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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 220 211 212
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 25 56 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.77% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.91% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 17 42 43
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,100 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
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
5375 6170 6268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 86.47% 85.03% 83.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4442 5211 5002
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £67,500 £67,500
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 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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Bedfordshire +15 8 £47,500 +43.93% 1
Hertfordshire +1 8 £42,500 -
Essex +2 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Suffolk - 4 £37,500 -
Norfolk - 1 - -
Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 52 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (51.47%) Test Automation
3 32 (47.06%) QA
4 28 (41.18%) SQL
5 27 (39.71%) Finance
6 26 (38.24%) Test Scripting
7 25 (36.76%) Scrum
7 25 (36.76%) Selenium
8 24 (35.29%) Regression Testing
8 24 (35.29%) HP
9 23 (33.82%) HP UFT
10 22 (32.35%) BDD
11 21 (30.88%) Non-Functional Testing
12 20 (29.41%) Cucumber
12 20 (29.41%) Waterfall
12 20 (29.41%) Test Management
13 19 (27.94%) Test Strategy
14 18 (26.47%) JIRA
15 16 (23.53%) Agile Testing
16 14 (20.59%) .NET
17 13 (19.12%) Automated Testing
18 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
18 12 (17.65%) Project Management
18 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
18 12 (17.65%) Automation Testing
18 12 (17.65%) SDLC
19 11 (16.18%) Exploratory Testing
19 11 (16.18%) C#
19 11 (16.18%) Degree
20 10 (14.71%) Ruby

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 (4.41%) Confluence
2 1 (1.47%) CMS
2 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
1 1 (1.47%) PuTTY
1 1 (1.47%) SSH
1 1 (1.47%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.88%) Data Mining
4 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.47%) Lumira
6 1 (1.47%) MySQL
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.47%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.47%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (36.76%) Selenium
2 23 (33.82%) HP UFT
3 20 (29.41%) Cucumber
4 18 (26.47%) JIRA
5 10 (14.71%) SoapUI
5 10 (14.71%) WebDriver
6 6 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (7.35%) Subversion
8 4 (5.88%) SpecFlow
9 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.94%) Ranorex
11 1 (1.47%) JMeter
11 1 (1.47%) Jtest
11 1 (1.47%) Toad
General
1 27 (39.71%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.94%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.94%) Military
4 2 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Publishing
5 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) Analyst
2 19 (27.94%) Test Analyst
2 19 (27.94%) Test Engineer
3 14 (20.59%) Tester
4 11 (16.18%) Software Test Engineer
5 10 (14.71%) Automation Test Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) QA Automation Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) QA Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) QA Test Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Automation Tester
8 5 (7.35%) Software QA Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) QA Leader
9 4 (5.88%) Test Manager
10 3 (4.41%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Portfolio Manager
10 3 (4.41%) Portfolio Test Manager
10 3 (4.41%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) .NET
2 10 (14.71%) SOAP
3 9 (13.24%) REST
4 6 (8.82%) Web Services
5 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
5 5 (7.35%) RESTful
6 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (4.41%) HTML
7 3 (4.41%) XML
8 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.47%) CSS
8 1 (1.47%) Flash
8 1 (1.47%) HTML5
8 1 (1.47%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.47%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (13.24%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.82%) Data Integration
2 6 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.35%) Mathematics
3 5 (7.35%) User Experience
4 2 (2.94%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (2.94%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.94%) Fintech
5 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Unix
2 4 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (51.47%) Test Automation
3 26 (38.24%) Test Scripting
4 25 (36.76%) Scrum
5 24 (35.29%) Regression Testing
6 22 (32.35%) BDD
7 21 (30.88%) Non-Functional Testing
8 20 (29.41%) Test Management
8 20 (29.41%) Waterfall
9 19 (27.94%) Test Strategy
10 16 (23.53%) Agile Testing
11 13 (19.12%) Automated Testing
12 12 (17.65%) Automation Testing
12 12 (17.65%) Project Management
12 12 (17.65%) SDLC
13 11 (16.18%) Exploratory Testing
14 10 (14.71%) Manual Testing
15 9 (13.24%) API Testing
15 9 (13.24%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (13.24%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.18%) SQL
2 11 (16.18%) C#
3 10 (14.71%) Ruby
3 10 (14.71%) VB
4 9 (13.24%) Java
5 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.82%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.35%) Delphi
7 3 (4.41%) PHP
8 2 (2.94%) C
9 1 (1.47%) ABAP
9 1 (1.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) ISEB
3 3 (4.41%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.94%) Postgraduate
4 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (47.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (35.29%) HP
2 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.24%) Oracle
3 7 (10.29%) IBM
4 3 (4.41%) SAP
5 2 (2.94%) EMC
6 1 (1.47%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.47%) Capita
6 1 (1.47%) New Relic
6 1 (1.47%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.47%) WorldPay
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