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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 795 779 795
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 100 57 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.092% 0.056% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.071% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 68 49 72
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,275 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+16.48% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87553 79947 86103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.43% 78.81% 77.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71008 65980 73851
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Functional Testing
UK

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -22 36 £55,000 +22.22% 3
South East +9 23 £40,000 +25.00%
Yorkshire -21 11 £35,000 - 1
East of England -14 9 £105,000 +208.82%
North West +5 8 £35,000 +84.21% 2
South West -17 4 £27,500 -45.00%
North East 0 3 £37,050 +34.72%
East Midlands - 3 - -
Midlands - 2 - -
West Midlands +4 1 £35,000 +40.00%
Functional Testing
UK

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 70 (29.29%) ISEB
2 68 (28.45%) QA
3 61 (25.52%) Test Scripting
4 57 (23.85%) SQL
5 49 (20.50%) HP Quality Center
6 47 (19.67%) JIRA
7 45 (18.83%) HP
8 44 (18.41%) Telecoms
9 43 (17.99%) Java
10 40 (16.74%) User Acceptance Testing
11 37 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (15.06%) ISTQB
12 36 (15.06%) JavaScript
13 35 (14.64%) Business Analysis
14 33 (13.81%) HTML
14 33 (13.81%) TDD
14 33 (13.81%) Test Management
15 32 (13.39%) Finance
16 31 (12.97%) QuickTest Pro
16 31 (12.97%) Open Source
16 31 (12.97%) Billing
16 31 (12.97%) Jenkins
17 30 (12.55%) Test Automation
18 29 (12.13%) Eclipse
19 28 (11.72%) XML
19 28 (11.72%) Automation Testing
20 27 (11.30%) MVC
20 27 (11.30%) Subversion
20 27 (11.30%) Software Testing
20 27 (11.30%) Technical Architecture

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 26 (10.88%) Liferay
1 26 (10.88%) Alfresco
1 26 (10.88%) Apache
1 26 (10.88%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.26%) WorkSite
3 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (3.35%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.46%) GitHub
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.42%) Wireshark
1 1 (0.42%) NFC
1 1 (0.42%) SMPP
1 1 (0.42%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.88%) MongoDB
2 19 (7.95%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.51%) Big Data
5 4 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.42%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.42%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 47 (19.67%) JIRA
2 31 (12.97%) QuickTest Pro
2 31 (12.97%) Jenkins
3 29 (12.13%) Eclipse
4 27 (11.30%) Subversion
5 26 (10.88%) IntelliJ
5 26 (10.88%) Gradle
6 19 (7.95%) Selenium
7 11 (4.60%) TestDirector
8 9 (3.77%) LoadRunner
9 8 (3.35%) Visual Studio
10 7 (2.93%) WebDriver
11 6 (2.51%) MSI
11 6 (2.51%) AdminStudio
12 4 (1.67%) JMeter
12 4 (1.67%) SoapUI
13 3 (1.26%) Ranorex
13 3 (1.26%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (1.26%) Hudson
General
1 44 (18.41%) Telecoms
2 32 (13.39%) Finance
3 31 (12.97%) Billing
4 10 (4.18%) Law
4 10 (4.18%) Marketing
5 8 (3.35%) Banking
6 6 (2.51%) Games
6 6 (2.51%) Retail
7 3 (1.26%) Legal
7 3 (1.26%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.84%) Polish Language
8 2 (0.84%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 65 (27.20%) Analyst
2 53 (22.18%) Test Analyst
3 48 (20.08%) Consultant
4 34 (14.23%) Tester
5 26 (10.88%) Developer
6 24 (10.04%) OSS Consultant
7 23 (9.62%) Test Consultant
8 11 (4.60%) Senior Test Consultant
8 11 (4.60%) Test Manager
8 11 (4.60%) Senior Consultant
9 10 (4.18%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.18%) QA Analyst
9 10 (4.18%) Test Leader
10 9 (3.77%) QA Engineer
10 9 (3.77%) Test Engineer
11 8 (3.35%) Java Developer
11 8 (3.35%) Project Manager
12 6 (2.51%) Business Analyst
12 6 (2.51%) Technical Project Manager
12 6 (2.51%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.81%) HTML
2 28 (11.72%) XML
3 26 (10.88%) Velocity
3 26 (10.88%) JSR 168
3 26 (10.88%) Spring
3 26 (10.88%) XSLT
3 26 (10.88%) Servlets
3 26 (10.88%) Struts
3 26 (10.88%) J2EE
3 26 (10.88%) XHTML
4 16 (6.69%) .NET
5 8 (3.35%) CSS
6 6 (2.51%) Web Services
7 5 (2.09%) SOAP
8 3 (1.26%) jQuery
8 3 (1.26%) REST
9 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.84%) RESTful
10 1 (0.42%) JSON
10 1 (0.42%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.97%) Open Source
2 12 (5.02%) Replication
3 7 (2.93%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.51%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.09%) Online Games
5 5 (2.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.84%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.84%) SWIFT
6 2 (0.84%) iSeries
6 2 (0.84%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.84%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.42%) Wiki
7 1 (0.42%) Derivative
7 1 (0.42%) Economics
7 1 (0.42%) Equities
7 1 (0.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.88%) Solaris
2 22 (9.21%) Windows
3 7 (2.93%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.09%) UNIX
6 1 (0.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (25.52%) Test Scripting
2 40 (16.74%) User Acceptance Testing
3 37 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (14.64%) Business Analysis
5 33 (13.81%) TDD
5 33 (13.81%) Test Management
6 30 (12.55%) Test Automation
7 28 (11.72%) Automation Testing
8 27 (11.30%) MVC
8 27 (11.30%) Software Testing
8 27 (11.30%) Technical Architecture
9 26 (10.88%) Pair Programming
10 25 (10.46%) Web Application Development
10 25 (10.46%) Regression Testing
10 25 (10.46%) Extreme Programming
11 23 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (8.79%) E-Commerce
12 21 (8.79%) Test Strategy
13 19 (7.95%) Validation
13 19 (7.95%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (23.85%) SQL
2 43 (17.99%) Java
3 36 (15.06%) JavaScript
4 26 (10.88%) Groovy
4 26 (10.88%) Scala
5 16 (6.69%) C#
6 9 (3.77%) C
7 7 (2.93%) VBScript
7 7 (2.93%) VB
8 5 (2.09%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.26%) Ruby
9 3 (1.26%) Perl
9 3 (1.26%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.84%) COBOL
11 1 (0.42%) XAML
Qualifications
1 70 (29.29%) ISEB
2 36 (15.06%) ISTQB
3 18 (7.53%) Degree
3 18 (7.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (6.28%) Security Cleared
5 12 (5.02%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (28.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.51%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.84%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 49 (20.50%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (18.83%) HP
2 26 (10.88%) GigaSpaces
3 20 (8.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.77%) Oracle
5 8 (3.35%) Citrix
6 6 (2.51%) AppSense
7 5 (2.09%) Capita
8 4 (1.67%) SAP
8 4 (1.67%) IBM
9 3 (1.26%) Interwoven
9 3 (1.26%) Siebel
10 2 (0.84%) Cognizant
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on level and experience
Posted: 18 hours ago
Prescot
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago