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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 166 185 158
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -27
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.031% 0.028% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.034% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%
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
2636 2972 2401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.30% 84.12% 81.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2181 2420 2115
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) ISEB
1 13 (86.67%) Test Scripting
1 13 (86.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) QA
3 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Apache
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Senior Consultant
1 13 (86.67%) Consultant
1 13 (86.67%) Test Consultant
1 13 (86.67%) Senior Test Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
2 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.67%) V-Model
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft