Period
to 15 October 2018

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 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South West > Devon
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 74 72
Rank change year-on-year +19 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 5 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.02% 0.34% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.38% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 13
Devon median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -22.22% +73.08%
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -12.50%

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 Devon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Devon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 432 524 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 88.34% 89.88% 89.26%
Number of salaries quoted 323 451 581
Devon median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +10.00% +1.45%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing Functional Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

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 6 months to 15 October 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
Exeter +20 5 £32,500 -7.14%
Functional Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 Devon region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Time Management
1 5 (100.00%) Kanban
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) FitNesse

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior QA Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Kanban
1 5 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 5 (100.00%) Time Management
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA