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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 73 79
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 19 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.70% 0.16% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 0.18% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 2
Median salary £29,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -49.56% +4.54%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -2.43% -1.20%  

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 628 545 658
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 89.20% 88.76% 86.24%
Number of salaries quoted 540 510 531
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing System Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 April 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%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (93.10%) Windows
3 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
3 25 (86.21%) ISEB
3 25 (86.21%) ISTQB
3 25 (86.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (86.21%) Gherkin
4 16 (55.17%) Automated Testing
5 15 (51.72%) Functional Testing
6 13 (44.83%) User Stories
7 12 (41.38%) Risk Assessment
7 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
8 10 (34.48%) Test Strategy
9 3 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Selenium
9 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
10 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
10 2 (6.90%) QA
10 2 (6.90%) Ruby
10 2 (6.90%) C++
10 2 (6.90%) Linux
10 2 (6.90%) Python
10 2 (6.90%) SQL
10 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
10 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
10 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
11 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (86.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.34%) Selenium
3 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
2 13 (44.83%) IT Analyst
2 13 (44.83%) Test Analyst
2 13 (44.83%) Tester
3 12 (41.38%) Senior Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) QA Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (86.21%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) Automated Testing
3 15 (51.72%) Functional Testing
4 13 (44.83%) User Stories
5 12 (41.38%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (34.48%) Test Strategy
7 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.45%) BDD
9 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.45%) ITIL
9 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Scrum
9 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.90%) C++
1 2 (6.90%) Python
1 2 (6.90%) Ruby
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (86.21%) ISEB
1 25 (86.21%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
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