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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 102 117 100
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 25 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.54% 0.48% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 0.56% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 14
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +37.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,850 £51,200 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
1391 1260 1295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 85.71% 87.26% 83.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1112 1065 1079
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram 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 11 February 2016. 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 12 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Banbury - 5 £37,500 - 1
Thame - 2 £42,500 -
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 29 (67.44%) QA
2 21 (48.84%) Degree
3 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (46.51%) Finance
4 16 (37.21%) Regression Testing
5 15 (34.88%) Non-Functional Testing
6 13 (30.23%) Test Scripting
7 12 (27.91%) Java
8 11 (25.58%) TDD
8 11 (25.58%) Software Testing
8 11 (25.58%) Automation Testing
8 11 (25.58%) BDD
9 10 (23.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (23.26%) SQL
9 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
10 9 (20.93%) C#
10 9 (20.93%) Performance Testing
11 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
11 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
11 8 (18.60%) HP
11 8 (18.60%) ISEB
12 7 (16.28%) .NET
12 7 (16.28%) Automated Testing
12 7 (16.28%) Selenium
13 6 (13.95%) HP Quality Center
13 6 (13.95%) Test Strategy
13 6 (13.95%) Defect Management
14 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
14 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
14 5 (11.63%) Test Management

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) Apache
1 1 (2.33%) IIS
1 1 (2.33%) Mule
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) LDAP
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Selenium
2 4 (9.30%) HP UFT
2 4 (9.30%) TestComplete
3 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.65%) JIRA
4 2 (4.65%) QARun
4 2 (4.65%) TestDirector
4 2 (4.65%) WinRunner
5 1 (2.33%) Ant
5 1 (2.33%) CasperJS
5 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.33%) JUnit
5 1 (2.33%) Maven
5 1 (2.33%) NUnit
5 1 (2.33%) PhantomJS
5 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Electronics
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Tester
2 14 (32.56%) QA Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Software Tester
4 8 (18.60%) QA Leader
5 7 (16.28%) Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) Test Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) Test Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) QA Tester
6 5 (11.63%) Senior QA Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Junior
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Graduate
8 3 (6.98%) Graduate Tester
8 3 (6.98%) QA Test Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Software Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Test Manager
8 3 (6.98%) UAT Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.98%) XML
4 2 (4.65%) CSS
4 2 (4.65%) HTML
5 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.33%) Java EE
5 1 (2.33%) JDBC
5 1 (2.33%) JMS
5 1 (2.33%) JPA
5 1 (2.33%) jQuery
5 1 (2.33%) JSP
5 1 (2.33%) SOAP
5 1 (2.33%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.33%) Spring Security
5 1 (2.33%) STL
5 1 (2.33%) Web Services
5 1 (2.33%) XSD
5 1 (2.33%) XSLT
5 1 (2.33%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) User Experience
2 1 (2.33%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (37.21%) Regression Testing
3 15 (34.88%) Non-Functional Testing
4 13 (30.23%) Test Scripting
5 11 (25.58%) Automation Testing
5 11 (25.58%) BDD
5 11 (25.58%) Software Testing
5 11 (25.58%) TDD
6 10 (23.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (20.93%) Performance Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Automated Testing
9 6 (13.95%) Defect Management
9 6 (13.95%) Test Strategy
10 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
10 5 (11.63%) Test Management
10 5 (11.63%) V-Model
10 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
11 4 (9.30%) SDLC
12 3 (6.98%) Coaching
12 3 (6.98%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) Java
2 10 (23.26%) SQL
3 9 (20.93%) C#
4 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.98%) C
6 3 (6.98%) C++
7 2 (4.65%) VBScript
8 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (48.84%) Degree
2 8 (18.60%) ISEB
2 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
3 4 (9.30%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (67.44%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) HP
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago