Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a QA Manual Tester was £66,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

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

Quality Assurance Manual Tester
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Manual Tester 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.071% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Oxfordshire median annual salary £66,000 - -
South East median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% +30.00% +4.35%

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 2,736 2,627 3,003
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.78% 96.69% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,389 2,208 2,442
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,238
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

QA Manual Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Manual Tester in Oxfordshire

QA Manual Tester
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for QA Manual Tester in Oxfordshire

QA Manual Tester
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Manual Tester in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for QA Manual Tester in Oxfordshire

QA 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 QA Manual Tester within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. 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
Kidlington - 1 £66,000 -
Oxford - 1 £66,000 -
QA Manual Tester
South East

QA Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, QA Manual Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring QA Manual Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SDET
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

QA 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Lucene
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDET
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google