Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 136 146
Rank change year-on-year -15 +10 +21
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 21 33 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.67% 1.17% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.32% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 42
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,875 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +27.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £30,250 £31,750 £21,625
90th Percentile £52,500 £58,625 £43,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +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 2758 2505 3029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 88.43% 88.80% 87.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2254 1995 2431
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £63,750
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 15 December 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 6 months to 15 December 2017. 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 - 16 - - 2
Oxford -27 4 £50,000 +29.87% 1
Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Linux
2 16 (76.19%) Sophos
2 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (76.19%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 12 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
5 10 (47.62%) QA
6 8 (38.10%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (38.10%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 8 (38.10%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (38.10%) Threat Detection
6 8 (38.10%) Acceptance Criteria
7 7 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (33.33%) VirtualBox
7 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 7 (33.33%) KVM
7 7 (33.33%) Docker
7 7 (33.33%) Perforce
7 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (33.33%) Python
7 7 (33.33%) Java
7 7 (33.33%) Perl
7 7 (33.33%) MySQL
7 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 7 (33.33%) TDD
7 7 (33.33%) Subversion
7 7 (33.33%) Refactoring
7 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

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 (4.76%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) MySQL
1 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Subversion
2 3 (14.29%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.52%) JMeter
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.76%) eCATT
4 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.76%) TestLink
4 1 (4.76%) TestRail
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
1 8 (38.10%) Product Analyst
1 8 (38.10%) QA Analyst
1 8 (38.10%) QA Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Java Software Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Python Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Functional Tester
4 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (38.10%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 12 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Acceptance Criteria
4 8 (38.10%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (38.10%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 8 (38.10%) Threat Detection
5 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (33.33%) Refactoring
5 7 (33.33%) TDD
6 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (9.52%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
7 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Test Management
7 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
1 7 (33.33%) Perl
1 7 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) QA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Docker
1 7 (33.33%) KVM
1 7 (33.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Sophos
2 7 (33.33%) Perforce
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Infor
3 1 (4.76%) JDA
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) RedPrairie
3 1 (4.76%) SAP