The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank - 54 53
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 0 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 0.33% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.39% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Functional Testing
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
212 256 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 93.39% 83.93% 90.43%
Number of salaries quoted 203 218 304
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Bedford region.

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Bedford

Functional Testing
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Testing Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA