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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 89 99 105
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 43 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.54% 1.19% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 1.25% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 17
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £44,000 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
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% -

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 23 July 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 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
Banbury 0 11 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Oxford -8 4 £47,500 +46.15% 2
Abingdon -20 2 £18,000 -41.46%
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 40 (62.50%) Windows
2 35 (54.69%) Java
3 30 (46.88%) Python
4 29 (45.31%) C
5 28 (43.75%) C++
6 27 (42.19%) Telecoms
6 27 (42.19%) Nessus
6 27 (42.19%) Nmap
6 27 (42.19%) Penetration Testing
7 25 (39.06%) QA
7 25 (39.06%) Security Cleared
8 23 (35.94%) Qualys
8 23 (35.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 23 (35.94%) OpenVAS
9 22 (34.38%) OWASP
10 21 (32.81%) CEH
10 21 (32.81%) GIAC
10 21 (32.81%) Linux
10 21 (32.81%) OSCP
11 19 (29.69%) DV Cleared
12 18 (28.13%) Coverity
12 18 (28.13%) Embedded Systems
13 16 (25.00%) Software Testing
13 16 (25.00%) GPEN
14 14 (21.88%) Perl
14 14 (21.88%) MS Excel
15 13 (20.31%) Windows Server
15 13 (20.31%) CREST Certified
16 12 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
17 11 (17.19%) Microsoft

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:

Applications
1 14 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Broadband
1 3 (4.69%) LTE
1 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Selenium
2 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.25%) Metasploit
3 4 (6.25%) MSTest
4 3 (4.69%) JIRA
5 2 (3.13%) HP UFT
5 2 (3.13%) TestRail
6 1 (1.56%) Burp Suite
6 1 (1.56%) NUnit
6 1 (1.56%) QARun
6 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.56%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.56%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.56%) WinRunner
General
1 27 (42.19%) Telecoms
2 10 (15.63%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Publishing
4 2 (3.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) .NET
2 7 (10.94%) HTML
3 4 (6.25%) CSS
4 3 (4.69%) Web Services
5 1 (1.56%) Ajax
5 1 (1.56%) JSON
5 1 (1.56%) REST
5 1 (1.56%) SOAP
5 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (62.50%) Windows
2 21 (32.81%) Linux
3 13 (20.31%) Windows Server
4 6 (9.38%) Windows 8
4 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (9.38%) Windows Vista
4 6 (9.38%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.69%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.56%) AIX
6 1 (1.56%) HPUX
6 1 (1.56%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) Penetration Testing
2 23 (35.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 22 (34.38%) OWASP
4 16 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 12 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (15.63%) Test Scripting
7 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 8 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 7 (10.94%) Manual Testing
8 7 (10.94%) Regression Testing
8 7 (10.94%) SDLC
9 6 (9.38%) System Testing
10 5 (7.81%) Functional Testing
11 4 (6.25%) Automated Testing
11 4 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
11 4 (6.25%) Open Source
11 4 (6.25%) QA Automation
11 4 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (54.69%) Java
2 30 (46.88%) Python
3 29 (45.31%) C
4 28 (43.75%) C++
5 14 (21.88%) Perl
6 10 (15.63%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.25%) Ruby
8 3 (4.69%) C#
8 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.13%) SQL
10 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (39.06%) Security Cleared
2 21 (32.81%) CEH
2 21 (32.81%) GIAC
2 21 (32.81%) OSCP
3 19 (29.69%) DV Cleared
4 16 (25.00%) GPEN
5 13 (20.31%) CREST Certified
6 7 (10.94%) Degree
7 4 (6.25%) ISEB
7 4 (6.25%) ISTQB
8 3 (4.69%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (39.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 27 (42.19%) Nessus
1 27 (42.19%) Nmap
2 23 (35.94%) OpenVAS
3 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) Qualys
2 18 (28.13%) Coverity
3 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.13%) HP
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bicester
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Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxford
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Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
EDM Group
Salary: From £21,000 to £26,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 17 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £27000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 24 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 24 days ago