Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 152 159
Rank change year-on-year -17 +7 -28
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 4 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.14% 0.62% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.69% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 23
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,749
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.74% +6.85%
10th Percentile £40,500 £31,306 £29,450
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £60,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +5.88%

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 2,496 2,456 2,841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 90.21% 90.19% 90.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,188 2,024 2,249
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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
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 23 September 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
Oxford -24 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Thame - 1 £50,000 -
Witney - 1 £50,000 -
Abingdon - 1 £50,000 -
Banbury - 1 £50,000 -
Bicester - 1 £50,000 - 1
Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Go
2 3 (75.00%) TypeScript
2 3 (75.00%) Docker
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) RxJS
2 3 (75.00%) GitLab
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) JMeter
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Logistics

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) GitLab
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Python Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Python Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Python Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) RxJS
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Logistics
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Go
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Docker