The median annual salary for a Senior Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Tester
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 79
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford - - 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 669 715 763
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 96.12% 96.75% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 565 636 653
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford that featured Senior Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Tester in Oxford

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester in Oxford.

Salary trend for Senior Tester in Oxford

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Senior 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 Oxford region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 7 (77.78%) User Stories
2 7 (77.78%) Test Strategy
2 7 (77.78%) Gherkin
2 7 (77.78%) System Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (77.78%) Risk Assessment
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) ISEB
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile App

Senior Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Risk Assessment
2 7 (77.78%) System Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Test Strategy
2 7 (77.78%) User Stories
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) ISEB
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft