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 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 82 86 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 4 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.51% 0.51% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.61% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 3
Median salary £31,875 £30,000 £37,050
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -19.02%
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
670 652 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 84.70% 83.70% 76.76%
Number of salaries quoted 595 537 511
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,050
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £55,000
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 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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 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 £31,875 +6.25% 2
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

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 North East region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) QA
2 8 (72.73%) Selenium
3 6 (54.55%) V-Model
4 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
4 5 (45.45%) SaaS
4 5 (45.45%) Load Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 5 (45.45%) Ruby
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) API Testing
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
6 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
6 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) Coaching
6 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
7 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Banking
7 2 (18.18%) Cognizant
7 2 (18.18%) Marketing
8 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking

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 5 (45.45%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Automation Tester
1 8 (72.73%) Tester
2 5 (45.45%) QA Automation Tester
2 5 (45.45%) QA Tester
3 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) V-Model
3 5 (45.45%) API Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Load Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Coaching
4 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Ruby
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cognizant
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago