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

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 192 209 236
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +27
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 65 52 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.02% 0.73% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.85% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 56 44 30
Median salary £35,000 £38,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +0.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
5593 6109 6726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 88.04% 85.60% 84.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4543 5044 5417
Median salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +28 39 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Essex +14 12 £53,250 +33.12%
Bedfordshire +11 8 £55,000 -13.72% 3
Suffolk -11 5 £25,000 -26.47%
Norfolk - 1 £45,000 -
Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 61 (66.30%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (48.91%) QA
3 41 (44.57%) Scrum
4 34 (36.96%) Finance
5 33 (35.87%) Selenium
6 31 (33.70%) Regression Testing
6 31 (33.70%) HP UFT
6 31 (33.70%) Test Automation
7 28 (30.43%) Test Scripting
7 28 (30.43%) SQL
8 23 (25.00%) Test Strategy
9 22 (23.91%) C#
10 21 (22.83%) BDD
10 21 (22.83%) Automation Testing
10 21 (22.83%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (21.74%) Non-Functional Testing
11 20 (21.74%) Java
12 19 (20.65%) Unix
12 19 (20.65%) Software Testing
12 19 (20.65%) Agile Testing
13 18 (19.57%) SDLC
13 18 (19.57%) Waterfall
14 16 (17.39%) Linux
15 15 (16.30%) HP
15 15 (16.30%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (15.22%) JIRA
16 14 (15.22%) Automated Testing
16 14 (15.22%) Project Management
16 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
17 13 (14.13%) Python

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 4 (4.35%) Confluence
2 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.09%) IIS
4 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (1.09%) FTP
1 1 (1.09%) Internet
1 1 (1.09%) PuTTY
1 1 (1.09%) SSH
1 1 (1.09%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.09%) MySQL
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (35.87%) Selenium
2 31 (33.70%) HP UFT
3 14 (15.22%) JIRA
4 12 (13.04%) Cucumber
5 10 (10.87%) Subversion
5 10 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (7.61%) SoapUI
6 7 (7.61%) WebDriver
7 6 (6.52%) SpecFlow
8 4 (4.35%) Eclipse
8 4 (4.35%) Hudson
8 4 (4.35%) TortoiseSVN
9 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
9 3 (3.26%) JUnit
9 3 (3.26%) Maven
10 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.09%) Mocha
10 1 (1.09%) PHPUnit
10 1 (1.09%) Rational Performance Tester
10 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (36.96%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Banking
3 4 (4.35%) Legal
3 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.17%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.17%) Automotive
4 2 (2.17%) Electronics
4 2 (2.17%) Military
4 2 (2.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Back Office
5 1 (1.09%) Law
5 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (39.13%) Analyst
2 34 (36.96%) Tester
3 32 (34.78%) Test Analyst
4 26 (28.26%) Test Engineer
5 15 (16.30%) QA Analyst
6 14 (15.22%) Test Automation Engineer
7 12 (13.04%) QA Test Analyst
8 11 (11.96%) Software Tester
9 10 (10.87%) Senior Test Engineer
10 9 (9.78%) Automation Tester
11 8 (8.70%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
12 7 (7.61%) Automation Test Analyst
12 7 (7.61%) Software Analyst
12 7 (7.61%) Software Test Analyst
12 7 (7.61%) Software Test Engineer
13 6 (6.52%) QA Automation Engineer
13 6 (6.52%) QA Engineer
13 6 (6.52%) QA Test Engineer
14 5 (5.43%) Software QA Engineer
15 4 (4.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.87%) .NET
1 10 (10.87%) RESTful
2 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (6.52%) Web Services
4 4 (4.35%) SOAP
4 4 (4.35%) XML
5 3 (3.26%) Gherkin
5 3 (3.26%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.26%) HTML
5 3 (3.26%) REST
5 3 (3.26%) Spring
6 2 (2.17%) CSS
6 2 (2.17%) jQuery
7 1 (1.09%) Middleware
7 1 (1.09%) MSMQ
7 1 (1.09%) VXML
7 1 (1.09%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.09%) WinForms
7 1 (1.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.83%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.61%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.26%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.17%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.17%) Telematics
4 2 (2.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.65%) Unix
2 16 (17.39%) Linux
3 10 (10.87%) Windows
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (66.30%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (44.57%) Scrum
3 31 (33.70%) Regression Testing
3 31 (33.70%) Test Automation
4 28 (30.43%) Test Scripting
5 23 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 21 (22.83%) Automation Testing
6 21 (22.83%) BDD
7 20 (21.74%) Non-Functional Testing
8 19 (20.65%) Agile Testing
8 19 (20.65%) Software Testing
9 18 (19.57%) SDLC
9 18 (19.57%) Waterfall
10 15 (16.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (15.22%) Automated Testing
11 14 (15.22%) Project Management
12 13 (14.13%) Manual Testing
12 13 (14.13%) Software Delivery
12 13 (14.13%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (13.04%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.43%) SQL
2 22 (23.91%) C#
3 20 (21.74%) Java
4 13 (14.13%) Python
5 11 (11.96%) Ruby
6 6 (6.52%) VB
7 5 (5.43%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.17%) Delphi
9 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.09%) PHP
10 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.09%) Tcl
10 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.09%) VB6
10 1 (1.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (11.96%) ISEB
2 9 (9.78%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.43%) Degree
4 3 (3.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (48.91%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (9.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (16.30%) HP
2 7 (7.61%) Atlassian
2 7 (7.61%) Oracle
3 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.17%) EMC
4 2 (2.17%) IBM
4 2 (2.17%) SAP
5 1 (1.09%) Capita
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco
5 1 (1.09%) Citrix
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