The median annual salary for a Senior Tester was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Senior Tester
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 129 120
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.22% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Median salary £47,500 £61,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.44% +44.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1302 1580 1549
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.30% 95.82% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1114 1305 1288
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Senior Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire that featured Senior Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Tester in Oxfordshire

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Tester in Oxfordshire

Senior 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 Senior Tester within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Abingdon - 2 £47,500 -
Senior Tester
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Tester in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 9 (60.00%) Functional Testing
4 7 (46.67%) User Stories
4 7 (46.67%) Gherkin
4 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
4 7 (46.67%) System Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) ISEB
4 7 (46.67%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) GIAC
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Python
5 4 (26.67%) C
5 4 (26.67%) C++
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) OWASP
5 4 (26.67%) Qualys
5 4 (26.67%) Nessus
5 4 (26.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (26.67%) CEH
5 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment

Senior 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Cyberthreat
1 4 (26.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Kali Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 7 (46.67%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (46.67%) System Testing
3 7 (46.67%) User Stories
4 4 (26.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (26.67%) OWASP
4 4 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Source Code Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
1 4 (26.67%) C
1 4 (26.67%) C++
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) Perl
1 4 (26.67%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISEB
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (26.67%) CEH
2 4 (26.67%) GIAC
2 4 (26.67%) GPEN
2 4 (26.67%) OSCP
2 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Defensics
1 4 (26.67%) Nessus
1 4 (26.67%) Nmap
1 4 (26.67%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Codenomicon
2 4 (26.67%) Coverity
2 4 (26.67%) Qualys