The median annual salary for a Manual Tester was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Tester
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 109 114 113
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.50% 0.071% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.073% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Median salary £31,500 £22,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  

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 1368 1374 1326
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.88% 97.17% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1172 1189 1082
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +11.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 24 March 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
Wallingford - 4 £31,500 - 1
Oxford +2 2 £35,500 +57.77% 1
Manual Tester
South East

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 9 (81.82%) Software Testing
2 8 (72.73%) QA
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
5 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
5 5 (45.45%) Manual Testing
5 5 (45.45%) JIRA
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) ISEB
6 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
6 4 (36.36%) COM
6 4 (36.36%) Web Services
6 4 (36.36%) VB
6 4 (36.36%) .NET
6 4 (36.36%) C#
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Vista
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 4 (36.36%) Silverlight
6 4 (36.36%) Scalability Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (36.36%) Defect Tracking

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Appium
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) TestComplete
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) COM
1 4 (36.36%) Silverlight
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Vista
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Software Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Manual Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (36.36%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Scalability Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) VB
2 3 (27.27%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £17,000 per annum 6 monthly salary review
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £32,500 per annum Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: Yesterday