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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 55 82 82
Rank change year-on-year +27 0  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 16 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.52% 0.38% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 0.41% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 5
Median salary £45,000 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 - £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £46,375 - £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -2.59%  

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 566 733 967
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 89.27% 92.67% 87.99%
Number of salaries quoted 423 600 724
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 23 March 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 - 8 £45,000 - 2
Luton +11 7 £42,500 -
Functional Testing
East of England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Scrum
3 12 (48.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (48.00%) Waterfall
3 12 (48.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (48.00%) Test Strategy
3 12 (48.00%) SDLC
3 12 (48.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 9 (36.00%) gulp
4 9 (36.00%) User Experience
4 9 (36.00%) Backbone.js
4 9 (36.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (36.00%) Sass
4 9 (36.00%) LESS
4 9 (36.00%) Ember.js
4 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
4 9 (36.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (36.00%) Automation Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Grunt
4 9 (36.00%) QA
4 9 (36.00%) Web Design
4 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (36.00%) CSS
5 8 (32.00%) ISEB
5 8 (32.00%) HTML
5 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
5 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (32.00%) JIRA
5 8 (32.00%) Ajax
5 8 (32.00%) ISTQB

Functional Testing
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Grunt
1 9 (36.00%) gulp
2 8 (32.00%) JIRA
3 6 (24.00%) Bugzilla
3 6 (24.00%) JMeter
3 6 (24.00%) Selenium
3 6 (24.00%) Testopia
4 2 (8.00%) HP UFT
4 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.00%) Bower
5 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (24.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
1 9 (36.00%) UI Developer
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Angular Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Automation Test Lead
4 6 (24.00%) Test Leader
4 6 (24.00%) Tester
5 4 (16.00%) Automation Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.00%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) QA Leader
7 1 (4.00%) QA Test Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
1 9 (36.00%) Backbone.js
1 9 (36.00%) CSS
1 9 (36.00%) Ember.js
1 9 (36.00%) LESS
1 9 (36.00%) Sass
1 9 (36.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 8 (32.00%) Ajax
2 8 (32.00%) HTML
3 4 (16.00%) RESTful
4 3 (12.00%) .NET
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) User Experience
2 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (24.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (24.00%) Virtual Team
3 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Scrum
3 12 (48.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (48.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 12 (48.00%) SDLC
3 12 (48.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (48.00%) Test Strategy
3 12 (48.00%) Waterfall
4 9 (36.00%) Automation Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (36.00%) Web Design
5 8 (32.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
5 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Project Management
6 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (24.00%) Resource Management
7 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (24.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) Ruby
4 1 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) ISEB
1 8 (32.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (24.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (8.00%) HP
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,500 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 24 days ago