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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 682 690 710
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +20
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 194 220 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 155 191 116
Average salary £37,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.79% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
85964 92342 85115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.18% 82.10% 80.37%
Number of salaries quoted 70360 74842 70738
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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
London -40 54 £47,500 - 9
Yorkshire +42 41 £35,000 -8.49% 3
South East -24 38 £40,000 -6.97% 1
North West +21 29 £35,000 -6.66%
East of England +27 11 £36,500 -13.09%
West Midlands -14 9 £35,000 +75.00%
South West -10 4 £42,500 +46.55%
East Midlands +13 2 £45,500 +19.73%
North East -3 2 £40,000 +53.84% 1
Functional Testing
UK

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 188 (46.08%) ISEB
2 176 (43.14%) Test Scripting
3 166 (40.69%) Agile Software Development
4 142 (34.80%) Finance
5 126 (30.88%) QA
6 112 (27.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 106 (25.98%) SQL
8 105 (25.74%) ISTQB
9 101 (24.75%) Regression Testing
10 97 (23.77%) Integration Testing
11 93 (22.79%) Test Automation
12 91 (22.30%) Manual Testing
13 83 (20.34%) Automated Testing
14 76 (18.63%) QuickTest Pro
15 72 (17.65%) Degree
16 67 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
17 61 (14.95%) Test Management
17 61 (14.95%) Software Testing
18 56 (13.73%) Oracle
19 50 (12.25%) Performance Testing
20 49 (12.01%) Selenium
21 47 (11.52%) HP Quality Center
22 45 (11.03%) Mentoring
22 45 (11.03%) Microsoft
23 43 (10.54%) SQL Server
24 38 (9.31%) TDD
24 38 (9.31%) Windows
25 37 (9.07%) Java
25 37 (9.07%) HP
26 36 (8.82%) C#

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 8 (1.96%) WebLogic
2 7 (1.72%) Tomcat
2 7 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (0.74%) Oracle BPEL
5 2 (0.49%) SAS
5 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 30 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.94%) MS Office
3 2 (0.49%) MS Project
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (4.66%) Oracle Financials
2 18 (4.41%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
3 17 (4.17%) Oracle Receivables
3 17 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (3.43%) Oracle Cash Management
4 14 (3.43%) Oracle Assets
4 14 (3.43%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (1.23%) SAP HR
5 5 (1.23%) SAP SD
5 5 (1.23%) SAP FI
5 5 (1.23%) SAP MM
5 5 (1.23%) SAP CRM
5 5 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (1.23%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.98%) thinkFolio
6 4 (0.98%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.74%) SimCorp Dimension
8 2 (0.49%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.74%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.25%) Internet
2 1 (0.25%) TETRA
2 1 (0.25%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (10.54%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (4.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.21%) Oracle ODI
4 9 (2.21%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.96%) SSDT
6 7 (1.72%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.72%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.23%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.49%) QlikView
11 1 (0.25%) MySQL
11 1 (0.25%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 76 (18.63%) QuickTest Pro
2 49 (12.01%) Selenium
3 29 (7.11%) Rational Functional Tester
4 28 (6.86%) JIRA
5 21 (5.15%) LoadRunner
6 20 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (3.92%) Cucumber
8 12 (2.94%) FitNesse
9 11 (2.70%) Subversion
10 10 (2.45%) TestDirector
10 10 (2.45%) WebDriver
11 9 (2.21%) NUnit
12 8 (1.96%) QAComplete
12 8 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
13 7 (1.72%) TeamCity
13 7 (1.72%) WinRunner
14 6 (1.47%) Git (software)
15 5 (1.23%) MSTest
15 5 (1.23%) JUnit
16 4 (0.98%) Maven
General
1 142 (34.80%) Finance
2 25 (6.13%) Banking
3 16 (3.92%) Games
4 15 (3.68%) Manufacturing
4 15 (3.68%) Retail
5 12 (2.94%) Legal
6 10 (2.45%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.45%) Back Office
7 7 (1.72%) Polish Language
8 5 (1.23%) Front Office
9 4 (0.98%) Billing
9 4 (0.98%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.74%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.49%) Advertising
11 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.25%) Electronics
12 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 169 (41.42%) Analyst
2 158 (38.73%) Test Analyst
3 95 (23.28%) Tester
4 58 (14.22%) Consultant
5 43 (10.54%) Functional Tester
6 33 (8.09%) Test Leader
7 32 (7.84%) Functional Analyst
7 32 (7.84%) Functional Test Analyst
8 31 (7.60%) Test Consultant
9 29 (7.11%) Test Manager
10 18 (4.41%) Senior Tester
10 18 (4.41%) Lead Tester
11 16 (3.92%) QA Engineer
12 15 (3.68%) Manual Test Analyst
13 14 (3.43%) Oracle Analyst
13 14 (3.43%) QA Analyst
14 13 (3.19%) Developer
15 12 (2.94%) Manual Tester
15 12 (2.94%) Test Engineer
15 12 (2.94%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.58%) .NET
2 19 (4.66%) ASP.NET
3 18 (4.41%) HTML
4 15 (3.68%) WCF
5 14 (3.43%) XML
6 12 (2.94%) Web Services
7 11 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (2.21%) jQuery
9 8 (1.96%) LINQ
9 8 (1.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 7 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 7 (1.72%) NHibernate
10 7 (1.72%) MSMQ
10 7 (1.72%) JDBC
11 6 (1.47%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (1.23%) SAP Basis
13 4 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (0.74%) RESTful
14 3 (0.74%) SOAP
14 3 (0.74%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 67 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 12 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.21%) Online Games
6 8 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.72%) Open Source
7 7 (1.72%) Online Gambling
8 6 (1.47%) NHS
9 5 (1.23%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.98%) iPhone
11 3 (0.74%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.49%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.49%) Equities
13 1 (0.25%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 1 (0.25%) Statistics
13 1 (0.25%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.25%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.25%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.25%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.31%) Windows
2 25 (6.13%) UNIX
3 13 (3.19%) Linux
4 11 (2.70%) Android
5 7 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.47%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.74%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.25%) Solaris
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (43.14%) Test Scripting
2 166 (40.69%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (27.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 101 (24.75%) Regression Testing
5 97 (23.77%) Integration Testing
6 93 (22.79%) Test Automation
7 91 (22.30%) Manual Testing
8 83 (20.34%) Automated Testing
9 61 (14.95%) Software Testing
9 61 (14.95%) Test Management
10 50 (12.25%) Performance Testing
11 45 (11.03%) Mentoring
12 38 (9.31%) TDD
13 27 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (6.62%) Automation Testing
14 26 (6.37%) BDD
15 22 (5.39%) Service Delivery
15 22 (5.39%) Configuration Management
15 22 (5.39%) Compatibility Testing
16 21 (5.15%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 106 (25.98%) SQL
2 37 (9.07%) Java
3 36 (8.82%) C#
4 26 (6.37%) JavaScript
5 18 (4.41%) VBScript
6 10 (2.45%) Ruby
7 9 (2.21%) VB.NET
7 9 (2.21%) C++
8 6 (1.47%) ABAP
8 6 (1.47%) VBA
9 3 (0.74%) C
10 2 (0.49%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.49%) Python
10 2 (0.49%) VB
10 2 (0.49%) Perl
11 1 (0.25%) PHP
11 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.25%) Delphi
11 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.25%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 188 (46.08%) ISEB
2 105 (25.74%) ISTQB
3 72 (17.65%) Degree
4 31 (7.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (3.92%) Security Cleared
6 10 (2.45%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.47%) PMP
7 6 (1.47%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (0.98%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (0.98%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.25%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (30.88%) QA
2 2 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 47 (11.52%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.47%) SCCM
3 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 56 (13.73%) Oracle
2 45 (11.03%) Microsoft
3 37 (9.07%) HP
4 21 (5.15%) SAP
5 12 (2.94%) Ariba
5 12 (2.94%) IBM
6 7 (1.72%) WorldPay
7 6 (1.47%) Vermilion
7 6 (1.47%) Business Objects
8 4 (0.98%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.74%) Charles River
9 3 (0.74%) BT
9 3 (0.74%) Telerik
9 3 (0.74%) SimCorp
10 2 (0.49%) VMware
10 2 (0.49%) Algorithmics
10 2 (0.49%) Progress
10 2 (0.49%) Trillium
10 2 (0.49%) DataFlux
10 2 (0.49%) DevExpress
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From entry-Level up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 58k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago