The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 119 110
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9  
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 15 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.11% 0.85% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.96% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 6
Median salary £34,500 £65,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.92% +89.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25%  

System 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 1183 1456 1316
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 87.89% 88.19% 83.08%
Number of salaries quoted 994 1164 1079
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 £77,000 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Oxfordshire

System Testing
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Oxfordshire

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in Oxfordshire

System 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 System Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 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 +19 15 £34,500 +18.96%
System Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing System 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 System Testing.

1 34 (97.14%) Test Automation
2 33 (94.29%) Windows
3 30 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
5 25 (71.43%) ISTQB
6 24 (68.57%) ISEB
7 23 (65.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (65.71%) Gherkin
8 14 (40.00%) Functional Testing
9 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
10 10 (28.57%) Selenium
11 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
11 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
11 8 (22.86%) Test Strategy
12 7 (20.00%) User Stories
12 7 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
12 7 (20.00%) Integration Testing
12 7 (20.00%) QA
12 7 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
13 6 (17.14%) Ruby
13 6 (17.14%) Linux
13 6 (17.14%) Python
13 6 (17.14%) C++
13 6 (17.14%) SQL
13 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
13 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
13 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
13 6 (17.14%) Algorithms
14 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (11.43%) Windows Vista

System 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (65.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (28.57%) Selenium
3 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Analyst
1 17 (48.57%) Test Analyst
2 16 (45.71%) IT Analyst
3 11 (31.43%) Tester
4 7 (20.00%) Senior Tester
5 6 (17.14%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Test Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Systems Test Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Junior
8 3 (8.57%) Junior Software Tester
8 3 (8.57%) Junior Tester
8 3 (8.57%) Software Tester
9 2 (5.71%) QA Automation Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) QA Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) QA Test Engineer
10 1 (2.86%) Java Automation Tester
10 1 (2.86%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (65.71%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (94.29%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Vista
3 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
4 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (97.14%) Test Automation
2 30 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
4 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
4 8 (22.86%) Test Strategy
5 7 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (20.00%) User Stories
6 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.57%) SDLC
8 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.86%) Kanban
9 1 (2.86%) Regression Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Test Management
9 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
1 6 (17.14%) C++
1 6 (17.14%) Python
1 6 (17.14%) Ruby
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) VB
2 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 24 (68.57%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) Microsoft