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 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 83 76 89
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 1 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.13% 0.50% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.60% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 7
Average salary £70,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
680 836 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 88.20% 83.35% 87.80%
Number of salaries quoted 619 676 800
Average salary £49,000 £45,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) V-Model
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) PuTTY
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 1 (16.67%) Rally
5 1 (16.67%) Testopia
5 1 (16.67%) Degree

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) PuTTY
1 1 (16.67%) SSH
1 1 (16.67%) Telnet
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (16.67%) NUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Testopia
2 1 (16.67%) Toad
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Testing Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) V-Model
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Rally
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