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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 108 114 121
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 20 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.10% 0.79% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.93% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 14
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,250 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.67%
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
1629 1723 1796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.26% 85.30% 87.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1418 1439 1434
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 3 May 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 37 (86.05%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (76.74%) Scrum
3 29 (67.44%) QA
4 21 (48.84%) Non-Functional Testing
4 21 (48.84%) Java
5 19 (44.19%) Oracle
6 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
6 18 (41.86%) User Stories
6 18 (41.86%) Selenium
7 16 (37.21%) Windows
8 15 (34.88%) Unix
8 15 (34.88%) Cucumber
8 15 (34.88%) QA Automation
9 14 (32.56%) Test Automation
9 14 (32.56%) JUnit
10 12 (27.91%) OO
10 12 (27.91%) JBehave
11 10 (23.26%) Finance
12 8 (18.60%) SQL
12 8 (18.60%) Manual Testing
13 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
13 6 (13.95%) ISEB
13 6 (13.95%) Regression Testing
13 6 (13.95%) System Testing
13 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
14 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (11.63%) Software Testing
14 5 (11.63%) ISTQB
14 5 (11.63%) Apache

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 5 (11.63%) Apache
2 3 (6.98%) Confluence
2 3 (6.98%) JBoss
2 3 (6.98%) Mule
2 3 (6.98%) Mule ESB
3 2 (4.65%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.65%) Big Data
4 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.65%) MySQL
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Selenium
2 15 (34.88%) Cucumber
3 14 (32.56%) JUnit
4 12 (27.91%) JBehave
5 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (9.30%) JIRA
6 4 (9.30%) WebDriver
7 3 (6.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (6.98%) FishEye
7 3 (6.98%) Geb
7 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
7 3 (6.98%) Gradle
7 3 (6.98%) Maven
7 3 (6.98%) Mockito
7 3 (6.98%) Spock
7 3 (6.98%) Subversion
8 2 (4.65%) JMeter
8 2 (4.65%) TestComplete
9 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Analyst
1 17 (39.53%) Test Analyst
2 15 (34.88%) Test Engineer
3 11 (25.58%) Java Engineer
3 11 (25.58%) Test Automation Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Tester
5 4 (9.30%) Agile Tester
5 4 (9.30%) Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Software Tester
6 3 (6.98%) Manual Tester
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Junior
7 2 (4.65%) Junior Test Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Developer in Test
8 1 (2.33%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (6.98%) Apache Camel
1 3 (6.98%) Apache CXF
1 3 (6.98%) CSS
1 3 (6.98%) EJB
1 3 (6.98%) Java EE
1 3 (6.98%) JMS
1 3 (6.98%) jQuery
1 3 (6.98%) JSON
1 3 (6.98%) OSGi
1 3 (6.98%) REST
1 3 (6.98%) SOAP
1 3 (6.98%) Spring
1 3 (6.98%) Spring Integration
2 2 (4.65%) Flash
2 2 (4.65%) HTML
2 2 (4.65%) HTML5
2 2 (4.65%) LAMP
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (6.98%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Windows
2 15 (34.88%) Unix
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Android
4 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (86.05%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (76.74%) Scrum
3 21 (48.84%) Non-Functional Testing
4 18 (41.86%) User Stories
5 15 (34.88%) QA Automation
6 14 (32.56%) Test Automation
7 12 (27.91%) OO
8 8 (18.60%) Manual Testing
9 6 (13.95%) Regression Testing
9 6 (13.95%) System Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Software Testing
11 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
11 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (9.30%) Data Protection
11 4 (9.30%) Kanban
11 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
11 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
12 3 (6.98%) BDD
12 3 (6.98%) Microservices
12 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) Java
2 8 (18.60%) SQL
3 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) Python
5 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) ISEB
2 5 (11.63%) ISTQB
2 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (9.30%) Degree
4 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (67.44%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Oracle
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.33%) Sage