The median annual salary for a Manual Tester was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire 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.

Manual Tester
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 120 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.15% 0.36% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Median salary £32,500 £24,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.41% -  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,750 £31,500
% change year-on-year +5.69% -2.38%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1291 1581 1524
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.42% 95.82% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1099 1305 1286
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Manual Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire that featured Manual Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Tester in Oxfordshire

Manual Tester
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Tester in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for Manual Tester in Oxfordshire

Manual Tester
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Tester within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon - 1 £37,500 - 1
Oxford - 1 £27,500 -
Manual Tester
South East

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Manual Tester 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Manual Tester in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Silverlight
3 4 (50.00%) Scalability Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 4 (50.00%) VB
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) COM
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) ISEB
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (50.00%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking

Manual Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) COM
1 4 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Scalability Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Management
6 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
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