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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank - - 59
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 0 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - - 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
617 628 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 77.71% 85.68% 77.84%
Number of salaries quoted 478 523 316
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Banking

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration