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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 678 730 662
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -68
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 182 146 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.18% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 154 132 143
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
86665 82722 85526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.10% 81.56% 79.25%
Number of salaries quoted 70629 68678 72657
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
(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 +6 45 £61,000 +10.90% 12
Yorkshire 0 41 £30,000 -13.04% 9
South East +10 40 £40,000 +10.34% 8
North West -1 31 £35,000 +0.71% 3
East Midlands +2 13 £35,000 -1.40%
South West -11 4 £24,000 -52.00% 2
North East -17 4 - - 1
East of England -41 3 £42,000 +20.00%
Functional Testing
UK

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 148 (38.64%) Test Scripting
2 132 (34.46%) ISEB
3 120 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (28.20%) Analytical Skills
5 92 (24.02%) HP Quality Center
6 86 (22.45%) Finance
7 74 (19.32%) Test Automation
8 72 (18.80%) SQL
9 63 (16.45%) HP
10 62 (16.19%) QuickTest Pro
11 60 (15.67%) ISTQB
11 60 (15.67%) JIRA
12 59 (15.40%) User Acceptance Testing
13 55 (14.36%) Selenium
14 54 (14.10%) TDD
15 53 (13.84%) QA
16 51 (13.32%) Java
16 51 (13.32%) Test Management
17 46 (12.01%) JavaScript
18 39 (10.18%) Automated Testing
19 36 (9.40%) Software Testing
19 36 (9.40%) Windows
20 35 (9.14%) Security Cleared
21 34 (8.88%) Regression Testing
21 34 (8.88%) Telecoms
22 33 (8.62%) Test Strategy
23 31 (8.09%) SC Cleared
23 31 (8.09%) SQL Server
24 30 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
25 29 (7.57%) SoapUI

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 15 (3.92%) Apache
2 13 (3.39%) Tomcat
3 12 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (2.87%) Liferay
4 11 (2.87%) Alfresco
5 6 (1.57%) Confluence
6 3 (0.78%) Drupal
7 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.52%) IIS
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.26%) WorkSite
Applications
1 15 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.35%) MS Office
3 2 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.09%) SAP SD
1 8 (2.09%) SAP MM
2 5 (1.31%) SAP PP
2 5 (1.31%) SAP WM
2 5 (1.31%) SAP APO
3 3 (0.78%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.78%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.78%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.78%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.26%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.87%) GitHub
2 5 (1.31%) SaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.13%) Internet
2 4 (1.04%) LAN
2 4 (1.04%) Wireless
3 3 (0.78%) SMS
3 3 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.52%) TETRA
4 2 (0.52%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.52%) WAN
4 2 (0.52%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.26%) DECT
5 1 (0.26%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.53%) MongoDB
3 16 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.31%) MySQL
6 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.78%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.78%) Big Data
7 3 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.52%) OLAP
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.52%) SSDT
8 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 62 (16.19%) QuickTest Pro
2 60 (15.67%) JIRA
3 55 (14.36%) Selenium
4 29 (7.57%) SoapUI
5 26 (6.79%) JMeter
6 25 (6.53%) Cucumber
7 24 (6.27%) JUnit
8 23 (6.01%) LoadUI
9 21 (5.48%) WebDriver
10 20 (5.22%) jMock
11 19 (4.96%) Spock
12 15 (3.92%) Subversion
13 12 (3.13%) NUnit
13 12 (3.13%) LoadRunner
13 12 (3.13%) Git (software)
14 11 (2.87%) Gradle
14 11 (2.87%) Jenkins
14 11 (2.87%) Rational Functional Tester
14 11 (2.87%) IntelliJ
14 11 (2.87%) Eclipse
General
1 86 (22.45%) Finance
2 34 (8.88%) Telecoms
3 28 (7.31%) Retail
4 26 (6.79%) Banking
5 15 (3.92%) Billing
6 8 (2.09%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.83%) Games
8 5 (1.31%) Back Office
9 4 (1.04%) Marketing
9 4 (1.04%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.78%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.78%) Law
11 2 (0.52%) Advertising
11 2 (0.52%) Electronics
12 1 (0.26%) Legal
12 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 143 (37.34%) Analyst
2 133 (34.73%) Test Analyst
3 90 (23.50%) Consultant
4 65 (16.97%) Test Consultant
5 48 (12.53%) Tester
6 46 (12.01%) Senior Consultant
6 46 (12.01%) Senior Test Consultant
7 30 (7.83%) Test Manager
7 30 (7.83%) Functional Analyst
7 30 (7.83%) Functional Test Analyst
8 25 (6.53%) Developer
9 24 (6.27%) Test Leader
10 20 (5.22%) Manual Tester
11 19 (4.96%) Functional Tester
12 18 (4.70%) Support Engineer
13 17 (4.44%) Test Engineer
14 13 (3.39%) Team Leader
15 12 (3.13%) .NET Developer
15 12 (3.13%) QA Analyst
15 12 (3.13%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.79%) .NET
2 21 (5.48%) HTML
3 20 (5.22%) SOAP
4 18 (4.70%) JMS
4 18 (4.70%) Middleware
4 18 (4.70%) REST
5 14 (3.66%) XML
5 14 (3.66%) ASP.NET
5 14 (3.66%) WCF
6 13 (3.39%) jQuery
7 12 (3.13%) NHibernate
7 12 (3.13%) MSMQ
7 12 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 12 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (2.87%) J2EE
8 11 (2.87%) XHTML
8 11 (2.87%) XSLT
8 11 (2.87%) Struts
8 11 (2.87%) Servlets
8 11 (2.87%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 108 (28.20%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.74%) Open Source
3 9 (2.35%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.83%) Chip and PIN
4 7 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.31%) Visualisation
5 5 (1.31%) Online Games
5 5 (1.31%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.31%) Statistics
6 4 (1.04%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.04%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.78%) Replication
8 2 (0.52%) IVR
8 2 (0.52%) Derivative
8 2 (0.52%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.26%) iSeries
9 1 (0.26%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.40%) Windows
2 25 (6.53%) Linux
3 11 (2.87%) Solaris
4 6 (1.57%) UNIX
5 3 (0.78%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.52%) Nucleus RTOS
6 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.52%) Windows CE
6 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (38.64%) Test Scripting
2 120 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (19.32%) Test Automation
4 59 (15.40%) User Acceptance Testing
5 54 (14.10%) TDD
6 51 (13.32%) Test Management
7 39 (10.18%) Automated Testing
8 36 (9.40%) Software Testing
9 34 (8.88%) Regression Testing
10 33 (8.62%) Test Strategy
11 30 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (7.31%) BDD
13 24 (6.27%) Waterfall
14 22 (5.74%) Automation Testing
15 21 (5.48%) Workflow
15 21 (5.48%) Business Analysis
16 20 (5.22%) E-Commerce
17 18 (4.70%) Workflow Management
17 18 (4.70%) Performance Testing
18 17 (4.44%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (18.80%) SQL
2 51 (13.32%) Java
3 46 (12.01%) JavaScript
4 21 (5.48%) C#
5 16 (4.18%) VB.NET
6 11 (2.87%) Scala
6 11 (2.87%) Groovy
6 11 (2.87%) C
7 5 (1.31%) C++
8 4 (1.04%) VB
8 4 (1.04%) Perl
8 4 (1.04%) PHP
9 3 (0.78%) Python
9 3 (0.78%) VBScript
9 3 (0.78%) VBA
10 2 (0.52%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.52%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.52%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.52%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.26%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 132 (34.46%) ISEB
2 60 (15.67%) ISTQB
3 35 (9.14%) Security Cleared
4 31 (8.09%) SC Cleared
5 29 (7.57%) Degree
6 7 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.52%) HND
9 1 (0.26%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (13.84%) QA
2 2 (0.52%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 92 (24.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 63 (16.45%) HP
2 27 (7.05%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.13%) Oracle
4 11 (2.87%) GigaSpaces
5 8 (2.09%) SAP
6 7 (1.83%) IBM
7 5 (1.31%) Capita
8 3 (0.78%) Vermilion
8 3 (0.78%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.52%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.52%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.52%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.26%) Zend
10 1 (0.26%) Epicor
10 1 (0.26%) Interwoven
10 1 (0.26%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.26%) Remedy
London
Resource On Demand Limited
Posted: 21 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Owen Jenkins IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum X2 Annual Bonuses, Pension, Healthca
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: competitive based on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TRG
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 30000-40000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits package attached
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: TO £35000
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum TO £40K
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens and bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: From £43,000 to £83,000 per annum +Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago