The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 200 180 217
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +37
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 34 66 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.65% 1.15% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.29% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 25 41 27
Median salary £34,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Functional Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4600 5099 5625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.95% 88.74% 85.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3823 4289 4625
Median salary £43,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 the South West

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the South West region.

Functional Testing Salary Trend in the South West

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in the South West

Functional Testing
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the South West 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
Gloucestershire -8 12 £34,750 -22.77% 2
Somerset -3 8 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Bristol -2 6 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Devon -18 5 £33,500 +28.84% 1
Dorset -2 2 £40,000 +17.64%
Wiltshire +15 1 £57,500 +109.09% 1
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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 South West region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 37 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (46.27%) SQL
3 30 (44.78%) Test Scripting
4 25 (37.31%) Selenium
5 24 (35.82%) Software Testing
6 20 (29.85%) ISTQB
6 20 (29.85%) Regression Testing
6 20 (29.85%) ISEB
7 17 (25.37%) Non-Functional Testing
8 16 (23.88%) QA
8 16 (23.88%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (19.40%) SoapUI
10 12 (17.91%) Test Management
10 12 (17.91%) Java
10 12 (17.91%) C#
11 11 (16.42%) SOAP
11 11 (16.42%) Python
11 11 (16.42%) Degree
11 11 (16.42%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (16.42%) SDLC
12 10 (14.93%) DV Cleared
12 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
12 10 (14.93%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (14.93%) Linux
12 10 (14.93%) Web Services
13 9 (13.43%) XML
13 9 (13.43%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (13.43%) Test Automation
13 9 (13.43%) REST
13 9 (13.43%) Test Strategy

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (2.99%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.49%) Apache
2 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.49%) CMS
2 1 (1.49%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Office
2 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Internet
1 2 (2.99%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.97%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.99%) MySQL
5 2 (2.99%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.49%) GIS
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.49%) Power BI
6 1 (1.49%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 25 (37.31%) Selenium
2 13 (19.40%) SoapUI
3 9 (13.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (11.94%) JIRA
5 5 (7.46%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
5 5 (7.46%) WebDriver
6 4 (5.97%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.97%) JUnit
6 4 (5.97%) LoadRunner
6 4 (5.97%) TestDirector
7 3 (4.48%) HP UFT
7 3 (4.48%) Spock
8 2 (2.99%) TestNG
8 2 (2.99%) WinRunner
9 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.49%) Hudson
9 1 (1.49%) Maven
9 1 (1.49%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (10.45%) Back Office
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Advertising
2 3 (4.48%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.49%) Billing
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (44.78%) Analyst
2 29 (43.28%) Test Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) Test Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Tester
5 7 (10.45%) Test Manager
6 6 (8.96%) Automation Tester
6 6 (8.96%) Software Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Software Test Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Web Tester
7 5 (7.46%) Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Test Leader
8 4 (5.97%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Web Automation Tester
9 3 (4.48%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Software Test Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Test Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) SOAP
2 10 (14.93%) Web Services
3 9 (13.43%) REST
3 9 (13.43%) XML
4 3 (4.48%) .NET
4 3 (4.48%) CSS
4 3 (4.48%) HTML
4 3 (4.48%) JSON
5 2 (2.99%) Angular 2
5 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.99%) CSS3
5 2 (2.99%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.49%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.49%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.49%) J2EE
6 1 (1.49%) LAMP
6 1 (1.49%) Spring
6 1 (1.49%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.45%) Mathematics
2 7 (10.45%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.49%) iPad
4 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Linux
2 4 (5.97%) Unix
3 3 (4.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.78%) Test Scripting
3 24 (35.82%) Software Testing
4 20 (29.85%) Regression Testing
5 17 (25.37%) Non-Functional Testing
6 12 (17.91%) Test Management
7 11 (16.42%) SDLC
7 11 (16.42%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (13.43%) Manual Testing
8 9 (13.43%) Test Automation
8 9 (13.43%) Test Strategy
9 8 (11.94%) Defect Management
10 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
10 7 (10.45%) Test Planning
11 6 (8.96%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (8.96%) People Management
11 6 (8.96%) Security Testing
11 6 (8.96%) SOA
11 6 (8.96%) Time Management
11 6 (8.96%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.27%) SQL
2 12 (17.91%) C#
2 12 (17.91%) Java
3 11 (16.42%) Python
4 7 (10.45%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.48%) C++
6 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.99%) C
7 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.99%) VBScript
8 1 (1.49%) Perl
8 1 (1.49%) PHP
8 1 (1.49%) Ruby
8 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (29.85%) ISEB
1 20 (29.85%) ISTQB
2 11 (16.42%) Degree
3 10 (14.93%) DV Cleared
3 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.49%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.88%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 10 (14.93%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.49%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) HP
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
1 7 (10.45%) Oracle
2 3 (4.48%) Tableau
3 2 (2.99%) SAP
3 2 (2.99%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (1.49%) ESRI
4 1 (1.49%) Panasonic
4 1 (1.49%) Zend
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 11 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 27 days ago
Bath, Avon
myBench Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Swindon
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago