Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 132 127
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 +55
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 29 28 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.99% 1.01% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.14% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 59
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £39,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.67% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £29,800
90th Percentile £53,750 £43,750 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -11.11%

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 2,570 2,446 3,091
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.77% 88.66% 87.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,056 1,994 2,508
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 23 April 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 23 April 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 0 12 £40,000 +6.67%
Aylesbury -20 7 £32,500 -
High Wycombe +9 6 £50,000 -
Newport Pagnell - 2 £38,500 -
Marlow - 1 £38,500 -
Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 24 (82.76%) Test Automation
2 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (44.83%) Finance
4 12 (41.38%) Regression Testing
4 12 (41.38%) QA
4 12 (41.38%) Integration Testing
5 9 (31.03%) SQL
5 9 (31.03%) Selenium
5 9 (31.03%) Test Strategy
6 8 (27.59%) Test Management
6 8 (27.59%) ISTQB
7 7 (24.14%) HTML
7 7 (24.14%) Java
7 7 (24.14%) ISEB
7 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
8 6 (20.69%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (20.69%) V-Model
8 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
8 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (20.69%) JIRA
8 6 (20.69%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
8 6 (20.69%) Oracle
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
8 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Degree
9 5 (17.24%) VoIP
9 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
9 5 (17.24%) Protractor

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 5 (17.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Selenium
2 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.69%) JIRA
3 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
3 5 (17.24%) Protractor
4 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
4 4 (13.79%) HP UFT
4 4 (13.79%) Maven
4 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
4 4 (13.79%) Subversion
4 4 (13.79%) WebDriver
5 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.45%) JMeter
6 1 (3.45%) JUnit
6 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.45%) Mocha
6 1 (3.45%) NeoLoad
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Automotive
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.45%) Military
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Tester
2 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 11 (37.93%) Test Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) QA Tester
4 6 (20.69%) Test Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Test Leader
6 4 (13.79%) QA Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Technical Tester
7 3 (10.34%) Team Leader
7 3 (10.34%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (6.90%) Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Project Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Project Leader
8 2 (6.90%) QA Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) HTML
2 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
3 4 (13.79%) XML
3 4 (13.79%) XML Messaging
4 3 (10.34%) CSS
5 2 (6.90%) Ember.js
5 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.90%) Spring
6 1 (3.45%) RESTful
6 1 (3.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Test Automation
2 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) Integration Testing
3 12 (41.38%) Regression Testing
4 9 (31.03%) Test Strategy
5 8 (27.59%) Test Management
6 6 (20.69%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
6 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (20.69%) V-Model
7 4 (13.79%) BDD
7 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (13.79%) SDLC
7 4 (13.79%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Time Management
8 3 (10.34%) Migration
8 3 (10.34%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.79%) C#
5 3 (10.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) ISTQB
2 7 (24.14%) ISEB
3 5 (17.24%) Degree
4 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (10.34%) HP AIS
6 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (3.45%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP ALM
1 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) HP
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Capita
4 1 (3.45%) Remedy