The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 110 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 5 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.33% 0.48% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.62% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 0
Average salary £27,000 £31,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.60% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Functional Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1214 1291 1263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.24% 77.31% 77.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 1131 1142
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +4 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing.

1 10 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 10 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (90.00%) Chip and PIN
2 9 (90.00%) ISEB
2 9 (90.00%) Retail
2 9 (90.00%) Usability Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Web Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (90.00%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (80.00%) Selenium
4 7 (70.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (20.00%) TestDirector
6 2 (20.00%) Bugzilla
6 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
7 1 (10.00%) User Stories
7 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) TDD
7 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (10.00%) .NET
7 1 (10.00%) Validation

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (80.00%) Selenium
3 2 (20.00%) TestDirector
3 2 (20.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 9 (90.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
1 9 (90.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Functional Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Chip and PIN
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Usability Testing
1 9 (90.00%) Web Testing
1 9 (90.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (90.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) HP