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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 72 114 123
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 36 26 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.83% 1.51% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.89% 1.59% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 31 14 1
Median salary £33,500 £26,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.61% -34.37%
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
1245 1636 1369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.88% 95.12% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 972 1317 1161
Median salary £37,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +54 25 £34,250 +37.00% 2
Banbury +12 2 £74,250 +156.03% 1
Thame -4 1 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 66 (73.33%) Windows
2 46 (51.11%) Telecoms
3 44 (48.89%) C++
4 43 (47.78%) Python
5 42 (46.67%) Java
6 41 (45.56%) C
6 41 (45.56%) Nessus
6 41 (45.56%) Nmap
7 40 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
8 29 (32.22%) Security Cleared
8 29 (32.22%) Cybersecurity
9 28 (31.11%) OpenVAS
9 28 (31.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 28 (31.11%) Qualys
10 25 (27.78%) Test Scripting
10 25 (27.78%) Perl
11 24 (26.67%) Ethical Hacking
11 24 (26.67%) Bash Shell
12 23 (25.56%) Finance
12 23 (25.56%) SQL Server
13 22 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (23.33%) Microsoft
14 21 (23.33%) Linux
14 21 (23.33%) Automated Testing
15 20 (22.22%) Manual Testing
16 19 (21.11%) Selenium
16 19 (21.11%) ISEB
17 17 (18.89%) CEH
17 17 (18.89%) Software Testing
17 17 (18.89%) DV Cleared

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 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.33%) Broadband
1 12 (13.33%) LTE
1 12 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (21.11%) Selenium
2 14 (15.56%) Metasploit
3 11 (12.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (11.11%) JIRA
5 5 (5.56%) Ranorex
6 4 (4.44%) TestComplete
7 3 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.33%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.22%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.11%) Appium
9 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.11%) Subversion
9 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (51.11%) Telecoms
2 23 (25.56%) Finance
3 8 (8.89%) Marketing
4 6 (6.67%) Banking
5 5 (5.56%) Games
5 5 (5.56%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.11%) Automotive
6 1 (1.11%) Local Government
6 1 (1.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.00%) Gherkin
2 7 (7.78%) HTML
3 5 (5.56%) Flash
3 5 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (1.11%) .NET
4 1 (1.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.11%) CSS
4 1 (1.11%) jQuery
4 1 (1.11%) REST
4 1 (1.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.11%) Web Services
4 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (14.44%) Computer Science
3 10 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.56%) Online Games
6 4 (4.44%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (3.33%) Xbox
8 2 (2.22%) User Experience
9 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 66 (73.33%) Windows
2 21 (23.33%) Linux
3 13 (14.44%) VxWorks
4 6 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (6.67%) Windows Vista
4 6 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 5 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.44%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
2 29 (32.22%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (31.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 25 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 24 (26.67%) Ethical Hacking
6 22 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (23.33%) Automated Testing
8 20 (22.22%) Manual Testing
9 17 (18.89%) OWASP
9 17 (18.89%) Software Testing
9 17 (18.89%) Source Code Analysis
10 14 (15.56%) System Testing
11 12 (13.33%) Open Source
11 12 (13.33%) Security Testing
11 12 (13.33%) Static Code Analysis
12 11 (12.22%) Functional Testing
13 9 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
13 9 (10.00%) User Stories
14 7 (7.78%) Defect Tracking
14 7 (7.78%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 44 (48.89%) C++
2 43 (47.78%) Python
3 42 (46.67%) Java
4 41 (45.56%) C
5 25 (27.78%) Perl
6 24 (26.67%) Bash Shell
7 11 (12.22%) SQL
8 9 (10.00%) C#
9 7 (7.78%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.11%) Ruby
10 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.11%) VB
10 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (32.22%) Security Cleared
2 19 (21.11%) ISEB
3 17 (18.89%) CEH
3 17 (18.89%) DV Cleared
3 17 (18.89%) OSCP
4 16 (17.78%) GIAC
4 16 (17.78%) ISTQB
5 15 (16.67%) GPEN
6 8 (8.89%) Degree
7 5 (5.56%) CREST Certified
7 5 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.11%) Cyber Scheme
8 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 41 (45.56%) Nessus
1 41 (45.56%) Nmap
2 28 (31.11%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 28 (31.11%) Qualys
2 21 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 16 (17.78%) Coverity
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum Training + Career Progression
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
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Posted: 16 days ago
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Banbury, Oxfordshire
UK Consumer Panels
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Thame, Oxfordshire
UK Consumer Panels
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Grove, Oxfordshire
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Kidlington, Oxfordshire
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Bicester, Oxfordshire
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Henley-on-thames, Oxfordshire
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