Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South West > Dorset
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 91 89
Rank change year-on-year -25 -2 +29
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 2 6 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.15% 0.62% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.72% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 15
Dorset median annual salary £31,250 £39,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.38% +30.83% -7.69%
10th Percentile £26,875 £28,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £36,625 £42,500 £52,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% +23.08%

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 Dorset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,163 832 1,339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 85.26% 85.60% 87.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,000 734 1,040
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £62,675 £53,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Dorset

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Dorset

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Poole -26 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Functional Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Trello
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Trello
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB