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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 75 83 119
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 37 40 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.84% 2.59% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% 2.67% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 34 28 2
Median salary £31,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
1270 1496 1368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.54% 96.70% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1027 1274 1165
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,000
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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +23 23 £35,500 +29.09% 3
Wallingford - 4 £31,500 -
Witney - 2 £30,000 - 2
Thame -1 1 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 68 (73.12%) Windows
2 40 (43.01%) Telecoms
3 38 (40.86%) C++
4 37 (39.78%) Python
5 36 (38.71%) Java
6 35 (37.63%) C
6 35 (37.63%) Nessus
6 35 (37.63%) Nmap
7 34 (36.56%) Penetration Testing
7 34 (36.56%) SQL Server
8 30 (32.26%) Microsoft
9 29 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (31.18%) Cybersecurity
10 25 (26.88%) ISEB
11 24 (25.81%) Test Scripting
12 23 (24.73%) Security Cleared
13 22 (23.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 22 (23.66%) Qualys
13 22 (23.66%) OpenVAS
14 21 (22.58%) Perl
15 20 (21.51%) Ethical Hacking
15 20 (21.51%) Software Testing
15 20 (21.51%) ISTQB
15 20 (21.51%) Bash Shell
16 19 (20.43%) System Testing
16 19 (20.43%) Finance
16 19 (20.43%) Linux
17 18 (19.35%) Manual Testing
18 17 (18.28%) Automated Testing
18 17 (18.28%) Functional Testing

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 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.90%) Broadband
1 12 (12.90%) LTE
1 12 (12.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (36.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (17.20%) Selenium
1 16 (17.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (15.05%) Metasploit
3 10 (10.75%) JIRA
4 4 (4.30%) TestComplete
5 3 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.23%) Ranorex
5 3 (3.23%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.15%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.08%) Appium
7 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.08%) Subversion
7 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (43.01%) Telecoms
2 19 (20.43%) Finance
3 7 (7.53%) Marketing
4 6 (6.45%) Banking
5 3 (3.23%) Games
5 3 (3.23%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.08%) Automotive
6 1 (1.08%) Local Government
6 1 (1.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.05%) Gherkin
2 5 (5.38%) .NET
2 5 (5.38%) HTML
2 5 (5.38%) Web Services
3 4 (4.30%) COM
3 4 (4.30%) Silverlight
4 3 (3.23%) Flash
4 3 (3.23%) HTML5
5 1 (1.08%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.08%) CSS
5 1 (1.08%) jQuery
5 1 (1.08%) REST
5 1 (1.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Mobile App
2 13 (13.98%) Computer Science
3 10 (10.75%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.30%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.30%) User Experience
6 3 (3.23%) Online Games
6 3 (3.23%) Xbox
7 1 (1.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 68 (73.12%) Windows
2 19 (20.43%) Linux
3 13 (13.98%) VxWorks
4 10 (10.75%) Windows Server
4 10 (10.75%) Windows Vista
5 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.45%) Windows XP
6 5 (5.38%) Windows 8
6 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.30%) Kali Linux
7 4 (4.30%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.56%) Penetration Testing
2 29 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (31.18%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (25.81%) Test Scripting
4 22 (23.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 20 (21.51%) Ethical Hacking
5 20 (21.51%) Software Testing
6 19 (20.43%) System Testing
7 18 (19.35%) Manual Testing
8 17 (18.28%) Automated Testing
8 17 (18.28%) Functional Testing
8 17 (18.28%) Source Code Analysis
9 14 (15.05%) Risk Assessment
9 14 (15.05%) User Stories
10 12 (12.90%) Open Source
10 12 (12.90%) Security Testing
10 12 (12.90%) Static Code Analysis
11 11 (11.83%) OWASP
12 10 (10.75%) Test Strategy
13 7 (7.53%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 38 (40.86%) C++
2 37 (39.78%) Python
3 36 (38.71%) Java
4 35 (37.63%) C
5 21 (22.58%) Perl
6 20 (21.51%) Bash Shell
7 13 (13.98%) SQL
8 11 (11.83%) C#
9 9 (9.68%) T-SQL
10 5 (5.38%) VB
11 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.08%) Ruby
11 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (26.88%) ISEB
2 23 (24.73%) Security Cleared
3 20 (21.51%) ISTQB
4 15 (16.13%) DV Cleared
5 11 (11.83%) CEH
5 11 (11.83%) OSCP
6 10 (10.75%) Degree
6 10 (10.75%) GIAC
7 9 (9.68%) GPEN
8 7 (7.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (3.23%) CREST Certified
10 1 (1.08%) Cyber Scheme
10 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 35 (37.63%) Nessus
1 35 (37.63%) Nmap
2 22 (23.66%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 30 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 22 (23.66%) Qualys
3 10 (10.75%) Coverity
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Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Kidlington, Oxfordshire
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Banbury, Oxfordshire
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