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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 104 112 120
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 23 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.51% 0.77% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 0.80% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 15
Median salary £31,250 £23,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.40% -28.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,350 £22,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,750 £39,200
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
1471 1501 1767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.52% 96.65% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1207 1550
Median salary £45,000 £39,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.64% -1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Abingdon - 9 £20,500 - 1
Banbury - 5 £30,000 - 1
Oxford +2 2 £31,250 +38.88% 3
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 34 (60.71%) Windows
2 23 (41.07%) Java
2 23 (41.07%) QA
3 20 (35.71%) Python
4 18 (32.14%) C
4 18 (32.14%) C++
5 17 (30.36%) Telecoms
5 17 (30.36%) Nessus
5 17 (30.36%) Qualys
5 17 (30.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 17 (30.36%) Nmap
5 17 (30.36%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (30.36%) Security Cleared
5 17 (30.36%) Coverity
5 17 (30.36%) OpenVAS
6 16 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
7 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
7 15 (26.79%) CEH
7 15 (26.79%) GIAC
7 15 (26.79%) DV Cleared
7 15 (26.79%) OWASP
7 15 (26.79%) OSCP
7 15 (26.79%) Embedded Systems
7 15 (26.79%) CREST Certified
8 14 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 13 (23.21%) Finance
10 12 (21.43%) Linux
10 12 (21.43%) Selenium
10 12 (21.43%) Degree

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 16 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Selenium
2 5 (8.93%) JIRA
3 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.14%) TestComplete
4 3 (5.36%) HP UFT
4 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.57%) MSTest
5 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.79%) NUnit
6 1 (1.79%) QARun
6 1 (1.79%) Subversion
6 1 (1.79%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.79%) WinRunner
General
1 17 (30.36%) Telecoms
2 13 (23.21%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) CSS
2 2 (3.57%) HTML
2 2 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (60.71%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) Linux
2 12 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Vista
3 8 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.57%) Android
4 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Penetration Testing
1 17 (30.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 15 (26.79%) OWASP
3 14 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 12 (21.43%) Functional Testing
5 11 (19.64%) Manual Testing
5 11 (19.64%) Test Scripting
6 9 (16.07%) SDLC
7 8 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 8 (14.29%) System Testing
7 8 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (8.93%) Automation Testing
9 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Automated Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Performance Testing
11 3 (5.36%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (5.36%) Ethical Hacking
11 3 (5.36%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (5.36%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) Java
2 20 (35.71%) Python
3 18 (32.14%) C
3 18 (32.14%) C++
4 7 (12.50%) Perl
4 7 (12.50%) SQL
5 5 (8.93%) Bash Shell
5 5 (8.93%) C#
6 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.57%) Ruby
7 2 (3.57%) VBScript
8 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) Security Cleared
2 15 (26.79%) CEH
2 15 (26.79%) CREST Certified
2 15 (26.79%) DV Cleared
2 15 (26.79%) GIAC
2 15 (26.79%) OSCP
3 12 (21.43%) Degree
4 5 (8.93%) ISEB
4 5 (8.93%) ISTQB
5 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.36%) GPEN
7 2 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (41.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (30.36%) Nessus
1 17 (30.36%) Nmap
1 17 (30.36%) OpenVAS
2 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Coverity
1 17 (30.36%) Qualys
2 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) HP
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £17,000 per annum with payment review after 6 months
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago