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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
UK
Rank 315 340 352
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +12
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 757 940 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.91% 0.92% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.04% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 581 742 748
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,450 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
73636 90103 92424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.79% 88.28% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 60524 74752 75526
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 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 25 February 2017 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 25 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 +12 707 £42,500 - 82
London -18 227 £52,500 +5.00% 28
South East +65 147 £37,500 - 15
Yorkshire +35 77 £42,500 +30.76% 7
East of England +23 73 £35,000 -11.39% 4
West Yorkshire +32 68 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Leeds +39 60 £46,000 +22.66% 3
South West +1 58 £37,750 -5.62% 9
West Midlands +21 55 £40,000 -5.88% 8
North West -36 41 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Berkshire +76 36 £40,000 +63.26%
Hertfordshire +9 34 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Scotland +33 31 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Hampshire +32 29 £40,000 -5.88% 4
East Midlands +5 28 £38,750 +3.33% 3
Edinburgh +26 27 £42,500 - 1
Manchester -31 26 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Oxfordshire +9 24 £36,000 +10.76% 2
Gloucestershire -5 23 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Warwickshire +30 22 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Watford +2 22 £35,000 -16.66% 1
Warwick +41 21 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Norfolk +5 20 £35,000 -35.18%
Norwich +3 20 £35,000 -35.18%
Oxford +21 19 £36,000 +30.90%
Kent +30 17 £37,500 +14.50%
Buckinghamshire -1 17 £37,500 - 2
City of London -8 17 £65,000 +30.00% 5
Nottinghamshire +4 14 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Surrey +28 13 £38,750 +3.33% 5

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 864 (58.66%) Agile Software Development
2 648 (43.99%) QA
3 515 (34.96%) Selenium
4 471 (31.98%) SQL
5 394 (26.75%) Finance
6 371 (25.19%) Test Automation
7 368 (24.98%) Non-Functional Testing
8 365 (24.78%) Java
9 336 (22.81%) Test Scripting
10 324 (22.00%) Regression Testing
11 316 (21.45%) ISEB
12 315 (21.38%) ISTQB
13 298 (20.23%) Scrum
14 291 (19.76%) Software Testing
15 275 (18.67%) User Acceptance Testing
16 239 (16.23%) C#
17 223 (15.14%) Continuous Integration
18 221 (15.00%) Automated Testing
19 215 (14.60%) Cucumber
20 212 (14.39%) JavaScript
21 205 (13.92%) SDLC
22 204 (13.85%) TDD
23 198 (13.44%) Manual Testing
24 181 (12.29%) Test Strategy
24 181 (12.29%) .NET
25 175 (11.88%) Waterfall
26 168 (11.41%) JIRA
27 166 (11.27%) BDD
28 164 (11.13%) Windows
29 160 (10.86%) Performance Testing

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 30 (2.04%) Confluence
2 16 (1.09%) SAS
2 16 (1.09%) Tomcat
3 13 (0.88%) Apache Pig
3 13 (0.88%) SharePoint
4 10 (0.68%) IIS
5 9 (0.61%) JBoss
6 8 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (0.54%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.48%) CMS
7 7 (0.48%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.48%) WildFly
8 6 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.34%) nginx
10 4 (0.27%) Apache
10 4 (0.27%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.27%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.20%) GlassFish
Applications
1 98 (6.65%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.49%) MS Office
3 12 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.20%) MS Project
7 1 (0.068%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.068%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.75%) Demantra
2 11 (0.75%) Oracle ASCP
3 5 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.14%) BPCS
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.14%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.14%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.14%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.43%) GitHub
2 18 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (1.02%) SaaS
5 12 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.27%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.27%) Trello
7 1 (0.068%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.068%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.068%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.068%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.72%) HTTP
2 23 (1.56%) HTTPS
3 16 (1.09%) Internet
4 15 (1.02%) DNS
5 14 (0.95%) DHCP
5 14 (0.95%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.68%) ATM
7 9 (0.61%) ADSL
7 9 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (0.61%) LAN
7 9 (0.61%) VPN
7 9 (0.61%) WAN
7 9 (0.61%) WLAN
8 7 (0.48%) FTP
8 7 (0.48%) MPLS
9 6 (0.41%) VoIP
10 4 (0.27%) BGP
10 4 (0.27%) Broadband
10 4 (0.27%) IPv6
10 4 (0.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 97 (6.59%) Relational Database
3 49 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 42 (2.85%) MySQL
5 31 (2.10%) Oracle Database
6 22 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (1.36%) CouchDB
7 20 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (1.29%) Big Data
9 18 (1.22%) Hadoop
10 16 (1.09%) NoSQL
10 16 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
11 15 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (0.95%) Oracle ODI
13 13 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (0.88%) Apache Hive
13 13 (0.88%) Data Mining
13 13 (0.88%) RDBMS
14 12 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (0.81%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 515 (34.96%) Selenium
2 215 (14.60%) Cucumber
3 168 (11.41%) JIRA
4 158 (10.73%) Git (software)
5 133 (9.03%) WebDriver
6 118 (8.01%) HP UFT
6 118 (8.01%) Jenkins
7 116 (7.88%) SoapUI
8 108 (7.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 90 (6.11%) JUnit
10 61 (4.14%) Maven
11 48 (3.26%) Visual Studio
12 47 (3.19%) LoadRunner
13 41 (2.78%) TestNG
14 38 (2.58%) JMeter
15 37 (2.51%) Grunt
16 35 (2.38%) gulp
17 34 (2.31%) TeamCity
18 29 (1.97%) Subversion
19 28 (1.90%) Mockito
General
1 394 (26.75%) Finance
2 102 (6.92%) Banking
3 75 (5.09%) Legal
4 68 (4.62%) Retail
5 34 (2.31%) Games
6 32 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 25 (1.70%) Back Office
8 21 (1.43%) Automotive
9 19 (1.29%) Electronics
9 19 (1.29%) Marketing
10 18 (1.22%) Publishing
11 17 (1.15%) Advertising
12 16 (1.09%) Law
12 16 (1.09%) Manufacturing
13 13 (0.88%) Billing
14 12 (0.81%) Polish Language
15 11 (0.75%) Front Office
16 9 (0.61%) iGaming
17 8 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
17 8 (0.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 467 (31.70%) Analyst
2 325 (22.06%) Test Analyst
3 253 (17.18%) Tester
4 230 (15.61%) Test Engineer
5 201 (13.65%) Developer
6 104 (7.06%) QA Analyst
6 104 (7.06%) QA Engineer
7 100 (6.79%) Test Manager
8 89 (6.04%) Software Tester
9 85 (5.77%) QA Tester
10 84 (5.70%) Test Automation Engineer
11 80 (5.43%) Senior Test Engineer
12 70 (4.75%) QA Test Analyst
13 66 (4.48%) Automation Tester
13 66 (4.48%) Senior Developer
14 63 (4.28%) Business Analyst
15 60 (4.07%) Senior Analyst
16 56 (3.80%) Test Leader
17 51 (3.46%) Senior Test Analyst
17 51 (3.46%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (12.29%) .NET
2 152 (10.32%) HTML
3 141 (9.57%) Web Services
4 130 (8.83%) CSS
5 101 (6.86%) XML
6 98 (6.65%) SOAP
7 66 (4.48%) AngularJS
8 64 (4.34%) RESTful
9 56 (3.80%) JSON
10 52 (3.53%) REST
11 46 (3.12%) Gherkin
12 43 (2.92%) Sass
13 38 (2.58%) Spring
14 37 (2.51%) Ajax
15 36 (2.44%) ASP.NET
15 36 (2.44%) LESS
16 31 (2.10%) HTML5
17 30 (2.04%) Hibernate
18 28 (1.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 27 (1.83%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 130 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (5.70%) Computer Science
3 80 (5.43%) Mobile App
4 72 (4.89%) User Experience
5 24 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (1.63%) Management Information System
6 20 (1.36%) Fintech
7 16 (1.09%) Online Games
8 15 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
8 15 (1.02%) N-Tier
9 14 (0.95%) Driving Licence
10 13 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (0.81%) Client/Server
12 10 (0.68%) Online Gambling
13 8 (0.54%) Mobile Games
13 8 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
13 8 (0.54%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.48%) Equities
15 6 (0.41%) Derivative
15 6 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 164 (11.13%) Windows
2 123 (8.35%) Linux
3 78 (5.30%) Unix
4 64 (4.34%) Android
5 61 (4.14%) Apple iOS
6 27 (1.83%) Windows Server
7 22 (1.49%) Windows 7
8 19 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.88%) Solaris
10 12 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.75%) Windows 10
12 10 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 10 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
13 9 (0.61%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.61%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.14%) AIX
14 2 (0.14%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 864 (58.66%) Agile Software Development
2 371 (25.19%) Test Automation
3 368 (24.98%) Non-Functional Testing
4 336 (22.81%) Test Scripting
5 324 (22.00%) Regression Testing
6 298 (20.23%) Scrum
7 291 (19.76%) Software Testing
8 275 (18.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 223 (15.14%) Continuous Integration
10 221 (15.00%) Automated Testing
11 205 (13.92%) SDLC
12 204 (13.85%) TDD
13 198 (13.44%) Manual Testing
14 181 (12.29%) Test Strategy
15 175 (11.88%) Waterfall
16 166 (11.27%) BDD
17 160 (10.86%) Performance Testing
18 148 (10.05%) Automation Testing
19 123 (8.35%) Mentoring
20 119 (8.08%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 471 (31.98%) SQL
2 365 (24.78%) Java
3 239 (16.23%) C#
4 212 (14.39%) JavaScript
5 105 (7.13%) Python
6 61 (4.14%) Ruby
7 59 (4.01%) PHP
8 41 (2.78%) C++
9 33 (2.24%) C
9 33 (2.24%) VBScript
10 29 (1.97%) VB
11 26 (1.77%) T-SQL
12 24 (1.63%) Perl
13 23 (1.56%) PL/SQL
14 20 (1.36%) Objective-C
14 20 (1.36%) VB.NET
15 19 (1.29%) Scala
16 18 (1.22%) TypeScript
17 17 (1.15%) ECMAScript
18 14 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 316 (21.45%) ISEB
2 315 (21.38%) ISTQB
3 150 (10.18%) Degree
4 105 (7.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 56 (3.80%) Security Cleared
6 25 (1.70%) DV Cleared
7 16 (1.09%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.54%) HND
8 8 (0.54%) MCP
8 8 (0.54%) MCSA
8 8 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.20%) ICAEW
11 3 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.068%) HNC
13 1 (0.068%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.068%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 648 (43.99%) QA
2 21 (1.43%) SDET
3 6 (0.41%) PMO
4 4 (0.27%) HL7
4 4 (0.27%) MISRA
4 4 (0.27%) SLA
4 4 (0.27%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.20%) MiFID
6 2 (0.14%) AIFMD
6 2 (0.14%) EMIR
6 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.14%) UCITS
7 1 (0.068%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (1.09%) Docker
2 15 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.27%) XenApp
6 2 (0.14%) GFS2
6 2 (0.14%) NFS
7 1 (0.068%) HDFS
7 1 (0.068%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.068%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 68 (4.62%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (1.29%) SCCM
3 13 (0.88%) Ansible
4 12 (0.81%) Ambari
5 9 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (0.61%) Rancher
6 4 (0.27%) Puppet
6 4 (0.27%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 3 (0.20%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.20%) Kibana
7 3 (0.20%) logstash
8 1 (0.068%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.068%) Icinga
8 1 (0.068%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.068%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.068%) Nagios
8 1 (0.068%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.068%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.068%) WMI
Vendors
1 144 (9.78%) Microsoft
2 134 (9.10%) Oracle
3 81 (5.50%) HP
4 26 (1.77%) IBM
5 25 (1.70%) Google
6 20 (1.36%) Atlassian
7 19 (1.29%) LexisNexis
7 19 (1.29%) SAP
8 16 (1.09%) Citrix
9 14 (0.95%) Apple
9 14 (0.95%) Telerik
10 13 (0.88%) Cisco
11 12 (0.81%) Red Hat
12 10 (0.68%) AppSense
12 10 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (0.61%) Dell
13 9 (0.61%) Intel Security
13 9 (0.61%) ServiceNow
14 8 (0.54%) Nokia
14 8 (0.54%) Polycom
UK
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bangor, Gwynedd
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Great benefits package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 DOE + Brilliant Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k- £40k + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits bonus, onsite gym, flexi-hours, pe
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £70,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £70,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension, dental etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + benefits, flexible hours
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago