The median annual salary for a Software Test Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 - 77
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.71% - 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% - 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Median salary £40,000 - £28,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -8.86% +5.33%  

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 678 717 771
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 96.31% 96.76% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 573 636 665
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 £27,500
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%  

Software Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) Post-Production
4 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Life Science
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) PHP
6 1 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) ISEB
6 1 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Life Science
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (50.00%) Post-Production
4 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Visual Effects
6 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago