Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 68 64
Rank change year-on-year -11 -4 +18
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 9 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 1.21% 1.03% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.16% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 8
Bath median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +19.05%
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,625 £39,125
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +20.97%

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 690 516 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 92.99% 88.97% 87.35%
Number of salaries quoted 611 479 475
Bath median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,900 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £60,750
Somerset median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%

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 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Bath

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Bath region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Selenium
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) ISEB
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
5 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Fintech
5 2 (22.22%) Case Management
5 2 (22.22%) BrowserStack
5 2 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) JMeter
2 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 3 (33.33%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
2 1 (11.11%) QA Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Case Management
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Scalability Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Xamarin