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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 69 87 85
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 7 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.04% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.27% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 2
Median salary £55,000 £63,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.72% +74.65%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
604 741 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 90.15% 89.06% 83.96%
Number of salaries quoted 528 679 660
Median salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,200
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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 £52,750 - 1
Functional Testing
East of England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 10 (83.33%) Regression Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Project Management
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 8 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 8 (66.67%) BDD
3 8 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Testing
3 8 (66.67%) Software Delivery
3 8 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 8 (66.67%) SDLC
3 8 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (50.00%) RESTful
4 6 (50.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) Time Management
5 3 (25.00%) QA
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Ruby
6 2 (16.67%) ISTQB

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 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (8.33%) Functional QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Leader
4 1 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Assurance Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Regression Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Project Management
2 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Testing
3 8 (66.67%) BDD
3 8 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 8 (66.67%) SDLC
3 8 (66.67%) Software Delivery
3 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 8 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 8 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
3 8 (66.67%) Waterfall
4 6 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Time Management
6 2 (16.67%) MVC
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton
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Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago