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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 68 98 112
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 50 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.36% 1.52% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.48% 1.62% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 50 23 4
Median salary £48,500 £32,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+49.23% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £22,700 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
1438 1485 1437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.70% 94.35% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1137 1224 1229
Median salary £42,655 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +19 22 £66,750 +105.38% 3
Oxford +2 6 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Kidlington - 2 £27,750 - 1
Abingdon - 1 £18,000 -
Witney - 1 £32,500 - 3
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 68 (77.27%) Windows
2 57 (64.77%) Java
3 56 (63.64%) Python
4 55 (62.50%) C
4 55 (62.50%) C++
5 54 (61.36%) Telecoms
5 54 (61.36%) Nessus
5 54 (61.36%) Nmap
5 54 (61.36%) Penetration Testing
6 42 (47.73%) Security Cleared
7 40 (45.45%) Qualys
7 40 (45.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 40 (45.45%) OpenVAS
8 34 (38.64%) Cybersecurity
8 34 (38.64%) Linux
9 31 (35.23%) DV Cleared
10 29 (32.95%) OWASP
11 28 (31.82%) CEH
11 28 (31.82%) GIAC
11 28 (31.82%) Perl
11 28 (31.82%) OSCP
12 25 (28.41%) Bash Shell
12 25 (28.41%) Embedded Systems
12 25 (28.41%) Coverity
13 24 (27.27%) GPEN
14 23 (26.14%) Ethical Hacking
15 19 (21.59%) QA
16 18 (20.45%) Software Testing
17 15 (17.05%) Automated Testing
17 15 (17.05%) CREST Certified

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 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) GitHub
1 2 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.77%) Broadband
1 13 (14.77%) LTE
1 13 (14.77%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.14%) HTTP
2 1 (1.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (15.91%) Metasploit
2 11 (12.50%) Selenium
3 5 (5.68%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.55%) MSTest
4 4 (4.55%) Ranorex
5 3 (3.41%) JIRA
6 2 (2.27%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.27%) TestRail
7 1 (1.14%) Burp Suite
7 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.14%) QARun
7 1 (1.14%) Subversion
7 1 (1.14%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.14%) WinRunner
General
1 54 (61.36%) Telecoms
2 12 (13.64%) Finance
3 6 (6.82%) Games
4 4 (4.55%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.27%) Marketing
5 2 (2.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.50%) HTML
2 4 (4.55%) .NET
2 4 (4.55%) CSS
2 4 (4.55%) Flash
2 4 (4.55%) HTML5
3 3 (3.41%) Web Services
4 1 (1.14%) Ajax
4 1 (1.14%) JSON
4 1 (1.14%) REST
4 1 (1.14%) SOAP
4 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.41%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.55%) Online Games
4 2 (2.27%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 68 (77.27%) Windows
2 34 (38.64%) Linux
3 13 (14.77%) VxWorks
4 11 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.68%) Windows 8
5 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.68%) Windows Vista
5 5 (5.68%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.27%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.14%) AIX
7 1 (1.14%) HPUX
7 1 (1.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (61.36%) Penetration Testing
2 40 (45.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 34 (38.64%) Cybersecurity
4 29 (32.95%) OWASP
5 23 (26.14%) Ethical Hacking
6 18 (20.45%) Software Testing
7 15 (17.05%) Automated Testing
8 14 (15.91%) Open Source
8 14 (15.91%) Source Code Analysis
8 14 (15.91%) Test Scripting
9 13 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (14.77%) Manual Testing
9 13 (14.77%) Static Code Analysis
10 12 (13.64%) Security Testing
11 7 (7.95%) Regression Testing
12 6 (6.82%) Automation Testing
13 5 (5.68%) System Testing
14 4 (4.55%) Software Engineering
14 4 (4.55%) Test Planning
14 4 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 57 (64.77%) Java
2 56 (63.64%) Python
3 55 (62.50%) C
3 55 (62.50%) C++
4 28 (31.82%) Perl
5 25 (28.41%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.68%) C#
7 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.41%) Ruby
8 2 (2.27%) SQL
9 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (47.73%) Security Cleared
2 31 (35.23%) DV Cleared
3 28 (31.82%) CEH
3 28 (31.82%) GIAC
3 28 (31.82%) OSCP
4 24 (27.27%) GPEN
5 15 (17.05%) CREST Certified
6 10 (11.36%) ISEB
7 6 (6.82%) ISTQB
8 4 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 54 (61.36%) Nessus
1 54 (61.36%) Nmap
2 40 (45.45%) OpenVAS
3 2 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (45.45%) Qualys
2 25 (28.41%) Coverity
3 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.27%) HP
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Exceptional benefits and company cul
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum + Training + Career Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: to £23,000 + Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: 25 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £27000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 14 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £80000 - £120000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 14 days ago
Henley-on-thames, Oxfordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 6 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 6 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 6 days ago
Grove, Oxfordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 6 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 6 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 6 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 8 days ago