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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Tester
Rank 314 330 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Tester 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% 0.008% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.009% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £57,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
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
10586 11026 12043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.93% 93.10% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8925 9669 11044
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP