The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Tester
Rank 256 317 320
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Tester 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.075% 0.010% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.010% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £44,000 £57,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.47% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Functional Tester
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6363 9725 9706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.07% 95.35% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5728 8455 8287
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Tester in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Functional Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Functional Tester
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Tester across the City of London region.

Functional Tester Salary Trend in the City of London

Functional Tester
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Functional Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Functional Tester in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (90.00%) HP
2 9 (90.00%) Markit EDM
2 9 (90.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) Banking
2 9 (90.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Data Management
3 8 (80.00%) Solvency II
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) QlikView
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (10.00%) CMS
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC

Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Functional Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Functional Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) QlikView
General
1 9 (90.00%) Banking
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
1 9 (90.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 9 (90.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) Solvency II
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore