The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 321 305 346
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +41
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 911 1135 1007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 1.03% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.19% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 697 918 744
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,050
% change year-on-year
- +7.96%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86057 95763 100141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 87.26% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 71845 78422 80737
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Functional Testing
Salary Trend

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in the UK

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 within the UK.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Functional Testing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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 trends)
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 -14 859 £45,000 - 90
London -6 314 £60,000 +20.00% 24
South East -57 176 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Yorkshire +10 111 £38,000 +8.57% 9
West Midlands +59 90 £37,500 +20.00% 10
West Yorkshire +4 82 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Leeds +4 62 £39,250 -12.77% 6
City of London +14 57 £56,250 +12.50% 7
Warwickshire +52 54 £60,000 +84.61% 1
Warwick +32 54 £60,000 +26.31%
Berkshire +4 51 £45,000 +5.88% 1
North West +3 48 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Scotland +25 43 £34,000 -10.52% 5
Surrey -25 38 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Manchester -8 37 £47,500 +18.75% 4
South West -15 37 £35,000 -6.66% 13
East Midlands +13 34 £40,000 +6.66% 7
East of England +8 32 £41,250 -2.94% 9
Edinburgh +18 31 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +23 26 £40,000 +1.91% 5
Nottingham +21 26 £40,000 +1.91% 5
Reading -6 24 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Buckinghamshire +24 22 £35,000 - 4
Hampshire -26 21 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Bradford +19 20 £40,000 -21.56% 1
North Yorkshire +37 18 £31,500 +5.00%
Hertfordshire +16 15 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Oxfordshire -22 15 £49,000 +8.88% 3
Dorset +26 13 £33,250 +2.30% 2
Birmingham 0 13 £34,715 -8.95% 3

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 1217 (62.99%) Agile Software Development
2 773 (40.01%) QA
3 659 (34.11%) Selenium
4 648 (33.54%) SQL
5 597 (30.90%) Finance
6 584 (30.23%) Java
7 499 (25.83%) Scrum
8 432 (22.36%) ISEB
9 427 (22.10%) Test Automation
10 418 (21.64%) Non-Functional Testing
11 399 (20.65%) TDD
12 388 (20.08%) Continuous Integration
13 387 (20.03%) User Acceptance Testing
14 383 (19.82%) ISTQB
15 382 (19.77%) Regression Testing
16 381 (19.72%) Degree
17 377 (19.51%) Test Scripting
18 367 (19.00%) Software Testing
19 360 (18.63%) Cucumber
20 329 (17.03%) BDD
21 323 (16.72%) Automated Testing
22 284 (14.70%) SDLC
23 283 (14.65%) Oracle
24 279 (14.44%) JIRA
25 272 (14.08%) HTML
26 267 (13.82%) JUnit
27 265 (13.72%) JavaScript
28 263 (13.61%) C#
29 262 (13.56%) Jenkins
30 256 (13.25%) .NET

Functional Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 98 (5.07%) JBoss
2 67 (3.47%) GlassFish
2 67 (3.47%) WildFly
3 55 (2.85%) Confluence
4 48 (2.48%) Apache Spark
5 45 (2.33%) IIS
6 44 (2.28%) SharePoint
7 35 (1.81%) CMS
8 32 (1.66%) Mule
9 31 (1.60%) Mule ESB
10 22 (1.14%) Apache
11 15 (0.78%) CICS
12 11 (0.57%) Skype for Business
13 8 (0.41%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.36%) SAS
14 7 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.31%) Apache ServiceMix
15 6 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
16 5 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 118 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 95 (4.92%) MS Office
3 49 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (0.98%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.26%) 3ds Max
7 4 (0.21%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.21%) MS Project
8 2 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (1.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 16 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (0.67%) Demantra
3 13 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.67%) Oracle ASCP
4 11 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.26%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.26%) SAP GRC
7 5 (0.26%) SAP R/3
8 4 (0.21%) FastStats
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.66%) SaaS
2 17 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.52%) GitHub
4 9 (0.47%) Heroku
5 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.31%) Office 365
7 5 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.052%) Force.com
10 1 (0.052%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.05%) Internet
2 34 (1.76%) Firewall
3 29 (1.50%) TCP/IP
4 25 (1.29%) VoIP
5 21 (1.09%) DNS
6 17 (0.88%) HTTP
7 15 (0.78%) LAN
7 15 (0.78%) WAN
8 11 (0.57%) VLAN
9 9 (0.47%) 4G
9 9 (0.47%) HTTPS
10 8 (0.41%) NFC
10 8 (0.41%) Wireless
11 6 (0.31%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.26%) IPsec
12 5 (0.26%) SSH
13 4 (0.21%) ATM
13 4 (0.21%) Broadband
13 4 (0.21%) DHCP
13 4 (0.21%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (10.25%) SQL Server
2 165 (8.54%) MySQL
3 112 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
4 79 (4.09%) PostgreSQL
5 77 (3.99%) Relational Database
6 71 (3.67%) Big Data
7 62 (3.21%) NoSQL
8 59 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
9 56 (2.90%) CouchDB
10 53 (2.74%) MongoDB
11 51 (2.64%) Hadoop
12 50 (2.59%) Oracle Database
13 49 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 37 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
15 35 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 32 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
17 27 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
18 21 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
19 20 (1.04%) RDBMS
20 19 (0.98%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 659 (34.11%) Selenium
2 360 (18.63%) Cucumber
3 279 (14.44%) JIRA
4 267 (13.82%) JUnit
5 262 (13.56%) Jenkins
6 186 (9.63%) WebDriver
7 164 (8.49%) HP UFT
8 155 (8.02%) Maven
9 151 (7.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 136 (7.04%) Git (software)
11 135 (6.99%) SoapUI
12 114 (5.90%) JMeter
13 104 (5.38%) Gradle
14 103 (5.33%) TestNG
15 100 (5.18%) Mockito
16 96 (4.97%) Hudson
17 89 (4.61%) LoadRunner
18 86 (4.45%) JBehave
19 82 (4.24%) Visual Studio
20 72 (3.73%) EasyMock
General
1 597 (30.90%) Finance
2 153 (7.92%) Banking
3 144 (7.45%) Retail
4 53 (2.74%) Back Office
5 52 (2.69%) Telecoms
6 38 (1.97%) Legal
7 35 (1.81%) Billing
8 34 (1.76%) Games
9 32 (1.66%) Marketing
10 31 (1.60%) Law
11 30 (1.55%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.72%) Automotive
13 13 (0.67%) Publishing
14 12 (0.62%) Electronics
14 12 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.52%) Aerospace
16 9 (0.47%) Polish Language
17 8 (0.41%) Front Office
17 8 (0.41%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 601 (31.11%) Analyst
2 456 (23.60%) Test Analyst
3 442 (22.88%) Developer
4 335 (17.34%) Tester
5 225 (11.65%) Java Developer
6 168 (8.70%) Test Engineer
7 163 (8.44%) Senior Developer
8 157 (8.13%) Automation Tester
9 137 (7.09%) Test Manager
10 136 (7.04%) Automation Test Analyst
11 123 (6.37%) Test Leader
12 116 (6.00%) QA Analyst
13 111 (5.75%) QA Tester
14 99 (5.12%) Senior Java Developer
15 94 (4.87%) QA Engineer
15 94 (4.87%) Senior Analyst
16 83 (4.30%) QA Test Analyst
17 76 (3.93%) Senior Test Analyst
18 74 (3.83%) Selenium Tester
19 67 (3.47%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (14.08%) HTML
2 256 (13.25%) .NET
3 237 (12.27%) Web Services
4 226 (11.70%) Spring
5 178 (9.21%) CSS
5 178 (9.21%) XML
6 139 (7.19%) Hibernate
7 133 (6.88%) Java EE
8 125 (6.47%) SOAP
9 117 (6.06%) JMS
10 116 (6.00%) RESTful
11 102 (5.28%) AngularJS
12 95 (4.92%) REST
13 91 (4.71%) Ajax
14 80 (4.14%) HTML5
15 76 (3.93%) jQuery
16 73 (3.78%) HornetQ
17 67 (3.47%) JAX-RS
17 67 (3.47%) RESTEasy
18 65 (3.36%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 220 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 127 (6.57%) Computer Science
3 114 (5.90%) Mathematics
4 110 (5.69%) Mobile App
5 71 (3.67%) User Experience
6 44 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 41 (2.12%) Artificial Intelligence
8 34 (1.76%) Management Information System
9 31 (1.60%) Data Centre
9 31 (1.60%) Smart Meter
10 30 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (1.40%) Mainframe
12 24 (1.24%) iPhone
13 22 (1.14%) Fintech
14 21 (1.09%) Client/Server
15 19 (0.98%) Data Integration
16 18 (0.93%) N-Tier
17 16 (0.83%) NHS
18 15 (0.78%) Clustering
18 15 (0.78%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 161 (8.33%) Linux
2 143 (7.40%) Unix
3 115 (5.95%) Windows
4 94 (4.87%) Apple iOS
5 93 (4.81%) Android
6 22 (1.14%) Solaris
7 14 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (0.67%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.31%) CentOS
10 4 (0.21%) Kali Linux
10 4 (0.21%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.052%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1217 (62.99%) Agile Software Development
2 499 (25.83%) Scrum
3 427 (22.10%) Test Automation
4 418 (21.64%) Non-Functional Testing
5 399 (20.65%) TDD
6 388 (20.08%) Continuous Integration
7 387 (20.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 382 (19.77%) Regression Testing
9 377 (19.51%) Test Scripting
10 367 (19.00%) Software Testing
11 329 (17.03%) BDD
12 323 (16.72%) Automated Testing
13 284 (14.70%) SDLC
14 254 (13.15%) Test Strategy
15 239 (12.37%) Unit Testing
16 236 (12.22%) Integration Testing
17 219 (11.34%) Waterfall
18 206 (10.66%) Automation Testing
18 206 (10.66%) Performance Testing
19 204 (10.56%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 648 (33.54%) SQL
2 584 (30.23%) Java
3 265 (13.72%) JavaScript
4 263 (13.61%) C#
5 133 (6.88%) Ruby
6 124 (6.42%) Python
7 77 (3.99%) C++
7 77 (3.99%) PHP
8 65 (3.36%) C
9 60 (3.11%) Scala
10 57 (2.95%) Perl
10 57 (2.95%) VB
11 50 (2.59%) Groovy
12 44 (2.28%) PL/SQL
13 41 (2.12%) VB.NET
14 40 (2.07%) Clojure
15 35 (1.81%) T-SQL
16 34 (1.76%) VBScript
17 25 (1.29%) COBOL
18 17 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 432 (22.36%) ISEB
2 383 (19.82%) ISTQB
3 381 (19.72%) Degree
4 165 (8.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 56 (2.90%) Security Cleared
6 38 (1.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 37 (1.92%) SC Cleared
8 33 (1.71%) DV Cleared
9 15 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
9 15 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.62%) PMI Certification
10 12 (0.62%) PMP
11 11 (0.57%) CCNA
11 11 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.57%) MCITP
11 11 (0.57%) MCSA
11 11 (0.57%) MCSE
11 11 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 773 (40.01%) QA
2 18 (0.93%) SDET
3 10 (0.52%) SLA
4 9 (0.47%) HL7
4 9 (0.47%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.16%) JTAG
7 2 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.10%) EMIR
7 2 (0.10%) MiFID
8 1 (0.052%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.052%) TickIT
System Software
1 28 (1.45%) Docker
2 11 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (0.57%) XenApp
3 3 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.052%) Firmware
5 1 (0.052%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 118 (6.11%) HP Quality Center
2 33 (1.71%) Puppet
3 11 (0.57%) Ansible
3 11 (0.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 11 (0.57%) vMotion
4 9 (0.47%) CA Service Virtualization
5 7 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.10%) OpenView
6 2 (0.10%) TIBCO Hawk
6 2 (0.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 283 (14.65%) Oracle
2 213 (11.02%) Microsoft
3 167 (8.64%) HP
4 45 (2.33%) SAP
5 41 (2.12%) Twitter
6 40 (2.07%) Facebook
7 39 (2.02%) Atlassian
8 35 (1.81%) IBM
9 27 (1.40%) Rally
10 19 (0.98%) Adobe
11 18 (0.93%) Red Hat
12 17 (0.88%) Google
13 15 (0.78%) VMware
14 11 (0.57%) Appcelerator
14 11 (0.57%) Citrix
15 10 (0.52%) WorldPay
16 9 (0.47%) CA
16 9 (0.47%) LexisNexis
17 8 (0.41%) Cognizant
17 8 (0.41%) Zend
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 29 minutes ago
South East London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Adeptis Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford and Worcester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford and Worcester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Livingston, West Lothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £035000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Teach First
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CSC
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Moo Print Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago