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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 85 - 105
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 4 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.44% - 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% - 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Median salary £32,500 - £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
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
857 958 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.36% 87.49% 82.81%
Number of salaries quoted 727 758 886
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 26 May 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 - 4 £32,500 - 1
Functional Testing
East of England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 5 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Management
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 3 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (60.00%) Bugzilla
3 3 (60.00%) Rally
3 3 (60.00%) Testopia
3 3 (60.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Testing
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Qt
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) C
5 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation

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:

Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Bugzilla
2 3 (60.00%) Testopia
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (20.00%) Fintech
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 3 (60.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Management
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Rally
2 1 (20.00%) HP
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