The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 170 164 174
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 8 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.22% 0.18% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.24% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 1
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Functional Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2986 2498 2652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.99% 76.93% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2513 2077 2266
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the East Midlands region.

Functional Testing Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Functional Testing
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -4 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing Functional Testing also 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 that cited Functional Testing.

1 10 (83.33%) ISEB
2 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (16.67%) QA
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Apache
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) XML Schema
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) IIS
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Wireshark

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing Functional Testing also 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 that cited Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Consultant
1 9 (75.00%) Test Consultant
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Test Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XML Schema
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (8.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft