Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 83 95
Rank change year-on-year +17 +12 -4
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 13 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.60% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 0.32% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 3
Swindon median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £41,500 £37,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -13.33%

Functional Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Swindon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 720 933 1064
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 88.78% 87.52% 91.88%
Number of salaries quoted 613 806 916
Swindon median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £68,750 £61,125
Wiltshire median annual salary £41,500 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +6.41% -2.50%

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 25 July 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Software Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Selenium
3 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 7 (53.85%) Scenario Testing
4 6 (46.15%) SoapUI
4 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
4 6 (46.15%) Manual Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (46.15%) Investment Banking
4 6 (46.15%) Banking
4 6 (46.15%) SOAP
4 6 (46.15%) Cognizant
5 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (30.77%) QA
6 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (23.08%) ISEB
8 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
9 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (7.69%) System Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Games
9 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
9 1 (7.69%) C#
9 1 (7.69%) Java
9 1 (7.69%) Regression 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:

Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 6 (46.15%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
1 6 (46.15%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) Test Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) Banking Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) Functional Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) Functional Test Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Software Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Scenario Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
4 6 (46.15%) Manual Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
5 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 1 (7.69%) BDD
8 1 (7.69%) Context-Driven Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
8 1 (7.69%) System Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
2 3 (23.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cognizant