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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 645 669 723
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +54
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 208 181 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 168 139 128
Average salary £37,608 £42,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.02% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%
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
81768 78776 82778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.75% 82.36% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 67914 63526 70746
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Yorkshire +29 57 £35,000 - 6
London -16 52 £50,000 +2.04% 8
North West +19 48 £33,000 -18.51% 3
South East -54 23 £50,000 +33.33% 4
East of England -15 13 £45,000 +28.57% 2
South West -4 9 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands -9 4 £37,500 +25.00% 2
East Midlands +19 1 £35,000 -6.66%
North East -10 1 £40,000 +31.14% 1
Functional Testing
UK

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 189 (47.25%) ISEB
2 178 (44.50%) Test Scripting
3 151 (37.75%) Agile Software Development
4 122 (30.50%) Finance
5 99 (24.75%) Analytical Skills
6 89 (22.25%) Test Automation
7 88 (22.00%) SQL
8 82 (20.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 75 (18.75%) Regression Testing
10 70 (17.50%) QA
11 69 (17.25%) ISTQB
12 66 (16.50%) Test Management
13 62 (15.50%) HP Quality Center
13 62 (15.50%) Automated Testing
14 61 (15.25%) Integration Testing
15 57 (14.25%) Degree
16 56 (14.00%) QuickTest Pro
17 47 (11.75%) Software Testing
17 47 (11.75%) HP
17 47 (11.75%) Manual Testing
18 46 (11.50%) Windows
19 42 (10.50%) JIRA
19 42 (10.50%) Mentoring
20 41 (10.25%) SQL Server
21 40 (10.00%) Microsoft
22 39 (9.75%) TDD
23 36 (9.00%) Selenium
24 33 (8.25%) Performance Testing
25 32 (8.00%) Oracle
26 31 (7.75%) .NET

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.50%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.75%) Apache
6 2 (0.50%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.50%) Liferay
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.25%) Confluence
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.25%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.50%) MS Office
3 3 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (3.75%) Oracle Financials
2 14 (3.50%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (3.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (3.50%) Oracle Receivables
2 14 (3.50%) Oracle Payables
3 13 (3.25%) Oracle Cash Management
3 13 (3.25%) Oracle Assets
3 13 (3.25%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (1.25%) SAP MM
4 5 (1.25%) SAP SD
5 4 (1.00%) SAP CO
5 4 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (1.00%) SAP CRM
5 4 (1.00%) SAP HR
5 4 (1.00%) SAP FI
5 4 (1.00%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.50%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.25%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.25%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.00%) SaaS
2 2 (0.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.75%) LAN
3 2 (0.50%) Wireless
3 2 (0.50%) WAN
3 2 (0.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.25%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.25%) DECT
4 1 (0.25%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (10.25%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (4.25%) MongoDB
4 11 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (1.75%) SSDT
7 7 (1.75%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.75%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.75%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.50%) MySQL
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.50%) QlikView
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.25%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 56 (14.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 42 (10.50%) JIRA
3 36 (9.00%) Selenium
4 20 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (5.00%) Rational Functional Tester
5 15 (3.75%) NUnit
6 12 (3.00%) WebDriver
7 11 (2.75%) FitNesse
8 10 (2.50%) Subversion
8 10 (2.50%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.25%) LoadRunner
10 8 (2.00%) Git (software)
11 7 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (1.75%) SilkTest
12 6 (1.50%) MSTest
12 6 (1.50%) QAComplete
13 4 (1.00%) JMeter
13 4 (1.00%) TestDirector
13 4 (1.00%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.00%) Jenkins
General
1 122 (30.50%) Finance
2 26 (6.50%) Banking
3 22 (5.50%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.75%) Retail
5 10 (2.50%) Games
5 10 (2.50%) Back Office
6 9 (2.25%) Billing
7 6 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.25%) Legal
9 4 (1.00%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.75%) Electronics
11 2 (0.50%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.50%) Front Office
12 1 (0.25%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 144 (36.00%) Analyst
2 137 (34.25%) Test Analyst
3 89 (22.25%) Tester
4 78 (19.50%) Consultant
5 54 (13.50%) Test Consultant
6 46 (11.50%) Functional Tester
7 41 (10.25%) Senior Test Consultant
7 41 (10.25%) Senior Consultant
8 36 (9.00%) Functional Analyst
8 36 (9.00%) Functional Test Analyst
9 28 (7.00%) Test Manager
10 27 (6.75%) Test Leader
11 26 (6.50%) Manual Tester
12 22 (5.50%) Manual Test Analyst
13 20 (5.00%) Developer
14 17 (4.25%) Test Engineer
15 16 (4.00%) Support Engineer
16 15 (3.75%) .NET Developer
17 14 (3.50%) Lead Tester
18 13 (3.25%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.75%) .NET
2 22 (5.50%) HTML
2 22 (5.50%) ASP.NET
3 20 (5.00%) WCF
4 15 (3.75%) jQuery
4 15 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 13 (3.25%) MSMQ
5 13 (3.25%) NHibernate
6 12 (3.00%) XML
7 10 (2.50%) JDBC
8 9 (2.25%) Web Services
9 7 (1.75%) LINQ
10 6 (1.50%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (1.25%) SAP Basis
12 2 (0.50%) Ajax
12 2 (0.50%) Spring
12 2 (0.50%) XHTML
12 2 (0.50%) Struts
12 2 (0.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 99 (24.75%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (2.75%) Open Source
3 10 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.00%) Online Games
4 8 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.50%) Statistics
7 5 (1.25%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.75%) SWIFT
8 3 (0.75%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.75%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.50%) IVR
9 2 (0.50%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (0.50%) NHS
9 2 (0.50%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.50%) iPhone
9 2 (0.50%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.25%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (11.50%) Windows
2 16 (4.00%) UNIX
3 12 (3.00%) Linux
4 8 (2.00%) Android
5 5 (1.25%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.75%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.75%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.50%) Nucleus RTOS
7 2 (0.50%) Solaris
7 2 (0.50%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (44.50%) Test Scripting
2 151 (37.75%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (22.25%) Test Automation
4 82 (20.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 75 (18.75%) Regression Testing
6 66 (16.50%) Test Management
7 62 (15.50%) Automated Testing
8 61 (15.25%) Integration Testing
9 47 (11.75%) Software Testing
9 47 (11.75%) Manual Testing
10 42 (10.50%) Mentoring
11 39 (9.75%) TDD
12 33 (8.25%) Performance Testing
13 30 (7.50%) Test Strategy
14 25 (6.25%) Waterfall
15 22 (5.50%) Web Testing
15 22 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (5.25%) Workflow
16 21 (5.25%) BDD
17 17 (4.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 88 (22.00%) SQL
2 29 (7.25%) JavaScript
3 28 (7.00%) C#
3 28 (7.00%) Java
4 15 (3.75%) VB.NET
5 10 (2.50%) C
6 9 (2.25%) C++
7 8 (2.00%) VBA
8 6 (1.50%) Ruby
9 5 (1.25%) ABAP
9 5 (1.25%) VBScript
10 2 (0.50%) Python
10 2 (0.50%) VB
10 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.50%) Perl
10 2 (0.50%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.50%) Embedded C++
10 2 (0.50%) Groovy
10 2 (0.50%) Scala
11 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 189 (47.25%) ISEB
2 69 (17.25%) ISTQB
3 57 (14.25%) Degree
4 24 (6.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (4.25%) Security Cleared
6 11 (2.75%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.50%) PMP
7 6 (1.50%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.00%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.50%) HNC
9 2 (0.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (17.50%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) ISO 9000
2 2 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 62 (15.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.75%) SCCM
3 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 47 (11.75%) HP
2 40 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 32 (8.00%) Oracle
4 10 (2.50%) SAP
5 8 (2.00%) Business Objects
5 8 (2.00%) Vermilion
6 6 (1.50%) IBM
7 3 (0.75%) Ariba
8 2 (0.50%) VMware
8 2 (0.50%) Algorithmics
8 2 (0.50%) Epicor
8 2 (0.50%) GigaSpaces
8 2 (0.50%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.25%) Zend
9 1 (0.25%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.25%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.25%) Calypso
9 1 (0.25%) Murex
9 1 (0.25%) Remedy
9 1 (0.25%) Reuters
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