Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 118 122
Rank change year-on-year +16 +4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 22 39 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.43% 2.16% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 2.32% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 34 25 16
Gloucestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% -7.69%
10th Percentile £33,500 £28,750 £35,625
90th Percentile £52,500 £46,500 £62,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1,402 1,680 1,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 91.04% 92.97% 89.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,141 1,375 1,198
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,600
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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
Cirencester +13 10 £40,000 +23.08%
Gloucester -5 3 £40,000 -
Cheltenham -9 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Functional Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 22 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 20 (90.91%) Test Strategy
3 12 (54.55%) Regression Testing
4 11 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (50.00%) IPsec
4 11 (50.00%) Validation
4 11 (50.00%) Windows
4 11 (50.00%) Linux
4 11 (50.00%) Python
4 11 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 11 (50.00%) SNMP
4 11 (50.00%) SSL
4 11 (50.00%) IPv4
4 11 (50.00%) IPv6
4 11 (50.00%) EMC
4 11 (50.00%) C
4 11 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (50.00%) SSH
4 11 (50.00%) VLAN
5 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (36.36%) Finance
6 8 (36.36%) Juniper
6 8 (36.36%) Cisco
6 8 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (31.82%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (27.27%) Test Management
8 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
8 6 (27.27%) ISEB

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Google App Engine
1 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 11 (50.00%) IPsec
1 11 (50.00%) IPv4
1 11 (50.00%) IPv6
1 11 (50.00%) SNMP
1 11 (50.00%) SSH
1 11 (50.00%) SSL
1 11 (50.00%) VLAN
1 11 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (18.18%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) GitLab
1 3 (13.64%) Gradle
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
1 3 (13.64%) LabVIEW
1 3 (13.64%) Maven
1 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Test Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Test and Validation Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Validation Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Verification Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Programme Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Programme Test Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Test Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Test Programme Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Security Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Test Technician
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Manual Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 20 (90.91%) Test Strategy
3 12 (54.55%) Regression Testing
4 11 (50.00%) Validation
5 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (31.82%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (27.27%) Test Management
9 5 (22.73%) Acceptance Criteria
9 5 (22.73%) Coaching
9 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
9 5 (22.73%) People Management
9 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
11 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) C
1 11 (50.00%) Python
1 11 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (13.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) ISEB
2 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) EMC
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) Juniper
3 3 (13.64%) Agilent
4 1 (4.55%) Google