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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 719 706 708
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 165 183 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 124 142 136
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £65,000 £57,125
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
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
86980 88764 81227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 85.08% 82.85% 81.69%
Number of salaries quoted 72449 71450 67160
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +16 67 £52,500 +5.00% 2
South East -1 24 £55,000 +47.15% 3
Yorkshire +8 22 £35,000 - 2
North West +6 19 £37,500 +7.14% 1
East of England +2 15 £42,500 -41.17% 1
South West -23 8 £32,500 -13.33%
West Midlands -1 5 £47,000 +34.28%
East Midlands -4 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Functional Testing
UK

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 137 (43.22%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (35.33%) QA
3 111 (35.02%) Finance
4 97 (30.60%) ISEB
5 93 (29.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 86 (27.13%) Test Scripting
7 85 (26.81%) HP UFT
7 85 (26.81%) ISTQB
8 83 (26.18%) SQL
9 77 (24.29%) Selenium
10 70 (22.08%) Regression Testing
11 69 (21.77%) Test Automation
12 67 (21.14%) Test Management
13 65 (20.50%) Automated Testing
14 60 (18.93%) Scrum
15 53 (16.72%) Integration Testing
16 51 (16.09%) SDLC
16 51 (16.09%) Oracle
17 50 (15.77%) MS Excel
18 49 (15.46%) Microsoft
19 48 (15.14%) Java
19 48 (15.14%) Manual Testing
20 47 (14.83%) System Integration Testing
20 47 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
20 47 (14.83%) JIRA
21 45 (14.20%) Software Testing
21 45 (14.20%) HP Quality Center
22 43 (13.56%) Performance Testing
23 41 (12.93%) Degree
24 38 (11.99%) SAP

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (3.47%) WebLogic
2 10 (3.15%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.84%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.26%) CMS
5 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.63%) Confluence
5 2 (0.63%) Node.js
5 2 (0.63%) SAS
5 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.63%) IIS
5 2 (0.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 50 (15.77%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.47%) MS Office
3 9 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.63%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.26%) thinkFolio
1 4 (1.26%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.58%) Wireshark
2 2 (0.63%) PuTTY
2 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.63%) Telnet
2 2 (0.63%) SSH
3 1 (0.32%) Internet
3 1 (0.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.09%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.99%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (4.42%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.79%) Oracle ODI
5 10 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.52%) SAP BW
8 7 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.26%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.26%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.95%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.95%) MySQL
11 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.95%) Informix
11 3 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.63%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 85 (26.81%) HP UFT
2 77 (24.29%) Selenium
3 47 (14.83%) JIRA
4 31 (9.78%) Rational Functional Tester
5 26 (8.20%) LoadRunner
6 23 (7.26%) Cucumber
7 22 (6.94%) JMeter
8 21 (6.62%) WebDriver
9 19 (5.99%) JUnit
10 17 (5.36%) Subversion
11 16 (5.05%) WinRunner
12 15 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (4.42%) Visual Studio
13 14 (4.42%) SoapUI
14 11 (3.47%) MSI
14 11 (3.47%) InstallShield
14 11 (3.47%) SilkTest
15 10 (3.15%) Bugzilla
16 9 (2.84%) TeamCity
17 8 (2.52%) Git (software)
General
1 111 (35.02%) Finance
2 24 (7.57%) Banking
3 19 (5.99%) Games
4 17 (5.36%) Manufacturing
5 13 (4.10%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.15%) Retail
7 9 (2.84%) Polish Language
8 8 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (2.21%) Legal
10 4 (1.26%) Front Office
10 4 (1.26%) Back Office
10 4 (1.26%) Electronics
11 3 (0.95%) Publishing
12 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.63%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.63%) Marketing
13 1 (0.32%) Law
13 1 (0.32%) Advertising
13 1 (0.32%) Billing
13 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 89 (28.08%) Analyst
2 78 (24.61%) Test Analyst
3 46 (14.51%) Test Manager
4 37 (11.67%) Consultant
4 37 (11.67%) Tester
5 32 (10.09%) Test Engineer
5 32 (10.09%) Test Leader
6 23 (7.26%) Senior Analyst
7 21 (6.62%) Senior Test Analyst
7 21 (6.62%) Developer
8 20 (6.31%) Test Consultant
9 17 (5.36%) Agile Test Analyst
10 14 (4.42%) Functional Test Engineer
11 13 (4.10%) QA Engineer
12 12 (3.79%) Functional Tester
13 11 (3.47%) Software Test Analyst
13 11 (3.47%) QA Analyst
13 11 (3.47%) Applications Specialist
14 9 (2.84%) Functional Analyst
14 9 (2.84%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.04%) .NET
2 20 (6.31%) Web Services
3 17 (5.36%) XML
3 17 (5.36%) HTML
4 15 (4.73%) Gherkin
5 14 (4.42%) SOAP
6 10 (3.15%) ASP.NET
7 9 (2.84%) XBRL
7 9 (2.84%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 8 (2.52%) jQuery
8 8 (2.52%) CSS
9 6 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (1.58%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (1.26%) WebCenter
11 4 (1.26%) Spring
12 3 (0.95%) Ajax
12 3 (0.95%) HTML5
12 3 (0.95%) CSS3
12 3 (0.95%) Modernizr
12 3 (0.95%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.94%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.73%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.84%) Online Gambling
5 6 (1.89%) PMI
6 4 (1.26%) Online Games
7 3 (0.95%) User Experience
7 3 (0.95%) NHS
7 3 (0.95%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.63%) DTV
8 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.63%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.32%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.32%) Life Science
9 1 (0.32%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.32%) iPhone
9 1 (0.32%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.31%) UNIX
2 19 (5.99%) Linux
3 17 (5.36%) Windows
4 12 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (3.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (43.22%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (29.34%) User Acceptance Testing
3 86 (27.13%) Test Scripting
4 70 (22.08%) Regression Testing
5 69 (21.77%) Test Automation
6 67 (21.14%) Test Management
7 65 (20.50%) Automated Testing
8 60 (18.93%) Scrum
9 53 (16.72%) Integration Testing
10 51 (16.09%) SDLC
11 48 (15.14%) Manual Testing
12 47 (14.83%) System Integration Testing
13 45 (14.20%) Software Testing
14 43 (13.56%) Performance Testing
15 33 (10.41%) TDD
15 33 (10.41%) Continuous Improvement
16 32 (10.09%) System Testing
17 26 (8.20%) Test Strategy
17 26 (8.20%) Test Planning
18 25 (7.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (26.18%) SQL
2 48 (15.14%) Java
3 30 (9.46%) C#
4 19 (5.99%) VBScript
5 18 (5.68%) JavaScript
6 14 (4.42%) C++
7 12 (3.79%) VB.NET
8 11 (3.47%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.52%) ABAP
10 7 (2.21%) C
11 6 (1.89%) Ruby
12 5 (1.58%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.26%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.26%) Python
14 3 (0.95%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.95%) PHP
15 2 (0.63%) VB
16 1 (0.32%) Groovy
16 1 (0.32%) Delphi
16 1 (0.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 97 (30.60%) ISEB
2 85 (26.81%) ISTQB
3 41 (12.93%) Degree
4 29 (9.15%) Security Cleared
5 23 (7.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 23 (7.26%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (1.89%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.58%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.95%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (35.33%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (3.47%) Active Directory
1 11 (3.47%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.63%) HDFS
3 2 (0.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 45 (14.20%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (3.79%) SCCM
3 3 (0.95%) Puppet
4 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 51 (16.09%) Oracle
2 49 (15.46%) Microsoft
3 38 (11.99%) SAP
4 32 (10.09%) HP
5 15 (4.73%) IBM
6 13 (4.10%) Ariba
7 8 (2.52%) WorldPay
8 4 (1.26%) SimCorp
8 4 (1.26%) Progress
8 4 (1.26%) Bloomberg
8 4 (1.26%) Charles River
9 3 (0.95%) VMware
10 2 (0.63%) Telerik
10 2 (0.63%) DataFlux
10 2 (0.63%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.63%) hybris
10 2 (0.63%) Trillium
11 1 (0.32%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.32%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.32%) TIBCO
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: DOE
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Sheffield
TRG
Salary: 30000-32000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From entry-Level up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago