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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 248 253 241
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 14 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 9
Average salary £42,500 £72,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +106.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,050 £110,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -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
6061 6248 5663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 82.01% 80.29% 79.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5093 5053 4774
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire +27 7 £45,000 +12.50%
Hertfordshire -1 4 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Essex - 2 £38,000 -
Bedfordshire +1 1 £33,000 -16.98%
Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 14 (45.16%) SAP
2 12 (38.71%) HP
2 12 (38.71%) Integration Testing
2 12 (38.71%) Test Management
2 12 (38.71%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
3 11 (35.48%) ISTQB
3 11 (35.48%) ISEB
4 10 (32.26%) Regression Testing
5 9 (29.03%) Scrum
5 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (29.03%) System Testing
6 8 (25.81%) Degree
6 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
6 8 (25.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (25.81%) SAP BW
6 8 (25.81%) ABAP
6 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
8 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
9 5 (16.13%) QA
10 4 (12.90%) Web Services
10 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Ruby
10 4 (12.90%) Selenium
10 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Subversion
10 4 (12.90%) SoapUI
10 4 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
11 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Telnet
1 2 (6.45%) SSH
1 2 (6.45%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Subversion
1 4 (12.90%) Selenium
1 4 (12.90%) SoapUI
2 3 (9.68%) JMeter
2 3 (9.68%) JIRA
3 2 (6.45%) Toad
3 2 (6.45%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (25.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) ABAP Developer
2 8 (25.81%) SAP Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Test Manager
3 7 (22.58%) Test Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Test Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Automation Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) QA Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Principle Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Test Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Programme Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Junior
6 3 (9.68%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) XML
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) NHS
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Integration Testing
1 12 (38.71%) Test Management
2 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
3 10 (32.26%) Regression Testing
4 9 (29.03%) Scrum
4 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) System Testing
5 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
5 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
8 4 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.68%) Project Management
9 3 (9.68%) ERP
9 3 (9.68%) TDD
9 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) ABAP
2 4 (12.90%) Ruby
3 3 (9.68%) Python
3 3 (9.68%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) C++
3 3 (9.68%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) ISEB
1 11 (35.48%) ISTQB
2 8 (25.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) SAP
2 12 (38.71%) HP