The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Tester
Rank 872 888 849
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Tester 6 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.008% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.009% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 7
Average salary £40,250 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.16% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £30,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £30,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +30.43%
Functional Tester
UK

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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Tester in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
South East +3 3 £55,000 +83.33% 1
North West -5 2 £25,500 +2.00%
London - 1 £60,000 - 1
Functional Tester
UK

Functional Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Functional Tester in their job title 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 with Functional Tester in their job title.

1 18 (90.00%) Functional Testing
2 9 (45.00%) SDLC
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (30.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) ISEB
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (20.00%) DevOps
6 4 (20.00%) WebCenter
6 4 (20.00%) BDD
6 4 (20.00%) VBScript
6 4 (20.00%) CRM
6 4 (20.00%) SOA
6 4 (20.00%) HP UFT
6 4 (20.00%) IBM
6 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (20.00%) QA
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) hybris
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
7 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (10.00%) Workflow

Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Functional Tester in their job title 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 with Functional Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Fiddler
3 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Functional Testing
2 9 (45.00%) SDLC
3 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 4 (20.00%) BDD
5 4 (20.00%) TDD
5 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (20.00%) CRM
5 4 (20.00%) SOA
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.00%) Workflow
6 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) hybris
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
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