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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 331 354 338
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -16
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 885 856 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.94% 0.86% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.01% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 726 679 675
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
82058 84649 83361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 86.88% 85.27% 85.04%
Number of salaries quoted 68908 70120 67040
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +22 364 £50,000 +2.04% 50
South East +4 149 £37,500 -16.66% 15
Yorkshire -43 77 £32,500 -7.14% 8
East of England +14 67 £40,000 -15.78% 9
South West +10 66 £42,500 +13.33% 8
North West +6 64 £37,500 +7.14% 11
West Midlands +30 56 £40,000 +23.07% 11
East Midlands +12 31 £37,500 -6.25% 5
North East +6 5 £30,000 -25.00%
Functional Testing
UK

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1070 (53.34%) Agile Software Development
2 821 (40.93%) QA
3 681 (33.95%) SQL
4 613 (30.56%) Java
5 606 (30.21%) Selenium
6 521 (25.97%) Finance
7 493 (24.58%) Non-Functional Testing
8 486 (24.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 473 (23.58%) Test Scripting
10 463 (23.08%) Test Automation
11 458 (22.83%) Software Testing
12 433 (21.59%) ISEB
13 395 (19.69%) Automated Testing
14 392 (19.54%) Regression Testing
15 379 (18.89%) C#
16 364 (18.15%) Degree
17 352 (17.55%) ISTQB
18 336 (16.75%) Scrum
19 315 (15.70%) TDD
20 301 (15.00%) .NET
21 294 (14.66%) SDLC
22 290 (14.46%) JavaScript
23 288 (14.36%) Manual Testing
24 277 (13.81%) SQL Server
25 271 (13.51%) HP
26 267 (13.31%) Web Services
27 266 (13.26%) JIRA
28 259 (12.91%) HP Quality Center
29 249 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
30 245 (12.21%) BDD

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 55 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 50 (2.49%) Node.js
3 48 (2.39%) CMS
3 48 (2.39%) Confluence
4 35 (1.74%) IIS
5 22 (1.10%) Tomcat
6 21 (1.05%) ColdFusion
7 20 (1.00%) JBoss
8 18 (0.90%) Apache
9 17 (0.85%) MQSeries
10 14 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (0.70%) WebLogic
11 13 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (0.65%) ExpressionEngine
12 11 (0.55%) GlassFish
13 10 (0.50%) Mule
14 9 (0.45%) Mule ESB
14 9 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
15 8 (0.40%) Apache Spark
15 8 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 221 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 113 (5.63%) MS Office
3 34 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.40%) MS Project
6 7 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.15%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 32 (1.60%) Markit EDM
2 19 (0.95%) Temenos T24
3 14 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 10 (0.50%) Kondor
6 8 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.15%) MoSes
9 3 (0.15%) Odyssey Triple'A Plus
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.15%) VisionPLUS
9 3 (0.15%) Visualfiles
10 2 (0.100%) Aareon QL
10 2 (0.100%) Infor M3
10 2 (0.100%) MIS ActiveH
10 2 (0.100%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.60%) GitHub
4 12 (0.60%) SaaS
5 2 (0.100%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.100%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.100%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.100%) Heroku
6 1 (0.050%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.050%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.050%) Office 365
6 1 (0.050%) Route 53
6 1 (0.050%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.84%) Internet
2 28 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 22 (1.10%) PuTTY
3 22 (1.10%) VoIP
4 17 (0.85%) SSH
4 17 (0.85%) Telnet
5 11 (0.55%) HTTP
5 11 (0.55%) SNMP
6 10 (0.50%) LAN
7 9 (0.45%) Diameter Protocol
7 9 (0.45%) WAN
8 8 (0.40%) DNS
9 5 (0.25%) Firewall
9 5 (0.25%) MVNO
9 5 (0.25%) VPN
9 5 (0.25%) WinSCP
10 4 (0.20%) Broadband
10 4 (0.20%) IOS XR
10 4 (0.20%) IPv4
10 4 (0.20%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (13.81%) SQL Server
2 102 (5.08%) Relational Database
3 97 (4.84%) MySQL
4 69 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
5 65 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 55 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 45 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 44 (2.19%) NoSQL
9 42 (2.09%) Oracle Database
10 40 (1.99%) MongoDB
11 33 (1.65%) Big Data
12 32 (1.60%) RDBMS
13 28 (1.40%) QlikView
14 27 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
15 25 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
16 21 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
16 21 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 19 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
18 15 (0.75%) CouchDB
19 13 (0.65%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 606 (30.21%) Selenium
2 266 (13.26%) JIRA
3 239 (11.91%) Cucumber
4 207 (10.32%) HP UFT
5 185 (9.22%) JUnit
6 169 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 152 (7.58%) Jenkins
8 134 (6.68%) WebDriver
9 106 (5.28%) Visual Studio
10 87 (4.34%) NUnit
11 85 (4.24%) JMeter
12 80 (3.99%) Maven
13 75 (3.74%) SoapUI
14 64 (3.19%) Git (software)
15 54 (2.69%) LoadRunner
16 53 (2.64%) Subversion
17 47 (2.34%) FitNesse
18 46 (2.29%) MSTest
19 45 (2.24%) Mockito
19 45 (2.24%) TeamCity
General
1 521 (25.97%) Finance
2 96 (4.79%) Banking
3 79 (3.94%) Retail
4 70 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 52 (2.59%) Legal
6 48 (2.39%) Law
7 41 (2.04%) Games
8 39 (1.94%) Marketing
9 36 (1.79%) Front Office
10 35 (1.74%) Back Office
11 34 (1.69%) Financial Institution
12 24 (1.20%) Investment Banking
13 15 (0.75%) Electronics
14 14 (0.70%) Advertising
15 11 (0.55%) Manufacturing
15 11 (0.55%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.50%) French Language
16 10 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.50%) Polish Language
17 9 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 689 (34.35%) Analyst
2 500 (24.93%) Test Analyst
3 382 (19.04%) Tester
4 334 (16.65%) Developer
5 278 (13.86%) Test Engineer
6 189 (9.42%) QA Engineer
7 141 (7.03%) QA Tester
8 129 (6.43%) Java Developer
9 128 (6.38%) QA Analyst
10 116 (5.78%) Business Analyst
11 107 (5.33%) Software Tester
12 96 (4.79%) Test Manager
13 95 (4.74%) Senior Analyst
14 93 (4.64%) Test Leader
15 92 (4.59%) Automation Engineer
16 88 (4.39%) QA Test Analyst
17 84 (4.19%) Software Test Engineer
18 81 (4.04%) Senior Test Analyst
19 78 (3.89%) Senior Developer
20 73 (3.64%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (15.00%) .NET
2 267 (13.31%) Web Services
3 202 (10.07%) HTML
4 169 (8.42%) XML
5 154 (7.68%) CSS
6 87 (4.34%) Spring
7 76 (3.79%) HTML5
8 71 (3.54%) SOAP
9 70 (3.49%) ASP.NET
10 68 (3.39%) jQuery
11 63 (3.14%) REST
12 56 (2.79%) RESTful
13 49 (2.44%) WCF
14 44 (2.19%) AngularJS
15 43 (2.14%) WPF
16 37 (1.84%) Gherkin
16 37 (1.84%) Hibernate
17 34 (1.69%) Symfony
18 32 (1.60%) Middleware
19 29 (1.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 233 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (7.18%) Computer Science
3 65 (3.24%) Mobile App
4 50 (2.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 50 (2.49%) Management Information System
5 49 (2.44%) Mathematics
6 42 (2.09%) Client/Server
6 42 (2.09%) Fixed Income
7 41 (2.04%) N-Tier
8 37 (1.84%) Credit Risk
8 37 (1.84%) User Experience
9 34 (1.69%) Equities
10 31 (1.55%) Derivative
11 30 (1.50%) Market Risk
12 29 (1.45%) iPhone
13 28 (1.40%) Fintech
14 27 (1.35%) Credit Derivative
14 27 (1.35%) Equity Derivative
14 27 (1.35%) Wiki
15 25 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 242 (12.06%) Windows
2 205 (10.22%) Unix
3 159 (7.93%) Linux
4 78 (3.89%) Apple iOS
5 76 (3.79%) Android
6 11 (0.55%) Solaris
7 8 (0.40%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.35%) Windows Phone
9 6 (0.30%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.25%) CentOS
11 2 (0.100%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.100%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.050%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.050%) SUSE
12 1 (0.050%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.050%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.050%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1070 (53.34%) Agile Software Development
2 493 (24.58%) Non-Functional Testing
3 486 (24.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 473 (23.58%) Test Scripting
5 463 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 458 (22.83%) Software Testing
7 395 (19.69%) Automated Testing
8 392 (19.54%) Regression Testing
9 336 (16.75%) Scrum
10 315 (15.70%) TDD
11 294 (14.66%) SDLC
12 288 (14.36%) Manual Testing
13 249 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
14 245 (12.21%) BDD
15 242 (12.06%) Performance Testing
16 226 (11.27%) Test Strategy
17 224 (11.17%) Unit Testing
18 221 (11.02%) Test Management
19 199 (9.92%) Integration Testing
20 175 (8.72%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 681 (33.95%) SQL
2 613 (30.56%) Java
3 379 (18.89%) C#
4 290 (14.46%) JavaScript
5 160 (7.98%) Python
6 149 (7.43%) Ruby
7 147 (7.33%) PHP
8 71 (3.54%) C++
9 69 (3.44%) C
10 53 (2.64%) T-SQL
11 51 (2.54%) VB
12 44 (2.19%) PL/SQL
13 41 (2.04%) Perl
14 38 (1.89%) Scala
15 31 (1.55%) VBScript
16 24 (1.20%) Shell Script
17 22 (1.10%) Bash Shell
18 21 (1.05%) Groovy
18 21 (1.05%) VB.NET
19 16 (0.80%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 433 (21.59%) ISEB
2 364 (18.15%) Degree
3 352 (17.55%) ISTQB
4 168 (8.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 61 (3.04%) Security Cleared
6 48 (2.39%) SC Cleared
7 47 (2.34%) PMI Certification
8 36 (1.79%) PMP
9 31 (1.55%) ISEB Practitioner
10 21 (1.05%) DV Cleared
11 19 (0.95%) HND
12 17 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 11 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (0.35%) OCA
14 7 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
14 7 (0.35%) Sun Certification
15 6 (0.30%) MCAD
15 6 (0.30%) MCSD
16 5 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
16 5 (0.25%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 821 (40.93%) QA
2 19 (0.95%) SDET
3 18 (0.90%) SLA
4 16 (0.80%) Solvency II
5 14 (0.70%) MiFID
5 14 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
6 12 (0.60%) EMIR
7 5 (0.25%) ISO 8583
7 5 (0.25%) ISO20022
8 4 (0.20%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.20%) TickIT
9 3 (0.15%) HL7
10 2 (0.100%) Basel II
10 2 (0.100%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.100%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.050%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.050%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.050%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.40%) Firmware
2 8 (0.40%) vSphere
3 5 (0.25%) Docker
4 4 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.100%) HDFS
7 1 (0.050%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.050%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.050%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.050%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 259 (12.91%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (1.05%) Puppet
4 10 (0.50%) yum
5 7 (0.35%) Capistrano
6 4 (0.20%) SCCM
7 2 (0.100%) CA Service Virtualization
7 2 (0.100%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.100%) Nagios
8 1 (0.050%) Ansible
8 1 (0.050%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.050%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.050%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.050%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.050%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.050%) vMotion
Vendors
1 271 (13.51%) HP
2 221 (11.02%) Microsoft
3 215 (10.72%) Oracle
4 57 (2.84%) IBM
5 28 (1.40%) SAP
6 27 (1.35%) WorldPay
7 21 (1.05%) Telerik
8 19 (0.95%) Zend
9 18 (0.90%) webMethods
10 17 (0.85%) Green Hat
11 16 (0.80%) Perforce
12 15 (0.75%) Citrix
13 14 (0.70%) Sybase
14 13 (0.65%) VMware
15 12 (0.60%) Red Hat
16 10 (0.50%) Rally
16 10 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
17 9 (0.45%) Huawei
17 9 (0.45%) Remedy
17 9 (0.45%) Sun
London
INPS
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Badenoch & Clark
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Relocation Package plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stroud, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Up to £38k+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: circa 45K
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £22500.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £32,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus/pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 70-75k
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Midlands
ISL
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + pension, Bonus, 4 day week
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Cube Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago