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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 107 98
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 18 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.27% 0.99% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.13% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 23
Median salary £36,000 £32,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.76% -31.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £25,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £37,500 £49,100
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1237 1326 1302
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 87.24% 87.52% 85.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1065 1105 1019
Median salary £45,000 £48,500 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.21% +8.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +7 17 £36,000 +30.90% 1
Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, 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 25 (54.35%) QA
2 22 (47.83%) Performance Testing
2 22 (47.83%) Non-Functional Testing
3 20 (43.48%) Windows
4 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
6 17 (36.96%) ISTQB
7 16 (34.78%) User Stories
8 15 (32.61%) System Testing
9 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
9 13 (28.26%) ISEB
10 12 (26.09%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (26.09%) Gherkin
11 11 (23.91%) SQL
12 10 (21.74%) Test Strategy
13 9 (19.57%) Test Scripting
14 6 (13.04%) Regression Testing
14 6 (13.04%) Linux
14 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
15 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
15 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
15 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (10.87%) Manual Testing
15 5 (10.87%) Degree
15 5 (10.87%) Automated Testing
16 4 (8.70%) JSON
16 4 (8.70%) MVC
16 4 (8.70%) HTML
16 4 (8.70%) JavaScript

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) BPCS
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.70%) Vagrant
4 3 (6.52%) Selenium
5 2 (4.35%) TestComplete
6 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Test Manager
1 16 (34.78%) Tester
2 14 (30.43%) Senior Tester
3 4 (8.70%) Developer
3 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) Head of QA
4 3 (6.52%) Head of Testing
4 3 (6.52%) PHP Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Test Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Automation Tester
5 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) QA Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Software Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) Gherkin
2 4 (8.70%) CSS
2 4 (8.70%) HTML
2 4 (8.70%) JSON
2 4 (8.70%) LESS
2 4 (8.70%) Sass
2 4 (8.70%) Twig
2 4 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.70%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Non-Functional Testing
1 22 (47.83%) Performance Testing
2 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (34.78%) User Stories
4 15 (32.61%) System Testing
5 12 (26.09%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (21.74%) Test Strategy
7 9 (19.57%) Test Scripting
8 6 (13.04%) Regression Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Automated Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.87%) Manual Testing
10 4 (8.70%) API Development
10 4 (8.70%) MVC
10 4 (8.70%) OO
10 4 (8.70%) OO PHP
10 4 (8.70%) Time Management
11 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (6.52%) Integration Testing
11 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
3 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.70%) PHP
4 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.35%) C++
4 2 (4.35%) Python
4 2 (4.35%) Ruby
5 1 (2.17%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) VB
5 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) ISTQB
2 13 (28.26%) ISEB
3 5 (10.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (54.35%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Epicor
2 1 (2.17%) IFS
2 1 (2.17%) JD Edwards
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) Sage
2 1 (2.17%) SAP
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