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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 81 59 67
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 1 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.13% 1.58% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 2.15% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £25,000 £37,050 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.52% +34.72%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
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
661 606 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 84.10% 73.45% 83.68%
Number of salaries quoted 544 437 482
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -12 1 £25,000 -32.52% 1
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From entry-Level up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago