The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 749 777 780
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +3
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 153 79 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.076% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.096% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 144 64 85
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,775 £22,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90910 82248 90837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.44% 79.03% 76.75%
Number of salaries quoted 73759 68320 77731
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Functional Testing
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -4 80 £47,500 -13.63% 2
South East +24 48 £43,000 -5.70% 2
East of England -14 9 £39,500 +41.07% 7
Yorkshire -34 6 £40,000 -20.00%
West Midlands +5 2 £31,750 -2.30%
South West -8 2 £28,250 -29.37%
East Midlands -26 2 £38,000 +46.15%
North West -10 1 £50,000 +29.03%
North East - 1 £26,000 -
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Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 73 (31.74%) Telecoms
2 65 (28.26%) Business Analysis
3 60 (26.09%) Billing
4 56 (24.35%) Technical Architecture
4 56 (24.35%) QA
5 55 (23.91%) JIRA
6 54 (23.48%) Java
7 48 (20.87%) SQL
8 46 (20.00%) ISEB
8 46 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 44 (19.13%) JavaScript
10 40 (17.39%) HTML
11 39 (16.96%) Open Source
11 39 (16.96%) TDD
12 37 (16.09%) ISTQB
12 37 (16.09%) XML
13 36 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (15.65%) Jenkins
14 35 (15.22%) Eclipse
14 35 (15.22%) MVC
15 34 (14.78%) Regression Testing
15 34 (14.78%) Groovy
15 34 (14.78%) Subversion
16 33 (14.35%) Spring
16 33 (14.35%) Velocity
16 33 (14.35%) JSR 168
16 33 (14.35%) Scala
16 33 (14.35%) MongoDB
16 33 (14.35%) Apache
16 33 (14.35%) XHTML

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 33 (14.35%) Apache
2 32 (13.91%) Tomcat
2 32 (13.91%) Liferay
2 32 (13.91%) Alfresco
3 3 (1.30%) WorkSite
Applications
1 13 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.91%) GitHub
2 1 (0.43%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) Heroku
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.43%) SMS
1 1 (0.43%) SMPP
1 1 (0.43%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.35%) MongoDB
2 25 (10.87%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.17%) Big Data
6 3 (1.30%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.43%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.43%) MySQL
7 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 55 (23.91%) JIRA
2 36 (15.65%) Jenkins
3 35 (15.22%) Eclipse
4 34 (14.78%) Subversion
5 32 (13.91%) IntelliJ
6 31 (13.48%) Gradle
7 21 (9.13%) Selenium
8 17 (7.39%) QuickTest Pro
9 11 (4.78%) WebDriver
10 7 (3.04%) Visual Studio
10 7 (3.04%) LoadRunner
11 6 (2.61%) MSI
11 6 (2.61%) AdminStudio
12 3 (1.30%) JDeveloper
12 3 (1.30%) JMeter
12 3 (1.30%) TestDirector
12 3 (1.30%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.30%) Hudson
12 3 (1.30%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.87%) Maven
General
1 73 (31.74%) Telecoms
2 60 (26.09%) Billing
3 32 (13.91%) Finance
4 8 (3.48%) Retail
4 8 (3.48%) Law
5 7 (3.04%) Marketing
6 6 (2.61%) Banking
7 5 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.30%) Games
8 3 (1.30%) Legal
9 2 (0.87%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.87%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Advertising
10 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 72 (31.30%) Analyst
2 57 (24.78%) Test Analyst
3 56 (24.35%) Consultant
4 50 (21.74%) OSS Consultant
5 34 (14.78%) Developer
6 28 (12.17%) Tester
7 16 (6.96%) Senior Analyst
7 16 (6.96%) Senior Test Analyst
7 16 (6.96%) Test Leader
8 13 (5.65%) Business Analyst
9 11 (4.78%) QA Analyst
9 11 (4.78%) Test Manager
9 11 (4.78%) QA Test Analyst
10 8 (3.48%) Telecoms Consultant
11 6 (2.61%) QA Tester
11 6 (2.61%) Test Engineer
12 5 (2.17%) Senior Tester
12 5 (2.17%) Technical Manager
12 5 (2.17%) QA Engineer
12 5 (2.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (17.39%) HTML
2 37 (16.09%) XML
3 33 (14.35%) Spring
3 33 (14.35%) Velocity
3 33 (14.35%) JSR 168
3 33 (14.35%) XHTML
3 33 (14.35%) XSLT
3 33 (14.35%) Servlets
3 33 (14.35%) J2EE
4 32 (13.91%) Struts
5 16 (6.96%) .NET
6 7 (3.04%) CSS
7 6 (2.61%) Web Services
8 4 (1.74%) SOAP
9 3 (1.30%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.30%) REST
10 2 (0.87%) jQuery
10 2 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.87%) RESTful
11 1 (0.43%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.96%) Open Source
2 13 (5.65%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 9 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.48%) IBM Mainframe
5 8 (3.48%) Mainframe
5 8 (3.48%) Replication
6 7 (3.04%) Wiki
7 4 (1.74%) VSAM
8 3 (1.30%) Online Games
9 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.43%) iSeries
10 1 (0.43%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.43%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.91%) Solaris
2 11 (4.78%) Windows
3 6 (2.61%) Windows 7
3 6 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.74%) UNIX
5 2 (0.87%) Linux
6 1 (0.43%) Android
6 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (28.26%) Business Analysis
2 56 (24.35%) Technical Architecture
3 46 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 39 (16.96%) TDD
5 36 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (15.22%) MVC
7 34 (14.78%) Regression Testing
8 32 (13.91%) Pair Programming
9 31 (13.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 31 (13.48%) Web Application Development
9 31 (13.48%) Extreme Programming
10 30 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (13.04%) Test Management
11 29 (12.61%) Manual Testing
11 29 (12.61%) Test Strategy
12 26 (11.30%) E-Commerce
12 26 (11.30%) Automation Testing
13 23 (10.00%) Scrum
13 23 (10.00%) Software Testing
14 22 (9.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (23.48%) Java
2 48 (20.87%) SQL
3 44 (19.13%) JavaScript
4 34 (14.78%) Groovy
5 33 (14.35%) Scala
6 21 (9.13%) C#
7 11 (4.78%) T-SQL
8 10 (4.35%) VBScript
9 8 (3.48%) COBOL
10 5 (2.17%) Ruby
11 4 (1.74%) C
11 4 (1.74%) Perl
11 4 (1.74%) VB
12 3 (1.30%) VBA
13 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.43%) PHP
13 1 (0.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 46 (20.00%) ISEB
2 37 (16.09%) ISTQB
3 32 (13.91%) Degree
4 2 (0.87%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (24.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.61%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (1.30%) Terminal Services
2 3 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (9.57%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.61%) SCCM
3 4 (1.74%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 32 (13.91%) GigaSpaces
2 21 (9.13%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.83%) HP
4 9 (3.91%) IBM
4 9 (3.91%) Citrix
4 9 (3.91%) Oracle
5 6 (2.61%) AppSense
5 6 (2.61%) Siebel
6 5 (2.17%) SAP
7 4 (1.74%) BT
8 3 (1.30%) Interwoven
9 1 (0.43%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
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