The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 70 96 94
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -2
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 7 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.93% 0.10% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.12% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 6
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
- +8.84%
Functional Testing
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
690 858 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.27% 86.75% 83.77%
Number of salaries quoted 614 761 832
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,900 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton - 6 £40,000 -
Functional Testing
East of England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Waterfall
3 7 (63.64%) JIRA
3 7 (63.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 7 (63.64%) SDLC
4 6 (54.55%) Regression Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
4 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
4 6 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (54.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Testing
5 5 (45.45%) BDD
5 5 (45.45%) Project Management
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 5 (45.45%) .NET
5 5 (45.45%) HP
5 5 (45.45%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
6 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (36.36%) Software Delivery
6 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
6 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 4 (36.36%) MVC
6 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
6 4 (36.36%) SpecFlow
6 4 (36.36%) Web Development
6 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) JIRA
2 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
2 4 (36.36%) SpecFlow
2 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (18.18%) Bugzilla
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
3 2 (18.18%) Testopia
4 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
4 1 (9.09%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Automation Tester
3 2 (18.18%) ETL Tester
3 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer in Test
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (9.09%) Qt
3 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 3 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
4 1 (9.09%) Fintech
4 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Waterfall
3 7 (63.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 7 (63.64%) SDLC
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (54.55%) Regression Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
4 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
4 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
5 5 (45.45%) BDD
5 5 (45.45%) Project Management
5 5 (45.45%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
6 4 (36.36%) MVC
6 4 (36.36%) Software Delivery
6 4 (36.36%) Time Management
6 4 (36.36%) Web Development
7 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Ruby
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Rally