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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
England / East of England
Rank 163 200 210
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +10
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 80 61 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.36% 0.90% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.05% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 72 53 33
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £54,800 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%

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
5125 5821 6125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 87.15% 85.69% 84.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4241 4767 4887
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +31 46 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Norfolk -3 15 £35,000 -35.18%
Bedfordshire +23 7 £55,000 -21.42% 2
Essex +24 4 £51,500 +28.75%
Suffolk 0 4 £25,000 -26.47%
Cambridgeshire -8 4 £32,500 -17.72% 1
Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 69 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (47.83%) Scrum
3 54 (46.96%) QA
4 41 (35.65%) Finance
5 38 (33.04%) Selenium
6 33 (28.70%) Non-Functional Testing
7 31 (26.96%) BDD
8 30 (26.09%) Regression Testing
9 28 (24.35%) HP UFT
10 27 (23.48%) Java
10 27 (23.48%) Software Testing
10 27 (23.48%) Test Automation
10 27 (23.48%) Automation Testing
11 26 (22.61%) Test Scripting
11 26 (22.61%) C#
11 26 (22.61%) SQL
12 24 (20.87%) Unix
13 23 (20.00%) TDD
14 22 (19.13%) Linux
14 22 (19.13%) RESTful
14 22 (19.13%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (17.39%) Software Delivery
15 20 (17.39%) Performance Testing
15 20 (17.39%) Python
16 18 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (14.78%) Test Strategy
18 16 (13.91%) Mentoring
18 16 (13.91%) Stress Testing
18 16 (13.91%) Scalability Testing
18 16 (13.91%) Release Management

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 5 (4.35%) Confluence
1 5 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.87%) IIS
2 1 (0.87%) SAS
2 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.87%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (0.87%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.87%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (0.87%) FTP
1 1 (0.87%) Internet
1 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.87%) Big Data
3 1 (0.87%) MySQL
3 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 38 (33.04%) Selenium
2 28 (24.35%) HP UFT
3 11 (9.57%) Cucumber
4 9 (7.83%) JIRA
4 9 (7.83%) Subversion
4 9 (7.83%) WebDriver
5 6 (5.22%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.22%) JUnit
5 6 (5.22%) Maven
5 6 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.35%) SoapUI
7 4 (3.48%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.48%) Hudson
7 4 (3.48%) TortoiseSVN
8 2 (1.74%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.87%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.87%) Mocha
9 1 (0.87%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.87%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 41 (35.65%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Banking
3 4 (3.48%) Legal
3 4 (3.48%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.61%) Retail
5 2 (1.74%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.74%) Automotive
5 2 (1.74%) Electronics
5 2 (1.74%) Military
6 1 (0.87%) Back Office
6 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.87%) Law
6 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (45.22%) Analyst
2 48 (41.74%) Test Analyst
3 37 (32.17%) Tester
4 36 (31.30%) Test Engineer
5 18 (15.65%) QA Analyst
6 16 (13.91%) Software Tester
7 15 (13.04%) QA Test Analyst
8 14 (12.17%) Test Automation Engineer
9 11 (9.57%) Senior Test Engineer
10 9 (7.83%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
11 8 (6.96%) Software Analyst
11 8 (6.96%) Software Test Analyst
12 7 (6.09%) Automation Test Analyst
13 6 (5.22%) Systems Analyst
14 5 (4.35%) Automation Tester
14 5 (4.35%) QA Automation Engineer
14 5 (4.35%) QA Engineer
14 5 (4.35%) Systems Test Analyst
14 5 (4.35%) Systems Test Engineer
14 5 (4.35%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.13%) RESTful
2 6 (5.22%) Gherkin
2 6 (5.22%) Hibernate
2 6 (5.22%) Spring
3 5 (4.35%) .NET
4 4 (3.48%) Web Services
5 3 (2.61%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.61%) XML
6 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.74%) CSS
6 2 (1.74%) HTML
6 2 (1.74%) jQuery
7 1 (0.87%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (0.87%) Middleware
7 1 (0.87%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.87%) NHibernate
7 1 (0.87%) VXML
7 1 (0.87%) WinForms
7 1 (0.87%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.48%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.74%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.74%) Telematics
5 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.87%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.87%) Unix
2 22 (19.13%) Linux
3 11 (9.57%) Windows
4 2 (1.74%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (47.83%) Scrum
3 33 (28.70%) Non-Functional Testing
4 31 (26.96%) BDD
5 30 (26.09%) Regression Testing
6 27 (23.48%) Automation Testing
6 27 (23.48%) Software Testing
6 27 (23.48%) Test Automation
7 26 (22.61%) Test Scripting
8 23 (20.00%) TDD
9 22 (19.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (17.39%) Performance Testing
10 20 (17.39%) Software Delivery
11 17 (14.78%) Test Strategy
12 16 (13.91%) Mentoring
12 16 (13.91%) Release Management
12 16 (13.91%) Scalability Testing
12 16 (13.91%) Stress Testing
13 15 (13.04%) Manual Testing
13 15 (13.04%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.48%) Java
2 26 (22.61%) C#
2 26 (22.61%) SQL
3 20 (17.39%) Python
4 6 (5.22%) PL/SQL
4 6 (5.22%) Ruby
5 5 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.74%) VB
7 1 (0.87%) C
7 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.87%) Perl
7 1 (0.87%) PHP
7 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.87%) Tcl
7 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.87%) VB6
7 1 (0.87%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (10.43%) ISEB
2 10 (8.70%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.61%) Degree
4 2 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.74%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (46.96%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.87%) GFS2
1 1 (0.87%) NFS
1 1 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (7.83%) Atlassian
2 8 (6.96%) Oracle
3 7 (6.09%) HP
4 3 (2.61%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.74%) EMC
5 2 (1.74%) SAP
6 1 (0.87%) Capita
6 1 (0.87%) Cisco
6 1 (0.87%) Citrix
6 1 (0.87%) IBM
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