The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
England / North East
Rank 64 71 79
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 7 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.12% 0.97% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.08% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
Median salary £33,500 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £32,625 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
542 553 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 87.00% 89.77% 87.84%
Number of salaries quoted 486 475 555
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £61,215 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East 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 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
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the North East region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +6 4 £32,250 +7.50% 1
Durham - 3 £33,500 - 1
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 North East region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 11 (91.67%) QA
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) Java
4 7 (58.33%) Web Services
4 7 (58.33%) User Stories
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
5 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Scrum
6 4 (33.33%) .NET
6 4 (33.33%) Process Improvement
6 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
6 4 (33.33%) SDLC
7 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle
7 3 (25.00%) XML
7 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Project Management
7 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Selenium
8 2 (16.67%) WPF
8 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
8 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Documentum
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) CTI
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (16.67%) Gatling
2 2 (16.67%) JMeter
2 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (16.67%) Xcode
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Tester
2 4 (33.33%) QA Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (16.67%) iPad
1 2 (16.67%) iPhone
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Android
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) User Stories
3 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) SDLC
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (16.67%) ERP
6 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 2 (16.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (91.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) CA
3 1 (8.33%) Genesys
3 1 (8.33%) Siebel
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