The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 94 94
Rank change year-on-year +19 0  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.75% 0.18% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.21% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -11.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.84%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 708 945 1014
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 88.72% 87.10% 89.50%
Number of salaries quoted 606 856 822
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,453 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Wiltshire

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +20 6 £32,500 -13.33%
Functional Testing
South West

Functional Testing
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) QA
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 5 (71.43%) SOAP
2 5 (71.43%) SoapUI
3 4 (57.14%) ISEB
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) QA Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA