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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 72 78 91
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 2 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.32% 0.28% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.36% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Median salary £43,750 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £25,000 £26,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,500 £35,875
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +12.89%
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
528 558 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 83.28% 79.49% 90.23%
Number of salaries quoted 446 478 736
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 Leicestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicestershire 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 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 25 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +14 2 £43,750 +75.00%
Functional Testing
East Midlands

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 10 (71.43%) SQL
1 10 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Logistics
2 9 (64.29%) High Availability
2 9 (64.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 9 (64.29%) MS Office
2 9 (64.29%) Unix
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (64.29%) ISEB
2 9 (64.29%) Configuration Management
2 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
2 9 (64.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) QA
4 2 (14.29%) Selenium
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
4 2 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Java

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
1 9 (64.29%) MS Office
1 9 (64.29%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Software Test Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Test Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Developer in Test
2 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
2 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Tester
2 1 (7.14%) Web Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
1 9 (64.29%) Unix
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Configuration Management
2 9 (64.29%) High Availability
2 9 (64.29%) Logistics
2 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Test Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) ISEB
1 9 (64.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft