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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 713 685 693
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +8
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 158 206 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 133 141 148
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
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
86787 90709 82543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.73% 82.80% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 71851 73761 68268
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +11 67 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Yorkshire +13 25 £35,000 - 3
South East +1 23 £55,000 +37.50% 5
East of England -4 14 £38,000 -46.66%
North West +6 11 £45,000 +24.13% 4
South West -17 8 £32,500 -5.10% 1
East Midlands +3 2 - -
West Midlands -15 2 £47,000 +34.28% 1
North East -24 1 £25,000 -32.52% 1
Functional Testing
UK

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 133 (38.11%) QA
2 132 (37.82%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (34.96%) ISEB
4 118 (33.81%) Finance
5 112 (32.09%) Test Scripting
6 101 (28.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 101 (28.94%) ISTQB
7 93 (26.65%) HP UFT
8 90 (25.79%) SQL
9 81 (23.21%) Regression Testing
9 81 (23.21%) Selenium
10 78 (22.35%) Manual Testing
11 77 (22.06%) Automated Testing
12 75 (21.49%) Test Automation
13 69 (19.77%) Integration Testing
14 62 (17.77%) System Integration Testing
15 59 (16.91%) SDLC
15 59 (16.91%) Test Management
16 57 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
17 53 (15.19%) Microsoft
17 53 (15.19%) Oracle
17 53 (15.19%) Degree
18 50 (14.33%) Software Testing
19 48 (13.75%) Performance Testing
20 46 (13.18%) JIRA
20 46 (13.18%) Java
20 46 (13.18%) MS Excel
21 42 (12.03%) Scrum
22 41 (11.75%) HP Quality Center
23 35 (10.03%) SAP

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (2.87%) WebLogic
2 9 (2.58%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.57%) SAS
4 2 (0.57%) CMS
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle BPEL
4 2 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.57%) Confluence
5 1 (0.29%) IIS
5 1 (0.29%) JBoss
5 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 46 (13.18%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.72%) MS Office
3 3 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.57%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.15%) SimCorp Dimension
3 4 (1.15%) thinkFolio
3 4 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.15%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.57%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.57%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.57%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.57%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.57%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.57%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.86%) Wireshark
2 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.29%) Internet
3 1 (0.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (4.30%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.01%) Oracle ODI
5 9 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.29%) SAP BW
7 5 (1.43%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.86%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.86%) MySQL
9 3 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.57%) Informix
10 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.57%) OLTP
10 2 (0.57%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 93 (26.65%) HP UFT
2 81 (23.21%) Selenium
3 46 (13.18%) JIRA
4 34 (9.74%) LoadRunner
5 30 (8.60%) Rational Functional Tester
6 28 (8.02%) Cucumber
7 25 (7.16%) WebDriver
8 21 (6.02%) JMeter
9 20 (5.73%) WinRunner
10 17 (4.87%) Subversion
10 17 (4.87%) JUnit
11 13 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (3.15%) TeamCity
12 11 (3.15%) Visual Studio
12 11 (3.15%) MSI
12 11 (3.15%) InstallShield
12 11 (3.15%) SoapUI
13 9 (2.58%) Bugzilla
13 9 (2.58%) Git (software)
14 8 (2.29%) TestDirector
General
1 118 (33.81%) Finance
2 23 (6.59%) Games
3 21 (6.02%) Banking
4 18 (5.16%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.44%) Retail
5 12 (3.44%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.15%) Legal
6 11 (3.15%) Polish Language
7 8 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.15%) Front Office
8 4 (1.15%) Back Office
8 4 (1.15%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.86%) Electronics
9 3 (0.86%) Publishing
10 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.57%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.57%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Marketing
11 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 116 (33.24%) Analyst
2 107 (30.66%) Test Analyst
3 57 (16.33%) Tester
4 43 (12.32%) Test Manager
5 41 (11.75%) Consultant
6 32 (9.17%) Test Leader
7 26 (7.45%) Test Engineer
8 21 (6.02%) Test Consultant
9 19 (5.44%) Functional Tester
10 17 (4.87%) Senior Analyst
10 17 (4.87%) Agile Test Analyst
11 16 (4.58%) Senior Test Analyst
11 16 (4.58%) QA Engineer
12 14 (4.01%) Software Test Analyst
13 13 (3.72%) Developer
13 13 (3.72%) Applications Specialist
13 13 (3.72%) Functional Test Engineer
14 11 (3.15%) QA Analyst
15 10 (2.87%) Functional Analyst
15 10 (2.87%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.02%) .NET
2 13 (3.72%) Gherkin
3 12 (3.44%) Web Services
4 11 (3.15%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 10 (2.87%) XML
5 10 (2.87%) HTML
6 9 (2.58%) SOAP
6 9 (2.58%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.72%) CSS
8 5 (1.43%) jQuery
9 4 (1.15%) WebCenter
10 3 (0.86%) Spring
10 3 (0.86%) XBRL
10 3 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 3 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (0.57%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (0.57%) Sass
11 2 (0.57%) LESS
11 2 (0.57%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 57 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.16%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.58%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.15%) Online Gambling
5 7 (2.01%) Online Games
5 7 (2.01%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.43%) PMI
7 4 (1.15%) NHS
8 3 (0.86%) iPhone
9 2 (0.57%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.57%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.57%) Equities
9 2 (0.57%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.57%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.29%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.29%) DTV
10 1 (0.29%) User Experience
10 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.29%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.02%) Windows
2 19 (5.44%) UNIX
3 14 (4.01%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (4.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (4.01%) Windows 7
4 13 (3.72%) Linux
5 4 (1.15%) Android
6 3 (0.86%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (37.82%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (32.09%) Test Scripting
3 101 (28.94%) User Acceptance Testing
4 81 (23.21%) Regression Testing
5 78 (22.35%) Manual Testing
6 77 (22.06%) Automated Testing
7 75 (21.49%) Test Automation
8 69 (19.77%) Integration Testing
9 62 (17.77%) System Integration Testing
10 59 (16.91%) SDLC
10 59 (16.91%) Test Management
11 50 (14.33%) Software Testing
12 48 (13.75%) Performance Testing
13 42 (12.03%) Scrum
14 34 (9.74%) Continuous Improvement
15 29 (8.31%) System Testing
15 29 (8.31%) TDD
16 28 (8.02%) Configuration Management
17 27 (7.74%) Automation Testing
18 26 (7.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 90 (25.79%) SQL
2 46 (13.18%) Java
3 30 (8.60%) C#
4 23 (6.59%) VBScript
5 17 (4.87%) JavaScript
6 12 (3.44%) C++
7 11 (3.15%) PowerShell
8 9 (2.58%) ABAP
9 8 (2.29%) Ruby
10 4 (1.15%) C
10 4 (1.15%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.86%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.86%) PHP
11 3 (0.86%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.57%) Python
12 2 (0.57%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.29%) VB
13 1 (0.29%) Groovy
13 1 (0.29%) Scala
13 1 (0.29%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 122 (34.96%) ISEB
2 101 (28.94%) ISTQB
3 53 (15.19%) Degree
4 24 (6.88%) Security Cleared
5 23 (6.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 19 (5.44%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (1.43%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (38.11%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (3.15%) Active Directory
1 11 (3.15%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.57%) Firmware
3 1 (0.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 41 (11.75%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (4.01%) SCCM
3 3 (0.86%) Puppet
4 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 53 (15.19%) Oracle
1 53 (15.19%) Microsoft
2 35 (10.03%) SAP
3 30 (8.60%) HP
4 17 (4.87%) Ariba
4 17 (4.87%) IBM
5 8 (2.29%) WorldPay
6 4 (1.15%) Progress
6 4 (1.15%) Bloomberg
6 4 (1.15%) Charles River
6 4 (1.15%) Telerik
6 4 (1.15%) SimCorp
7 2 (0.57%) Google
7 2 (0.57%) DataFlux
7 2 (0.57%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.57%) hybris
7 2 (0.57%) BT
7 2 (0.57%) VMware
7 2 (0.57%) Trillium
8 1 (0.29%) TIBCO
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus + extensive package
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus benefits and excellent training
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IT People First
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: D.O.E
Posted: 5 days ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Chippenham
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From entry-Level up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Posted: 22 days ago