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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 146 172 179
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +7
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 32 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.00% 0.51% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.60% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 22
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £36,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
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
2778 3152 3360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.03% 84.78% 87.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2250 2557 2718
Median salary £42,091 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.96% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Northamptonshire +21 13 £55,000 +83.33%
Nottinghamshire +5 6 £43,750 -4.89%
Derbyshire - 6 £24,000 -
Leicestershire +8 5 £37,500 +47.05%
Lincolnshire - 1 £37,500 -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 25 (40.98%) Java
1 25 (40.98%) Linux
1 25 (40.98%) Unix
2 24 (39.34%) C#
3 23 (37.70%) QA
4 22 (36.07%) SQL
5 20 (32.79%) Software Testing
6 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (27.87%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (27.87%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (26.23%) SDLC
9 15 (24.59%) C++
10 14 (22.95%) Software Engineering
10 14 (22.95%) ISEB
11 13 (21.31%) C
11 13 (21.31%) Test Scripting
12 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
13 11 (18.03%) Configuration Management
13 11 (18.03%) Non-Functional Testing
13 11 (18.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 10 (16.39%) Test Automation
14 10 (16.39%) Regression Testing
14 10 (16.39%) MS Office
14 10 (16.39%) Oracle
15 9 (14.75%) Windows
15 9 (14.75%) High Availability
15 9 (14.75%) Logistics
15 9 (14.75%) MS PowerPoint
16 8 (13.11%) Test Strategy
17 7 (11.48%) Finance

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:

Applications
1 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.39%) MS Office
3 9 (14.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) JIRA
2 5 (8.20%) Selenium
2 5 (8.20%) WebDriver
3 4 (6.56%) HP UFT
3 4 (6.56%) Ranorex
4 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.28%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Analyst
2 16 (26.23%) Test Analyst
3 15 (24.59%) Architect
3 15 (24.59%) Systems Architect
4 13 (21.31%) Senior Architect
4 13 (21.31%) Senior Systems Architect
5 6 (9.84%) Test Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Tester
6 5 (8.20%) Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.92%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Developer in Test
8 3 (4.92%) Lead Tester
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Test Automation Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Junior Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.64%) CSS
3 1 (1.64%) HTML
3 1 (1.64%) HTML5
3 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.28%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (3.28%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.98%) Linux
1 25 (40.98%) Unix
2 9 (14.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Software Testing
2 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.87%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (26.23%) SDLC
5 14 (22.95%) Software Engineering
6 13 (21.31%) Test Scripting
7 11 (18.03%) Configuration Management
7 11 (18.03%) Non-Functional Testing
8 10 (16.39%) Regression Testing
8 10 (16.39%) Test Automation
9 9 (14.75%) High Availability
9 9 (14.75%) Logistics
10 8 (13.11%) Test Strategy
11 6 (9.84%) Automated Testing
11 6 (9.84%) OO
11 6 (9.84%) OOP
12 5 (8.20%) Test Planning
13 4 (6.56%) Analytics
13 4 (6.56%) Automation Testing
13 4 (6.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.98%) Java
2 24 (39.34%) C#
3 22 (36.07%) SQL
4 15 (24.59%) C++
5 13 (21.31%) C
6 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) ISEB
2 11 (18.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (8.20%) Degree
4 4 (6.56%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (37.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Oracle
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) IBM
4 1 (1.64%) HP