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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 93 111 111
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 36 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.19% 0.75% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 0.78% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 18
Median salary £32,500 £29,750 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.24% -3.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,150 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%
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
1577 1544 1641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.75% 96.14% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1308 1300 1460
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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 - 8 £30,000 - 2
Oxford -5 2 £47,500 +68.14%
Abingdon -24 2 £19,000 -38.21% 1
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 41 (60.29%) Windows
2 30 (44.12%) Java
3 27 (39.71%) QA
4 26 (38.24%) Python
5 23 (33.82%) C
5 23 (33.82%) C++
6 22 (32.35%) Telecoms
6 22 (32.35%) Security Cleared
6 22 (32.35%) Nessus
6 22 (32.35%) Nmap
7 21 (30.88%) Penetration Testing
8 20 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 20 (29.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 20 (29.41%) OWASP
8 20 (29.41%) Qualys
8 20 (29.41%) OpenVAS
9 19 (27.94%) OSCP
9 19 (27.94%) CEH
9 19 (27.94%) Software Testing
9 19 (27.94%) GIAC
9 19 (27.94%) Linux
10 18 (26.47%) Coverity
11 17 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
11 17 (25.00%) Windows Server
11 17 (25.00%) DV Cleared
11 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 14 (20.59%) CREST Certified
13 13 (19.12%) Test Scripting
13 13 (19.12%) Finance

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 20 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Broadband
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
1 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
1 1 (1.47%) LTE
1 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Selenium
2 5 (7.35%) JIRA
2 5 (7.35%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.88%) MSTest
4 3 (4.41%) TestComplete
5 2 (2.94%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.94%) Metasploit
5 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.94%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.47%) Burp Suite
6 1 (1.47%) NUnit
6 1 (1.47%) QARun
6 1 (1.47%) Subversion
6 1 (1.47%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.47%) TestRail
6 1 (1.47%) WinRunner
General
1 22 (32.35%) Telecoms
2 13 (19.12%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Publishing
4 2 (2.94%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) .NET
2 6 (8.82%) HTML
3 4 (5.88%) CSS
4 3 (4.41%) Web Services
5 1 (1.47%) Ajax
5 1 (1.47%) JSON
5 1 (1.47%) REST
5 1 (1.47%) SOAP
5 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (60.29%) Windows
2 19 (27.94%) Linux
3 17 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (14.71%) Windows 8
4 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (14.71%) Windows Vista
4 10 (14.71%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.94%) Android
5 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.47%) AIX
6 1 (1.47%) HPUX
6 1 (1.47%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.47%) Solaris
6 1 (1.47%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) Penetration Testing
2 20 (29.41%) OWASP
2 20 (29.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 19 (27.94%) Software Testing
4 13 (19.12%) Test Scripting
5 12 (17.65%) Manual Testing
6 11 (16.18%) SDLC
7 10 (14.71%) System Testing
8 9 (13.24%) Regression Testing
8 9 (13.24%) Test Automation
9 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (11.76%) Automation Testing
9 8 (11.76%) Functional Testing
10 7 (10.29%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (7.35%) Defect Tracking
11 5 (7.35%) Ethical Hacking
12 4 (5.88%) Automated Testing
12 4 (5.88%) QA Automation
12 4 (5.88%) Workflow
13 3 (4.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.12%) Java
2 26 (38.24%) Python
3 23 (33.82%) C
3 23 (33.82%) C++
4 11 (16.18%) Perl
5 7 (10.29%) Bash Shell
6 6 (8.82%) C#
7 5 (7.35%) SQL
8 4 (5.88%) Ruby
9 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 19 (27.94%) CEH
2 19 (27.94%) GIAC
2 19 (27.94%) OSCP
3 17 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 14 (20.59%) CREST Certified
5 11 (16.18%) GPEN
6 9 (13.24%) Degree
7 5 (7.35%) ISEB
7 5 (7.35%) ISTQB
8 3 (4.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (39.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 22 (32.35%) Nessus
1 22 (32.35%) Nmap
2 20 (29.41%) OpenVAS
3 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Qualys
2 18 (26.47%) Coverity
3 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.94%) HP
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £17,000 per annum with payment review after 6 months
Posted: 5 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
AAP3
Salary: £27000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 5 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
AAP3
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 5 days ago