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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 62 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.54% 0.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 0.37% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
408 272 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 89.47% 85.27% 85.50%
Number of salaries quoted 358 216 193
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 £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 14 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (78.57%) Android
2 11 (78.57%) Apple iOS
3 9 (64.29%) Selenium
4 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Ruby
5 7 (50.00%) Project Planning
5 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 7 (50.00%) Python
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Phone
6 4 (28.57%) Benchmarking
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Stress Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Volume Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
8 2 (14.29%) SDLC
8 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
9 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (7.14%) Gatling
9 1 (7.14%) Capybara
9 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
9 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (7.14%) RSpec
9 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Selenium
2 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Capybara
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) Gatling
3 1 (7.14%) RSpec
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) QA Leader
2 7 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 7 (50.00%) Project Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Project Leader
2 7 (50.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Test Project Leader
3 5 (35.71%) Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) QA Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Software Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Android
1 11 (78.57%) Apple iOS
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Benchmarking
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Stress Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Volume Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Ruby
2 7 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) SAP