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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 65 63 83
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 2 26 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.41% 3.37% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 4.04% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 2
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
396 643 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 81.15% 83.40% 83.89%
Number of salaries quoted 362 478 471
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 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 +1 2 £31,750 -6.61%
Bournemouth +9 1 £40,000 -8.57%
Functional Testing
South West

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 9 (75.00%) SOAP
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
1 9 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 8 (66.67%) REST
2 8 (66.67%) Web Services
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Security Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (50.00%) SOA
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (25.00%) QA
8 2 (16.67%) Angular 2
8 2 (16.67%) CRM
8 2 (16.67%) JIRA
8 2 (16.67%) Test Management
8 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
8 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 2 (16.67%) C#
9 1 (8.33%) HTML
9 1 (8.33%) JavaScript

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 (8.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
1 9 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
5 1 (8.33%) JUnit
5 1 (8.33%) PHPUnit
5 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Automation Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Web Tester
3 4 (33.33%) Web Automation Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) CRM Manager
5 2 (16.67%) QA Leader
5 2 (16.67%) QA Manager
5 2 (16.67%) QA Test Manager
5 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
5 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
6 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) SOAP
2 8 (66.67%) REST
2 8 (66.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) Angular 2
3 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) LAMP
4 1 (8.33%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 6 (50.00%) SOA
3 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
6 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Zend