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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 692 715 660
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -55
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 185 151 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.18% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 153 137 141
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £58,250
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
87785 82919 84498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.14% 81.58% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 71606 68904 71839
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,000 £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 24 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 24 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 +8 43 £62,500 +13.63% 11
Yorkshire -18 43 £30,000 -14.28% 9
South East +12 40 £40,000 +14.28% 2
North West -5 36 £35,000 +7.69% 4
East Midlands +8 13 £35,000 -1.40%
North East -20 3 - - 1
South West -20 3 £24,000 -52.00% 2
East of England -40 3 £42,000 +20.00%
Functional Testing
UK

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 153 (39.03%) Test Scripting
2 133 (33.93%) ISEB
3 122 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (27.55%) Analytical Skills
5 93 (23.72%) HP Quality Center
6 88 (22.45%) Finance
7 75 (19.13%) Test Automation
8 72 (18.37%) SQL
9 64 (16.33%) HP
9 64 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 62 (15.82%) QuickTest Pro
11 60 (15.31%) ISTQB
11 60 (15.31%) JIRA
12 55 (14.03%) Test Management
12 55 (14.03%) Selenium
13 54 (13.78%) TDD
14 53 (13.52%) QA
15 51 (13.01%) Java
16 46 (11.73%) JavaScript
17 39 (9.95%) Regression Testing
17 39 (9.95%) Automated Testing
18 37 (9.44%) Windows
19 36 (9.18%) Software Testing
19 36 (9.18%) Security Cleared
20 34 (8.67%) Telecoms
21 33 (8.42%) Test Strategy
22 32 (8.16%) SC Cleared
22 32 (8.16%) Retail
23 31 (7.91%) SQL Server
24 30 (7.65%) Degree

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (3.83%) Apache
2 13 (3.32%) Tomcat
3 12 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (2.81%) Alfresco
4 11 (2.81%) Liferay
5 6 (1.53%) Confluence
6 3 (0.77%) Drupal
7 2 (0.51%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.51%) IIS
8 1 (0.26%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.30%) MS Office
3 2 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.04%) SAP MM
1 8 (2.04%) SAP SD
2 5 (1.28%) SAP APO
2 5 (1.28%) SAP PP
2 5 (1.28%) SAP WM
3 4 (1.02%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.77%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.77%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.77%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.77%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.26%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.26%) Tesseract
5 1 (0.26%) Minerva
5 1 (0.26%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.26%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.81%) GitHub
2 5 (1.28%) SaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.06%) Internet
2 4 (1.02%) Wireless
2 4 (1.02%) LAN
3 3 (0.77%) SMS
3 3 (0.77%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.51%) WAN
4 2 (0.51%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.51%) TETRA
4 2 (0.51%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.26%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.26%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.38%) MongoDB
3 16 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.28%) MySQL
6 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.77%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.77%) Big Data
7 3 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.51%) OLAP
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.51%) SSDT
8 2 (0.51%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 62 (15.82%) QuickTest Pro
2 60 (15.31%) JIRA
3 55 (14.03%) Selenium
4 29 (7.40%) SoapUI
5 26 (6.63%) JMeter
6 25 (6.38%) Cucumber
7 24 (6.12%) JUnit
8 23 (5.87%) LoadUI
9 21 (5.36%) WebDriver
10 20 (5.10%) jMock
11 19 (4.85%) Spock
12 15 (3.83%) Subversion
13 12 (3.06%) LoadRunner
13 12 (3.06%) NUnit
13 12 (3.06%) Git (software)
14 11 (2.81%) Rational Functional Tester
14 11 (2.81%) Eclipse
14 11 (2.81%) IntelliJ
14 11 (2.81%) TestDirector
14 11 (2.81%) Gradle
General
1 88 (22.45%) Finance
2 34 (8.67%) Telecoms
3 32 (8.16%) Retail
4 26 (6.63%) Banking
5 15 (3.83%) Billing
6 8 (2.04%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.79%) Games
8 5 (1.28%) Back Office
9 4 (1.02%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.02%) Marketing
10 3 (0.77%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.77%) Law
11 2 (0.51%) Electronics
11 2 (0.51%) Advertising
12 1 (0.26%) Front Office
12 1 (0.26%) Legal
12 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 147 (37.50%) Analyst
2 136 (34.69%) Test Analyst
3 90 (22.96%) Consultant
4 65 (16.58%) Test Consultant
5 51 (13.01%) Tester
6 46 (11.73%) Senior Consultant
6 46 (11.73%) Senior Test Consultant
7 30 (7.65%) Test Manager
7 30 (7.65%) Functional Analyst
7 30 (7.65%) Functional Test Analyst
8 25 (6.38%) Developer
9 24 (6.12%) Test Leader
10 20 (5.10%) Functional Tester
10 20 (5.10%) Manual Tester
11 18 (4.59%) Support Engineer
12 17 (4.34%) Test Engineer
13 13 (3.32%) Team Leader
14 12 (3.06%) QA Analyst
14 12 (3.06%) .NET Developer
14 12 (3.06%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.63%) .NET
2 21 (5.36%) HTML
3 20 (5.10%) SOAP
4 18 (4.59%) JMS
4 18 (4.59%) Middleware
4 18 (4.59%) REST
5 14 (3.57%) WCF
5 14 (3.57%) XML
5 14 (3.57%) ASP.NET
6 13 (3.32%) jQuery
7 12 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 12 (3.06%) NHibernate
7 12 (3.06%) MSMQ
8 11 (2.81%) XHTML
8 11 (2.81%) XSLT
8 11 (2.81%) Spring
8 11 (2.81%) J2EE
8 11 (2.81%) Struts
8 11 (2.81%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 108 (27.55%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.61%) Open Source
3 9 (2.30%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.79%) Chip and PIN
5 5 (1.28%) Statistics
5 5 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.28%) Online Games
5 5 (1.28%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.02%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.02%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.77%) Replication
8 2 (0.51%) IVR
8 2 (0.51%) Derivative
8 2 (0.51%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.51%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.26%) User Experience
9 1 (0.26%) Social Media
9 1 (0.26%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 37 (9.44%) Windows
2 25 (6.38%) Linux
3 11 (2.81%) Solaris
4 6 (1.53%) UNIX
5 3 (0.77%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.51%) Windows CE
6 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.51%) Nucleus RTOS
6 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (39.03%) Test Scripting
2 122 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (19.13%) Test Automation
4 64 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 55 (14.03%) Test Management
6 54 (13.78%) TDD
7 39 (9.95%) Automated Testing
7 39 (9.95%) Regression Testing
8 36 (9.18%) Software Testing
9 33 (8.42%) Test Strategy
10 30 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (7.14%) BDD
12 24 (6.12%) Waterfall
13 22 (5.61%) Automation Testing
14 21 (5.36%) Business Analysis
14 21 (5.36%) Workflow
15 20 (5.10%) E-Commerce
16 19 (4.85%) Performance Testing
17 18 (4.59%) Web Testing
17 18 (4.59%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (18.37%) SQL
2 51 (13.01%) Java
3 46 (11.73%) JavaScript
4 21 (5.36%) C#
5 16 (4.08%) VB.NET
6 11 (2.81%) C
6 11 (2.81%) Groovy
6 11 (2.81%) Scala
7 5 (1.28%) C++
8 4 (1.02%) Perl
8 4 (1.02%) PHP
8 4 (1.02%) VB
9 3 (0.77%) VBScript
9 3 (0.77%) VBA
9 3 (0.77%) Python
10 2 (0.51%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.51%) Embedded C++
10 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 133 (33.93%) ISEB
2 60 (15.31%) ISTQB
3 36 (9.18%) Security Cleared
4 32 (8.16%) SC Cleared
5 30 (7.65%) Degree
6 7 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.51%) HND
9 1 (0.26%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (13.52%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (0.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 93 (23.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 64 (16.33%) HP
2 27 (6.89%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.08%) Oracle
4 11 (2.81%) GigaSpaces
5 8 (2.04%) SAP
6 7 (1.79%) IBM
7 5 (1.28%) Capita
8 3 (0.77%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.77%) Vermilion
9 2 (0.51%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.51%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.51%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.26%) Reuters
10 1 (0.26%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.26%) Remedy
10 1 (0.26%) Algorithmics
10 1 (0.26%) Zend
10 1 (0.26%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.26%) Interwoven
10 1 (0.26%) Cognizant
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits package attached
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum TO £40K
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: TO £35000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Owen Jenkins IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum X2 Annual Bonuses, Pension, Healthca
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: competitive based on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TRG
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 30000-40000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens and bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago