Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 100 127
Rank change year-on-year -16 +27 +2
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 13 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.73% 1.03% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.15% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 7
Wiltshire median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £53,223
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% -20.15% +63.76%
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -12.50%

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 1,625 1,391 1,584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 90.73% 89.74% 86.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,397 1,184 1,359
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £63,420 £60,000 £58,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Salisbury -14 7 £60,000 -
Swindon -8 4 £32,500 -23.53% 1
Functional Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
2 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 8 (61.54%) Process Improvement
2 8 (61.54%) Test Strategy
2 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (53.85%) ISEB
4 4 (30.77%) Confluence
4 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
4 4 (30.77%) G Suite
4 4 (30.77%) Office 365
4 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Release Management
4 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Stress Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Test Management
4 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
4 4 (30.77%) V-Model
4 4 (30.77%) OpenUP
4 4 (30.77%) Test Planning
4 4 (30.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 4 (30.77%) Slack
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office

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 4 (30.77%) Confluence
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) G Suite
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
1 4 (30.77%) Slack
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Test Leader
2 4 (30.77%) Lead Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Leader
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Mechanical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Non-Functional Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Process Improvement
2 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 8 (61.54%) Test Strategy
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
3 4 (30.77%) OpenUP
3 4 (30.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Release Management
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Stress Testing
3 4 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Test Management
3 4 (30.77%) Test Planning
3 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
3 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) V-Model
3 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
1 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) ISEB
3 4 (30.77%) CEH
3 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) MCSA
3 4 (30.77%) MCSE
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Google
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft