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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 153 163 165
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 23 22 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.70% 0.59% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.68% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 23
Median salary £47,500 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £44,300
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2879 3231 3259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.51% 87.00% 85.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2314 2698 2696
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
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 July 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 July 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 +8 11 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Northamptonshire +11 6 £55,000 +83.33%
Leicestershire - 3 £35,000 - 2
Derbyshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 27 (47.37%) Unix
2 26 (45.61%) Linux
2 26 (45.61%) QA
3 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (36.84%) Java
4 20 (35.09%) C#
5 19 (33.33%) SQL
5 19 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 19 (33.33%) SDLC
6 17 (29.82%) C++
7 16 (28.07%) ISEB
8 14 (24.56%) C
9 13 (22.81%) Software Testing
10 12 (21.05%) Test Automation
11 11 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (17.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
14 8 (14.04%) MS Office
14 8 (14.04%) ISTQB
14 8 (14.04%) Automated Testing
15 7 (12.28%) Logistics
15 7 (12.28%) MS PowerPoint
15 7 (12.28%) Test Scripting
15 7 (12.28%) High Availability
15 7 (12.28%) Oracle
15 7 (12.28%) Windows
15 7 (12.28%) Configuration Management
15 7 (12.28%) Test Strategy
15 7 (12.28%) Non-Functional 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) Apache
1 1 (1.75%) CMS
1 1 (1.75%) Gunicorn
1 1 (1.75%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.04%) MS Office
3 7 (12.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) HTTP
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
1 1 (1.75%) IPsec
1 1 (1.75%) SSH
1 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) MySQL
2 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) JIRA
2 5 (8.77%) Ranorex
2 5 (8.77%) TestDirector
3 3 (5.26%) Selenium
4 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.75%) NUnit
5 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Publishing
2 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Architect
1 17 (29.82%) Systems Architect
2 15 (26.32%) Senior Architect
2 15 (26.32%) Senior Systems Architect
3 12 (21.05%) Analyst
4 11 (19.30%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Tester
6 5 (8.77%) Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Developer in Test
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Software Tester
8 2 (3.51%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Junior Architect
8 2 (3.51%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior QA Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Senior QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) .NET
2 3 (5.26%) CSS
2 3 (5.26%) HTML
3 2 (3.51%) Ajax
3 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.51%) jQuery
3 2 (3.51%) REST
3 2 (3.51%) Sass
3 2 (3.51%) SVG
3 2 (3.51%) Three.js
3 2 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (3.51%) Web Services
4 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.51%) User Experience
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (47.37%) Unix
2 26 (45.61%) Linux
3 7 (12.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.33%) SDLC
2 19 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 13 (22.81%) Software Testing
4 12 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 11 (19.30%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (14.04%) Automated Testing
7 7 (12.28%) Configuration Management
7 7 (12.28%) High Availability
7 7 (12.28%) Logistics
7 7 (12.28%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (12.28%) Test Scripting
7 7 (12.28%) Test Strategy
8 6 (10.53%) Coaching
8 6 (10.53%) Defect Management
8 6 (10.53%) DevOps
8 6 (10.53%) Software Delivery
9 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (8.77%) Release Management
9 5 (8.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) Java
2 20 (35.09%) C#
3 19 (33.33%) SQL
4 17 (29.82%) C++
5 14 (24.56%) C
6 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) ISEB
2 10 (17.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (14.04%) ISTQB
4 6 (10.53%) Degree
5 5 (8.77%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (8.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (45.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) IBM
4 1 (1.75%) HP
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