Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 136 140
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 +21
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 14 39 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.56% 1.39% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 1.54% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 23
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £41,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.70% +4.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £28,328 £28,750 £30,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £38,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,247 2,540 2,744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 89.20% 90.30% 88.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,868 2,030 2,299
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Buckinghamshire

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Buckinghamshire

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Buckinghamshire

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +22 13 £41,500 -7.78% 2
Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 12 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 10 (71.43%) Regression Testing
3 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) Migration
5 5 (35.71%) SAP
5 5 (35.71%) Banking
5 5 (35.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (28.57%) V-Model
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
7 3 (21.43%) QA
7 3 (21.43%) Selenium
7 3 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Defect Management
7 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 2 (14.29%) Web Development
8 2 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (14.29%) XPath
8 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) TIBCO iProcess
8 2 (14.29%) SOA
8 2 (14.29%) TIBCO
8 2 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (14.29%) Workflow
8 2 (14.29%) Java

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (14.29%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Redis
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Appium
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
2 1 (7.14%) Calabash
2 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
2 1 (7.14%) ClearQuest
2 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
2 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Team Leader
1 5 (35.71%) Test Leader
1 5 (35.71%) Test Team Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Workflow Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Test Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) XSLT
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) CGI
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 10 (71.43%) Regression Testing
3 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Migration
5 5 (35.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) V-Model
7 3 (21.43%) Defect Management
7 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) SOA
8 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 2 (14.29%) Web Development
8 2 (14.29%) Workflow
9 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (7.14%) OO
9 1 (7.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) XPath
2 1 (7.14%) Apple Swift
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Unisys