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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 138 150 186
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +36
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 31 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.98% 0.72% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.85% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 9
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
2741 2696 3164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 86.58% 84.83% 87.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2089 2217 2559
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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
Leicestershire +2 10 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Nottinghamshire +11 7 £35,750 -10.62% 1
Northamptonshire -1 7 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Derbyshire - 6 £33,250 -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 36 (58.06%) Java
2 33 (53.23%) C#
2 33 (53.23%) QA
3 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (48.39%) Software Testing
4 29 (46.77%) Test Automation
5 27 (43.55%) SDLC
6 23 (37.10%) Ranorex
7 21 (33.87%) Finance
8 20 (32.26%) ISEB
9 17 (27.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 15 (24.19%) SQL
11 14 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (22.58%) JIRA
11 14 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (20.97%) Non-Functional Testing
12 13 (20.97%) Test Scripting
13 12 (19.35%) ISTQB
13 12 (19.35%) Linux
14 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
14 11 (17.74%) Automation Testing
15 10 (16.13%) Unix
15 10 (16.13%) Configuration Management
16 8 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
16 8 (12.90%) Selenium
16 8 (12.90%) Electronic Trading
16 8 (12.90%) MS Office
16 8 (12.90%) Oracle
17 7 (11.29%) OOP
17 7 (11.29%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.90%) MS Office
2 8 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Aareon QL
1 1 (1.61%) Academy Housing
1 1 (1.61%) arcHouse
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.61%) MIS ActiveH
1 1 (1.61%) OPENHousing
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.61%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.61%) Sage CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (37.10%) Ranorex
2 14 (22.58%) JIRA
3 8 (12.90%) Selenium
4 6 (9.68%) HP UFT
5 4 (6.45%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.23%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.61%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (33.87%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Legal
3 1 (1.61%) Advertising
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Analyst
1 18 (29.03%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) Tester
3 11 (17.74%) Test Analyst
4 10 (16.13%) Automation Tester
4 10 (16.13%) Lead Developer
5 9 (14.52%) C# Developer
5 9 (14.52%) Java Developer
6 7 (11.29%) Developer in Test
6 7 (11.29%) Lead Tester
7 5 (8.06%) Architect
7 5 (8.06%) QA Leader
7 5 (8.06%) Systems Architect
8 4 (6.45%) Lead C# Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Systems Architect
9 3 (4.84%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.84%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.61%) EDI
3 1 (1.61%) HTML
3 1 (1.61%) HTML5
3 1 (1.61%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.61%) WCF
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.84%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Linux
2 10 (16.13%) Unix
3 7 (11.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (48.39%) Software Testing
2 29 (46.77%) Test Automation
3 27 (43.55%) SDLC
4 14 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (20.97%) Non-Functional Testing
5 13 (20.97%) Test Scripting
6 11 (17.74%) Automation Testing
7 10 (16.13%) Configuration Management
8 8 (12.90%) Electronic Trading
9 7 (11.29%) High Availability
9 7 (11.29%) Logistics
9 7 (11.29%) OO
9 7 (11.29%) OOP
9 7 (11.29%) Regression Testing
9 7 (11.29%) Test Planning
10 6 (9.68%) Automated Testing
11 4 (6.45%) Analytics
11 4 (6.45%) Time Management
12 3 (4.84%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 36 (58.06%) Java
2 33 (53.23%) C#
3 15 (24.19%) SQL
4 6 (9.68%) C++
5 3 (4.84%) C
6 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (32.26%) ISEB
2 17 (27.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (19.35%) ISTQB
4 6 (9.68%) Degree
5 3 (4.84%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (53.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) Aareon
3 1 (1.61%) Anite
3 1 (1.61%) Capita
3 1 (1.61%) Civica
3 1 (1.61%) Comino
3 1 (1.61%) HP
3 1 (1.61%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.61%) Northgate
3 1 (1.61%) Orchard
3 1 (1.61%) Sage
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