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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
England / East of England
Rank 169 192 202
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +10
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 73 69 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.26% 0.97% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.11% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 61 53 49
Median salary £35,000 £39,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% -16.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
5046 6206 6192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 87.15% 86.94% 84.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4119 4949 4973
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +9 34 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Norfolk +5 20 £35,000 -35.18%
Bedfordshire +31 11 £45,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire -9 5 £32,500 -17.72%
Essex +16 2 £110,000 +183.87%
Suffolk +20 1 £25,000 +13.63%
Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 79 (60.31%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (48.85%) Scrum
3 61 (46.56%) QA
4 45 (34.35%) Finance
5 43 (32.82%) Selenium
6 41 (31.30%) Non-Functional Testing
7 40 (30.53%) BDD
8 34 (25.95%) Automation Testing
8 34 (25.95%) Regression Testing
9 33 (25.19%) Software Testing
10 32 (24.43%) TDD
10 32 (24.43%) HP UFT
10 32 (24.43%) Java
10 32 (24.43%) Test Scripting
11 30 (22.90%) C#
12 29 (22.14%) SQL
13 28 (21.37%) Unix
14 27 (20.61%) Test Automation
15 26 (19.85%) Continuous Improvement
15 26 (19.85%) Linux
16 25 (19.08%) Python
16 25 (19.08%) RESTful
17 23 (17.56%) Performance Testing
17 23 (17.56%) Software Delivery
18 21 (16.03%) Test Strategy
18 21 (16.03%) Release Management
19 19 (14.50%) User Acceptance Testing
19 19 (14.50%) Mentoring
19 19 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (13.74%) Software Engineering

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 8 (6.11%) Tomcat
2 7 (5.34%) Confluence
3 2 (1.53%) SAS
3 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.76%) Apache
4 1 (0.76%) Drupal
4 1 (0.76%) IIS
4 1 (0.76%) JBoss
4 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Magento
1 1 (0.76%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.53%) Ethernet
1 2 (1.53%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.76%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.76%) FTP
2 1 (0.76%) HTTP
2 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.58%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.76%) Big Data
3 1 (0.76%) DB2
3 1 (0.76%) MySQL
3 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 43 (32.82%) Selenium
2 32 (24.43%) HP UFT
3 15 (11.45%) JIRA
4 13 (9.92%) Cucumber
4 13 (9.92%) WebDriver
5 10 (7.63%) Git (software)
6 8 (6.11%) JUnit
6 8 (6.11%) Maven
7 7 (5.34%) SoapUI
7 7 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (4.58%) Subversion
9 5 (3.82%) Grunt
9 5 (3.82%) gulp
10 4 (3.05%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.05%) Hudson
10 4 (3.05%) TortoiseSVN
11 3 (2.29%) JMeter
12 2 (1.53%) Bugzilla
12 2 (1.53%) LoadRunner
12 2 (1.53%) SpecFlow
General
1 45 (34.35%) Finance
2 5 (3.82%) Banking
2 5 (3.82%) Retail
3 4 (3.05%) Legal
4 3 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.53%) Automotive
5 2 (1.53%) Electronics
5 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.76%) Law
6 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (44.27%) Analyst
2 55 (41.98%) Test Analyst
3 42 (32.06%) Tester
4 34 (25.95%) Test Engineer
5 18 (13.74%) QA Analyst
6 16 (12.21%) Software Tester
7 15 (11.45%) QA Test Analyst
8 11 (8.40%) Automation Test Analyst
8 11 (8.40%) Test Automation Engineer
9 10 (7.63%) Senior Test Engineer
10 9 (6.87%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
11 8 (6.11%) Software Analyst
11 8 (6.11%) Software Test Analyst
11 8 (6.11%) Systems Analyst
11 8 (6.11%) Systems Test Analyst
11 8 (6.11%) Systems Test Engineer
11 8 (6.11%) Systems Tester
12 6 (4.58%) Test Leader
12 6 (4.58%) Test Manager
13 5 (3.82%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.08%) RESTful
2 8 (6.11%) Gherkin
2 8 (6.11%) Hibernate
2 8 (6.11%) Spring
3 7 (5.34%) .NET
3 7 (5.34%) CSS
4 6 (4.58%) HTML
5 5 (3.82%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.82%) Backbone.js
5 5 (3.82%) Ember.js
5 5 (3.82%) LESS
5 5 (3.82%) Sass
5 5 (3.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (3.05%) Ajax
6 4 (3.05%) XML
7 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.53%) jQuery
9 1 (0.76%) LINQ to SQL
9 1 (0.76%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.34%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.82%) User Experience
4 3 (2.29%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.53%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.53%) Infotainment
5 2 (1.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.37%) Unix
2 26 (19.85%) Linux
3 11 (8.40%) Windows
4 2 (1.53%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.76%) AIX
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (60.31%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (48.85%) Scrum
3 41 (31.30%) Non-Functional Testing
4 40 (30.53%) BDD
5 34 (25.95%) Automation Testing
5 34 (25.95%) Regression Testing
6 33 (25.19%) Software Testing
7 32 (24.43%) TDD
7 32 (24.43%) Test Scripting
8 27 (20.61%) Test Automation
9 26 (19.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 23 (17.56%) Performance Testing
10 23 (17.56%) Software Delivery
11 21 (16.03%) Release Management
11 21 (16.03%) Test Strategy
12 19 (14.50%) Mentoring
12 19 (14.50%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (13.74%) Software Engineering
14 17 (12.98%) SDLC
15 16 (12.21%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.43%) Java
2 30 (22.90%) C#
3 29 (22.14%) SQL
4 25 (19.08%) Python
5 9 (6.87%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.58%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.58%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.29%) Ruby
8 2 (1.53%) C
8 2 (1.53%) Perl
8 2 (1.53%) PHP
8 2 (1.53%) VB
9 1 (0.76%) AWK
9 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.76%) Tcl
9 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.76%) VB6
9 1 (0.76%) VBA
9 1 (0.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (9.92%) ISEB
2 12 (9.16%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.82%) Degree
4 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (46.56%) QA
2 3 (2.29%) PMO
3 1 (0.76%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) GFS2
1 2 (1.53%) NFS
1 2 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (8.40%) Atlassian
2 9 (6.87%) Oracle
3 7 (5.34%) HP
4 6 (4.58%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.53%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (1.53%) IBM
5 2 (1.53%) SAP
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco
6 1 (0.76%) Citrix
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