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

Functional Testing
South West / Bristol
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 117 118
Rank change year-on-year -15 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 10 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.54% 0.19% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.21% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 20
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +33.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £31,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £50,600
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 Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1657 1451 1717
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 90.05% 90.40% 88.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1383 1250 1483
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Bristol over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Bristol

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 23 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
Avonmouth - 2 £32,500 -
Functional Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 4 (28.57%) HTML5
3 4 (28.57%) CSS3
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 4 (28.57%) Apache Cordova
3 4 (28.57%) React Native
4 3 (21.43%) Angular 2
4 3 (21.43%) Big Data
4 3 (21.43%) Sass
4 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 3 (21.43%) RxJS
4 3 (21.43%) Secure Coding
4 3 (21.43%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) LAMP
4 3 (21.43%) Nokia
4 3 (21.43%) Back Office
4 3 (21.43%) Retail
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) MySQL
4 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) OOP
4 3 (21.43%) Python

Functional Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Big Data
1 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) MSTest
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Back Office
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Applications Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Mobile Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Product Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Web Applications Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Apache Cordova
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
1 4 (28.57%) CSS3
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) HTML5
1 4 (28.57%) React Native
2 3 (21.43%) Angular 2
2 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
2 3 (21.43%) CakePHP
2 3 (21.43%) jQuery
2 3 (21.43%) LAMP
2 3 (21.43%) REST
2 3 (21.43%) RxJS
2 3 (21.43%) Sass
2 3 (21.43%) Symfony
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
3 1 (7.14%) Ionic Framework
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 3 (21.43%) OOP
4 3 (21.43%) Secure Coding
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.14%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
2 3 (21.43%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Nokia
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