Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 106 133
Rank change year-on-year +1 +27 -13
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 10 25 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.68% 1.74% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.91% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9 54 15
Gloucestershire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +25.00% -6.43%
10th Percentile £44,200 £33,575 £26,750
90th Percentile £57,750 £56,250 £49,000
South West median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% +34.33% -18.79%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,325 1,311 2,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 90.44% 91.49% 93.60%
Number of salaries quoted 967 1,063 1,672
Gloucestershire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +8.43% -2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Gloucestershire

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Gloucestershire

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Gloucestershire

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. 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
Gloucester -5 7 £55,000 +10.00%
Functional Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (70.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) HTML5
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) QA Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (10.00%) Banking
6 1 (10.00%) SSH
6 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (10.00%) VLAN
6 1 (10.00%) Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) QA
6 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Scalability Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Network Security
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (10.00%) IPsec
6 1 (10.00%) Electronics

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (10.00%) IPsec
1 1 (10.00%) IPv4
1 1 (10.00%) IPv6
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) SNMP
1 1 (10.00%) SSH
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Test and Validation Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Validation Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (70.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) QA Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Scalability Testing
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) EMC
1 1 (10.00%) Juniper
1 1 (10.00%) SAP