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 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 65 82 73
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.08% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £32,500 -
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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
493 597 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 88.67% 89.64% 84.17%
Number of salaries quoted 395 484 429
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 £29,250 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,648
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 3 May 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
Bournemouth +16 6 - -
Functional Testing
South West

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

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 Dorset region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 20 (86.96%) IBM
1 20 (86.96%) Middleware
1 20 (86.96%) Configuration Management
1 20 (86.96%) Data Management
2 18 (78.26%) Software Testing
3 16 (69.57%) Test Scripting
4 15 (65.22%) System Testing
4 15 (65.22%) QA
4 15 (65.22%) Temenos T24
4 15 (65.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (65.22%) Test Management
4 15 (65.22%) Green Hat
4 15 (65.22%) Relational Database
4 15 (65.22%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (65.22%) Banking
4 15 (65.22%) Regression Testing
4 15 (65.22%) Finance
4 15 (65.22%) webMethods
4 15 (65.22%) HP
4 15 (65.22%) ISEB
4 15 (65.22%) XML
4 15 (65.22%) MQSeries
5 14 (60.87%) SOA
6 12 (52.17%) SQL
7 11 (47.83%) Oracle
7 11 (47.83%) Unix
7 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
7 11 (47.83%) Java
7 11 (47.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (47.83%) Automation Testing

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 15 (65.22%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Temenos T24
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) Relational Database
2 6 (26.09%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Subversion
2 3 (13.04%) Selenium
2 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
2 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (65.22%) Banking
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Investment Banking
3 6 (26.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Test Engineer
2 16 (69.57%) Test Leader
3 14 (60.87%) Middleware Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Functional Test Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Automation Tester
5 3 (13.04%) Software Tester
5 3 (13.04%) Tester
6 2 (8.70%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) Middleware
2 15 (65.22%) XML
3 3 (13.04%) REST
3 3 (13.04%) SOAP
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Configuration Management
1 20 (86.96%) Data Management
2 18 (78.26%) Software Testing
3 16 (69.57%) Test Scripting
4 15 (65.22%) Regression Testing
4 15 (65.22%) System Testing
4 15 (65.22%) Test Management
4 15 (65.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (60.87%) SOA
6 11 (47.83%) Automation Testing
6 11 (47.83%) Integration Testing
6 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
7 9 (39.13%) Asset Management
8 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (30.43%) SDLC
8 7 (30.43%) V-Model
9 6 (26.09%) Cash Management
10 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
10 4 (17.39%) Decision Table
10 4 (17.39%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) ISEB
2 11 (47.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
3 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (65.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) IBM
2 15 (65.22%) Green Hat
2 15 (65.22%) HP
2 15 (65.22%) webMethods
3 11 (47.83%) Oracle
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft