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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Tester
Rank 889 878 869
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Tester 22 41 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.042% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.044% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 20 39 27
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,350 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
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
91034 94080 92393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 77282 78659 75191
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
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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
London +8 9 £44,000 +10.00% 2
West Midlands -10 6 £30,000 +42.85%
North West +6 1 £47,500 +46.15%
South East -10 1 £35,500 +1.42%
Yorkshire -14 1 £35,000 -12.50%
North East - 1 £33,000 -
Functional Tester
UK

Functional Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 40 (54.79%) Functional Testing
2 31 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (35.62%) System Integration Testing
4 24 (32.88%) ISTQB
5 22 (30.14%) ISEB
6 19 (26.03%) Non-Functional Testing
7 18 (24.66%) Test Scripting
8 17 (23.29%) V-Model
8 17 (23.29%) Software Testing
8 17 (23.29%) Waterfall
9 16 (21.92%) Regression Testing
10 15 (20.55%) E-Commerce
10 15 (20.55%) Automated Testing
11 14 (19.18%) QA
12 13 (17.81%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (17.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (16.44%) SQL
14 11 (15.07%) Finance
15 10 (13.70%) Banking
15 10 (13.70%) SDLC
16 9 (12.33%) HP Quality Center
16 9 (12.33%) Markit EDM
16 9 (12.33%) Degree
16 9 (12.33%) Telecoms
16 9 (12.33%) HP
17 8 (10.96%) Selenium
17 8 (10.96%) Performance Testing
17 8 (10.96%) Data Management
17 8 (10.96%) Solvency II
18 7 (9.59%) Manual Testing

Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.48%) CMS
2 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Selenium
2 5 (6.85%) Cucumber
2 5 (6.85%) JIRA
3 4 (5.48%) NUnit
3 4 (5.48%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (5.48%) SpecFlow
3 4 (5.48%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.74%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (15.07%) Finance
2 10 (13.70%) Banking
3 9 (12.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.11%) Games
4 3 (4.11%) Publishing
5 2 (2.74%) Law
6 1 (1.37%) International Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) .NET
1 1 (1.37%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (1.37%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Android
2 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.79%) Functional Testing
2 31 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (35.62%) System Integration Testing
4 19 (26.03%) Non-Functional Testing
5 18 (24.66%) Test Scripting
6 17 (23.29%) Software Testing
6 17 (23.29%) V-Model
6 17 (23.29%) Waterfall
7 16 (21.92%) Regression Testing
8 15 (20.55%) Automated Testing
8 15 (20.55%) E-Commerce
9 13 (17.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (13.70%) SDLC
11 8 (10.96%) Data Management
11 8 (10.96%) Performance Testing
12 7 (9.59%) Manual Testing
12 7 (9.59%) Scrum
13 5 (6.85%) BDD
13 5 (6.85%) TDD
14 4 (5.48%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.44%) SQL
2 5 (6.85%) C#
3 2 (2.74%) Java
4 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.37%) Python
4 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (32.88%) ISTQB
2 22 (30.14%) ISEB
3 13 (17.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (12.33%) Degree
5 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.18%) QA
2 8 (10.96%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (12.33%) HP
2 1 (1.37%) Capita
2 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits
Posted: 25 days ago