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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 252 229 272
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +43
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 11 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 5
Average salary £72,250 £34,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+112.50% -35.23%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +0.69%
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
6070 5594 6793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.79% 77.54% 75.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4885 4730 5739
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,859
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Norfolk - 6 £105,000 -
Hertfordshire -9 2 £32,500 -13.33%
Bedfordshire -11 2 £39,750 +27.20%
Cambridgeshire -10 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 12 (40.00%) QA
2 10 (33.33%) Test Management
3 9 (30.00%) Validation
4 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (26.67%) Release Management
4 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Test Strategy
5 7 (23.33%) Performance Engineering
5 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
5 7 (23.33%) Finance
6 6 (20.00%) Degree
6 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Banking
7 5 (16.67%) C#
7 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 5 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Test Planning
8 4 (13.33%) Selenium
8 4 (13.33%) .NET
8 4 (13.33%) Java
8 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
8 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.00%) MVC
9 3 (10.00%) XAML
9 3 (10.00%) MS Office
9 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (10.00%) SAP
9 3 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (10.00%) MS Office
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) NFC
2 2 (6.67%) Wireless
2 2 (6.67%) TETRA
3 1 (3.33%) ZigBee
3 1 (3.33%) DECT
3 1 (3.33%) SMS
3 1 (3.33%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 7
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Selenium
2 3 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (6.67%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.33%) Zephyr
4 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.33%) PVCS
4 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.33%) MSI
4 1 (3.33%) CruiseControl
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (3.33%) MSTest
4 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Test Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Head of Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Tester
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Functional Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Functional Test Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) QA Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) SAP Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Change Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
1 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.00%) WPF
2 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.67%) Java ME
3 2 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.33%) Wiki
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Android
1 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Phone
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Test Management
2 9 (30.00%) Validation
3 8 (26.67%) Release Management
3 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (26.67%) Test Strategy
4 7 (23.33%) Performance Engineering
5 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 5 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Test Planning
8 3 (10.00%) MVC
8 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.67%) Logistics
9 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) C#
2 4 (13.33%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) XAML
4 2 (6.67%) Perl
4 2 (6.67%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) C
5 1 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) VB6
5 1 (3.33%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
2 6 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) ISEB
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) HP
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