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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 99 101 99
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 18 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.28% 0.92% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.07% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 23
Median salary £31,500 £22,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £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 1227 1217 1206
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 87.27% 86.37% 88.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1032 1030 981
Median salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 23 March 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 23 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
Oxford +12 12 £36,500 +53.68% 1
Abingdon +9 2 £28,500 +39.02% 1
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Software Testing
3 14 (43.75%) JIRA
4 13 (40.63%) QA
5 12 (37.50%) Selenium
5 12 (37.50%) Windows
6 11 (34.38%) Test Scripting
7 10 (31.25%) Waterfall
8 9 (28.13%) BDD
8 9 (28.13%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (28.13%) Android
8 9 (28.13%) SDLC
9 8 (25.00%) Zephyr
9 8 (25.00%) Software Delivery
9 8 (25.00%) Virtual Team Management
9 8 (25.00%) Virtual Team
9 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 8 (25.00%) Release Management
9 8 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (25.00%) Demand Management
9 8 (25.00%) Apple iOS
9 8 (25.00%) Risk Management
9 8 (25.00%) HP UFT
9 8 (25.00%) Project Management
9 8 (25.00%) HP
9 8 (25.00%) SQL
9 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
9 8 (25.00%) Publishing
9 8 (25.00%) TDD
10 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing

Manual Testing
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 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) JIRA
2 12 (37.50%) Selenium
3 8 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 8 (25.00%) Zephyr
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) Gradle
4 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) Maven
4 1 (3.13%) Ranorex
4 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (25.00%) Publishing
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.25%) Games
4 2 (6.25%) Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Tester
2 11 (34.38%) Software Tester
3 10 (31.25%) Analyst
4 9 (28.13%) Test Analyst
5 8 (25.00%) Head of QA
5 8 (25.00%) Head of Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Manual Tester
6 5 (15.63%) QA Tester
6 5 (15.63%) Software QA Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Mobile Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Web Tester
8 2 (6.25%) Junior Tester
8 2 (6.25%) Lead Tester
8 2 (6.25%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) QA Manual Tester
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Tester
8 2 (6.25%) Software Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
8 2 (6.25%) Web Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) Flash
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.25%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.13%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Android
3 8 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Vista
5 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Software Testing
3 11 (34.38%) Test Scripting
4 10 (31.25%) Waterfall
5 9 (28.13%) BDD
5 9 (28.13%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (28.13%) SDLC
6 8 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (25.00%) Demand Management
6 8 (25.00%) Project Management
6 8 (25.00%) Release Management
6 8 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 8 (25.00%) Software Delivery
6 8 (25.00%) TDD
6 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (25.00%) Virtual Team Management
7 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (9.38%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) C#
2 3 (9.38%) C++
2 3 (9.38%) Python
2 3 (9.38%) VB
2 3 (9.38%) VBScript
3 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (21.88%) ISEB
3 4 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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