The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 212 218 220
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 33 61 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.50% 0.80% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.95% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 27 43 50
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £52,300 £56,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,050
% change year-on-year
- +7.96%
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5588 6439 6639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.20% 84.88% 82.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4710 5344 5471
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England 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 of England

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the East of England region.

Functional Testing Salary Trend in the East of England

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in the East of England

Functional Testing
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 28 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
Hertfordshire +21 16 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Bedfordshire +23 8 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 5 £39,500 -23.30% 4
Suffolk +1 4 £31,250 -19.35% 1
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 of England region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 66 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (57.00%) SQL
3 52 (52.00%) QA
4 44 (44.00%) Test Automation
5 42 (42.00%) Selenium
6 41 (41.00%) Finance
7 38 (38.00%) HP UFT
8 34 (34.00%) Regression Testing
8 34 (34.00%) Test Scripting
9 31 (31.00%) Test Management
9 31 (31.00%) HP
10 30 (30.00%) JIRA
10 30 (30.00%) Cucumber
11 27 (27.00%) BDD
12 26 (26.00%) Non-Functional Testing
13 24 (24.00%) .NET
14 23 (23.00%) Scrum
14 23 (23.00%) Waterfall
15 22 (22.00%) Agile Testing
16 21 (21.00%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (21.00%) Test Strategy
17 20 (20.00%) Software Testing
17 20 (20.00%) Microsoft
18 19 (19.00%) Java
18 19 (19.00%) MS Excel
18 19 (19.00%) Degree
18 19 (19.00%) Automation Testing
18 19 (19.00%) Exploratory Testing
19 18 (18.00%) WebDriver
20 17 (17.00%) Computer Science

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (3.00%) Confluence
2 1 (1.00%) CMS
2 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (19.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (2.00%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) PuTTY
1 2 (2.00%) SSH
1 2 (2.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.00%) Oracle Database
1 14 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 4 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (4.00%) Data Mining
2 4 (4.00%) Lumira
2 4 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (4.00%) SAP BI
2 4 (4.00%) SAP BW
2 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (42.00%) Selenium
2 38 (38.00%) HP UFT
3 30 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 30 (30.00%) JIRA
4 18 (18.00%) WebDriver
5 15 (15.00%) SoapUI
6 8 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (6.00%) Visual Studio
8 5 (5.00%) Jenkins
9 4 (4.00%) SpecFlow
10 3 (3.00%) Bugzilla
10 3 (3.00%) JMeter
10 3 (3.00%) Testopia
11 2 (2.00%) Gerrit
11 2 (2.00%) Git (software)
11 2 (2.00%) Mercurial
11 2 (2.00%) Ranorex
11 2 (2.00%) Toad
12 1 (1.00%) Jtest
12 1 (1.00%) Zephyr
General
1 41 (41.00%) Finance
2 13 (13.00%) Banking
3 8 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.00%) Publishing
5 1 (1.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (38.00%) Analyst
2 36 (36.00%) Test Analyst
3 27 (27.00%) Tester
4 15 (15.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 14 (14.00%) Test Engineer
6 12 (12.00%) QA Tester
7 10 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
8 7 (7.00%) Senior Tester
8 7 (7.00%) Test Manager
9 6 (6.00%) Developer
9 6 (6.00%) QA Engineer
10 5 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (5.00%) QA Leader
10 5 (5.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 4 (4.00%) Agile Test Analyst
11 4 (4.00%) Automation Tester
11 4 (4.00%) Portfolio Test Manager
11 4 (4.00%) QA Automation Engineer
11 4 (4.00%) QA Test Engineer
11 4 (4.00%) SAP BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.00%) .NET
2 15 (15.00%) SOAP
3 13 (13.00%) REST
4 9 (9.00%) Web Services
5 7 (7.00%) XML
6 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (5.00%) J2EE
7 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.00%) HTML
9 2 (2.00%) Qt
10 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.00%) CSS
10 1 (1.00%) Flash
10 1 (1.00%) HTML5
10 1 (1.00%) Middleware
10 1 (1.00%) RESTful
10 1 (1.00%) Silverlight
10 1 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.00%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (17.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.00%) Data Integration
3 9 (9.00%) User Experience
4 8 (8.00%) Mathematics
5 5 (5.00%) Fintech
5 5 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.00%) NHS
7 3 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.00%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (2.00%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.00%) iPad
9 1 (1.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.00%) Unix
2 2 (2.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.00%) Android
3 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (44.00%) Test Automation
3 34 (34.00%) Regression Testing
3 34 (34.00%) Test Scripting
4 31 (31.00%) Test Management
5 27 (27.00%) BDD
6 26 (26.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 23 (23.00%) Scrum
7 23 (23.00%) Waterfall
8 22 (22.00%) Agile Testing
9 21 (21.00%) Test Strategy
10 20 (20.00%) Software Testing
11 19 (19.00%) Automation Testing
11 19 (19.00%) Exploratory Testing
12 15 (15.00%) API Testing
12 15 (15.00%) Automated Testing
13 13 (13.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 13 (13.00%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (12.00%) Smoke Testing
14 12 (12.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (57.00%) SQL
2 19 (19.00%) Java
3 14 (14.00%) VB
4 11 (11.00%) C#
5 10 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 8 (8.00%) Delphi
6 8 (8.00%) Ruby
7 6 (6.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.00%) ABAP
9 3 (3.00%) PHP
10 2 (2.00%) C
11 1 (1.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (19.00%) Degree
2 16 (16.00%) ISEB
3 11 (11.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (52.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (31.00%) HP
2 20 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (16.00%) Oracle
4 11 (11.00%) IBM
5 6 (6.00%) SAP
6 4 (4.00%) WorldPay
7 3 (3.00%) Rally
8 1 (1.00%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.00%) New Relic
8 1 (1.00%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (1.00%) Twitter
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