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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 662 654 701
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +47
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 191 209 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 155 183 126
Average salary £35,750 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.86% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
83355 85730 81990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.07% 82.27% 80.18%
Number of salaries quoted 68281 69393 68373
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,063
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +9 59 £47,500 - 8
Yorkshire +36 45 £35,000 +2.56% 2
North West +28 32 £35,000 -13.58% 3
South East -43 29 £40,000 -6.97% 5
West Midlands -24 10 £35,000 +75.00% 1
East of England +5 8 £32,500 -18.75% 1
South West -21 4 £42,500 +46.55% 1
East Midlands +19 1 £46,000 +22.66% 1
North East -4 1 £40,000 +53.84% 2
Functional Testing
UK

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 196 (48.16%) ISEB
2 180 (44.23%) Test Scripting
3 165 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
4 141 (34.64%) Finance
5 106 (26.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 105 (25.80%) SQL
7 104 (25.55%) QA
8 96 (23.59%) ISTQB
9 92 (22.60%) Test Automation
10 91 (22.36%) Regression Testing
11 85 (20.88%) Integration Testing
12 82 (20.15%) Analytical Skills
13 81 (19.90%) Manual Testing
14 80 (19.66%) Automated Testing
15 75 (18.43%) QuickTest Pro
16 67 (16.46%) Degree
17 59 (14.50%) Test Management
18 54 (13.27%) Software Testing
19 49 (12.04%) HP Quality Center
20 48 (11.79%) Oracle
21 47 (11.55%) Selenium
22 45 (11.06%) Performance Testing
23 44 (10.81%) Mentoring
24 41 (10.07%) HP
24 41 (10.07%) Microsoft
25 40 (9.83%) SQL Server
25 40 (9.83%) Windows
26 39 (9.58%) TDD
27 37 (9.09%) Java
28 35 (8.60%) .NET

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (1.72%) WebLogic
1 7 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.47%) Tomcat
3 4 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.74%) Oracle BPEL
5 2 (0.49%) SAS
6 1 (0.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.44%) MS Office
3 3 (0.74%) MS Project
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (4.42%) Oracle EBS
1 18 (4.42%) Oracle Financials
2 17 (4.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 17 (4.18%) Oracle Payables
2 17 (4.18%) Oracle Receivables
3 14 (3.44%) Oracle Cash Management
3 14 (3.44%) Oracle Assets
3 14 (3.44%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (1.23%) SAP HR
4 5 (1.23%) SAP SD
4 5 (1.23%) SAP FI
4 5 (1.23%) SAP MM
4 5 (1.23%) SAP CRM
4 5 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (1.23%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.98%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.49%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.25%) LatentZero
8 1 (0.25%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.23%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.49%) LAN
2 2 (0.49%) WAN
2 2 (0.49%) Ethernet
2 2 (0.49%) Wireless
3 1 (0.25%) TETRA
3 1 (0.25%) DECT
3 1 (0.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.46%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.97%) SSDT
6 8 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (1.72%) Data Mining
7 7 (1.72%) Oracle ODI
8 6 (1.47%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.23%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.49%) QlikView
11 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 75 (18.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 47 (11.55%) Selenium
3 32 (7.86%) JIRA
4 30 (7.37%) Rational Functional Tester
5 20 (4.91%) LoadRunner
6 19 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (3.93%) Cucumber
8 14 (3.44%) WebDriver
9 12 (2.95%) FitNesse
10 10 (2.46%) TestDirector
10 10 (2.46%) NUnit
10 10 (2.46%) Subversion
11 8 (1.97%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (1.97%) Git (software)
12 7 (1.72%) SilkTest
12 7 (1.72%) WinRunner
12 7 (1.72%) QAComplete
13 6 (1.47%) SoapUI
14 5 (1.23%) JUnit
14 5 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 141 (34.64%) Finance
2 24 (5.90%) Banking
3 14 (3.44%) Retail
3 14 (3.44%) Games
4 13 (3.19%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.70%) Legal
5 11 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.46%) Back Office
7 5 (1.23%) Polish Language
7 5 (1.23%) Billing
8 3 (0.74%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.74%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.74%) Electronics
9 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.49%) Front Office
9 2 (0.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 167 (41.03%) Analyst
2 161 (39.56%) Test Analyst
3 94 (23.10%) Tester
4 65 (15.97%) Consultant
5 45 (11.06%) Functional Tester
6 38 (9.34%) Test Consultant
7 34 (8.35%) Functional Analyst
7 34 (8.35%) Functional Test Analyst
8 30 (7.37%) Test Leader
9 24 (5.90%) Test Manager
10 18 (4.42%) Senior Consultant
10 18 (4.42%) Manual Test Analyst
10 18 (4.42%) Senior Test Consultant
10 18 (4.42%) Lead Tester
11 17 (4.18%) Senior Tester
12 15 (3.69%) Manual Tester
13 14 (3.44%) Developer
13 14 (3.44%) Oracle Analyst
14 13 (3.19%) QA Engineer
15 12 (2.95%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.60%) .NET
2 20 (4.91%) ASP.NET
2 20 (4.91%) HTML
3 16 (3.93%) WCF
4 12 (2.95%) XML
4 12 (2.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (2.70%) Web Services
6 10 (2.46%) JDBC
6 10 (2.46%) jQuery
7 8 (1.97%) LINQ
7 8 (1.97%) NHibernate
7 8 (1.97%) MSMQ
7 8 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 6 (1.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 6 (1.47%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (1.23%) SAP Basis
10 4 (0.98%) SOAP
10 4 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (0.74%) RESTful
12 2 (0.49%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 82 (20.15%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.44%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.21%) Online Games
5 9 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.72%) Open Source
7 5 (1.23%) Online Gambling
7 5 (1.23%) Fixed Income
8 4 (0.98%) iPhone
9 3 (0.74%) Statistics
9 3 (0.74%) NHS
9 3 (0.74%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.49%) Equities
10 2 (0.49%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.49%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.25%) Social Media
11 1 (0.25%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 1 (0.25%) W3C
11 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (9.83%) Windows
2 22 (5.41%) UNIX
3 11 (2.70%) Android
3 11 (2.70%) Linux
4 7 (1.72%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.23%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.74%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.49%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.49%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.25%) Solaris
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (44.23%) Test Scripting
2 165 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (26.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 92 (22.60%) Test Automation
5 91 (22.36%) Regression Testing
6 85 (20.88%) Integration Testing
7 81 (19.90%) Manual Testing
8 80 (19.66%) Automated Testing
9 59 (14.50%) Test Management
10 54 (13.27%) Software Testing
11 45 (11.06%) Performance Testing
12 44 (10.81%) Mentoring
13 39 (9.58%) TDD
14 26 (6.39%) BDD
15 24 (5.90%) Waterfall
16 22 (5.41%) Compatibility Testing
16 22 (5.41%) Service Delivery
17 20 (4.91%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (4.91%) Web Testing
18 19 (4.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 105 (25.80%) SQL
2 37 (9.09%) Java
3 34 (8.35%) C#
4 25 (6.14%) JavaScript
5 15 (3.69%) VBScript
6 10 (2.46%) C++
6 10 (2.46%) VB.NET
7 9 (2.21%) Ruby
8 8 (1.97%) VBA
9 5 (1.23%) ABAP
9 5 (1.23%) C
10 2 (0.49%) Python
10 2 (0.49%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.49%) Embedded C++
10 2 (0.49%) VB
10 2 (0.49%) Perl
11 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.25%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 196 (48.16%) ISEB
2 96 (23.59%) ISTQB
3 67 (16.46%) Degree
4 29 (7.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (4.18%) Security Cleared
6 10 (2.46%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.47%) PMP
7 6 (1.47%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.98%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (0.98%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.49%) HNC
9 2 (0.49%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (25.55%) QA
2 2 (0.49%) ISO 9000
2 2 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 49 (12.04%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.23%) SCCM
3 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 48 (11.79%) Oracle
2 41 (10.07%) HP
2 41 (10.07%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.93%) SAP
4 11 (2.70%) IBM
5 9 (2.21%) Ariba
6 8 (1.97%) Business Objects
6 8 (1.97%) Vermilion
7 3 (0.74%) BT
7 3 (0.74%) Telerik
8 2 (0.49%) VMware
8 2 (0.49%) Algorithmics
8 2 (0.49%) Trillium
8 2 (0.49%) Epicor
8 2 (0.49%) DataFlux
8 2 (0.49%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.25%) Reuters
9 1 (0.25%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.25%) Murex
9 1 (0.25%) Calypso
Surbiton, Surrey
83Zero
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: salary to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Accenture
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
StarBase
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Package
Posted: 5 days ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus + extensive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From entry-Level up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hampshire
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago