The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 783 807 813
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +6
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 100 52 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.052% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.065% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 77 44 69
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,750 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £53,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Functional Testing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88357 79715 86197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.78% 79.44% 77.92%
Number of salaries quoted 71143 65793 73812
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in England

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in England

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in England

Functional Testing
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 Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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 -20 31 £62,500 +38.88% 1
South East 0 25 £40,000 +25.00% 3
Yorkshire -41 14 £35,000 - 1
East of England -13 10 £102,500 +201.47%
North West -12 9 £35,000 +84.21% 2
South West -16 3 £24,000 -52.00%
North East - 3 £37,050 -
East Midlands - 3 £35,000 -
Midlands - 2 - - 1
West Midlands -7 1 £35,000 -24.32%
Functional Testing
UK

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 81 (34.47%) ISEB
2 68 (28.94%) QA
3 66 (28.09%) Test Scripting
4 55 (23.40%) SQL
5 51 (21.70%) HP Quality Center
6 49 (20.85%) JIRA
7 44 (18.72%) HP
8 40 (17.02%) Java
9 39 (16.60%) Telecoms
9 39 (16.60%) ISTQB
10 36 (15.32%) User Acceptance Testing
11 35 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (14.47%) Software Testing
13 33 (14.04%) JavaScript
13 33 (14.04%) QuickTest Pro
13 33 (14.04%) Test Management
14 32 (13.62%) Finance
15 31 (13.19%) HTML
15 31 (13.19%) TDD
16 29 (12.34%) Test Automation
16 29 (12.34%) Jenkins
16 29 (12.34%) Automation Testing
17 28 (11.91%) Open Source
18 27 (11.49%) Eclipse
18 27 (11.49%) Regression Testing
19 26 (11.06%) Subversion
19 26 (11.06%) Business Analysis
20 25 (10.64%) XML
20 25 (10.64%) MVC
20 25 (10.64%) Billing

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 24 (10.21%) Apache
1 24 (10.21%) Tomcat
1 24 (10.21%) Alfresco
1 24 (10.21%) Liferay
2 2 (0.85%) WorkSite
3 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (3.40%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.79%) GitHub
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.43%) SMS
1 1 (0.43%) SMPP
1 1 (0.43%) Wireshark
1 1 (0.43%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.21%) MongoDB
2 20 (8.51%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.13%) Big Data
5 4 (1.70%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.85%) MySQL
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 49 (20.85%) JIRA
2 33 (14.04%) QuickTest Pro
3 29 (12.34%) Jenkins
4 27 (11.49%) Eclipse
5 26 (11.06%) Subversion
6 24 (10.21%) IntelliJ
6 24 (10.21%) Gradle
7 21 (8.94%) Selenium
8 11 (4.68%) TestDirector
9 10 (4.26%) Visual Studio
10 9 (3.83%) LoadRunner
11 8 (3.40%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (1.70%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.70%) Hudson
13 4 (1.70%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.70%) JMeter
14 3 (1.28%) MSI
14 3 (1.28%) AdminStudio
14 3 (1.28%) JDeveloper
General
1 39 (16.60%) Telecoms
2 32 (13.62%) Finance
3 25 (10.64%) Billing
4 10 (4.26%) Marketing
4 10 (4.26%) Banking
5 6 (2.55%) Retail
5 6 (2.55%) Law
5 6 (2.55%) Games
6 4 (1.70%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.85%) Legal
7 2 (0.85%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.85%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 59 (25.11%) Analyst
2 53 (22.55%) Consultant
3 52 (22.13%) Test Analyst
4 34 (14.47%) Tester
5 31 (13.19%) Test Consultant
6 25 (10.64%) Developer
7 20 (8.51%) OSS Consultant
8 19 (8.09%) Senior Consultant
8 19 (8.09%) Senior Test Consultant
9 13 (5.53%) Test Manager
10 12 (5.11%) Test Leader
11 10 (4.26%) QA Analyst
11 10 (4.26%) Support Engineer
12 9 (3.83%) Software Tester
12 9 (3.83%) Java Developer
12 9 (3.83%) Test Engineer
12 9 (3.83%) QA Engineer
13 7 (2.98%) Team Leader
13 7 (2.98%) Project Manager
14 6 (2.55%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.19%) HTML
2 25 (10.64%) XML
3 24 (10.21%) XSLT
3 24 (10.21%) XHTML
3 24 (10.21%) Spring
3 24 (10.21%) Velocity
3 24 (10.21%) JSR 168
3 24 (10.21%) J2EE
3 24 (10.21%) Servlets
3 24 (10.21%) Struts
4 15 (6.38%) .NET
5 7 (2.98%) CSS
6 6 (2.55%) Web Services
7 5 (2.13%) SOAP
8 3 (1.28%) REST
9 2 (0.85%) jQuery
9 2 (0.85%) RESTful
9 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.43%) WPF
10 1 (0.43%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.91%) Open Source
2 11 (4.68%) Replication
3 7 (2.98%) Client/Server
3 7 (2.98%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.13%) Online Games
4 5 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.85%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.85%) iSeries
6 2 (0.85%) SWIFT
6 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.43%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.43%) Wiki
7 1 (0.43%) NHS
7 1 (0.43%) Equities
7 1 (0.43%) IVR
7 1 (0.43%) Economics
7 1 (0.43%) Derivative
7 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.21%) Solaris
2 20 (8.51%) Windows
3 4 (1.70%) UNIX
3 4 (1.70%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (28.09%) Test Scripting
2 36 (15.32%) User Acceptance Testing
3 35 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (14.47%) Software Testing
5 33 (14.04%) Test Management
6 31 (13.19%) TDD
7 29 (12.34%) Test Automation
7 29 (12.34%) Automation Testing
8 27 (11.49%) Regression Testing
9 26 (11.06%) Business Analysis
10 25 (10.64%) MVC
10 25 (10.64%) Test Strategy
11 24 (10.21%) Pair Programming
12 23 (9.79%) Extreme Programming
12 23 (9.79%) Automated Testing
12 23 (9.79%) Web Application Development
13 22 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (9.36%) E-Commerce
14 19 (8.09%) Validation
14 19 (8.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 55 (23.40%) SQL
2 40 (17.02%) Java
3 33 (14.04%) JavaScript
4 24 (10.21%) Groovy
4 24 (10.21%) Scala
5 14 (5.96%) C#
6 12 (5.11%) C
7 7 (2.98%) VB
8 6 (2.55%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.13%) VBScript
10 3 (1.28%) Perl
10 3 (1.28%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.28%) Ruby
11 1 (0.43%) Python
11 1 (0.43%) XAML
11 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 81 (34.47%) ISEB
2 39 (16.60%) ISTQB
3 19 (8.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (7.23%) Degree
5 16 (6.81%) Security Cleared
6 13 (5.53%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (28.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.28%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 51 (21.70%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (18.72%) HP
2 24 (10.21%) GigaSpaces
3 20 (8.51%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.98%) Oracle
5 5 (2.13%) Capita
6 4 (1.70%) Citrix
7 3 (1.28%) SAP
7 3 (1.28%) AppSense
8 2 (0.85%) IBM
8 2 (0.85%) Interwoven
8 2 (0.85%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.43%) Siebel
9 1 (0.43%) Zend
Midlands
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on level and experience
Posted: 21 days ago
Prescot
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago