The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 272 258 279
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 9 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.10% 0.12% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.15% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 2
Average salary £39,500 £28,000 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.07% +8.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £22,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £46,100 £34,000 £29,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6700 6499 6826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 77.32% 75.80% 73.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5497 5595 5669
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Functional Testing
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Essex - 5 £42,250 - 7
Cambridgeshire 0 2 £33,750 -0.73%
Bedfordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (61.90%) Automation Testing
2 12 (57.14%) JIRA
3 10 (47.62%) ISEB
4 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 9 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 9 (42.86%) Test Strategy
5 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
6 7 (33.33%) MS Office
6 7 (33.33%) Client/Server
6 7 (33.33%) QA
6 7 (33.33%) Wiki
7 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Test Management
7 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 3 (14.29%) SAP
7 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (9.52%) Linux
8 2 (9.52%) Banking
8 2 (9.52%) VBA
8 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
8 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Logistics
8 2 (9.52%) Degree
9 1 (4.76%) Selenium

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) NFC
1 1 (4.76%) SMS
1 1 (4.76%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
2 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Test Leader
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) QA Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) SAP Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Functional Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Lead Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) WPF
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 7 (33.33%) Wiki
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (61.90%) Automation Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 9 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Test Management
3 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Logistics
5 1 (4.76%) ERP
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) TDD
5 1 (4.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) VBA
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) ISEB
2 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) HP
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