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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 657 719 704
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -15
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 215 159 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 171 129 130
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.25%
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
86698 83726 86947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.30% 81.77% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 71999 67940 74673
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 December 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 December 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
Yorkshire +14 59 £35,000 - 4
North West +13 53 £32,500 -7.14% 2
London +25 47 £49,000 -1.01% 4
South East +10 35 £42,000 +20.00% 1
East Midlands +17 7 £35,000 +12.90% 1
East of England -38 7 £47,500 +35.71%
South West -2 6 £45,000 -10.00% 2
West Midlands -6 1 £21,500 -28.33%
Functional Testing
UK

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 169 (43.00%) ISEB
2 162 (41.22%) Test Scripting
3 133 (33.84%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (26.97%) Analytical Skills
5 100 (25.45%) Finance
6 79 (20.10%) SQL
6 79 (20.10%) Test Automation
7 76 (19.34%) HP Quality Center
8 66 (16.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 63 (16.03%) Test Management
9 63 (16.03%) ISTQB
10 61 (15.52%) Regression Testing
11 60 (15.27%) QuickTest Pro
12 59 (15.01%) HP
13 52 (13.23%) JIRA
14 47 (11.96%) Windows
15 46 (11.70%) TDD
15 46 (11.70%) QA
16 44 (11.20%) Software Testing
17 43 (10.94%) Degree
18 41 (10.43%) Automated Testing
19 39 (9.92%) Integration Testing
20 38 (9.67%) Selenium
20 38 (9.67%) SQL Server
21 37 (9.41%) JavaScript
22 36 (9.16%) Java
22 36 (9.16%) Microsoft
23 34 (8.65%) Mentoring
24 33 (8.40%) Manual Testing
25 28 (7.12%) .NET

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 12 (3.05%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (2.04%) Apache
2 8 (2.04%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.02%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.02%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.02%) Alfresco
3 4 (1.02%) Liferay
4 3 (0.76%) Drupal
5 2 (0.51%) Confluence
5 2 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (1.78%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (1.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.78%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (1.78%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (1.78%) Oracle Cash Management
2 7 (1.78%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (1.53%) SAP MM
3 6 (1.53%) SAP SD
4 5 (1.27%) SAP APO
4 5 (1.27%) SAP PP
4 5 (1.27%) SAP WM
5 4 (1.02%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.25%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.25%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.25%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.78%) SaaS
2 4 (1.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.53%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.02%) Internet
2 4 (1.02%) LAN
3 2 (0.51%) WAN
3 2 (0.51%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.51%) Wireless
4 1 (0.25%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.25%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.67%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.60%) MongoDB
3 21 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.78%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.53%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.27%) MySQL
6 5 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.02%) SSDT
8 3 (0.76%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.51%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.25%) OLAP
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 60 (15.27%) QuickTest Pro
2 52 (13.23%) JIRA
3 38 (9.67%) Selenium
4 16 (4.07%) NUnit
5 15 (3.82%) Rational Functional Tester
5 15 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (3.31%) WebDriver
6 13 (3.31%) Cucumber
6 13 (3.31%) SoapUI
6 13 (3.31%) JMeter
7 11 (2.80%) JUnit
8 10 (2.54%) LoadUI
9 9 (2.29%) LoadRunner
9 9 (2.29%) Subversion
9 9 (2.29%) Git (software)
10 8 (2.04%) FitNesse
11 7 (1.78%) jMock
11 7 (1.78%) TestDirector
11 7 (1.78%) SilkTest
12 6 (1.53%) Jenkins
General
1 100 (25.45%) Finance
2 24 (6.11%) Telecoms
3 22 (5.60%) Banking
4 17 (4.33%) Retail
5 11 (2.80%) Billing
6 9 (2.29%) Back Office
7 8 (2.04%) Games
8 6 (1.53%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.02%) Legal
10 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.76%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.51%) Electronics
11 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.51%) Front Office
12 1 (0.25%) Advertising
12 1 (0.25%) Law
12 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 138 (35.11%) Analyst
2 126 (32.06%) Test Analyst
3 82 (20.87%) Consultant
4 73 (18.58%) Tester
5 60 (15.27%) Test Consultant
6 52 (13.23%) Senior Consultant
6 52 (13.23%) Senior Test Consultant
7 38 (9.67%) Functional Tester
8 36 (9.16%) Functional Test Analyst
8 36 (9.16%) Functional Analyst
9 29 (7.38%) Test Leader
10 27 (6.87%) Test Manager
11 25 (6.36%) Manual Tester
12 23 (5.85%) Developer
13 22 (5.60%) Support Engineer
14 19 (4.83%) Manual Test Analyst
15 16 (4.07%) .NET Developer
15 16 (4.07%) Test Engineer
16 12 (3.05%) Team Leader
17 11 (2.80%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.12%) .NET
2 21 (5.34%) ASP.NET
3 20 (5.09%) WCF
4 19 (4.83%) HTML
5 16 (4.07%) jQuery
5 16 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 16 (4.07%) MSMQ
5 16 (4.07%) NHibernate
6 10 (2.54%) XML
7 9 (2.29%) JDBC
8 7 (1.78%) SOAP
9 6 (1.53%) Middleware
9 6 (1.53%) REST
9 6 (1.53%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (1.27%) JMS
11 4 (1.02%) XHTML
11 4 (1.02%) SAP Basis
11 4 (1.02%) Spring
11 4 (1.02%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 106 (26.97%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.31%) Open Source
3 11 (2.80%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.78%) Online Games
5 7 (1.78%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.27%) Statistics
6 5 (1.27%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.02%) Chip and PIN
8 3 (0.76%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.51%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.51%) IVR
9 2 (0.51%) Derivative
9 2 (0.51%) NHS
9 2 (0.51%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.51%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.51%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.51%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.25%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 47 (11.96%) Windows
2 17 (4.33%) Linux
3 11 (2.80%) UNIX
4 5 (1.27%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.27%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.02%) Solaris
6 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.51%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.51%) Nucleus RTOS
7 2 (0.51%) Android
8 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (41.22%) Test Scripting
2 133 (33.84%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (20.10%) Test Automation
4 66 (16.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 63 (16.03%) Test Management
6 61 (15.52%) Regression Testing
7 46 (11.70%) TDD
8 44 (11.20%) Software Testing
9 41 (10.43%) Automated Testing
10 39 (9.92%) Integration Testing
11 34 (8.65%) Mentoring
12 33 (8.40%) Manual Testing
13 27 (6.87%) Test Strategy
14 26 (6.62%) Workflow
15 25 (6.36%) Waterfall
16 24 (6.11%) BDD
17 23 (5.85%) Performance Testing
18 22 (5.60%) Web Testing
18 22 (5.60%) Automation Testing
19 18 (4.58%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (20.10%) SQL
2 37 (9.41%) JavaScript
3 36 (9.16%) Java
4 26 (6.62%) C#
5 17 (4.33%) VB.NET
6 9 (2.29%) C
7 7 (1.78%) C++
7 7 (1.78%) VBA
8 4 (1.02%) ABAP
8 4 (1.02%) VBScript
8 4 (1.02%) PHP
8 4 (1.02%) Groovy
8 4 (1.02%) Scala
9 3 (0.76%) Perl
10 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.51%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.51%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.25%) VB6
11 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 169 (43.00%) ISEB
2 63 (16.03%) ISTQB
3 43 (10.94%) Degree
4 21 (5.34%) Security Cleared
5 18 (4.58%) SC Cleared
6 15 (3.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.76%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.76%) PMP
7 3 (0.76%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.51%) HND
9 1 (0.25%) HNC
9 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (11.70%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 76 (19.34%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.76%) SCCM
3 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 59 (15.01%) HP
2 36 (9.16%) Microsoft
3 27 (6.87%) Oracle
4 10 (2.54%) SAP
5 8 (2.04%) IBM
6 7 (1.78%) Business Objects
6 7 (1.78%) Vermilion
7 4 (1.02%) GigaSpaces
8 2 (0.51%) Algorithmics
8 2 (0.51%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.51%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.25%) Reuters
9 1 (0.25%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.25%) Remedy
9 1 (0.25%) VMware
9 1 (0.25%) Zend
9 1 (0.25%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.25%) Murex
9 1 (0.25%) Calypso
9 1 (0.25%) Epicor
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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