Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 138 158
Rank change year-on-year -36 +20 -20
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 11 29 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.36% 1.03% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 1.15% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 31
Oxfordshire median annual salary £48,750 £41,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +10.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £39,375 £27,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,625 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -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 2,761 2,520 2,822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 90.88% 89.74% 89.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,468 2,127 2,297
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 22 July 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 22 July 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 -26 6 £50,000 +25.00%
Witney - 2 £50,000 -
Thame - 1 £50,000 -
Abingdon - 1 £50,000 -
Banbury - 1 £50,000 -
Bicester - 1 £50,000 -
Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) EMC
3 4 (36.36%) Electronics
3 4 (36.36%) OrCAD
3 4 (36.36%) ECSS
4 3 (27.27%) RxJS
4 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 3 (27.27%) Go
4 3 (27.27%) TypeScript
4 3 (27.27%) Docker
4 3 (27.27%) GitLab
4 3 (27.27%) QA
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Selenium
5 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
5 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Logistics
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment

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 (36.36%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Demantra
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ASCP
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) GitLab
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
2 2 (18.18%) JMeter
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (9.09%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (36.36%) Electronics
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analogue Design Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Digital Design Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Electronics Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) PCB Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Python Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Python Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Python Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) RxJS
2 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (18.18%) Logistics
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Testing
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C++
1 3 (27.27%) Go
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) Python
1 3 (27.27%) TypeScript
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ECSS
2 3 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle