Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for Functional Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Functional Testing over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 80 68
Rank change year-on-year +22 -12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 5 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 1.06% 1.23% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.29% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 6
Bath median annual salary £31,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.88% +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £29,750 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £43,300 £52,500 £50,625
Somerset median annual salary £31,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -25.88% +21.43% -6.67%

Functional Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bath
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 435 696 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 92.16% 94.82% 91.21%
Number of salaries quoted 352 621 487
Bath median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,150
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,750 £60,000
Somerset median annual salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +6.67%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings citing Functional Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Bath

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Bath

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Bath

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Bath

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Bath over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Bath

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bath region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Stress Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Scalability Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (60.00%) Xamarin
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
4 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) GDPR
4 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) JSON

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Mindset
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Scalability Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Stress Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow