Period
to 19 July 2018

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 6 months to 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 109 133
Rank change year-on-year -15 +24 +2
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 9 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.52% 1.02% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.13% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 4
Wiltshire median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £45,250 £43,750 £41,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,505 1,414 1,709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 87.70% 90.47% 86.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,325 1,218 1,487
Wiltshire median annual salary £43,500 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.82% +1.22% +5.13%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,150
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,233
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 19 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon 0 4 £43,500 +33.85% 2
Salisbury -12 1 £45,000 - 1
Functional Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) ISEB
4 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
4 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 3 (33.33%) JIRA
5 3 (33.33%) QA
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Gradle
6 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
6 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
6 2 (22.22%) BDD
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) JUnit
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) Maven
6 2 (22.22%) SDLC
6 2 (22.22%) API Testing
6 2 (22.22%) GitLab
6 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (22.22%) GitLab
2 2 (22.22%) Gradle
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) JUnit
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Mechanical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Testing
6 2 (22.22%) API Testing
6 2 (22.22%) BDD
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) SDLC
7 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
7 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) CEH
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft