The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Test Analyst
Rank 878 856 872
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Test Analyst 17 30 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.028% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.029% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 7
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -23.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107784 102248 109748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.51% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 87953 84954 93424
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Functional Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Test Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Functional Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Functional Test Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Test Analyst within the UK.

Functional Test Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Functional Test Analyst
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
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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
England -27 17 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Yorkshire -24 13 £30,000 -7.69% 2
North Yorkshire 0 11 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Harrogate - 11 £30,000 - 1
South East -5 2 £37,125 +0.33%
West Yorkshire -19 2 £42,832 +41.59% 1
Leeds -22 2 £42,832 +31.79% 1
Slough - 2 £37,125 -
Swindon - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £37,125 -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -

Functional Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Functional Test Analyst in their job title 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 with Functional Test Analyst in their job title.

1 31 (88.57%) Functional Testing
2 27 (77.14%) Test Scripting
3 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (42.86%) Retail
5 11 (31.43%) Degree
6 10 (28.57%) ISTQB
6 10 (28.57%) ISEB
6 10 (28.57%) Use Case
7 9 (25.71%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (25.71%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (22.86%) SQL
8 8 (22.86%) Selenium
9 7 (20.00%) Retail Banking
9 7 (20.00%) Banking
10 5 (14.29%) HP
10 5 (14.29%) Chip and PIN
10 5 (14.29%) Usability Testing
10 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
10 5 (14.29%) Web Testing
11 4 (11.43%) V-Model
11 4 (11.43%) HL7
11 4 (11.43%) LoadRunner
11 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
11 4 (11.43%) HTTP
11 4 (11.43%) SOAP
11 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
12 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
12 3 (8.57%) Billing
12 3 (8.57%) Project Management
12 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing

Functional Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Functional Test Analyst in their job title 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 with Functional Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) DB2
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (22.86%) Selenium
3 4 (11.43%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (42.86%) Retail
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
2 7 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.57%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) SOAP
2 1 (2.86%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Chip and PIN
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Functional Testing
2 27 (77.14%) Test Scripting
3 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (28.57%) Use Case
5 5 (14.29%) Web Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Usability Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
6 4 (11.43%) V-Model
7 3 (8.57%) Project Management
7 3 (8.57%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Load Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
7 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Security Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Data Management
8 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Degree
2 10 (28.57%) ISEB
2 10 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) HL7
2 3 (8.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits package attached
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: TO £35000
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