The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Test Engineer
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 109 117
Rank change year-on-year +20 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 26 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.94% 1.41% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 1.47% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 4
Median salary £40,000 £31,250 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.00% +9.64%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.79%  

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 1293 1564 1529
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.28% 95.77% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1101 1287 1283
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Oxfordshire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Oxfordshire

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in Oxfordshire

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 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 26 £40,000 +18.51% 4
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Test Engineer 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 Test Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (93.94%) Test Automation
2 22 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 17 (51.52%) Selenium
3 17 (51.52%) Python
4 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
5 13 (39.39%) Non-Functional Testing
6 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (33.33%) QA
6 11 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 10 (30.30%) Software Testing
7 10 (30.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (27.27%) JIRA
8 9 (27.27%) Eclipse
8 9 (27.27%) Regression Testing
8 9 (27.27%) C++
8 9 (27.27%) Post-Production
9 8 (24.24%) Security Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Unit Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
10 6 (18.18%) System Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Ruby
10 6 (18.18%) Load Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
10 6 (18.18%) Functional Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Mathematics
10 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
10 6 (18.18%) Life Science
10 6 (18.18%) SQL
10 6 (18.18%) Windows

Test Engineer 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 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (51.52%) Selenium
2 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
3 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 9 (27.27%) Eclipse
4 9 (27.27%) JIRA
5 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.03%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.03%) JBehave
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
1 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Algorithms
1 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 6 (18.18%) Life Science
2 3 (9.09%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Linux
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) Test Automation
2 22 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 13 (39.39%) Non-Functional Testing
4 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 10 (30.30%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (30.30%) Software Testing
6 9 (27.27%) Post-Production
6 9 (27.27%) Regression Testing
7 8 (24.24%) Security Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Analytics
8 6 (18.18%) Functional Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Load Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Mathematics
8 6 (18.18%) System Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Unit Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
10 3 (9.09%) Visual Effects
11 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Python
2 9 (27.27%) C++
3 6 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 6 (18.18%) Ruby
3 6 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) ISEB
1 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) DICOM
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Firmware
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £63,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £63,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago