Period
to 28 July 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 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 127 178
Rank change year-on-year -3 +51 -11
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 43 51 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.48% 1.60% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.86% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 36 42 27
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.33% +7.14% -1.41%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,600 £26,250
90th Percentile £46,125 £53,750 £54,700
South East median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% +20.00%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2557 2745 3821
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.84% 86.05% 84.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2042 2212 3002
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +5.59%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,727
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,750
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Aylesbury +1 20 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Milton Keynes +1 15 £43,750 +16.67%
High Wycombe +28 5 - - 1
Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 35 (81.40%) Test Automation
2 30 (69.77%) Selenium
3 28 (65.12%) QA
4 15 (34.88%) Test Scripting
4 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
4 15 (34.88%) Regression Testing
5 10 (23.26%) iPad
5 10 (23.26%) Black-Box Testing
6 9 (20.93%) Integration Testing
7 7 (16.28%) HP
7 7 (16.28%) Finance
7 7 (16.28%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
9 5 (11.63%) JIRA
9 5 (11.63%) NeoLoad
9 5 (11.63%) Software Testing
9 5 (11.63%) C#
10 4 (9.30%) HP UFT
10 4 (9.30%) LoadRunner
10 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
10 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (9.30%) NUnit
10 4 (9.30%) Workflow
10 4 (9.30%) QA Automation
10 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
10 4 (9.30%) MSTest
10 4 (9.30%) WCF
10 4 (9.30%) WPF
10 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) BPCS
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (69.77%) Selenium
2 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.63%) JIRA
3 5 (11.63%) NeoLoad
4 4 (9.30%) HP UFT
4 4 (9.30%) LoadRunner
4 4 (9.30%) MSTest
4 4 (9.30%) NUnit
5 3 (6.98%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.33%) GoogleTest
6 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.33%) Robot Framework
6 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) QA Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) QA Test Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Test Analyst
3 10 (23.26%) Automation Test Analyst
3 10 (23.26%) QA Automation Analyst
3 10 (23.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 9 (20.93%) QA Tester
4 9 (20.93%) Tester
5 5 (11.63%) Developer
5 5 (11.63%) QA Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Test Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Applications Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) C# Application Developer
6 4 (9.30%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.30%) C# Web Applications Developer
6 4 (9.30%) QA Automation Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) WCF
1 4 (9.30%) WPF
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.33%) Qt
2 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) iPad
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (81.40%) Test Automation
2 15 (34.88%) Regression Testing
2 15 (34.88%) Test Scripting
3 10 (23.26%) Black-Box Testing
4 9 (20.93%) Integration Testing
5 5 (11.63%) Software Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Performance Testing
6 4 (9.30%) QA Automation
6 4 (9.30%) Test Management
6 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
6 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Workflow
7 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.65%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Validation
8 1 (2.33%) BDD
8 1 (2.33%) High Availability
8 1 (2.33%) Web Development
8 1 (2.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
2 5 (11.63%) C#
3 3 (6.98%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) C
4 1 (2.33%) C++
4 1 (2.33%) PHP
4 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.33%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) Ruby
4 1 (2.33%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) HND
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (65.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) HP
2 1 (2.33%) Epicor
2 1 (2.33%) Google
2 1 (2.33%) IFS
2 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Sage
2 1 (2.33%) SAP
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