Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 59 65
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 17 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 2.46% 1.57% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 1.75% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 3
Bath median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +19.05%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,750 £38,750
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £36,250 £38,750
% change year-on-year +24.14% -6.45% +25.00%

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 636 515 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 92.04% 89.88% 88.15%
Number of salaries quoted 588 455 429
Bath median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,350 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £61,250
Somerset median annual salary £41,377 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.44% +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 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Bath

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
2 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Selenium
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Digital Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) C#
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Firmware
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) ISEB
7 2 (11.76%) .NET
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
7 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
7 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (11.76%) BDD
7 2 (11.76%) BrowserStack
7 2 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
7 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.76%) Coaching
7 2 (11.76%) Fintech

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 (11.76%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) JMeter
3 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Team Leader
1 8 (47.06%) Test Leader
1 8 (47.06%) Test Team Leader
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Test Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Software Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
2 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) Digital Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 2 (11.76%) BDD
7 2 (11.76%) Case Management
7 2 (11.76%) Coaching
7 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
7 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
8 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
8 1 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) EMC
2 1 (5.88%) Xamarin