The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 63 124 124
Rank change year-on-year
+61 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 48 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.57% 1.08% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.66% 1.13% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 45 14 1
Median salary £36,000 £29,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -27.50%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Tester
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
1311 1855 1483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.62% 95.32% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1054 1537 1270
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Tester
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Tester Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Tester
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Tester
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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 +46 20 £33,500 +34.00% 4
Banbury +15 14 £74,250 +156.03% 1
Thame +3 1 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Witney - 1 £32,500 - 1
Kidlington - 1 £28,000 - 1
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 72 (74.23%) Windows
2 59 (60.82%) Java
3 57 (58.76%) C++
3 57 (58.76%) Telecoms
4 56 (57.73%) C
5 55 (56.70%) Python
5 55 (56.70%) Nessus
5 55 (56.70%) Nmap
5 55 (56.70%) Penetration Testing
6 42 (43.30%) Security Cleared
7 40 (41.24%) Cybersecurity
8 39 (40.21%) OpenVAS
8 39 (40.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 39 (40.21%) Qualys
9 31 (31.96%) Linux
9 31 (31.96%) Perl
10 30 (30.93%) Bash Shell
11 28 (28.87%) DV Cleared
11 28 (28.87%) Ethical Hacking
12 26 (26.80%) CEH
12 26 (26.80%) OWASP
12 26 (26.80%) OSCP
13 25 (25.77%) GIAC
14 24 (24.74%) GPEN
15 22 (22.68%) Embedded Systems
15 22 (22.68%) Coverity
16 20 (20.62%) Software Testing
17 19 (19.59%) Manual Testing
17 19 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (19.59%) Source Code Analysis

Tester 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 (1.03%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) SaaS
2 2 (2.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.46%) Broadband
1 15 (15.46%) LTE
2 14 (14.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (17.53%) Metasploit
2 16 (16.49%) Selenium
3 9 (9.28%) JIRA
4 8 (8.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (5.15%) Ranorex
6 3 (3.09%) TestComplete
7 2 (2.06%) TestRail
8 1 (1.03%) Appium
8 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.03%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.03%) Subversion
8 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.03%) WebDriver
General
1 57 (58.76%) Telecoms
2 18 (18.56%) Finance
3 7 (7.22%) Games
4 6 (6.19%) Marketing
5 5 (5.15%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.06%) Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.03%) Automotive
7 1 (1.03%) Local Government
7 1 (1.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.28%) HTML
2 6 (6.19%) Gherkin
3 5 (5.15%) Flash
3 5 (5.15%) HTML5
4 4 (4.12%) Web Services
5 1 (1.03%) .NET
5 1 (1.03%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.03%) CSS
5 1 (1.03%) jQuery
5 1 (1.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.68%) Embedded Systems
2 15 (15.46%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.25%) Mobile App
4 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.15%) Online Games
6 3 (3.09%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.06%) User Experience
8 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.03%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 72 (74.23%) Windows
2 31 (31.96%) Linux
3 16 (16.49%) VxWorks
4 5 (5.15%) Windows 8
4 5 (5.15%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.15%) Windows Vista
4 5 (5.15%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.09%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (56.70%) Penetration Testing
2 40 (41.24%) Cybersecurity
3 39 (40.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 28 (28.87%) Ethical Hacking
5 26 (26.80%) OWASP
6 20 (20.62%) Software Testing
7 19 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (19.59%) Manual Testing
7 19 (19.59%) Source Code Analysis
8 17 (17.53%) Automated Testing
8 17 (17.53%) Test Scripting
9 15 (15.46%) Open Source
9 15 (15.46%) Static Code Analysis
10 14 (14.43%) Security Testing
11 11 (11.34%) System Testing
12 7 (7.22%) Functional Testing
13 6 (6.19%) Risk Assessment
13 6 (6.19%) Test Planning
13 6 (6.19%) User Stories
14 5 (5.15%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 59 (60.82%) Java
2 57 (58.76%) C++
3 56 (57.73%) C
4 55 (56.70%) Python
5 31 (31.96%) Perl
6 30 (30.93%) Bash Shell
7 8 (8.25%) C#
7 8 (8.25%) SQL
8 4 (4.12%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.03%) Ruby
10 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (43.30%) Security Cleared
2 28 (28.87%) DV Cleared
3 26 (26.80%) CEH
3 26 (26.80%) OSCP
4 25 (25.77%) GIAC
5 24 (24.74%) GPEN
6 17 (17.53%) ISEB
7 14 (14.43%) ISTQB
8 10 (10.31%) CREST Certified
9 6 (6.19%) Degree
10 5 (5.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (1.03%) Cyber Scheme
11 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 55 (56.70%) Nessus
1 55 (56.70%) Nmap
2 39 (40.21%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 39 (40.21%) Qualys
2 22 (22.68%) Coverity
3 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
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