The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Tester
Rank 652 659 713
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Tester 5 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.018% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.019% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 2
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Functional Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40483 42761 47201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.86% 95.79% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35072 35981 38974
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Tester in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Functional Tester Jobs Demand Trend in London

Functional Tester
Salary Trend in London

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

Functional Tester Salary Trend in London

Functional Tester
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Tester across the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Functional Tester Salary Histogram in London

Functional Tester
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
City of London +45 2 £50,000 +17.64%
Westminster - 1 £55,000 -
Functional Tester
England

Functional Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Functional Tester in their job title 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 with Functional Tester in their job title.

1 12 (80.00%) Functional Testing
2 8 (53.33%) HP
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 7 (46.67%) Data Management
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) QA
3 7 (46.67%) Scrum
3 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
3 7 (46.67%) Solvency II
3 7 (46.67%) Markit EDM
4 5 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 4 (26.67%) Content Management
5 4 (26.67%) Web Development
5 4 (26.67%) Android
5 4 (26.67%) DSDM
5 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (26.67%) Publishing
5 4 (26.67%) CMS
5 4 (26.67%) Games
5 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
5 4 (26.67%) User Stories
5 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
5 4 (26.67%) Asynchronous Programming
6 3 (20.00%) Law
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting

Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Functional Tester in their job title 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 with Functional Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
1 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
2 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (26.67%) Games
3 4 (26.67%) Publishing
4 3 (20.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Android
1 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Functional Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Data Management
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Pair Programming
4 4 (26.67%) Asynchronous Programming
4 4 (26.67%) Content Management
4 4 (26.67%) DSDM
4 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (26.67%) User Stories
4 4 (26.67%) Web Development
5 3 (20.00%) Open Source
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
1 7 (46.67%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore