Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 117 129
Rank change year-on-year +19 +12 +12
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 23 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.47% 0.35% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 0.42% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 34 6 9
Wiltshire median annual salary £52,500 £53,223 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.36% +63.76% -
10th Percentile £35,375 £40,625 £30,300
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,998 £34,950
South West median annual salary £42,500 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -15.00% +20.75%

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 1368 1423 1947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 87.64% 83.51% 89.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1136 1208 1706
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,625 £57,500 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +14 16 £52,500 -1.36%
Salisbury - 7 £45,000 -
Chippenham +21 3 £52,500 +50.00%
Functional Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (82.61%) Test Strategy
3 17 (73.91%) Test Automation
4 16 (69.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (56.52%) Scrum
5 13 (56.52%) Non-Functional Testing
6 12 (52.17%) Software Testing
6 12 (52.17%) Manual Testing
7 11 (47.83%) Test Scripting
8 10 (43.48%) Selenium
9 9 (39.13%) ISEB
9 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
9 9 (39.13%) Integration Testing
9 9 (39.13%) System Integration Testing
10 7 (30.43%) Quality Management
10 7 (30.43%) Change Management
10 7 (30.43%) Risk Management
10 7 (30.43%) Unified Process
10 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (30.43%) ITIL
10 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
10 7 (30.43%) Linux
10 7 (30.43%) RAD
10 7 (30.43%) MCSE
10 7 (30.43%) MCSA
10 7 (30.43%) DSDM
10 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
10 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
10 7 (30.43%) Test Management

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 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Selenium
2 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
2 6 (26.09%) JMeter
2 6 (26.09%) LoadRunner
2 6 (26.09%) WebDriver
3 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
4 3 (13.04%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) GitLab
5 1 (4.35%) Gradle
5 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.35%) Maven
5 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (26.09%) Banking
1 6 (26.09%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Test Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Lead Tester
3 7 (30.43%) Technical Leader
3 7 (30.43%) Technical Tester
3 7 (30.43%) Tester
4 6 (26.09%) Banking Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Functional Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Functional Test Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Team Leader
4 6 (26.09%) Test Team Leader
5 5 (21.74%) Test Leader
6 2 (8.70%) QA Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Team Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) CSS3
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) HTML5
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (82.61%) Test Strategy
3 17 (73.91%) Test Automation
4 16 (69.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (56.52%) Non-Functional Testing
5 13 (56.52%) Scrum
6 12 (52.17%) Manual Testing
6 12 (52.17%) Software Testing
7 11 (47.83%) Test Scripting
8 9 (39.13%) Integration Testing
8 9 (39.13%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (30.43%) DevOps
9 7 (30.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 7 (30.43%) Process Improvement
9 7 (30.43%) Release Management
9 7 (30.43%) Stress Testing
9 7 (30.43%) Test Management
9 7 (30.43%) Test Planning
9 7 (30.43%) V-Model
9 7 (30.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) ISEB
1 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
2 7 (30.43%) CEH
2 7 (30.43%) MCSA
2 7 (30.43%) MCSE
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Cognizant
3 1 (4.35%) Google