The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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
South West / Bristol
Rank 127 105 109
Rank change year-on-year -22 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 4 30 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.22% 1.63% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 1.81% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 28 13
Median salary £50,000 £31,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.73% -12.50%  
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 Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1649 1653 1644
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 91.00% 89.89% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1359 1443 1378
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Bristol

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

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 Bristol region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 7 (50.00%) QA
4 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Retail
5 5 (35.71%) Selenium
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) Nokia
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) OOP
6 4 (28.57%) Python
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) PHP
6 4 (28.57%) MySQL
6 4 (28.57%) Symfony
6 4 (28.57%) CakePHP
6 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (28.57%) Web Development
6 4 (28.57%) LAMP
6 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Amazon S3
6 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
6 4 (28.57%) REST
6 4 (28.57%) Big Data

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
1 2 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Big Data
1 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (21.43%) JIRA
3 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner
3 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.14%) Ranorex
4 1 (7.14%) Redmine
4 1 (7.14%) TestRail
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Retail
3 3 (21.43%) Billing
3 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
4 2 (14.29%) Multimedia
5 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Full Stack Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Product Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Software Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Angular 2
1 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 4 (28.57%) CakePHP
1 4 (28.57%) LAMP
1 4 (28.57%) REST
1 4 (28.57%) RxJS
1 4 (28.57%) Symfony
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) CSS3
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
4 4 (28.57%) OOP
4 4 (28.57%) Secure Coding
4 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Web Development
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
5 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
5 3 (21.43%) SDLC
5 3 (21.43%) Software Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Test Management
5 3 (21.43%) V-Model
6 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 2 (14.29%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 4 (28.57%) PHP
1 4 (28.57%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) C
2 3 (21.43%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Nokia
3 3 (21.43%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Panasonic
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