Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 116 108
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.25% 0.20% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.23% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 30
Oxford median annual salary £50,000 £41,000 £110,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.95% -62.73% +266.67%
10th Percentile £47,500 £35,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £45,400 £120,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +31.43%

Test Strategy is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1453 1296 1385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 91.21% 87.92% 85.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1262 1130 1106
Oxford median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £64,375
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +3.45% +8.75%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Test Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Oxford

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Software Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (50.00%) JMeter
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
3 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Java

Test Strategy
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 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 4 (100.00%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
3 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java