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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank - 88 -
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.59% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
814 856 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.96% 84.33% 80.71%
Number of salaries quoted 705 771 842
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Wiki
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Zephyr
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification