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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
South West / Dorset
Rank 65 73 94
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +21
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 2 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.44% 2.31% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 2.64% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%

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
366 681 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 80.97% 87.31% 83.77%
Number of salaries quoted 317 514 549
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +5 2 £31,750 -6.61%
Bournemouth +13 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Functional Testing
South West

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Symfony
4 1 (16.67%) Zend
4 1 (16.67%) LAMP
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) OO

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 1 (16.67%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) PHPUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) CRM Manager
2 2 (33.33%) QA Leader
2 2 (33.33%) QA Manager
2 2 (33.33%) QA Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Web Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) LAMP
3 1 (16.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) OO PHP
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Zend