Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Manual Tester was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 165 188
Rank change year-on-year -5 +23 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 6 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.20% 0.27% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.28% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 1
Oxfordshire median annual salary £43,750 £23,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +86.17% -12.96% -
10th Percentile £29,375 £22,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £27,750 £29,500
South East median annual salary £37,500 £28,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year +30.43% -4.17% -6.98%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 2918 2853 3240
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 97.11% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2430 2324 2657
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Manual Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings that featured Manual Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

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
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Tester in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon - 4 £50,000 -
Oxford -1 2 £31,250 +25.00%
Manual Tester
South East

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) Android
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA