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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 144 144 144
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 34 38 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.03% 1.02% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.15% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32 35 40
Median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £47,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
2878 3291 3158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 86.77% 88.42% 84.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2294 2713 2602
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +6 28 £40,000 +3.89% 1
Leicestershire -2 3 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Northamptonshire +9 1 - - 1
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 40 (66.67%) QA
2 32 (53.33%) SDLC
3 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (43.33%) C#
4 26 (43.33%) Test Automation
5 25 (41.67%) Java
6 21 (35.00%) Software Engineering
7 17 (28.33%) Unix
7 17 (28.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 15 (25.00%) Automated Testing
9 14 (23.33%) Software Testing
9 14 (23.33%) JIRA
9 14 (23.33%) Linux
9 14 (23.33%) ISEB
10 13 (21.67%) Degree
10 13 (21.67%) ISTQB
11 12 (20.00%) SQL
11 12 (20.00%) Ranorex
11 12 (20.00%) Coaching
12 11 (18.33%) Software Delivery
12 11 (18.33%) Defect Management
12 11 (18.33%) DevOps
12 11 (18.33%) Regression Testing
12 11 (18.33%) C++
12 11 (18.33%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (18.33%) Release Management
12 11 (18.33%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
13 10 (16.67%) Selenium
13 10 (16.67%) TestDirector

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (3.33%) Apache
1 2 (3.33%) Gunicorn
1 2 (3.33%) nginx
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) IPsec
1 2 (3.33%) SSH
1 2 (3.33%) VPN
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) MySQL
2 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (23.33%) JIRA
2 12 (20.00%) Ranorex
3 10 (16.67%) Selenium
3 10 (16.67%) TestDirector
4 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.67%) JMeter
5 4 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.33%) NUnit
8 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.33%) Publishing
2 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Electronics
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (20.00%) Tester
2 11 (18.33%) Architect
2 11 (18.33%) Senior Architect
2 11 (18.33%) Senior Systems Architect
2 11 (18.33%) Systems Architect
3 7 (11.67%) Analyst
3 7 (11.67%) Test Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 6 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Graduate
6 4 (6.67%) QA Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) QA Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Automation Test Lead
7 3 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) .NET
1 7 (11.67%) Web Services
2 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.67%) CSS
3 4 (6.67%) HTML
3 4 (6.67%) REST
4 3 (5.00%) Ajax
4 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.00%) jQuery
4 3 (5.00%) Sass
4 3 (5.00%) SVG
4 3 (5.00%) Three.js
4 3 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.33%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.33%) User Experience
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Unix
2 14 (23.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (53.33%) SDLC
2 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (43.33%) Test Automation
4 21 (35.00%) Software Engineering
5 17 (28.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 15 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 14 (23.33%) Software Testing
8 12 (20.00%) Coaching
9 11 (18.33%) Defect Management
9 11 (18.33%) DevOps
9 11 (18.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (18.33%) Regression Testing
9 11 (18.33%) Release Management
9 11 (18.33%) Software Delivery
10 9 (15.00%) Test Scripting
11 7 (11.67%) Automation Testing
11 7 (11.67%) Electronic Trading
11 7 (11.67%) MVC
11 7 (11.67%) Unit Testing
12 6 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (43.33%) C#
2 25 (41.67%) Java
3 12 (20.00%) SQL
4 11 (18.33%) C++
5 10 (16.67%) C
6 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) ISEB
2 13 (21.67%) Degree
2 13 (21.67%) ISTQB
3 10 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 10 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 8 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (1.67%) HP
3 1 (1.67%) SAP
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