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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 253 208 277
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +69
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 8 26 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.10% 0.38% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.48% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 4
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.25%
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
6225 5440 6844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.78% 80.22% 76.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4962 4328 5904
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +2 5 £47,500 +18.75%
Hertfordshire -14 1 £60,000 +81.81%
Essex -17 1 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Suffolk - 1 - -
Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing.

1 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) UNIX
4 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) ISEB
5 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
5 3 (21.43%) Selenium
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) MSTest
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
6 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (14.29%) C
6 2 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 1 (7.14%) Finance
7 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (14.29%) MSTest
3 1 (7.14%) Zephyr
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Test Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.14%) Wiki
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C
2 2 (14.29%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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