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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
South West / Dorset
Rank - 78 95
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 0 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 1.74% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.92% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.61%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
359 730 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 84.07% 90.57% 86.83%
Number of salaries quoted 303 526 600
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,834
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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Web Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL