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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
England / East Midlands
Rank 131 149 142
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 30 24 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.03% 0.75% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.85% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 27 16 21
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
2569 2827 2710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 88.31% 88.07% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2104 2164 2265
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £60,000
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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +18 14 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Nottinghamshire +1 11 £40,000 +6.66%
Leicestershire -3 5 £37,500 - 1
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 (51.02%) SQL
1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (51.02%) ISTQB
1 25 (51.02%) QA
2 21 (42.86%) ISEB
3 17 (34.69%) Load Testing
3 17 (34.69%) SDLC
4 15 (30.61%) Problem Management
4 15 (30.61%) IBM
5 14 (28.57%) Java
6 13 (26.53%) Automation Testing
7 12 (24.49%) C#
7 12 (24.49%) Selenium
7 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
8 11 (22.45%) Non-Functional Testing
9 9 (18.37%) Test Scripting
9 9 (18.37%) JIRA
10 8 (16.33%) Degree
10 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (16.33%) Scrum
11 7 (14.29%) Finance
11 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
11 7 (14.29%) Cucumber
11 7 (14.29%) Software Testing
12 6 (12.24%) BDD
12 6 (12.24%) Gherkin
12 6 (12.24%) Test Strategy
12 6 (12.24%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (12.24%) .NET
12 6 (12.24%) Automated Testing

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Selenium
2 9 (18.37%) JIRA
3 7 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 6 (12.24%) Ranorex
5 5 (10.20%) HP UFT
6 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (8.16%) TestDirector
7 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
8 2 (4.08%) Calabash
8 2 (4.08%) Capybara
8 2 (4.08%) JMeter
8 2 (4.08%) LoadRunner
8 2 (4.08%) Protractor
8 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Electronics
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Test Manager
2 15 (30.61%) Quality Manager
3 10 (20.41%) Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Test Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Tester
5 8 (16.33%) QA Engineer
5 8 (16.33%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (14.29%) QA Leader
7 6 (12.24%) QA Automation Engineer
8 5 (10.20%) Automation Test Lead
8 5 (10.20%) Test Engineer
9 4 (8.16%) Functional QA Engineer
9 4 (8.16%) Junior
9 4 (8.16%) Junior Analyst
9 4 (8.16%) QA Analyst
9 4 (8.16%) QA Test Analyst
9 4 (8.16%) QA Test Engineer
9 4 (8.16%) Software Tester
9 4 (8.16%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (6.12%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) .NET
1 6 (12.24%) Gherkin
2 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.12%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) REST
3 1 (2.04%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.04%) EPoS
2 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.04%) Statistics
2 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.69%) Load Testing
2 17 (34.69%) SDLC
3 15 (30.61%) Problem Management
4 13 (26.53%) Automation Testing
5 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
6 11 (22.45%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (18.37%) Test Scripting
8 8 (16.33%) Scrum
8 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (14.29%) Software Testing
10 6 (12.24%) Automated Testing
10 6 (12.24%) BDD
10 6 (12.24%) Test Strategy
11 5 (10.20%) Open Source
11 5 (10.20%) Regression Testing
11 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
11 5 (10.20%) System Testing
12 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (8.16%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) SQL
2 14 (28.57%) Java
3 12 (24.49%) C#
4 5 (10.20%) Python
5 3 (6.12%) Perl
6 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (51.02%) ISTQB
2 21 (42.86%) ISEB
3 8 (16.33%) Degree
4 4 (8.16%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (8.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (8.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (51.02%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.04%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) IBM
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) HP
3 1 (2.04%) SAP
Derby, Derbyshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Mindera
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + pension, healthcare & Bonus (company perform
Posted: 13 days ago