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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 81 77 58
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 4 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.50% 0.87% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.02% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 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 £40,000 £37,050
% change year-on-year
- +7.96%
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
678 687 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 84.96% 85.77% 75.84%
Number of salaries quoted 589 572 459
Median salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,050
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +7.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,308 £60,000 £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
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 30 July 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 -11 3 £33,750 +12.50% 2
Durham - 1 £30,000 -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) QA
3 9 (69.23%) Selenium
4 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) Ruby
4 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
5 5 (38.46%) V-Model
5 5 (38.46%) Coaching
6 4 (30.77%) API Testing
6 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Load Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
6 4 (30.77%) SaaS
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
7 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (23.08%) ISEB
7 3 (23.08%) Scrum
7 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Java
7 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
7 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
7 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
8 2 (15.38%) BDD
8 2 (15.38%) Appium

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 4 (30.77%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
3 2 (15.38%) Appium
3 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Games
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Tester
2 7 (53.85%) Automation Tester
3 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) QA Automation Tester
3 4 (30.77%) QA Tester
3 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Developer in Test
5 2 (15.38%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) QA Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Games
2 2 (15.38%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Android
2 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 5 (38.46%) Coaching
3 5 (38.46%) V-Model
4 4 (30.77%) API Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Load Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) High Availability
6 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Ruby
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
2 3 (23.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cognizant
1 2 (15.38%) Sun
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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