Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 153 128
Rank change year-on-year +9 -25 +25
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 26 32 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.93% 1.00% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.13% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 22 32 49
Oxfordshire median annual salary £41,250 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -16.67% +38.46%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,800 £26,250
90th Percentile £49,750 £57,125 £50,250
South East median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% +20.00%

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 2454 2828 2579
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 87.61% 88.46% 85.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2082 2298 2079
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +10.47% +1.18%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,425 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Oxford +11 23 £40,000 -14.44%
Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 19 (73.08%) QA
2 18 (69.23%) Test Automation
3 17 (65.38%) Non-Functional Testing
4 14 (53.85%) Windows
5 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (46.15%) System Testing
6 10 (38.46%) Manual Testing
6 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
7 9 (34.62%) ISTQB
7 9 (34.62%) Performance Testing
8 8 (30.77%) Selenium
8 8 (30.77%) SQL
9 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
10 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
10 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
10 6 (23.08%) Algorithms
10 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
10 6 (23.08%) Ruby
10 6 (23.08%) C++
10 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 6 (23.08%) Linux
10 6 (23.08%) Python
10 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
11 5 (19.23%) ISEB
11 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (19.23%) Gherkin
12 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
12 4 (15.38%) User Stories
12 4 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
13 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) BPCS
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.85%) NetSuite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Selenium
2 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.69%) TestComplete
5 1 (3.85%) eCATT
5 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Test Manager
2 7 (26.92%) Test Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Tester
4 5 (19.23%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Tester
5 4 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) QA Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Test Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 17 (65.38%) Non-Functional Testing
3 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) System Testing
4 10 (38.46%) Manual Testing
4 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
5 9 (34.62%) Performance Testing
6 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
8 4 (15.38%) User Stories
9 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
10 2 (7.69%) BDD
10 2 (7.69%) ERP
10 2 (7.69%) SDLC
10 2 (7.69%) Test Management
10 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (3.85%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 6 (23.08%) C++
2 6 (23.08%) Python
2 6 (23.08%) Ruby
3 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) ISTQB
2 5 (19.23%) ISEB
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (73.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Epicor
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) IFS
3 1 (3.85%) Infor
3 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.85%) JDA
3 1 (3.85%) RedPrairie
3 1 (3.85%) Sage
3 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
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