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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 114 112 98
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 2 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% 1.67% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 1.85% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 27 14
Median salary £38,750 £47,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.42% +52.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £52,500 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,050
% change year-on-year
- +7.96%
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
1452 1676 1612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.57% 90.16% 88.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1455 1272
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £28,576
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) Scrum
3 14 (58.33%) QA
4 12 (50.00%) User Stories
4 12 (50.00%) Wireframes
5 6 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (25.00%) Finance
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (25.00%) Java
5 6 (25.00%) Selenium
6 5 (20.83%) Oracle
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
6 5 (20.83%) JUnit
6 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
6 5 (20.83%) System Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
6 5 (20.83%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 4 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (16.67%) Apache
7 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
7 4 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (12.50%) TDD
8 3 (12.50%) Pair Programming
8 3 (12.50%) ActiveMQ

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 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) Confluence
2 3 (12.50%) JBoss
2 3 (12.50%) Mule
2 3 (12.50%) Mule ESB
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
2 5 (20.83%) JUnit
2 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (12.50%) FishEye
3 3 (12.50%) Geb
3 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.50%) Gradle
3 3 (12.50%) JIRA
3 3 (12.50%) Maven
3 3 (12.50%) Mockito
3 3 (12.50%) Spock
3 3 (12.50%) Subversion
3 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 2 (8.33%) JBehave
5 1 (4.17%) JMeter
5 1 (4.17%) TestComplete
5 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Analyst
1 13 (54.17%) Test Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Tester
2 4 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 4 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Tester
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Java Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (12.50%) Apache Camel
1 3 (12.50%) Apache CXF
1 3 (12.50%) CSS
1 3 (12.50%) EJB
1 3 (12.50%) Java EE
1 3 (12.50%) JMS
1 3 (12.50%) jQuery
1 3 (12.50%) JSON
1 3 (12.50%) OSGi
1 3 (12.50%) REST
1 3 (12.50%) SOAP
1 3 (12.50%) Spring
1 3 (12.50%) Spring Integration
2 1 (4.17%) Flash
2 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) Scrum
3 12 (50.00%) User Stories
3 12 (50.00%) Wireframes
4 5 (20.83%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
4 5 (20.83%) System Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 4 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 3 (12.50%) BDD
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.50%) CRM
6 3 (12.50%) Kanban
6 3 (12.50%) Microservices
6 3 (12.50%) Pair Programming
6 3 (12.50%) TDD
6 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.33%) ISEB
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (58.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.17%) Sage
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