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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 107 104 120
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 23 24 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.27% 1.26% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.46% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 4
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -2.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
1611 1644 1487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.01% 86.16% 87.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1439 1339 1224
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 42 (84.00%) Scrum
1 42 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (74.00%) Java
3 32 (64.00%) Cucumber
4 31 (62.00%) JUnit
5 29 (58.00%) Oracle
5 29 (58.00%) SQL Server
6 28 (56.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 28 (56.00%) QA
6 28 (56.00%) Selenium
7 21 (42.00%) Windows
8 20 (40.00%) Unix
8 20 (40.00%) Test Automation
8 20 (40.00%) QA Automation
9 18 (36.00%) TDD
10 17 (34.00%) OO
10 17 (34.00%) JBehave
11 16 (32.00%) Finance
12 15 (30.00%) Spring
12 15 (30.00%) Spock
13 14 (28.00%) BDD
13 14 (28.00%) Mockito
14 13 (26.00%) Grails
15 10 (20.00%) Mule
15 10 (20.00%) Spring Integration
15 10 (20.00%) Apache Camel
15 10 (20.00%) Mule ESB
16 9 (18.00%) Geb
16 9 (18.00%) REST
16 9 (18.00%) Groovy

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 10 (20.00%) Mule
1 10 (20.00%) Mule ESB
2 6 (12.00%) Apache
2 6 (12.00%) JBoss
3 3 (6.00%) Confluence
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (58.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.00%) Big Data
4 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (64.00%) Cucumber
2 31 (62.00%) JUnit
3 28 (56.00%) Selenium
4 17 (34.00%) JBehave
5 15 (30.00%) Spock
6 14 (28.00%) Mockito
7 9 (18.00%) Geb
7 9 (18.00%) JIRA
8 8 (16.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (16.00%) FishEye
9 6 (12.00%) EasyMock
10 5 (10.00%) jMock
10 5 (10.00%) WebDriver
11 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
11 3 (6.00%) Gradle
11 3 (6.00%) Maven
11 3 (6.00%) Subversion
12 1 (2.00%) JMeter
12 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
12 1 (2.00%) TestComplete
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Test Engineer
2 16 (32.00%) Automation Engineer
2 16 (32.00%) Developer
2 16 (32.00%) Java Engineer
2 16 (32.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 13 (26.00%) Java Developer
4 10 (20.00%) Agile Developer
4 10 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 10 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 8 (16.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (14.00%) Tester
7 6 (12.00%) Analyst
7 6 (12.00%) Senior Agile Developer
7 6 (12.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 6 (12.00%) Test Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) Manual Tester
9 3 (6.00%) Lead Tester
10 2 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Test Manager
11 1 (2.00%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) Spring
2 13 (26.00%) Grails
3 10 (20.00%) Apache Camel
3 10 (20.00%) Spring Integration
4 9 (18.00%) JMS
4 9 (18.00%) REST
4 9 (18.00%) SOAP
5 8 (16.00%) CSS
5 8 (16.00%) jQuery
5 8 (16.00%) JSON
6 7 (14.00%) Java EE
6 7 (14.00%) Struts
7 6 (12.00%) Hibernate
8 5 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (10.00%) Apache CXF
8 5 (10.00%) OSGi
9 3 (6.00%) EJB
10 1 (2.00%) .NET
10 1 (2.00%) HTML
10 1 (2.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Clustering
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) Windows
2 20 (40.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.00%) Android
3 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (84.00%) Scrum
2 28 (56.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 20 (40.00%) QA Automation
3 20 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 18 (36.00%) TDD
5 17 (34.00%) OO
6 14 (28.00%) BDD
7 9 (18.00%) CRM
8 7 (14.00%) Integration Testing
8 7 (14.00%) User Stories
9 6 (12.00%) Automated Testing
9 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (10.00%) Kanban
10 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.00%) Test Scripting
11 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
11 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (8.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (74.00%) Java
2 9 (18.00%) Groovy
2 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (18.00%) SQL
3 5 (10.00%) C++
3 5 (10.00%) Python
4 4 (8.00%) Perl
4 4 (8.00%) Ruby
4 4 (8.00%) Tcl
5 1 (2.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) ISEB
2 4 (8.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (56.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 29 (58.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
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