The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South West / Devon
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 44 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 -  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 4 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.12% 3.50% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 4.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 0
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
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 Devon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Devon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 320 243 307
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 89.64% 84.97% 84.81%
Number of salaries quoted 296 222 243
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,760 £53,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon 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 Devon

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Devon

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Devon region over the 3 months to 30 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
Exeter -16 4 £35,000 -15.15%
Functional Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 Devon region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
3 10 (76.92%) XML
4 9 (69.23%) ISEB
4 9 (69.23%) C#
4 9 (69.23%) JSON
4 9 (69.23%) Selenium
4 9 (69.23%) SoapUI
4 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
5 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
5 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
5 8 (61.54%) Software Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (38.46%) QA
6 5 (38.46%) SOASTA, Inc
6 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (38.46%) Defect Management
7 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (30.77%) SOAP
8 3 (23.08%) Python
8 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
8 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (23.08%) BDD
8 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
8 3 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (23.08%) Spock
8 3 (23.08%) Test Management
9 1 (7.69%) Degree

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
1 9 (69.23%) Selenium
1 9 (69.23%) SoapUI
2 3 (23.08%) Spock
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Test Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) QA Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Software Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) XML
2 9 (69.23%) JSON
3 4 (30.77%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) Spring
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Software Testing
1 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
1 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
2 5 (38.46%) Defect Management
2 5 (38.46%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
4 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Refactoring
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) ISEB
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) SOASTA, Inc