) AIX
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) HPUX
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.86%) Solaris
3 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Manual Testing
2 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
4 12 (34.29%) Software Testing
5 11 (31.43%) Defect Tracking
6 10 (28.57%) Scrum
7 9 (25.71%) Test Scripting
8 8 (22.86%) Exploratory Testing
9 6 (17.14%) Automation Testing
10 5 (14.29%) User Stories
11 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
11 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (11.43%) Line Management
12 3 (8.57%) Product Management
12 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
13 2 (5.71%) Analytics
13 2 (5.71%) Fuzz Testing
13 2 (5.71%) Load Testing
13 2 (5.71%) Non-Functional Testing
13 2 (5.71%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) C++
2 10 (28.57%) Python
3 9 (25.71%) C
4 8 (22.86%) Java
5 4 (11.43%) Perl
6 3 (8.57%) Ruby
7 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Degree
2 9 (25.71%) ISEB
2 9 (25.71%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) QA
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Firmware
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
1 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Sophos
3 1 (2.86%) VMware
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