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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Test Analyst
Rank 883 834 876
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Test Analyst 21 37 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.034% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.036% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 18 37 20
Average salary £34,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £27,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+25.45% -29.03%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 16 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 22 August 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 -32 20 £36,500 -27.00% 2
South East -20 7 £30,000 +9.09%
South West - 7 £37,500 -
Wiltshire - 7 £37,500 -
Swindon - 7 £37,500 -
Yorkshire -31 6 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Oxfordshire +9 4 £30,000 +9.09%
Oxford +9 4 £30,000 +9.09%
North Yorkshire -9 4 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Harrogate - 4 £30,000 - 1
Slough - 3 £37,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £37,000 -
Leeds - 2 £43,164 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £43,164 - 1
Scotland - 1 £32,500 -
Aberdeen - 1 £32,500 -

Functional Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 29 (78.38%) Test Scripting
2 18 (48.65%) Retail
3 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (32.43%) ISEB
5 11 (29.73%) QuickTest Pro
5 11 (29.73%) ISTQB
5 11 (29.73%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (27.03%) Software Testing
6 10 (27.03%) Use Case
7 9 (24.32%) SQL
8 8 (21.62%) Selenium
9 7 (18.92%) Retail Banking
9 7 (18.92%) Data Management
9 7 (18.92%) Oracle ODI
9 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
9 7 (18.92%) Usability Testing
9 7 (18.92%) Integration Testing
9 7 (18.92%) Web Testing
9 7 (18.92%) Oracle
9 7 (18.92%) DB2
9 7 (18.92%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (18.92%) CGI
9 7 (18.92%) Banking
9 7 (18.92%) Mainframe
9 7 (18.92%) Chip and PIN
9 7 (18.92%) Tivoli
9 7 (18.92%) 3G
10 6 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (13.51%) Regression Testing

Functional Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (18.92%) 3G
2 3 (8.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle ODI
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
1 7 (18.92%) DB2
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (21.62%) Selenium
3 3 (8.11%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.41%) TestDirector
4 2 (5.41%) Bugzilla
4 2 (5.41%) JIRA
General
1 18 (48.65%) Retail
2 7 (18.92%) Retail Banking
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Billing
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) CGI
2 3 (8.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Mainframe
1 7 (18.92%) Chip and PIN
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) Test Scripting
2 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) Software Testing
3 10 (27.03%) Use Case
4 7 (18.92%) Data Management
4 7 (18.92%) Usability Testing
4 7 (18.92%) Integration Testing
4 7 (18.92%) Web Testing
4 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Regression Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Load Testing
7 3 (8.11%) V-Model
7 3 (8.11%) Project Management
7 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.41%) Functional Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) Perl
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) ISEB
2 11 (29.73%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
1 3 (8.11%) HL7
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (18.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) HP
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