The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 110 102 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 7 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.50% 0.85% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 0
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -5.06%  

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 1363 1369 1330
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.94% 97.16% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1167 1183 1097
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,050
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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
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 23 March 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 +10 4 - -
Oxford - 3 £35,000 - 1
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 9 (90.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (70.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Security Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Analytics
4 6 (60.00%) Load Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (60.00%) Life Science
5 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Product Management
6 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (20.00%) BDD
6 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) QA
6 2 (20.00%) Selenium
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
7 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
7 1 (10.00%) LAN
7 1 (10.00%) WAN
7 1 (10.00%) ISEB
7 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Test Planning

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (60.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (70.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Security Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Analytics
4 6 (60.00%) Load Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) BDD
6 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Product Management
7 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Oxfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago