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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 97 135
Rank change year-on-year -1 +38  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 16 29 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.14% 1.70% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.96% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 13 25 6
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

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 1217 1483 1862
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 86.68% 87.18% 84.41%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1166 1401
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -2 7 £37,500 -
Aylesbury +11 5 £32,500 -7.14%
High Wycombe +3 1 - -
Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 23 (79.31%) Selenium
2 22 (75.86%) QA
3 16 (55.17%) Regression Testing
4 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
5 8 (27.59%) JIRA
5 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Integration Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
6 7 (24.14%) NeoLoad
6 7 (24.14%) QA Automation
7 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
7 6 (20.69%) Workflow
7 6 (20.69%) Finance
8 4 (13.79%) VoIP
8 4 (13.79%) Java
8 4 (13.79%) Validation
8 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.79%) Data Validation
8 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.34%) Black-Box Testing
9 3 (10.34%) iPad
9 3 (10.34%) SDLC
9 3 (10.34%) Test Management
9 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
10 2 (6.90%) SQL
10 2 (6.90%) Degree
10 2 (6.90%) Smoke Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
10 2 (6.90%) SaaS

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 (3.45%) BPCS
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (79.31%) Selenium
2 8 (27.59%) JIRA
3 7 (24.14%) NeoLoad
4 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Tester
3 6 (20.69%) Automation Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) QA Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) QA Automation Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) QA Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) QA Tester
4 5 (17.24%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Systems Support
5 4 (13.79%) Systems Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Applications Support
6 3 (10.34%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) QA Automation Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) iPad
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Regression Testing
2 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Integration Testing
3 7 (24.14%) QA Automation
3 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
4 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
4 6 (20.69%) Workflow
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) Data Validation
5 4 (13.79%) Validation
6 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Black-Box Testing
6 3 (10.34%) SDLC
6 3 (10.34%) Test Management
7 2 (6.90%) Automation Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.90%) Smoke Testing
7 2 (6.90%) System Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.79%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) HND
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (75.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Epicor
2 1 (3.45%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) IFS
2 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Remedy
2 1 (3.45%) Sage
2 1 (3.45%) SAP