The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Test Engineer
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 71 77
Rank change year-on-year +18 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 26 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.66% 1.88% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.80% 1.94% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 2
Median salary £40,000 £33,750 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.51% +18.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £26,250 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,750 £30,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.26% +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 685 720 771
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 96.34% 96.64% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2838 4132 3555
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,750 £66,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Oxford

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Oxford

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in Oxford over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in Oxford

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Test Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (93.33%) Test Automation
2 18 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 17 (56.67%) Selenium
3 17 (56.67%) Python
4 15 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 12 (40.00%) Manual Testing
6 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
6 11 (36.67%) QA
6 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (30.00%) JIRA
8 9 (30.00%) Eclipse
8 9 (30.00%) C++
8 9 (30.00%) Post-Production
9 7 (23.33%) Functional Testing
9 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
10 6 (20.00%) SQL
10 6 (20.00%) Windows
10 6 (20.00%) Linux
10 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
10 6 (20.00%) Ruby
10 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 6 (20.00%) Integration Testing
10 6 (20.00%) System Testing
10 6 (20.00%) Algorithms
11 5 (16.67%) Regression Testing
12 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
12 4 (13.33%) Security Testing
13 3 (10.00%) Visual Effects

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 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Selenium
2 15 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
4 9 (30.00%) Eclipse
4 9 (30.00%) JIRA
5 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.33%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.33%) JBehave
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
1 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (10.00%) Augmented Reality
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Life Science
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Test Automation
2 18 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 12 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (30.00%) Post-Production
7 7 (23.33%) Functional Testing
7 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 6 (20.00%) System Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Regression Testing
10 4 (13.33%) Security Testing
10 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
11 3 (10.00%) Visual Effects
12 2 (6.67%) Analytics
12 2 (6.67%) Load Testing
12 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
12 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) Python
2 9 (30.00%) C++
3 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (20.00%) Ruby
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ISEB
1 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) DICOM
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Firmware
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