Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 6 months to 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 117 110
Rank change year-on-year +31 -7 +12
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 29 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.03% 0.41% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 0.47% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 31 5 4
Oxford median annual salary £29,000 £50,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.00% +19.76% -1.76%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £58,750 £57,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £29,000 £65,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year -55.38% +48.57% +2.94%

System Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1283 1286 1307
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 89.59% 88.93% 84.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1087 1153 1064
Oxford median annual salary £44,031 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.94% +11.11% +8.43%
10th Percentile £28,533 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,000 £63,750
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95% +3.53%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Oxford

System Testing
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Oxford

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Oxford over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 28 (96.55%) Test Automation
2 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (75.86%) ISTQB
3 22 (75.86%) ISEB
4 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
4 21 (72.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (72.41%) Gherkin
5 12 (41.38%) Functional Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (24.14%) QA
6 7 (24.14%) Selenium
6 7 (24.14%) Integration Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
6 7 (24.14%) Manual Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Ruby
7 6 (20.69%) Linux
7 6 (20.69%) Python
7 6 (20.69%) C++
7 6 (20.69%) SQL
7 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
7 6 (20.69%) Test Strategy
7 6 (20.69%) Bash Shell
7 6 (20.69%) Algorithms
8 5 (17.24%) User Stories
8 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
8 5 (17.24%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (3.45%) Software Testing

System Testing
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 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (72.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (24.14%) Selenium
3 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Analyst
1 16 (55.17%) IT Analyst
1 16 (55.17%) Test Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Test Automation Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Test Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) QA Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) Test Automation
2 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) Functional Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Integration Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Manual Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
5 6 (20.69%) Test Strategy
5 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (17.24%) User Stories
7 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.45%) BDD
8 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Bash Shell
1 6 (20.69%) C++
1 6 (20.69%) Python
1 6 (20.69%) Ruby
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) ISEB
1 22 (75.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft