The first table below looks at the demand for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 84 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.11% 0.92% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 1.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £38,500 £26,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
783 480 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 83.03% 73.96% 77.50%
Number of salaries quoted 646 390 593
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Functional Testing
East Midlands

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Functional Testing
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB