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

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 112 117 104
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 3 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.19% 1.08% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 1.22% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 15
Median salary £42,500 £31,750 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.85% +32.29%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,275
% change year-on-year
- +7.31%
Functional Testing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1453 1719 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 90.59% 88.75% 86.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1251 1488 1371
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol 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 Bristol

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Bristol

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (78.13%) Scrum
3 21 (65.63%) QA
4 16 (50.00%) User Stories
5 13 (40.63%) Wireframes
6 12 (37.50%) Java
7 11 (34.38%) Oracle
7 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
7 11 (34.38%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (28.13%) Selenium
9 8 (25.00%) Finance
9 8 (25.00%) JUnit
9 8 (25.00%) Unix
9 8 (25.00%) Windows
9 8 (25.00%) Cucumber
9 8 (25.00%) QA Automation
10 7 (21.88%) Manual Testing
11 6 (18.75%) System Testing
11 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
11 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
12 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
12 5 (15.63%) OO
12 5 (15.63%) SQL
12 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (15.63%) JBehave
12 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
12 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
13 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (12.50%) Data Protection

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) Confluence
2 3 (9.38%) JBoss
2 3 (9.38%) Mule
2 3 (9.38%) Mule ESB
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.13%) Big Data
4 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Selenium
2 8 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (25.00%) JUnit
3 5 (15.63%) JBehave
3 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (9.38%) FishEye
4 3 (9.38%) Geb
4 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
4 3 (9.38%) Gradle
4 3 (9.38%) JIRA
4 3 (9.38%) Maven
4 3 (9.38%) Mockito
4 3 (9.38%) Spock
4 3 (9.38%) Subversion
4 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.13%) JMeter
5 1 (3.13%) TestComplete
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Analyst
1 15 (46.88%) Test Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Tester
4 5 (15.63%) Java Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Tester
5 4 (12.50%) Software Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Manual Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Junior
8 1 (3.13%) Junior Test Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (9.38%) Apache Camel
1 3 (9.38%) Apache CXF
1 3 (9.38%) CSS
1 3 (9.38%) EJB
1 3 (9.38%) Java EE
1 3 (9.38%) JMS
1 3 (9.38%) jQuery
1 3 (9.38%) JSON
1 3 (9.38%) OSGi
1 3 (9.38%) REST
1 3 (9.38%) SOAP
1 3 (9.38%) Spring
1 3 (9.38%) Spring Integration
2 1 (3.13%) Flash
2 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) HTML5
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Unix
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (78.13%) Scrum
3 16 (50.00%) User Stories
4 13 (40.63%) Wireframes
5 11 (34.38%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (25.00%) QA Automation
7 7 (21.88%) Manual Testing
8 6 (18.75%) System Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
9 5 (15.63%) OO
9 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
10 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
11 3 (9.38%) BDD
11 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
11 3 (9.38%) Kanban
11 3 (9.38%) Microservices
11 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (12.50%) ISEB
2 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (65.63%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.13%) Sage