The first table below looks at the demand for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 70 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.50% 0.46% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £37,050 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,050 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+15.77% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
576 536 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 72.00% 82.59% 68.61%
Number of salaries quoted 427 461 457
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in the North East

Functional Testing
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014. 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
Tyne and Wear -1 4 £37,050 +34.72%
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) VB
3 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Ranorex
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (60.00%) Ranorex
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Team Leader
1 3 (60.00%) Team Leader
1 3 (60.00%) Automation Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Development Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP