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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 341 300 346
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +46
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 843 1145 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 1.05% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.20% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 657 901 732
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
86109 95786 100064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.02% 87.52% 85.36%
Number of salaries quoted 72031 78787 79868
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 -38 801 £45,000 +1.12% 81
London -3 310 £60,000 +20.00% 25
South East -48 166 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Yorkshire +7 97 £38,500 +18.46% 15
West Yorkshire +12 74 £40,000 -8.57% 8
West Midlands +32 65 £34,715 +21.25% 3
City of London +24 58 £57,500 +15.00% 8
Leeds +23 58 £38,000 -15.55% 5
Berkshire +17 50 £45,000 +12.50% 2
North West -38 41 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Surrey -10 40 £45,000 -10.00%
Scotland +2 38 £34,000 -15.00% 1
South West -26 35 £35,000 -17.64% 8
East Midlands +4 34 £39,500 +3.94% 5
Manchester -39 31 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Warwickshire +27 29 £36,000 +10.76% 1
East of England -5 29 £42,500 - 4
Warwick - 29 £36,000 -
Nottinghamshire +11 28 £40,000 +3.89% 1
Nottingham +8 28 £40,000 +3.89% 1
Edinburgh +6 28 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Hampshire -32 26 £35,000 -19.54% 5
Bradford +7 16 £42,500 -16.66% 1
Reading +6 16 £45,000 +12.50%
Midlands +23 14 £35,000 -6.66%
Birmingham -6 14 £36,108 +11.10% 2
North Yorkshire +25 13 £31,500 -35.38% 5
Buckinghamshire +11 13 £35,000 - 3
Hertfordshire +6 12 £46,250 +8.82% 2
Bracknell +5 12 £45,000 -21.73%

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 1139 (63.77%) Agile Software Development
2 730 (40.87%) QA
3 614 (34.38%) Selenium
4 584 (32.70%) Finance
4 584 (32.70%) SQL
5 539 (30.18%) Java
6 470 (26.32%) Scrum
7 434 (24.30%) Test Automation
8 407 (22.79%) Non-Functional Testing
9 398 (22.28%) ISEB
10 365 (20.44%) Continuous Integration
11 360 (20.16%) Degree
11 360 (20.16%) ISTQB
12 356 (19.93%) Test Scripting
13 354 (19.82%) TDD
14 347 (19.43%) Regression Testing
15 340 (19.04%) Software Testing
16 328 (18.37%) Cucumber
17 324 (18.14%) User Acceptance Testing
18 303 (16.97%) Automated Testing
19 299 (16.74%) BDD
20 282 (15.79%) SDLC
21 274 (15.34%) HTML
22 269 (15.06%) .NET
23 266 (14.89%) JavaScript
24 262 (14.67%) C#
25 256 (14.33%) JIRA
26 239 (13.38%) Test Strategy
27 235 (13.16%) Oracle
28 234 (13.10%) Jenkins

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 81 (4.54%) JBoss
2 53 (2.97%) GlassFish
2 53 (2.97%) WildFly
3 51 (2.86%) Confluence
4 45 (2.52%) IIS
5 40 (2.24%) Apache Spark
6 39 (2.18%) CMS
7 35 (1.96%) SharePoint
8 28 (1.57%) Mule
8 28 (1.57%) Mule ESB
9 18 (1.01%) Apache
10 15 (0.84%) CICS
11 8 (0.45%) Skype for Business
12 7 (0.39%) SAS
13 6 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.28%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 101 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 82 (4.59%) MS Office
3 39 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.45%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.28%) MS Project
7 4 (0.22%) 3ds Max
7 4 (0.22%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.11%) SPSS
9 1 (0.056%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 18 (1.01%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 14 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.62%) Demantra
4 11 (0.62%) Oracle ASCP
5 9 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
6 7 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
6 7 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.28%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 5 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.28%) SAP GRC
8 5 (0.28%) SAP R/3
9 4 (0.22%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.68%) SaaS
2 16 (0.90%) GitHub
3 14 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.45%) Heroku
5 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.39%) Office 365
6 4 (0.22%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.11%) PaaS
8 2 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.056%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.056%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.30%) Internet
2 39 (2.18%) Firewall
3 33 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 28 (1.57%) DNS
5 21 (1.18%) VoIP
6 17 (0.95%) HTTP
7 13 (0.73%) HTTPS
8 11 (0.62%) LAN
8 11 (0.62%) WAN
9 8 (0.45%) 4G
9 8 (0.45%) BGP
9 8 (0.45%) Broadband
9 8 (0.45%) DHCP
9 8 (0.45%) IPv6
9 8 (0.45%) L2TP
9 8 (0.45%) MPLS
9 8 (0.45%) SNMP
9 8 (0.45%) TACACS
9 8 (0.45%) VLAN
9 8 (0.45%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 141 (7.89%) MySQL
3 101 (5.66%) Apache Cassandra
4 62 (3.47%) Big Data
5 61 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
6 58 (3.25%) Relational Database
7 57 (3.19%) CouchDB
8 54 (3.02%) NoSQL
9 53 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
10 48 (2.69%) Oracle Database
11 45 (2.52%) Hadoop
12 44 (2.46%) MongoDB
13 37 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 28 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
15 26 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
16 23 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
17 22 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
17 22 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 18 (1.01%) Data Mining
18 18 (1.01%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 614 (34.38%) Selenium
2 328 (18.37%) Cucumber
3 256 (14.33%) JIRA
4 234 (13.10%) Jenkins
5 229 (12.82%) JUnit
6 176 (9.85%) WebDriver
7 148 (8.29%) HP UFT
8 143 (8.01%) SoapUI
9 140 (7.84%) Maven
10 139 (7.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 138 (7.73%) Git (software)
12 115 (6.44%) JMeter
13 102 (5.71%) Gradle
14 101 (5.66%) TestNG
15 98 (5.49%) LoadRunner
16 96 (5.38%) Mockito
17 83 (4.65%) Visual Studio
18 80 (4.48%) Hudson
19 72 (4.03%) EasyMock
20 67 (3.75%) JBehave
General
1 584 (32.70%) Finance
2 151 (8.45%) Banking
3 128 (7.17%) Retail
4 56 (3.14%) Back Office
5 53 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 40 (2.24%) Legal
7 31 (1.74%) Games
8 27 (1.51%) Billing
9 24 (1.34%) Manufacturing
10 23 (1.29%) Marketing
11 21 (1.18%) Law
12 14 (0.78%) Automotive
13 13 (0.73%) Publishing
14 12 (0.67%) Aerospace
14 12 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.45%) Electronics
15 8 (0.45%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.39%) Military
16 7 (0.39%) Music Industry
16 7 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 536 (30.01%) Analyst
2 404 (22.62%) Test Analyst
3 401 (22.45%) Developer
4 306 (17.13%) Tester
5 190 (10.64%) Java Developer
6 158 (8.85%) Automation Tester
6 158 (8.85%) Test Engineer
7 139 (7.78%) Senior Developer
8 130 (7.28%) Test Manager
9 125 (7.00%) Automation Test Analyst
10 115 (6.44%) Test Leader
11 100 (5.60%) QA Tester
12 94 (5.26%) QA Analyst
13 87 (4.87%) QA Engineer
14 82 (4.59%) Senior Java Developer
15 81 (4.54%) Senior Analyst
16 78 (4.37%) Selenium Tester
17 71 (3.98%) QA Test Analyst
18 67 (3.75%) QA Automation Tester
18 67 (3.75%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (15.34%) HTML
2 269 (15.06%) .NET
3 216 (12.09%) Web Services
4 200 (11.20%) Spring
5 168 (9.41%) CSS
6 156 (8.73%) XML
7 129 (7.22%) SOAP
8 121 (6.77%) Hibernate
9 114 (6.38%) Java EE
10 100 (5.60%) Ajax
11 98 (5.49%) JMS
11 98 (5.49%) REST
12 90 (5.04%) AngularJS
13 89 (4.98%) RESTful
14 72 (4.03%) ASP.NET
15 65 (3.64%) HTML5
16 62 (3.47%) jQuery
17 56 (3.14%) PowerMock
18 55 (3.08%) HornetQ
18 55 (3.08%) React
Miscellaneous
1 189 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (7.00%) Computer Science
3 97 (5.43%) Mathematics
4 96 (5.38%) Mobile App
5 77 (4.31%) User Experience
6 51 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 33 (1.85%) Artificial Intelligence
8 28 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (1.51%) Mainframe
9 27 (1.51%) Smart Meter
10 26 (1.46%) Management Information System
11 22 (1.23%) Data Centre
12 19 (1.06%) Client/Server
12 19 (1.06%) Data Integration
12 19 (1.06%) Fintech
13 18 (1.01%) N-Tier
14 15 (0.84%) VSAM
15 14 (0.78%) Clustering
16 13 (0.73%) iPhone
16 13 (0.73%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 142 (7.95%) Linux
2 117 (6.55%) Unix
3 93 (5.21%) Windows
4 84 (4.70%) Apple iOS
5 81 (4.54%) Android
6 18 (1.01%) Solaris
7 11 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.50%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.22%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.11%) CentOS
11 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1139 (63.77%) Agile Software Development
2 470 (26.32%) Scrum
3 434 (24.30%) Test Automation
4 407 (22.79%) Non-Functional Testing
5 365 (20.44%) Continuous Integration
6 356 (19.93%) Test Scripting
7 354 (19.82%) TDD
8 347 (19.43%) Regression Testing
9 340 (19.04%) Software Testing
10 324 (18.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 303 (16.97%) Automated Testing
12 299 (16.74%) BDD
13 282 (15.79%) SDLC
14 239 (13.38%) Test Strategy
15 212 (11.87%) Performance Testing
15 212 (11.87%) Waterfall
16 210 (11.76%) Integration Testing
17 202 (11.31%) Unit Testing
18 200 (11.20%) Manual Testing
19 193 (10.81%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 584 (32.70%) SQL
2 539 (30.18%) Java
3 266 (14.89%) JavaScript
4 262 (14.67%) C#
5 108 (6.05%) Ruby
6 100 (5.60%) Python
7 67 (3.75%) C++
8 63 (3.53%) PHP
8 63 (3.53%) VB
9 61 (3.42%) Perl
10 57 (3.19%) Scala
11 52 (2.91%) C
12 48 (2.69%) Groovy
13 46 (2.58%) PL/SQL
14 38 (2.13%) VB.NET
15 36 (2.02%) VBScript
16 32 (1.79%) Clojure
17 27 (1.51%) T-SQL
18 23 (1.29%) COBOL
19 20 (1.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 398 (22.28%) ISEB
2 360 (20.16%) Degree
2 360 (20.16%) ISTQB
3 161 (9.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 43 (2.41%) Security Cleared
5 36 (2.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 28 (1.57%) DV Cleared
7 25 (1.40%) SC Cleared
8 14 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
9 12 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (0.62%) PMI Certification
10 11 (0.62%) PMP
11 8 (0.45%) CCNA
11 8 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.45%) MCITP
11 8 (0.45%) MCSA
11 8 (0.45%) MCSE
11 8 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 730 (40.87%) QA
2 17 (0.95%) SDET
3 9 (0.50%) Solvency II
4 7 (0.39%) SLA
5 4 (0.22%) HL7
6 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.11%) EMIR
7 2 (0.11%) JTAG
7 2 (0.11%) MiFID
8 1 (0.056%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (1.34%) Docker
2 8 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (0.45%) XenApp
3 3 (0.17%) HDFS
3 3 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.056%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 102 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (1.57%) Puppet
3 11 (0.62%) Ansible
4 8 (0.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 8 (0.45%) vMotion
5 6 (0.34%) CA Service Virtualization
6 3 (0.17%) Ambari
6 3 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.11%) OpenView
7 2 (0.11%) TIBCO Hawk
7 2 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 235 (13.16%) Oracle
2 182 (10.19%) Microsoft
3 154 (8.62%) HP
4 42 (2.35%) SAP
5 41 (2.30%) Atlassian
6 32 (1.79%) Facebook
6 32 (1.79%) Twitter
7 26 (1.46%) IBM
8 22 (1.23%) Rally
9 20 (1.12%) Google
10 14 (0.78%) Red Hat
11 13 (0.73%) LexisNexis
12 12 (0.67%) VMware
13 10 (0.56%) Cisco
14 9 (0.50%) Huawei
14 9 (0.50%) Juniper
15 8 (0.45%) Adobe
15 8 (0.45%) Citrix
15 8 (0.45%) Nokia
15 8 (0.45%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + package
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £27,500 to £35,000 per annum attractive bens and bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits and career p
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 16 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui (Ip) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + + package
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + start up mentality
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Fantastic benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £26k - 33k per year + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum Attractive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago