Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Test Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Software Test Engineer
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 119 125
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 13 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.82% 0.14% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.14% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 1
Oxford median annual salary £47,500 - £36,000
10th Percentile £33,250 - £29,000
90th Percentile £52,500 - £43,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £30,000 £31,750
% change year-on-year +58.33% -5.51% +15.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Oxford
Permanent vacancies in Oxford with a recognized job title 1545 1442 1587
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 97.96% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1352 1264 1278
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £61,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Software Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Engineer in Oxford

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer in Oxford.

Salary trend for Software Test Engineer in Oxford

Software Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer in Oxford over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Test Engineer in Oxford

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Software Test Engineer 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 Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
2 9 (69.23%) Python
2 9 (69.23%) Selenium
3 7 (53.85%) QA
4 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
4 6 (46.15%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) User Stories
5 4 (30.77%) JIRA
6 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
6 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
6 3 (23.08%) Load Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
6 3 (23.08%) Analytics
6 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
6 3 (23.08%) PyCharm
6 3 (23.08%) Post-Production
7 2 (15.38%) Life Science
8 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
8 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (7.69%) Perl
8 1 (7.69%) Unix

Software Test Engineer 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:

Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
1 9 (69.23%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
3 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 3 (23.08%) PyCharm
General
1 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
2 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
2 6 (46.15%) User Stories
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (23.08%) Load Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
3 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Post-Production
3 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA