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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
England / North East
Rank 65 65 79
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 7 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.07% 0.66% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.74% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Median salary £32,950 £26,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.73% -60.00%
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
555 537 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 84.99% 89.20% 87.39%
Number of salaries quoted 452 477 500
Median salary £36,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £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
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 21 January 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 0 5 £31,450 -4.69% 2
Durham - 2 £33,250 -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 13 (100.00%) QA
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (84.62%) Java
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
5 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
6 6 (46.15%) Selenium
6 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
6 6 (46.15%) User Stories
7 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
7 5 (38.46%) Coaching
7 5 (38.46%) Web Services
7 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
7 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
7 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
7 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
7 5 (38.46%) Android
8 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
8 4 (30.77%) .NET
8 4 (30.77%) Scrum
8 4 (30.77%) SDLC
8 4 (30.77%) Process Improvement
8 4 (30.77%) Test Planning
9 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
9 3 (23.08%) BDD
9 3 (23.08%) Mobile First
9 3 (23.08%) Appium
9 3 (23.08%) Mobile Games
9 3 (23.08%) Games
9 3 (23.08%) ISEB

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
3 3 (23.08%) Appium
3 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (15.38%) Gatling
4 2 (15.38%) JMeter
4 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
4 2 (15.38%) Xcode
5 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 3 (23.08%) Games
2 2 (15.38%) Law
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) QA Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) QA Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Test Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Developer in Test
3 3 (23.08%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile Games
1 3 (23.08%) Online Games
2 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 2 (15.38%) iPad
2 2 (15.38%) iPhone
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Android
2 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) User Stories
4 5 (38.46%) Coaching
4 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
5 4 (30.77%) Process Improvement
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) SDLC
5 4 (30.77%) Test Planning
5 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
6 3 (23.08%) BDD
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (23.08%) High Availability
6 3 (23.08%) Mobile First
6 3 (23.08%) Refactoring
6 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
2 3 (23.08%) ISEB
3 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
1 3 (23.08%) Sun
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago