Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Functional Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Functional Testing over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 125 149
Rank change year-on-year -17 +24 +17
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 29 37 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.95% 1.39% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.57% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 40
Oxfordshire median annual salary £46,250 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.47% -4.00% +10.29%
10th Percentile £22,875 £26,025 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £43,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

Functional Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,714 2,356 2,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 88.98% 88.57% 88.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,215 1,849 2,378
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,425 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Functional Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing 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 in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Oxfordshire

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Oxfordshire

Functional 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 Functional Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon +7 20 - - 2
Oxford -31 6 £50,000 +38.89% 1
Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Functional 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 Functional Testing.

1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Linux
2 20 (68.97%) Sophos
2 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (65.52%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (51.72%) Test Automation
5 13 (44.83%) QA
6 12 (41.38%) Non-Functional Testing
7 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
8 10 (34.48%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (34.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (34.48%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 10 (34.48%) Threat Detection
8 10 (34.48%) Acceptance Criteria
9 9 (31.03%) VirtualBox
9 9 (31.03%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
9 9 (31.03%) KVM
9 9 (31.03%) Docker
9 9 (31.03%) TDD
9 9 (31.03%) Subversion
9 9 (31.03%) Refactoring
9 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (31.03%) Java
9 9 (31.03%) Perl
9 9 (31.03%) Python
9 9 (31.03%) MySQL
9 9 (31.03%) Perforce
9 9 (31.03%) PostgreSQL

Functional 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 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (31.03%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (13.79%) SaaS
2 4 (13.79%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) MySQL
2 9 (31.03%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
3 4 (13.79%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Subversion
2 3 (10.34%) JIRA
3 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.90%) JMeter
3 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner
3 2 (6.90%) Selenium
3 2 (6.90%) TestComplete
3 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.45%) TestLink
4 1 (3.45%) TestRail
General
1 2 (6.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Product Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) QA Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) QA Engineer
3 9 (31.03%) Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Java Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Java Software Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Python Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.34%) HR Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Product Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Test Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Team Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 19 (65.52%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (34.48%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Test Automation
3 12 (41.38%) Non-Functional Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Acceptance Criteria
4 10 (34.48%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (34.48%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 10 (34.48%) Threat Detection
5 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (31.03%) Refactoring
5 9 (31.03%) TDD
6 5 (17.24%) Regression Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Analytics
7 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) Coaching
7 4 (13.79%) Data Analytics
8 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Java
1 9 (31.03%) Perl
1 9 (31.03%) Python
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) QA
2 4 (13.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.45%) GDPR
3 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Docker
1 9 (31.03%) KVM
1 9 (31.03%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Sophos
2 9 (31.03%) Perforce
3 4 (13.79%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft