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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 72 76 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 6 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.84% 1.06% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.20% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Median salary £30,000 £26,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -28.76%
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
616 664 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 85.79% 87.95% 84.58%
Number of salaries quoted 535 562 514
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
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
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 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 4 - - 3
Durham - 2 £30,000 -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 North East region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) QA
3 7 (63.64%) Selenium
3 7 (63.64%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) Manual Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
4 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
4 6 (54.55%) Ruby
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) ISEB
5 5 (45.45%) Coaching
6 4 (36.36%) Appium
6 4 (36.36%) Mobile First
6 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
6 4 (36.36%) High Availability
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
6 4 (36.36%) Android
6 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
6 4 (36.36%) BDD
6 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 4 (36.36%) OOP
6 4 (36.36%) Sun
6 4 (36.36%) Mobile Games
6 4 (36.36%) Games
6 4 (36.36%) Refactoring
6 4 (36.36%) Online Games
6 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
7 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) Appium
2 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
2 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (36.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Developer in Test
2 4 (36.36%) QA Automation Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) QA Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) QA Test Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Automation Tester
4 2 (18.18%) QA Automation Tester
4 2 (18.18%) QA Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile Games
1 4 (36.36%) Online Games
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Android
1 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Manual Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
4 5 (45.45%) Coaching
5 4 (36.36%) BDD
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (36.36%) High Availability
5 4 (36.36%) Mobile First
5 4 (36.36%) OOP
5 4 (36.36%) Refactoring
5 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
5 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Project Management
6 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
6 3 (27.27%) User Stories
6 3 (27.27%) V-Model
7 2 (18.18%) API Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Ruby
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
2 5 (45.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (90.91%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Sun
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: From £25,700 to £44,600 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: c
Posted: 25 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 26 days ago