Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 118 138
Rank change year-on-year -36 +20 +17
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 31 48 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.99% 1.79% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 2.00% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13 35 39
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.06% -4.00% -18.92%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £53,750 £43,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% -11.11%

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 2,861 2,399 2,870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 91.06% 89.25% 89.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,427 1,971 2,326
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
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 26 April 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 26 April 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 0 17 - -
Oxford -50 6 £42,500 +18.06%
Witney - 1 £58,500 -
Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (54.84%) Linux
3 17 (54.84%) Sophos
3 17 (54.84%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (54.84%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (45.16%) QA
5 13 (41.94%) Test Automation
6 11 (35.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
7 9 (29.03%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (29.03%) Acceptance Criteria
7 9 (29.03%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 9 (29.03%) Threat Detection
8 8 (25.81%) VirtualBox
8 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
8 8 (25.81%) KVM
8 8 (25.81%) Docker
8 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (25.81%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (25.81%) Refactoring
8 8 (25.81%) TDD
8 8 (25.81%) Subversion
8 8 (25.81%) Perforce
8 8 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (25.81%) MySQL
8 8 (25.81%) Java
8 8 (25.81%) Perl

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 (12.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (12.90%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) SAP HR
2 1 (3.23%) Demantra
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (25.81%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (12.90%) SaaS
2 4 (12.90%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) MySQL
2 8 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.90%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.23%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Subversion
2 3 (9.68%) TestComplete
3 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.45%) JMeter
3 2 (6.45%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (12.90%) Electronics
2 3 (9.68%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) QA Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Product Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) QA Engineer
4 8 (25.81%) Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Java Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Java Software Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Python Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Software Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Analogue Design Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Digital Design Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Electronics Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) PCB Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) HR Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Test Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Product Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (6.45%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 17 (54.84%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (41.94%) Test Automation
4 11 (35.48%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (29.03%) Acceptance Criteria
5 9 (29.03%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 9 (29.03%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (29.03%) Threat Detection
6 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (25.81%) Refactoring
6 8 (25.81%) Regression Testing
6 8 (25.81%) TDD
7 4 (12.90%) Analytics
7 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) Coaching
7 4 (12.90%) Data Analytics
8 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.45%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Java
1 8 (25.81%) Perl
1 8 (25.81%) Python
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (45.16%) QA
2 4 (12.90%) Data Quality
2 4 (12.90%) ECSS
3 1 (3.23%) GDPR
3 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Docker
1 8 (25.81%) KVM
1 8 (25.81%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Sophos
2 8 (25.81%) Perforce
3 4 (12.90%) EMC
3 4 (12.90%) SAP
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle