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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 714 683 720
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +37
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 169 215 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 145 145 126
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £30,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £68,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +13.23%
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
86935 92744 83185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.38% 82.73% 80.94%
Number of salaries quoted 71876 75732 69236
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 July 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 1 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
London +21 67 £52,500 +7.14% 6
South East +2 30 £53,000 +11.57% 5
Yorkshire +12 23 £35,000 - 3
East of England +6 19 £38,000 -49.33% 1
North West +4 12 £37,500 - 1
South West -21 5 £32,000 +4.91%
East Midlands +8 2 £45,250 +17.53%
West Midlands -14 2 £47,000 +48.03%
North East -13 1 £25,000 -32.52% 1
Functional Testing
UK

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 144 (39.67%) QA
2 139 (38.29%) ISEB
3 132 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (35.54%) Finance
4 129 (35.54%) Test Scripting
5 108 (29.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 102 (28.10%) ISTQB
7 95 (26.17%) SQL
8 90 (24.79%) HP UFT
9 81 (22.31%) Regression Testing
10 80 (22.04%) Automated Testing
10 80 (22.04%) Manual Testing
11 76 (20.94%) Test Automation
12 75 (20.66%) Integration Testing
12 75 (20.66%) Selenium
13 67 (18.46%) SDLC
14 66 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
15 61 (16.80%) Degree
16 56 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
17 55 (15.15%) Test Management
18 54 (14.88%) Oracle
19 53 (14.60%) Microsoft
19 53 (14.60%) Software Testing
20 52 (14.33%) Performance Testing
21 46 (12.67%) Java
21 46 (12.67%) MS Excel
22 41 (11.29%) JIRA
23 38 (10.47%) HP Quality Center
24 37 (10.19%) SQL Server
25 34 (9.37%) Scrum

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 10 (2.75%) WebLogic
2 9 (2.48%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (0.83%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.83%) Oracle BPEL
5 2 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.55%) Confluence
5 2 (0.55%) SAS
5 2 (0.55%) CMS
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.28%) IIS
6 1 (0.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 46 (12.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.93%) MS Office
3 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.55%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.75%) Oracle Financials
1 10 (2.75%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (2.48%) Oracle Payables
2 9 (2.48%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (1.65%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (1.65%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (1.65%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (1.10%) thinkFolio
4 4 (1.10%) SAP CRM
4 4 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (1.10%) SAP CO
4 4 (1.10%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (1.10%) SAP HR
4 4 (1.10%) SAP SD
4 4 (1.10%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.10%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.55%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.28%) Internet
2 1 (0.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.16%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (4.41%) Relational Database
4 15 (4.13%) Oracle ODI
5 11 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.20%) SAP BW
7 6 (1.65%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.10%) SSDT
8 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.83%) MySQL
9 3 (0.83%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.55%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.55%) Informix
10 2 (0.55%) OLTP
10 2 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 90 (24.79%) HP UFT
2 75 (20.66%) Selenium
3 41 (11.29%) JIRA
4 31 (8.54%) Rational Functional Tester
5 30 (8.26%) LoadRunner
6 27 (7.44%) Cucumber
7 25 (6.89%) WebDriver
8 18 (4.96%) Subversion
8 18 (4.96%) WinRunner
9 17 (4.68%) JMeter
10 12 (3.31%) JUnit
10 12 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (3.31%) TeamCity
11 10 (2.75%) MSI
11 10 (2.75%) InstallShield
12 9 (2.48%) Git (software)
13 8 (2.20%) Visual Studio
13 8 (2.20%) TestDirector
14 7 (1.93%) Bugzilla
14 7 (1.93%) FitNesse
General
1 129 (35.54%) Finance
2 25 (6.89%) Games
3 22 (6.06%) Banking
4 19 (5.23%) Manufacturing
5 14 (3.86%) Retail
6 13 (3.58%) Telecoms
7 12 (3.31%) Polish Language
8 11 (3.03%) Legal
9 8 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.38%) Back Office
11 4 (1.10%) Front Office
11 4 (1.10%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.83%) Publishing
13 2 (0.55%) Advertising
13 2 (0.55%) Billing
13 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.55%) Electronics
13 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.55%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 135 (37.19%) Analyst
2 127 (34.99%) Test Analyst
3 63 (17.36%) Tester
4 45 (12.40%) Consultant
5 40 (11.02%) Test Manager
6 28 (7.71%) Test Leader
7 21 (5.79%) Test Consultant
7 21 (5.79%) Functional Tester
8 19 (5.23%) QA Engineer
8 19 (5.23%) Test Engineer
9 16 (4.41%) Functional Analyst
9 16 (4.41%) Functional Test Analyst
10 15 (4.13%) Software Test Analyst
11 14 (3.86%) QA Analyst
11 14 (3.86%) Agile Test Analyst
12 13 (3.58%) Developer
13 12 (3.31%) Senior Tester
13 12 (3.31%) Applications Specialist
13 12 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
14 11 (3.03%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.61%) .NET
2 12 (3.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 11 (3.03%) HTML
3 11 (3.03%) Web Services
4 10 (2.75%) XML
4 10 (2.75%) Gherkin
5 9 (2.48%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.93%) CSS
7 6 (1.65%) SOAP
8 4 (1.10%) WCF
8 4 (1.10%) LINQ
8 4 (1.10%) WebCenter
9 3 (0.83%) jQuery
9 3 (0.83%) Spring
9 3 (0.83%) Ajax
9 3 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.55%) Sass
10 2 (0.55%) LESS
10 2 (0.55%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.99%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.96%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.31%) Online Gambling
5 9 (2.48%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.20%) Online Games
7 5 (1.38%) iPhone
7 5 (1.38%) NHS
8 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.10%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.55%) Equities
9 2 (0.55%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.55%) PMI
9 2 (0.55%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.55%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.55%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.28%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.28%) iPad
10 1 (0.28%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.16%) Windows
2 21 (5.79%) UNIX
3 13 (3.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (3.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (3.58%) Windows 7
4 11 (3.03%) Linux
5 8 (2.20%) Android
6 5 (1.38%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (35.54%) Test Scripting
3 108 (29.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 81 (22.31%) Regression Testing
5 80 (22.04%) Manual Testing
5 80 (22.04%) Automated Testing
6 76 (20.94%) Test Automation
7 75 (20.66%) Integration Testing
8 67 (18.46%) SDLC
9 66 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
10 55 (15.15%) Test Management
11 53 (14.60%) Software Testing
12 52 (14.33%) Performance Testing
13 34 (9.37%) Scrum
13 34 (9.37%) Continuous Improvement
14 32 (8.82%) TDD
15 31 (8.54%) Configuration Management
16 28 (7.71%) Unit Testing
17 26 (7.16%) Automation Testing
18 25 (6.89%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (26.17%) SQL
2 46 (12.67%) Java
3 30 (8.26%) C#
4 24 (6.61%) VBScript
5 20 (5.51%) JavaScript
6 13 (3.58%) C++
7 11 (3.03%) Ruby
8 10 (2.75%) PowerShell
9 9 (2.48%) ABAP
10 4 (1.10%) C
10 4 (1.10%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.83%) PHP
12 2 (0.55%) VB
12 2 (0.55%) Python
12 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.28%) Groovy
13 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.28%) VBA
13 1 (0.28%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 139 (38.29%) ISEB
2 102 (28.10%) ISTQB
3 61 (16.80%) Degree
4 24 (6.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (4.41%) Security Cleared
6 10 (2.75%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (1.65%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.83%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.28%) HNC
10 1 (0.28%) PMP
10 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (39.67%) QA
2 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (2.75%) Active Directory
1 10 (2.75%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.55%) Firmware
3 1 (0.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 38 (10.47%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (3.58%) SCCM
3 3 (0.83%) Puppet
4 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 54 (14.88%) Oracle
2 53 (14.60%) Microsoft
3 31 (8.54%) SAP
4 27 (7.44%) HP
5 19 (5.23%) Ariba
6 18 (4.96%) IBM
7 8 (2.20%) WorldPay
8 4 (1.10%) Progress
8 4 (1.10%) Bloomberg
8 4 (1.10%) Charles River
8 4 (1.10%) Telerik
8 4 (1.10%) SimCorp
9 3 (0.83%) BT
10 2 (0.55%) VMware
10 2 (0.55%) Google
10 2 (0.55%) DataFlux
10 2 (0.55%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.55%) Trillium
10 2 (0.55%) hybris
11 1 (0.28%) Vermilion
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Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
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Salary: £49000 - £61000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits and Bonus (20%)
Posted: 3 days ago
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IT People First
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Accenture
Salary: From entry-Level up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: £30,000 per annum
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