The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Functional Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Tester
UK / England
Rank 814 900 889
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Tester 8 20 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.021% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.022% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 36
Median salary £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £35,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -9.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
75792 90914 94848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.49% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 63313 77082 79102
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Functional Tester in the job title.

Functional Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Functional Tester
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Tester across the England region.

Functional Tester Salary Trend in England

Functional Tester
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Functional Tester Salary Histogram in England

Functional Tester
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 21 February 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
London +61 4 £72,500 +64.77% 1
South East +67 2 £27,500 -22.53%
West Midlands +22 1 £25,000 -16.66%
North West -23 1 £27,500 -42.10% 1
Functional Tester
UK

Functional Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Functional Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Functional Tester in the job title.

1 16 (94.12%) QA
2 13 (76.47%) Functional Testing
3 10 (58.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (52.94%) Regression Testing
5 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
6 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
6 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (35.29%) ISEB
8 5 (29.41%) HTML
8 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 5 (29.41%) Games
8 5 (29.41%) Online Games
8 5 (29.41%) Selenium
8 5 (29.41%) TestLink
9 4 (23.53%) User Experience
9 4 (23.53%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 4 (23.53%) HTML5
9 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
9 4 (23.53%) CSS3
9 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
9 4 (23.53%) Ajax
9 4 (23.53%) jQuery
9 4 (23.53%) Finance
9 4 (23.53%) CSS
9 4 (23.53%) XHTML
10 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
11 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
11 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing

Functional Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Selenium
1 5 (29.41%) TestLink
2 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) JMeter
3 2 (11.76%) NeoLoad
3 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
3 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
3 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.88%) FitNesse
4 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.88%) RIATest
4 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Games
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) Ajax
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
2 4 (23.53%) CSS3
2 4 (23.53%) HTML5
2 4 (23.53%) jQuery
2 4 (23.53%) XHTML
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Flex
3 1 (5.88%) Flash
3 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Online Games
2 4 (23.53%) User Experience
3 2 (11.76%) Fintech
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Functional Testing
2 10 (58.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Regression Testing
4 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
5 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
8 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
9 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Project Management
9 2 (11.76%) SDLC
9 2 (11.76%) SOA
9 2 (11.76%) Web Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Workflow
10 1 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (35.29%) ISEB
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (94.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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