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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Tester
UK / England
Rank 825 872 902
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Tester 8 27 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.029% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.030% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 35
Median salary £46,750 £44,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +31.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £33,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,250 £42,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-38.23% +26.86%

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
75891 90278 94879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.45% 96.53% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 63467 76551 79541
Median salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 19 January 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 19 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
London +44 4 £72,500 +64.77%
Yorkshire +25 1 £28,500 -36.66%
West Midlands -1 1 £25,000 -
North West -22 1 £27,500 -38.88%
South East - 1 £24,500 -
Functional Tester
UK

Functional Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 14 (93.33%) QA
2 11 (73.33%) Functional Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Regression Testing
4 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
5 7 (46.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (40.00%) ISEB
7 5 (33.33%) Games
7 5 (33.33%) Online Games
7 5 (33.33%) Selenium
7 5 (33.33%) TestLink
8 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
8 4 (26.67%) Finance
9 3 (20.00%) HTML
9 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
10 2 (13.33%) Ajax
10 2 (13.33%) jQuery
10 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
10 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
10 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
10 2 (13.33%) Degree
10 2 (13.33%) JIRA
10 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
10 2 (13.33%) Retail
10 2 (13.33%) CSS

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 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
1 5 (33.33%) TestLink
2 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) JMeter
3 2 (13.33%) NeoLoad
3 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
3 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
4 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
4 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
4 1 (6.67%) RIATest
4 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Games
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) Ajax
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) CSS3
2 2 (13.33%) HTML5
2 2 (13.33%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) XHTML
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Flex
3 1 (6.67%) Flash
3 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Online Games
2 2 (13.33%) Fintech
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Functional Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 2 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
7 2 (13.33%) SDLC
7 2 (13.33%) SOA
7 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Workflow
8 1 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (93.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft