The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 66 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.19% 0.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £72,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+141.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Functional Testing
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
469 560 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 89.50% 87.36% 86.30%
Number of salaries quoted 366 488 472
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Northampton region.

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Northampton

Functional Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Northampton 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft