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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.92% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £38,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
84 85 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 80.77% 81.73% 74.03%
Number of salaries quoted 65 64 102
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 2 (100.00%) Lead Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Test Leader
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Performance Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft