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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Tester
UK
Rank 855 932 926
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Tester 8 21 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.021% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.022% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 36
Median salary £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £33,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £35,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -9.67%

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
81292 97227 103350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67466 81440 85098
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 £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 2017 within the UK.

Functional Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Functional Tester
Top 10 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 27 February 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 +75 8 £46,250 +8.82% 2
London +52 4 £72,500 +64.77%
South East +53 2 £27,500 -22.53%
Slough - 2 £27,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £27,500 -
West Midlands +25 1 £25,000 -16.66%
North West -5 1 £27,500 -42.10% 2
Manchester -28 1 £27,500 -42.10% 1
Herefordshire - 1 £25,000 -
Wigan - 1 £27,500 -

Functional Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (94.12%) QA
2 13 (76.47%) Functional Testing
3 10 (58.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (52.94%) Regression Testing
5 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
6 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
6 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (35.29%) ISEB
8 5 (29.41%) HTML
8 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 5 (29.41%) Games
8 5 (29.41%) Online Games
8 5 (29.41%) Selenium
8 5 (29.41%) TestLink
9 4 (23.53%) User Experience
9 4 (23.53%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 4 (23.53%) HTML5
9 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
9 4 (23.53%) CSS3
9 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
9 4 (23.53%) Ajax
9 4 (23.53%) jQuery
9 4 (23.53%) Finance
9 4 (23.53%) CSS
9 4 (23.53%) XHTML
10 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
11 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
11 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing

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 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Selenium
1 5 (29.41%) TestLink
2 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) JMeter
3 2 (11.76%) NeoLoad
3 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
3 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
3 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.88%) FitNesse
4 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.88%) RIATest
4 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Games
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) Ajax
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
2 4 (23.53%) CSS3
2 4 (23.53%) HTML5
2 4 (23.53%) jQuery
2 4 (23.53%) XHTML
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Flex
3 1 (5.88%) Flash
3 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Online Games
2 4 (23.53%) User Experience
3 2 (11.76%) Fintech
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Functional Testing
2 10 (58.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Regression Testing
4 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
5 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
8 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
9 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Project Management
9 2 (11.76%) SDLC
9 2 (11.76%) SOA
9 2 (11.76%) Web Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Workflow
10 1 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (35.29%) ISEB
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (94.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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