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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 202 197 238
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +41
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 63 74 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.92% 0.96% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.16% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 49 56 49
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,250
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.47%
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
5950 6401 6967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 86.68% 83.05% 81.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4847 5205 5770
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +24 27 £37,500 -21.05% 5
Cambridgeshire -10 17 £39,500 -21.00%
Essex +5 8 £38,000 +7.80%
Suffolk -4 6 £28,500 -28.75% 1
Bedfordshire +6 4 - -
Norfolk - 1 £32,500 -
Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 78 (58.65%) QA
2 70 (52.63%) SQL
3 68 (51.13%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (42.11%) Test Automation
5 49 (36.84%) Selenium
6 45 (33.83%) Regression Testing
6 45 (33.83%) Finance
7 44 (33.08%) Software Testing
8 39 (29.32%) Non-Functional Testing
9 38 (28.57%) HP UFT
10 34 (25.56%) Test Management
11 32 (24.06%) Java
11 32 (24.06%) Scrum
12 28 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (20.30%) Cucumber
14 26 (19.55%) Degree
15 25 (18.80%) Oracle
15 25 (18.80%) Test Strategy
15 25 (18.80%) Test Scripting
15 25 (18.80%) Oracle Database
16 24 (18.05%) .NET
16 24 (18.05%) Microsoft
16 24 (18.05%) JIRA
17 23 (17.29%) HP
17 23 (17.29%) ISEB
18 21 (15.79%) Unix
18 21 (15.79%) Automated Testing
18 21 (15.79%) BDD
19 20 (15.04%) Computer Science
19 20 (15.04%) Agile Testing

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:

Applications
1 18 (13.53%) MS Excel
2 17 (12.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.75%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.01%) PuTTY
1 4 (3.01%) SSH
1 4 (3.01%) Telnet
2 3 (2.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.80%) Oracle Database
2 11 (8.27%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.01%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (3.01%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 4 (3.01%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (3.01%) Lumira
3 4 (3.01%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (3.01%) SAP BI
3 4 (3.01%) SAP BW
3 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 49 (36.84%) Selenium
2 38 (28.57%) HP UFT
3 27 (20.30%) Cucumber
4 24 (18.05%) JIRA
5 11 (8.27%) WebDriver
6 9 (6.77%) Jenkins
7 8 (6.02%) SoapUI
7 8 (6.02%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.01%) Toad
9 3 (2.26%) Bugzilla
9 3 (2.26%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.26%) QADirector
9 3 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.26%) TestDirector
9 3 (2.26%) Testopia
10 2 (1.50%) Gerrit
10 2 (1.50%) JMeter
10 2 (1.50%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.50%) Subversion
11 1 (0.75%) XMLSpy
General
1 45 (33.83%) Finance
2 9 (6.77%) Banking
3 7 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.26%) Retail
4 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (44.36%) Analyst
2 49 (36.84%) Test Analyst
3 24 (18.05%) Test Engineer
4 23 (17.29%) Tester
5 15 (11.28%) QA Analyst
5 15 (11.28%) QA Tester
6 14 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
6 14 (10.53%) Software Test Engineer
7 10 (7.52%) QA Engineer
7 10 (7.52%) QA Leader
8 8 (6.02%) QA Automation Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) QA Test Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Developer
9 7 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Test Leader
10 6 (4.51%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.51%) Senior Test Analyst
10 6 (4.51%) Senior Tester
10 6 (4.51%) Test Manager
11 5 (3.76%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.05%) .NET
2 12 (9.02%) Web Services
3 10 (7.52%) XML
4 8 (6.02%) SOAP
5 7 (5.26%) REST
6 5 (3.76%) J2EE
7 3 (2.26%) RESTful
8 2 (1.50%) Qt
9 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.75%) HTML
9 1 (0.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (15.04%) Computer Science
3 12 (9.02%) Mathematics
3 12 (9.02%) User Experience
4 11 (8.27%) Data Integration
5 8 (6.02%) Fintech
6 4 (3.01%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.26%) NHS
7 3 (2.26%) Statistics
8 2 (1.50%) iPad
9 1 (0.75%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.79%) Unix
2 9 (6.77%) Android
2 9 (6.77%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.26%) Linux
4 6 (4.51%) Windows
5 4 (3.01%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (51.13%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (42.11%) Test Automation
3 45 (33.83%) Regression Testing
4 44 (33.08%) Software Testing
5 39 (29.32%) Non-Functional Testing
6 34 (25.56%) Test Management
7 32 (24.06%) Scrum
8 25 (18.80%) Test Scripting
8 25 (18.80%) Test Strategy
9 21 (15.79%) Automated Testing
9 21 (15.79%) BDD
10 20 (15.04%) Agile Testing
11 18 (13.53%) Performance Testing
12 17 (12.78%) Manual Testing
13 16 (12.03%) Data Modelling
13 16 (12.03%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (10.53%) Analytics
14 14 (10.53%) TDD
15 13 (9.77%) Automation Testing
15 13 (9.77%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (52.63%) SQL
2 32 (24.06%) Java
3 20 (15.04%) PL/SQL
4 12 (9.02%) C#
5 11 (8.27%) Delphi
6 8 (6.02%) Ruby
7 7 (5.26%) VB
8 5 (3.76%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.01%) ABAP
9 4 (3.01%) Python
10 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (19.55%) Degree
2 23 (17.29%) ISEB
3 19 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 8 (6.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.50%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (58.65%) QA
2 3 (2.26%) ISO 8583
2 3 (2.26%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.75%) SDET
Systems Management
1 18 (13.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (18.80%) Oracle
2 24 (18.05%) Microsoft
3 23 (17.29%) HP
4 18 (13.53%) IBM
5 9 (6.77%) WorldPay
6 5 (3.76%) SAP
7 3 (2.26%) Rally
8 1 (0.75%) Twitter
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
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