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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 19 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.77% - 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% - 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £40,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,875 £37,275
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +9.65%
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
82 169 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 72.57% 92.86% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 67 131 78
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model

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 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Test Lead
2 2 (66.67%) Lead Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Test Leader
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Performance Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (33.33%) Functional QA Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) QC Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) QC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft