Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 143 162
Rank change year-on-year +33 +19 +5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 63 33 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.09% 1.14% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 1.29% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 67 33 21
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £27,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% -35.29% +30.77%
10th Percentile £30,750 £22,550 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,250 £42,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +14.29%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2656 2564 2948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 88.27% 88.57% 87.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2187 2050 2385
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,705
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.96% +9.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Manual Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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
Oxford +20 43 £35,000 -6.67% 4
Manual Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 57 (90.48%) QA
2 53 (84.13%) Test Automation
3 45 (71.43%) Python
4 35 (55.56%) C
5 33 (52.38%) Software Testing
6 28 (44.44%) JIRA
6 28 (44.44%) Selenium
6 28 (44.44%) Confluence
7 24 (38.10%) C++
8 23 (36.51%) Computer Science
8 23 (36.51%) Defect Tracking
9 22 (34.92%) Degree
9 22 (34.92%) Validation
10 21 (33.33%) Java
11 19 (30.16%) JUnit
11 19 (30.16%) Amazon AWS
11 19 (30.16%) Cucumber
11 19 (30.16%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (25.40%) Software Engineering
13 15 (23.81%) Integration Testing
14 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (20.63%) Shell Script
15 13 (20.63%) JMeter
15 13 (20.63%) Performance Testing
15 13 (20.63%) Amazon EC2
16 12 (19.05%) BDD
16 12 (19.05%) SQL
17 10 (15.87%) Jenkins
17 10 (15.87%) Ruby
18 7 (11.11%) Regression Testing

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 28 (44.44%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.16%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (20.63%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 28 (44.44%) JIRA
1 28 (44.44%) Selenium
2 19 (30.16%) Cucumber
2 19 (30.16%) JUnit
3 13 (20.63%) JMeter
4 10 (15.87%) Jenkins
5 6 (9.52%) Maven
5 6 (9.52%) SoapUI
5 6 (9.52%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (7.94%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 26 (41.27%) Tester
2 25 (39.68%) Software Tester
3 23 (36.51%) Test Engineer
4 14 (22.22%) Analyst
4 14 (22.22%) Test Analyst
5 13 (20.63%) QA Analyst
5 13 (20.63%) QA Engineer
5 13 (20.63%) QA Test Analyst
5 13 (20.63%) QA Test Engineer
5 13 (20.63%) Test Automation Engineer
6 11 (17.46%) Automation Test Lead
6 11 (17.46%) Test Leader
7 9 (14.29%) Graduate
7 9 (14.29%) Graduate Software Tester
7 9 (14.29%) Graduate Tester
7 9 (14.29%) Junior
7 9 (14.29%) Junior Software Tester
7 9 (14.29%) Junior Tester
8 8 (12.70%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 8 (12.70%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) SOAP
1 6 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (36.51%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.35%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Linux
1 4 (6.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (84.13%) Test Automation
2 33 (52.38%) Software Testing
3 23 (36.51%) Defect Tracking
4 22 (34.92%) Validation
5 19 (30.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (25.40%) Software Engineering
7 15 (23.81%) Integration Testing
8 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (20.63%) Performance Testing
10 12 (19.05%) BDD
11 7 (11.11%) Regression Testing
11 7 (11.11%) Scrum
12 6 (9.52%) API Testing
12 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (9.52%) Functional Testing
12 6 (9.52%) Kanban
12 6 (9.52%) Process Improvement
12 6 (9.52%) QA Automation
12 6 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (9.52%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 45 (71.43%) Python
2 35 (55.56%) C
3 24 (38.10%) C++
4 21 (33.33%) Java
5 13 (20.63%) Shell Script
6 12 (19.05%) SQL
7 10 (15.87%) Ruby
8 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
9 4 (6.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (34.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (90.48%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Google
1 6 (9.52%) Talend