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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Tester
Rank - 634 614
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Tester 0 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London - 0.002% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.002% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 12
Average salary - £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
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
41703 42749 45256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.82% 93.94% 94.45%
Number of salaries quoted 35553 35221 39129
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Fault Management
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Derivative
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript

Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Fault Management
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) HP