Period
to 20 January 2018

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

Functional Testing
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 65 84
Rank change year-on-year +9 +19 +18
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 11 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.70% 1.28% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.55% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 45 10 1
Swindon median annual salary £50,000 £52,861 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.41% +24.38% +25.93%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,423 £43,750
Wiltshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,861 £32,250
% change year-on-year -5.41% +63.91% -0.77%

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 551 646 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 85.16% 82.40% 91.45%
Number of salaries quoted 459 541 805
Swindon median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £65,000
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Swindon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Swindon over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Swindon

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (90.91%) WebDriver
2 10 (90.91%) Non-Functional Testing
2 10 (90.91%) Test Strategy
3 9 (81.82%) Selenium
4 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
4 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (72.73%) QA
4 8 (72.73%) Agile Testing
5 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
5 7 (63.64%) BDD
5 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (63.64%) LoadRunner
5 7 (63.64%) JMeter
5 7 (63.64%) Scrum
6 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
6 5 (45.45%) Microservices
6 5 (45.45%) Gradle
6 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
6 5 (45.45%) Coaching
6 5 (45.45%) GitLab
6 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (45.45%) Maven
6 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
7 4 (36.36%) JIRA
7 4 (36.36%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (27.27%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (27.27%) SDLC
8 3 (27.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (27.27%) Google

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (9.09%) Google App Engine
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) WebDriver
2 9 (81.82%) Selenium
3 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
3 7 (63.64%) JMeter
3 7 (63.64%) LoadRunner
4 5 (45.45%) GitLab
4 5 (45.45%) Gradle
4 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 5 (45.45%) Maven
5 4 (36.36%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Team Leader
1 7 (63.64%) Test Team Leader
2 6 (54.55%) Test Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) CSS3
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (90.91%) Non-Functional Testing
2 10 (90.91%) Test Strategy
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
4 7 (63.64%) BDD
4 7 (63.64%) Scrum
4 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Coaching
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Microservices
5 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (27.27%) SDLC
7 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
7 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
7 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Google