Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Poole 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 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Dorset > Poole
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 44 42
Rank change year-on-year -20 -2 -
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 2 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Poole 0.47% 2.20% 4.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 2.71% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 6
Poole median annual salary £33,750 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £31,375 £27,900 £27,500
90th Percentile £37,125 £42,500 £36,000
Dorset median annual salary £32,500 £36,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year -11.56% +22.50% -29.41%

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 Poole with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Poole
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 371 221 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Poole 86.68% 80.95% 90.97%
Number of salaries quoted 356 210 221
Poole median annual salary £40,000 £39,375 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.59% +2.27% -3.75%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £50,000
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Poole

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Poole

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Poole

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Poole

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, 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 Poole 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%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Poole 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 2 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Automation 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
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL