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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 220 215 203
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 29 59 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.46% 0.80% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.94% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 24 43 55
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £32,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £51,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
5453 6251 6571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.63% 85.22% 83.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4641 5247 5314
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +6 12 £46,250 +8.82% 2
Bedfordshire +24 7 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Suffolk - 5 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire -13 3 £39,500 -12.22% 1
Essex -3 2 £45,000 +18.42%
Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 62 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (54.65%) QA
3 45 (52.33%) SQL
4 41 (47.67%) Test Automation
5 39 (45.35%) Finance
6 35 (40.70%) Selenium
7 33 (38.37%) Test Scripting
8 31 (36.05%) HP
8 31 (36.05%) HP UFT
9 29 (33.72%) Regression Testing
9 29 (33.72%) Test Management
10 28 (32.56%) Cucumber
11 26 (30.23%) JIRA
12 25 (29.07%) Non-Functional Testing
12 25 (29.07%) Scrum
13 23 (26.74%) BDD
14 22 (25.58%) Waterfall
15 19 (22.09%) Test Strategy
15 19 (22.09%) Automation Testing
15 19 (22.09%) Degree
15 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
16 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
16 18 (20.93%) .NET
16 18 (20.93%) Agile Testing
17 17 (19.77%) WebDriver
17 17 (19.77%) Exploratory Testing
18 16 (18.60%) Computer Science
19 15 (17.44%) SoapUI
19 15 (17.44%) Oracle
19 15 (17.44%) SOAP

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 3 (3.49%) Confluence
2 1 (1.16%) CMS
2 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 13 (15.12%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (2.33%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) Internet
1 1 (1.16%) PuTTY
1 1 (1.16%) SSH
1 1 (1.16%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.12%) Oracle Database
1 13 (15.12%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (4.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 4 (4.65%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (4.65%) Data Mining
2 4 (4.65%) Lumira
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (4.65%) SAP BI
2 4 (4.65%) SAP BW
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (40.70%) Selenium
2 31 (36.05%) HP UFT
3 28 (32.56%) Cucumber
4 26 (30.23%) JIRA
5 17 (19.77%) WebDriver
6 15 (17.44%) SoapUI
7 9 (10.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (5.81%) Visual Studio
9 4 (4.65%) Jenkins
9 4 (4.65%) SpecFlow
9 4 (4.65%) Subversion
10 2 (2.33%) Bugzilla
10 2 (2.33%) JMeter
10 2 (2.33%) Ranorex
10 2 (2.33%) Testopia
11 1 (1.16%) Gerrit
11 1 (1.16%) Jtest
11 1 (1.16%) Toad
11 1 (1.16%) XMLSpy
11 1 (1.16%) Zephyr
General
1 39 (45.35%) Finance
2 13 (15.12%) Banking
3 8 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.49%) Retail
4 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.33%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.33%) Military
6 1 (1.16%) Back Office
6 1 (1.16%) Publishing
6 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (36.05%) Analyst
2 29 (33.72%) Test Analyst
3 19 (22.09%) Test Engineer
4 17 (19.77%) Tester
5 14 (16.28%) Automation Test Analyst
6 13 (15.12%) Software Test Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) QA Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) QA Automation Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) QA Tester
9 6 (6.98%) QA Test Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Test Manager
10 5 (5.81%) Developer
10 5 (5.81%) QA Leader
11 4 (4.65%) Automation Tester
11 4 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) Portfolio Test Manager
11 4 (4.65%) SAP BI Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 4 (4.65%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.93%) .NET
2 15 (17.44%) SOAP
3 13 (15.12%) REST
4 6 (6.98%) XML
5 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.81%) Web Services
6 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.49%) HTML
8 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.16%) CSS
8 1 (1.16%) Flash
8 1 (1.16%) HTML5
8 1 (1.16%) Middleware
8 1 (1.16%) Qt
8 1 (1.16%) RESTful
8 1 (1.16%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) Computer Science
2 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.47%) Data Integration
3 9 (10.47%) User Experience
4 8 (9.30%) Mathematics
5 5 (5.81%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.65%) NHS
7 3 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.33%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (2.33%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.33%) Fintech
9 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.63%) Unix
2 4 (4.65%) Linux
3 2 (2.33%) Windows
4 1 (1.16%) Android
4 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (47.67%) Test Automation
3 33 (38.37%) Test Scripting
4 29 (33.72%) Regression Testing
4 29 (33.72%) Test Management
5 25 (29.07%) Non-Functional Testing
5 25 (29.07%) Scrum
6 23 (26.74%) BDD
7 22 (25.58%) Waterfall
8 19 (22.09%) Automation Testing
8 19 (22.09%) Test Strategy
9 18 (20.93%) Agile Testing
10 17 (19.77%) Exploratory Testing
11 14 (16.28%) API Testing
11 14 (16.28%) Automated Testing
12 12 (13.95%) Smoke Testing
13 11 (12.79%) SDLC
13 11 (12.79%) Time Management
14 10 (11.63%) Manual Testing
14 10 (11.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (52.33%) SQL
2 14 (16.28%) VB
3 13 (15.12%) Java
4 11 (12.79%) C#
5 10 (11.63%) Ruby
6 9 (10.47%) PL/SQL
7 8 (9.30%) Delphi
8 6 (6.98%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.65%) ABAP
10 3 (3.49%) PHP
11 2 (2.33%) C
12 1 (1.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (22.09%) Degree
2 7 (8.14%) ISEB
3 6 (6.98%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.33%) Postgraduate
5 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (54.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (36.05%) HP
2 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
3 15 (17.44%) Oracle
4 10 (11.63%) IBM
5 6 (6.98%) SAP
6 2 (2.33%) EMC
6 2 (2.33%) Rally
7 1 (1.16%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.16%) Capita
7 1 (1.16%) New Relic
7 1 (1.16%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (1.16%) WorldPay
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