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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 128 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.10% 0.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Average salary £31,000 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.16% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
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
1583 1691 1421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 81.26% 84.63% 81.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1373 1362 1240
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) PowerPivot
3 2 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Business Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft