The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 109 107
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 13 25 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.97% 1.51% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.72% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 13 25 10
Median salary £40,000 £27,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% -35.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £23,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Manual Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1177 1456 1331
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 87.84% 88.14% 83.34%
Number of salaries quoted 988 1163 1087
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Oxfordshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Oxfordshire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Oxfordshire

Manual Testing
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 Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Oxford +3 12 £40,000 +18.51% 4
Manual Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Manual Testing 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 23 (74.19%) Test Automation
2 16 (51.61%) Test Scripting
3 15 (48.39%) QA
4 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (45.16%) Windows
5 13 (41.94%) SQL
6 12 (38.71%) Selenium
6 12 (38.71%) Non-Functional Testing
7 10 (32.26%) Software Testing
7 10 (32.26%) Functional Testing
8 9 (29.03%) C++
9 8 (25.81%) Python
9 8 (25.81%) ISTQB
9 8 (25.81%) System Testing
10 7 (22.58%) Integration Testing
11 6 (19.35%) JIRA
11 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
11 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
11 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
11 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (19.35%) Algorithms
11 6 (19.35%) Ruby
11 6 (19.35%) Linux
12 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
12 5 (16.13%) SDLC
12 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
12 5 (16.13%) BDD
12 5 (16.13%) Android
13 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
13 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement

Manual Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) CMS
1 1 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Selenium
2 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
2 6 (19.35%) JIRA
3 4 (12.90%) HP UFT
3 4 (12.90%) Zephyr
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (12.90%) Publishing
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Games
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Test Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Tester
3 8 (25.81%) Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Test Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Software Tester
6 4 (12.90%) Head of QA
6 4 (12.90%) Head of Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Manual Tester
6 4 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Systems Test Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) QA Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) QA Test Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Junior
8 2 (6.45%) Junior Tester
8 2 (6.45%) QA Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Algorithms
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Virtual Team
3 3 (9.68%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
3 5 (16.13%) Android
4 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
6 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Test Automation
2 16 (51.61%) Test Scripting
3 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (38.71%) Non-Functional Testing
5 10 (32.26%) Functional Testing
5 10 (32.26%) Software Testing
6 8 (25.81%) System Testing
7 7 (22.58%) Integration Testing
8 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
9 5 (16.13%) BDD
9 5 (16.13%) SDLC
9 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
10 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (12.90%) Demand Management
10 4 (12.90%) Project Management
10 4 (12.90%) Release Management
10 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
10 4 (12.90%) Software Delivery
10 4 (12.90%) TDD
10 4 (12.90%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) C++
3 8 (25.81%) Python
4 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
4 6 (19.35%) Ruby
5 3 (9.68%) VB
5 3 (9.68%) VBScript
6 2 (6.45%) Java
6 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) ISEB
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (48.39%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £63,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Adeptis Group
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago