Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 179 140
Rank change year-on-year -6 -39 +16
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 21 5 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.55% 0.16% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.17% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 52
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £30,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -38.46% +50.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £22,925 £27,550
90th Percentile £60,000 £36,375 £53,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -15.00% +20.75%

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 Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3515 2932 3421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 91.80% 90.97% 90.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2903 2483 2950
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +6.02% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 13 (61.90%) .NET
3 10 (47.62%) Java
3 10 (47.62%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (38.10%) TDD
5 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 6 (28.57%) C#
5 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (28.57%) SDET
5 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 5 (23.81%) SDLC
6 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 4 (19.05%) OO
7 4 (19.05%) MySQL
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Web Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Photography
7 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
7 4 (19.05%) Banking
7 4 (19.05%) Defect Management
7 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
7 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
7 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MySQL
1 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
1 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
1 2 (9.52%) Selenium
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Calabash
2 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) MonkeyTalk
2 1 (4.76%) MSTest
2 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (19.05%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Development Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Software Development Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Test Development Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Games Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Automation Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Functional Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Junior Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) CSS3
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) React Native
3 1 (4.76%) Sass
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (19.05%) Photography
3 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 10 (47.62%) Non-Functional Testing
3 8 (38.10%) TDD
4 6 (28.57%) SDET
4 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 5 (23.81%) SDLC
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (19.05%) Defect Management
6 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
6 4 (19.05%) OO
6 4 (19.05%) Web Testing
7 3 (14.29%) BDD
7 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
8 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle