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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 77 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 17 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.07% 0.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 0.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
701 634 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 85.49% 84.08% 88.91%
Number of salaries quoted 504 564 433
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +17 14 - - 1
Poole - 3 £34,000 -
Functional Testing
South West

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 30 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (74.36%) Software Testing
3 25 (64.10%) Finance
4 23 (58.97%) SOA
5 22 (56.41%) ISEB
5 22 (56.41%) Regression Testing
5 22 (56.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (53.85%) Test Management
6 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (46.15%) QA
7 18 (46.15%) System Testing
7 18 (46.15%) Test Automation
8 17 (43.59%) Temenos T24
8 17 (43.59%) Green Hat
8 17 (43.59%) Relational Database
8 17 (43.59%) Banking
8 17 (43.59%) Data Management
8 17 (43.59%) Middleware
8 17 (43.59%) webMethods
8 17 (43.59%) Configuration Management
8 17 (43.59%) IBM
8 17 (43.59%) HP
8 17 (43.59%) SQL
8 17 (43.59%) XML
8 17 (43.59%) MQSeries
9 16 (41.03%) Penetration Testing
9 16 (41.03%) Automation Testing
10 15 (38.46%) REST
10 15 (38.46%) Selenium
10 15 (38.46%) SOAP

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Application Platforms
1 17 (43.59%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Temenos T24
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) 2G
2 1 (2.56%) 3G
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) Relational Database
2 8 (20.51%) OLTP
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Selenium
2 14 (35.90%) SoapUI
3 12 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (28.21%) Visual Studio
5 5 (12.82%) Subversion
6 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.56%) JIRA
6 1 (2.56%) Protractor
6 1 (2.56%) TestComplete
General
1 25 (64.10%) Finance
2 17 (43.59%) Banking
3 9 (23.08%) Investment Banking
4 8 (20.51%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Test Engineer
2 14 (35.90%) Test Leader
3 11 (28.21%) Automated Tester
3 11 (28.21%) Software Tester
3 11 (28.21%) Tester
4 9 (23.08%) Middleware Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) SOA Tester
5 7 (17.95%) Test Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Functional Test Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Software Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) QA Leader
9 1 (2.56%) Angular Developer
9 1 (2.56%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 1 (2.56%) PHP Web Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) Middleware
1 17 (43.59%) XML
2 15 (38.46%) REST
2 15 (38.46%) SOAP
3 14 (35.90%) Web Services
4 9 (23.08%) .NET
5 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) HTML5
5 1 (2.56%) Laravel
5 1 (2.56%) React
Miscellaneous
1 30 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.26%) PMI
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Unix
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Software Testing
2 23 (58.97%) SOA
3 22 (56.41%) Regression Testing
3 22 (56.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (53.85%) Test Management
5 18 (46.15%) System Testing
5 18 (46.15%) Test Automation
6 17 (43.59%) Configuration Management
6 17 (43.59%) Data Management
7 16 (41.03%) Automation Testing
7 16 (41.03%) Penetration Testing
8 14 (35.90%) Non-Functional Testing
9 13 (33.33%) Test Scripting
10 12 (30.77%) Integration Testing
10 12 (30.77%) Security Testing
11 9 (23.08%) Asset Management
12 8 (20.51%) Cash Management
13 7 (17.95%) SDLC
14 5 (12.82%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 12 (30.77%) Java
3 5 (12.82%) XPath
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (56.41%) ISEB
2 12 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
3 5 (12.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (10.26%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (46.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.56%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Green Hat
1 17 (43.59%) HP
1 17 (43.59%) IBM
1 17 (43.59%) webMethods
2 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.77%) Oracle
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago