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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 85 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.11% - 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% - 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
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
736 557 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 83.73% 80.49% 77.37%
Number of salaries quoted 625 494 532
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Test Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB