The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 9 36 18
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -18
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 14 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 13.08% 0.51% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.09% 0.55% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 0
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
- +8.84%
Functional Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87 182 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 81.31% 91.92% 88.37%
Number of salaries quoted 69 147 60
Median salary £48,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £65,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in the Midlands

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Functional Testing
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (87.50%) Waterfall
2 13 (81.25%) SDLC
3 12 (75.00%) Automation Testing
4 11 (68.75%) CRM
4 11 (68.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
6 4 (25.00%) SOAP
6 4 (25.00%) SoapUI
7 3 (18.75%) V-Model
8 2 (12.50%) QA
8 2 (12.50%) Selenium
8 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
8 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
8 2 (12.50%) JMeter
8 2 (12.50%) Retail
8 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 2 (12.50%) Coaching
8 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (6.25%) ISEB
9 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 1 (6.25%) Test Management
9 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
9 1 (6.25%) JIRA

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
2 2 (12.50%) JMeter
2 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Consultant
2 11 (68.75%) UAT Consultant
3 10 (62.50%) Test Consultant
4 5 (31.25%) Analyst
4 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
5 4 (25.00%) UI Consultant
6 3 (18.75%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (18.75%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (18.75%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
7 2 (12.50%) Junior
7 2 (12.50%) Junior Consultant
7 2 (12.50%) Junior Test Consultant
7 2 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (12.50%) Managing Consultant
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Test Analyst
7 2 (12.50%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
7 2 (12.50%) UAT Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (87.50%) Waterfall
2 13 (81.25%) SDLC
3 12 (75.00%) Automation Testing
4 11 (68.75%) CRM
4 11 (68.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
6 3 (18.75%) V-Model
7 2 (12.50%) Coaching
7 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 1 (6.25%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft