The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 44 60 47
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 4 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.21% 1.83% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 2.23% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 0
Median salary £27,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,875 £37,275
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +9.65%
Functional Testing
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
290 403 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 87.88% 82.08% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 268 367 180
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Ipswich region.

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Ipswich

Functional Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 8 (88.89%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Benchmarking
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Android
5 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) ISEB
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 2 (22.22%) System Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Ruby
7 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
7 1 (11.11%) SDLC
7 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) C
7 1 (11.11%) C#
7 1 (11.11%) C++
7 1 (11.11%) HTML
7 1 (11.11%) Java
7 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 1 (11.11%) PHP
7 1 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) MySQL

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) QA Leader
1 4 (44.44%) Test Leader
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Benchmarking
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 2 (22.22%) System Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA