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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 68 59
Rank change year-on-year +18 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.71% 0.50% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.57% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +27.27%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

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 370 529 499
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 87.68% 88.76% 92.92%
Number of salaries quoted 310 480 415
Median salary £45,000 £47,304 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.87% +11.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 28 April 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 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) SOAP
3 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
3 5 (62.50%) SoapUI
4 4 (50.00%) ISEB
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (12.50%) System Testing
7 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
7 1 (12.50%) BDD
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Web 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 (87.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Java Automation Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 4 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA