The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 65 62 92
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +30
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 10 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.39% 1.75% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 2.17% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 5
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £26,900 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Functional Testing
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
631 552 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 87.52% 80.47% 87.71%
Number of salaries quoted 535 436 607
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £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 Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
Leicester 0 8 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Coalville - 1 £27,000 -
Functional Testing
East Midlands

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
3 7 (63.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (63.64%) High Availability
3 7 (63.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 7 (63.64%) MS Office
3 7 (63.64%) Unix
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
3 7 (63.64%) ISEB
3 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
3 7 (63.64%) Logistics
4 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) Selenium
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) HP UFT

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
1 7 (63.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (9.09%) Sage 200
1 1 (9.09%) Sage CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer in Test
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) QA Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
2 1 (9.09%) WCF
2 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
1 7 (63.64%) Unix
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
2 7 (63.64%) High Availability
2 7 (63.64%) Logistics
2 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) OOP
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
1 7 (63.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Sage
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago