The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Functional Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Tester
UK
Rank 843 896 902
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Tester 8 22 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.022% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.023% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 38
Median salary £46,750 £44,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £32,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,250 £35,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +2.18%

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
81311 95393 101849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67566 80035 84663
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Functional Tester in the job title.

Functional Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Functional Tester
Salary Trend

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

Functional Tester Salary Trend in the UK

Functional Tester
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Tester over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 within the UK.

Functional Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Functional Tester
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +64 8 £46,750 +6.25% 2
London +48 4 £72,500 +64.77%
Yorkshire +19 1 £28,500 -36.66%
West Midlands -2 1 £25,000 -
North West -13 1 £27,500 -38.88%
Manchester -21 1 £27,500 -38.88%
Berkshire - 1 £24,500 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £25,000 -
South East - 1 £24,500 - 1
Wigan - 1 £27,500 -
Slough - 1 £24,500 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £28,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £28,500 -

Functional Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Functional Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Functional Tester in the job title.

1 14 (93.33%) QA
2 11 (73.33%) Functional Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Regression Testing
4 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
5 7 (46.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (40.00%) ISEB
7 5 (33.33%) Games
7 5 (33.33%) Online Games
7 5 (33.33%) Selenium
7 5 (33.33%) TestLink
8 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
8 4 (26.67%) Finance
9 3 (20.00%) HTML
9 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
10 2 (13.33%) Ajax
10 2 (13.33%) jQuery
10 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
10 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
10 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
10 2 (13.33%) Degree
10 2 (13.33%) JIRA
10 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
10 2 (13.33%) Retail
10 2 (13.33%) CSS

Functional Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
1 5 (33.33%) TestLink
2 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) JMeter
3 2 (13.33%) NeoLoad
3 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
3 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
4 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
4 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
4 1 (6.67%) RIATest
4 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Games
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) Ajax
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) CSS3
2 2 (13.33%) HTML5
2 2 (13.33%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) XHTML
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Flex
3 1 (6.67%) Flash
3 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Online Games
2 2 (13.33%) Fintech
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Functional Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 2 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
7 2 (13.33%) SDLC
7 2 (13.33%) SOA
7 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Workflow
8 1 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (93.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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