Period
to 19 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 67 73
Rank change year-on-year -13 +6 +18
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 7 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.88% 0.89% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.00% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 13
Swindon median annual salary £44,750 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.88% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £42,115 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £48,000 £52,500 £43,750
Wiltshire median annual salary £47,250 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +18.13% +23.08% -7.14%

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 Swindon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Swindon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 728 702 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 91.46% 89.31% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 642 641 639
Swindon median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,625 £26,200
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,750 £60,000
Wiltshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year +10.47% +5.52% +1.88%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Swindon

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Test Management
2 4 (57.14%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) API Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case
4 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) CMS
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Business Systems Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Coordinator
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Test Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) QA Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Manager
2 1 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
1 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) API Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) PMO