Period
to 13 December 2017

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

Functional Testing
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 158 140
Rank change year-on-year +32 -18 +34
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 43 22 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.50% 0.71% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 0.83% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 58
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £52,250 £40,000 £55,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +2.50%

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 2416 2647 3583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 84.09% 85.77% 84.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1900 2237 2877
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 +19 17 £45,000 +80.00% 2
Aylesbury -8 12 £33,750 -3.57% 1
High Wycombe +25 11 £50,000 -
Newport Pagnell - 2 £38,500 -
Marlow -18 1 £38,500 -
Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 29 (67.44%) Test Automation
2 22 (51.16%) QA
3 15 (34.88%) Selenium
4 13 (30.23%) Integration Testing
5 11 (25.58%) C#
5 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
6 10 (23.26%) Regression Testing
7 9 (20.93%) Finance
7 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
7 9 (20.93%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (18.60%) MSTest
8 8 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (18.60%) WCF
8 8 (18.60%) WPF
8 8 (18.60%) Unit Testing
8 8 (18.60%) NUnit
8 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (16.28%) Degree
9 7 (16.28%) Test Management
9 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
9 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
10 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
10 6 (13.95%) ISEB
10 6 (13.95%) SQL
10 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (13.95%) SDLC
11 5 (11.63%) VBScript
11 5 (11.63%) Java
11 5 (11.63%) HP

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Selenium
2 8 (18.60%) MSTest
2 8 (18.60%) NUnit
2 8 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.63%) HP UFT
4 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.30%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.98%) JIRA
5 3 (6.98%) Subversion
6 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.65%) GoogleTest
6 2 (4.65%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.65%) Mercurial
6 2 (4.65%) Protractor
6 2 (4.65%) Robot Framework
7 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.33%) Mocha
7 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.33%) Automotive
3 1 (2.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
1 13 (30.23%) Test Analyst
2 11 (25.58%) Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Test Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Applications Developer
4 8 (18.60%) Automation Test Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) C# Application Developer
4 8 (18.60%) C# Developer
4 8 (18.60%) C# Web Applications Developer
4 8 (18.60%) Desktop Support
4 8 (18.60%) Test Automation Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Web Applications Developer
5 7 (16.28%) Tester
6 6 (13.95%) QA Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) QA Test Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) QA Tester
7 4 (9.30%) QA Automation Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Audio Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Hardware Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) WCF
1 8 (18.60%) WPF
2 4 (9.30%) HTML
3 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.98%) CSS
4 2 (4.65%) Ember.js
4 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.65%) Qt
4 2 (4.65%) Spring
5 1 (2.33%) RESTful
5 1 (2.33%) XHTML
5 1 (2.33%) XML
5 1 (2.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) iPad
3 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Mac OS
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) Test Automation
2 13 (30.23%) Integration Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Regression Testing
4 9 (20.93%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (18.60%) Unit Testing
6 7 (16.28%) Test Management
6 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
6 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
7 6 (13.95%) SDLC
8 5 (11.63%) Software Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Black-Box Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Scrum
9 4 (9.30%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Coaching
10 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.98%) Scenario Testing
10 3 (6.98%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) C#
2 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.95%) SQL
4 5 (11.63%) Java
4 5 (11.63%) VBScript
5 4 (9.30%) C
5 4 (9.30%) C++
5 4 (9.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 6 (13.95%) ISEB
2 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.98%) HP AIS
4 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (51.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) HP
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Google
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) Capita
4 1 (2.33%) Remedy