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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 206 218 226
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 41 61 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 0.79% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.94% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 38 42 39
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £103,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
5661 6473 6769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.81% 84.33% 82.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4789 5352 5592
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 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +33 24 £50,000 +14.94% 3
Cambridgeshire -4 9 £39,500 -23.30% 3
Suffolk +2 4 £27,500 -31.25%
Bedfordshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Essex -2 1 £38,000 -
Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 68 (59.13%) SQL
1 68 (59.13%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (52.17%) QA
3 49 (42.61%) Selenium
3 49 (42.61%) Test Automation
4 45 (39.13%) Regression Testing
4 45 (39.13%) Finance
5 41 (35.65%) HP UFT
6 35 (30.43%) Test Management
7 33 (28.70%) Cucumber
7 33 (28.70%) Non-Functional Testing
8 30 (26.09%) Software Testing
9 29 (25.22%) JIRA
9 29 (25.22%) HP
9 29 (25.22%) Test Scripting
10 28 (24.35%) Java
11 27 (23.48%) Test Strategy
12 25 (21.74%) BDD
12 25 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (21.74%) .NET
12 25 (21.74%) Degree
12 25 (21.74%) Scrum
13 22 (19.13%) Microsoft
14 21 (18.26%) Oracle
14 21 (18.26%) Oracle Database
14 21 (18.26%) Computer Science
15 20 (17.39%) ISEB
16 19 (16.52%) Agile Testing
17 18 (15.65%) Automation Testing
17 18 (15.65%) MS Excel

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 (2.61%) Confluence
2 1 (0.87%) CMS
2 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (15.65%) MS Excel
2 16 (13.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (1.74%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) PuTTY
1 5 (4.35%) SSH
1 5 (4.35%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.26%) Oracle Database
2 11 (9.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.48%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (3.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 4 (3.48%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (3.48%) Data Mining
3 4 (3.48%) Lumira
3 4 (3.48%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (3.48%) SAP BI
3 4 (3.48%) SAP BW
3 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.87%) MySQL
4 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (42.61%) Selenium
2 41 (35.65%) HP UFT
3 33 (28.70%) Cucumber
4 29 (25.22%) JIRA
5 17 (14.78%) WebDriver
6 14 (12.17%) SoapUI
7 7 (6.09%) Jenkins
8 6 (5.22%) Visual Studio
9 5 (4.35%) Toad
10 4 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.61%) Bugzilla
11 3 (2.61%) JMeter
11 3 (2.61%) Testopia
12 2 (1.74%) Gerrit
12 2 (1.74%) Git (software)
12 2 (1.74%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.74%) QADirector
12 2 (1.74%) Ranorex
12 2 (1.74%) TestDirector
13 1 (0.87%) Jtest
General
1 45 (39.13%) Finance
2 12 (10.43%) Banking
3 7 (6.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.61%) Retail
5 1 (0.87%) Publishing
5 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (40.00%) Analyst
2 43 (37.39%) Test Analyst
3 24 (20.87%) Tester
4 17 (14.78%) Test Engineer
5 15 (13.04%) Automation Test Analyst
6 14 (12.17%) QA Tester
7 13 (11.30%) Software Test Engineer
8 9 (7.83%) Test Manager
9 7 (6.09%) Developer
10 6 (5.22%) QA Leader
10 6 (5.22%) Senior Tester
10 6 (5.22%) Test Leader
11 5 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.35%) QA Analyst
11 5 (4.35%) QA Engineer
11 5 (4.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 4 (3.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 4 (3.48%) Portfolio Manager
12 4 (3.48%) SAP Developer
12 4 (3.48%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.74%) .NET
2 14 (12.17%) SOAP
3 12 (10.43%) REST
4 10 (8.70%) Web Services
5 9 (7.83%) XML
6 5 (4.35%) J2EE
7 3 (2.61%) HTML
8 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.74%) Qt
9 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.87%) CSS
9 1 (0.87%) Flash
9 1 (0.87%) HTML5
9 1 (0.87%) Middleware
9 1 (0.87%) RESTful
9 1 (0.87%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.87%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (18.26%) Computer Science
3 13 (11.30%) User Experience
4 12 (10.43%) Mathematics
5 10 (8.70%) Data Integration
6 7 (6.09%) Fintech
7 3 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.61%) NHS
7 3 (2.61%) Statistics
8 2 (1.74%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (1.74%) iPad
8 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.78%) Unix
2 4 (3.48%) Linux
3 3 (2.61%) Android
3 3 (2.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (59.13%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (42.61%) Test Automation
3 45 (39.13%) Regression Testing
4 35 (30.43%) Test Management
5 33 (28.70%) Non-Functional Testing
6 30 (26.09%) Software Testing
7 29 (25.22%) Test Scripting
8 27 (23.48%) Test Strategy
9 25 (21.74%) BDD
9 25 (21.74%) Scrum
10 19 (16.52%) Agile Testing
11 18 (15.65%) Automation Testing
12 17 (14.78%) Automated Testing
13 16 (13.91%) Waterfall
14 15 (13.04%) Manual Testing
14 15 (13.04%) Performance Testing
14 15 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (12.17%) API Testing
16 13 (11.30%) User Stories
17 12 (10.43%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 68 (59.13%) SQL
2 28 (24.35%) Java
3 16 (13.91%) PL/SQL
4 15 (13.04%) C#
5 13 (11.30%) VB
6 12 (10.43%) Delphi
7 6 (5.22%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.48%) ABAP
8 4 (3.48%) Ruby
9 3 (2.61%) PHP
10 2 (1.74%) C
10 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.87%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (21.74%) Degree
2 20 (17.39%) ISEB
3 15 (13.04%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.74%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (52.17%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) ISO 8583
2 2 (1.74%) ISO20022
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (13.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (25.22%) HP
2 22 (19.13%) Microsoft
3 21 (18.26%) Oracle
4 17 (14.78%) IBM
5 6 (5.22%) SAP
5 6 (5.22%) WorldPay
6 3 (2.61%) Rally
7 1 (0.87%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.87%) New Relic
7 1 (0.87%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.87%) Twitter
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