The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 56 78 87
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +9
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 10 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.92% 0.32% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 0.37% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 1
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -40.90%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
459 538 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 88.10% 87.20% 85.78%
Number of salaries quoted 410 398 624
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset 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 Dorset

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Dorset

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole -11 6 £34,000 +4.61% 1
Bournemouth +23 4 £32,500 -
Functional Testing
South West

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 17 (77.27%) SOA
2 16 (72.73%) Software Testing
3 15 (68.18%) SQL
4 12 (54.55%) IBM
4 12 (54.55%) Configuration Management
4 12 (54.55%) Middleware
4 12 (54.55%) Data Management
4 12 (54.55%) Test Scripting
4 12 (54.55%) Virtual Team
5 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (45.45%) SoapUI
6 10 (45.45%) REST
6 10 (45.45%) Non-Functional Testing
6 10 (45.45%) Security Testing
6 10 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (45.45%) Selenium
6 10 (45.45%) SOAP
6 10 (45.45%) Web Services
7 9 (40.91%) Visual Studio
7 9 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (36.36%) Automation Testing
8 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 8 (36.36%) ISEB
8 8 (36.36%) QA
9 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (31.82%) Temenos T24
9 7 (31.82%) Banking
9 7 (31.82%) Asset Management
9 7 (31.82%) Investment Banking

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 7 (31.82%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Selenium
1 10 (45.45%) SoapUI
2 9 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (40.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (31.82%) Banking
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
1 7 (31.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Middleware Engineer
1 12 (54.55%) Test Engineer
1 12 (54.55%) Test Leader
2 10 (45.45%) Tester
3 8 (36.36%) Web Tester
4 7 (31.82%) Automation Tester
5 5 (22.73%) Web Automation Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) Middleware
2 10 (45.45%) REST
2 10 (45.45%) SOAP
2 10 (45.45%) Web Services
3 7 (31.82%) XML
4 4 (18.18%) Angular 2
4 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Virtual Team
2 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) SOA
2 16 (72.73%) Software Testing
3 12 (54.55%) Configuration Management
3 12 (54.55%) Data Management
3 12 (54.55%) Test Scripting
4 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (45.45%) Non-Functional Testing
4 10 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (45.45%) Security Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Automation Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Asset Management
6 7 (31.82%) Integration Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Regression Testing
6 7 (31.82%) System Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
6 7 (31.82%) Test Management
6 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (22.73%) SDLC
7 5 (22.73%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) ISEB
2 7 (31.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) IBM
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) Green Hat
3 7 (31.82%) HP
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 7 (31.82%) webMethods
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