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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 86 -
Rank change year-on-year +27 -  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 11 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.80% 0.34% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 0.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Median salary £46,250 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.62% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Functional Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 564 823 989
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 92.16% 92.06% 89.02%
Number of salaries quoted 430 743 837
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,150 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
Dunstable - 6 £46,250 - 1
Luton +7 3 £43,750 +34.61%
Functional Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) JavaScript
2 19 (67.86%) CSS
2 19 (67.86%) Web Design
2 19 (67.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 19 (67.86%) Sass
2 19 (67.86%) AngularJS
2 19 (67.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 19 (67.86%) Grunt
2 19 (67.86%) User Experience
2 19 (67.86%) gulp
3 18 (64.29%) LESS
3 18 (64.29%) Ember.js
3 18 (64.29%) Backbone.js
4 17 (60.71%) HTML
4 17 (60.71%) Ajax
5 16 (57.14%) Scrum
6 15 (53.57%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 15 (53.57%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
7 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (32.14%) ISEB
7 9 (32.14%) ISTQB
7 9 (32.14%) QA
7 9 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (28.57%) Test Management
8 8 (28.57%) Selenium
8 8 (28.57%) Degree
8 8 (28.57%) JIRA
8 8 (28.57%) Resource Management

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:

Development Applications
1 19 (67.86%) Grunt
1 19 (67.86%) gulp
2 8 (28.57%) Bugzilla
2 8 (28.57%) JIRA
2 8 (28.57%) JMeter
2 8 (28.57%) Selenium
2 8 (28.57%) Testopia
3 4 (14.29%) Bower
3 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
1 19 (67.86%) UI Developer
2 16 (57.14%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (35.71%) Angular Developer
4 8 (28.57%) Automation Test Lead
4 8 (28.57%) Test Leader
5 5 (17.86%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (17.86%) HTML Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Test Automation Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 2 (7.14%) UAT Lead
6 2 (7.14%) UAT Manager
6 2 (7.14%) UAT Test Lead
6 2 (7.14%) UAT Test Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) AngularJS
1 19 (67.86%) CSS
1 19 (67.86%) Sass
1 19 (67.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 18 (64.29%) Backbone.js
2 18 (64.29%) Ember.js
2 18 (64.29%) LESS
3 17 (60.71%) Ajax
3 17 (60.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (67.86%) User Experience
2 15 (53.57%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 8 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (28.57%) Virtual Team
4 2 (7.14%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 19 (67.86%) Web Design
3 16 (57.14%) Scrum
4 15 (53.57%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
5 9 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (28.57%) Defect Management
6 8 (28.57%) DevOps
6 8 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 8 (28.57%) Resource Management
6 8 (28.57%) SDLC
6 8 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
6 8 (28.57%) Test Management
6 8 (28.57%) Test Planning
6 8 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 8 (28.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) ISEB
1 9 (32.14%) ISTQB
2 8 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) CA Agile Central
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Affecto Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago