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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank - 63 72
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.49% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.60% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £30,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.25%
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
623 497 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 81.97% 80.42% 76.65%
Number of salaries quoted 516 414 419
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,158 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
1 5 (83.33%) Test Management
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Test Team Leader
2 5 (83.33%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From entry-Level up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
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