Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 107 146
Rank change year-on-year -17 +39 -10
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 13 31 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.79% 2.01% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 2.22% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 34 4
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £29,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +42.86% -33.89%
10th Percentile £21,250 £28,750 £25,700
90th Percentile £44,000 £56,250 £32,175
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +25.00% -15.00%

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 1,535 1,398 1,978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 93.14% 90.54% 91.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,243 1,124 1,577
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £63,750
South West median annual salary £44,515 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.74% +6.25% -

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 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
Cheltenham 0 5 £21,500 -57.00%
Functional Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
1 12 (92.31%) Python
1 12 (92.31%) C
1 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
3 8 (61.54%) Test Strategy
3 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
3 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
3 8 (61.54%) Collaborative Working
3 8 (61.54%) Regression Testing
3 8 (61.54%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (61.54%) IPsec
3 8 (61.54%) Validation
3 8 (61.54%) SSH
3 8 (61.54%) VLAN
3 8 (61.54%) Shell Script
3 8 (61.54%) IPv4
3 8 (61.54%) IPv6
3 8 (61.54%) EMC
3 8 (61.54%) Ethernet
3 8 (61.54%) SNMP
3 8 (61.54%) SSL
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco
4 5 (38.46%) Juniper
4 5 (38.46%) Network Security
4 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (30.77%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (30.77%) DevOps

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 8 (61.54%) Ethernet
1 8 (61.54%) IPsec
1 8 (61.54%) IPv4
1 8 (61.54%) IPv6
1 8 (61.54%) SNMP
1 8 (61.54%) SSH
1 8 (61.54%) SSL
1 8 (61.54%) VLAN
1 8 (61.54%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (38.46%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
1 4 (30.77%) Xcode
2 3 (23.08%) LabVIEW
General
1 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Avionics
2 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Test and Validation Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Test Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Validation Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Verification Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Security Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Trainer
3 3 (23.08%) Test Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Repair Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) e-Learning
1 4 (30.77%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
2 4 (30.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 8 (61.54%) Collaborative Working
2 8 (61.54%) Regression Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Test Strategy
2 8 (61.54%) Validation
3 5 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Coaching
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 4 (30.77%) Machine Learning
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Power Management
5 1 (7.69%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C
1 12 (92.31%) Python
2 8 (61.54%) Shell Script
3 4 (30.77%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) EMC
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Juniper
3 3 (23.08%) Agilent