Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 106 130
Rank change year-on-year +17 +24 +10
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 6 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.54% 0.87% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.94% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 5
Bedfordshire median annual salary £43,750 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.45% +57.14% -4.11%
10th Percentile £32,000 £37,500 £31,350
90th Percentile £48,125 £61,250 £69,500
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +9.59%

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 983 1489 1765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 88.88% 92.71% 90.01%
Number of salaries quoted 821 1301 1558
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £78,750 £72,725
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.57%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Bedfordshire

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Bedfordshire

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Bedfordshire

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +6 4 £32,000 -41.82%
Dunstable - 2 £46,250 -
Functional Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Web Design
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Sass
2 3 (50.00%) LESS
2 3 (50.00%) Ember.js
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (50.00%) Grunt
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (50.00%) gulp
3 2 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 2 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Finance

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (16.67%) npm
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Grunt
1 3 (50.00%) gulp
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (16.67%) Bower
3 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) JMeter
3 1 (16.67%) Testopia
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) UI Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
2 2 (33.33%) HTML Developer
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Lead
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Test Lead
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Ajax
1 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) Ember.js
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) LESS
1 3 (50.00%) Sass
1 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) Fintech
2 2 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) CA Agile Central