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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 374 302 359
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +57
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 707 1118 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 1.04% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.19% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 563 904 712
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,300 £65,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%

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
78798 94209 98163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.10% 87.55% 85.65%
Number of salaries quoted 64965 77834 80660
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,501
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 4 December 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 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
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 -75 658 £42,500 - 64
London -59 230 £52,500 +5.00% 24
Yorkshire +55 118 £42,500 +21.42% 11
West Yorkshire +56 97 £42,500 +13.33% 11
South East -66 95 £42,500 +4.93% 8
Leeds +50 81 £45,000 +20.00% 10
East of England +28 61 £35,000 -9.09% 6
West Midlands +10 61 £32,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +33 36 £35,000 - 4
South West -15 34 £34,250 -8.66% 7
Hampshire +1 33 £51,250 +13.88% 1
North West -77 31 £37,500 +7.14% 4
City of London -51 28 £51,000 +7.36% 7
Scotland +34 23 £42,500 +14.86% 2
Manchester -45 23 £37,500 +3.44% 2
Birmingham +4 22 £36,108 +11.10%
East Midlands +5 20 £42,500 +11.84% 1
Berkshire +50 19 £45,000 +16.12% 2
Bradford +15 19 £38,000 -32.44%
Oxfordshire +17 18 £42,250 +12.66% 1
Watford +1 17 £35,000 +22.80% 2
South Yorkshire +6 14 £37,500 +7.14%
Coventry +7 13 £55,000 +37.50%
Northamptonshire - 13 £42,500 - 1
Oxford +25 12 £34,750 -7.33% 1
Essex +16 12 £53,250 +33.12%
Gloucestershire -7 12 £34,750 -22.77% 1
Edinburgh +21 11 £55,000 +129.16% 1
Fareham +17 11 £46,250 -36.64%
Buckinghamshire -5 11 £33,500 -21.17%

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 947 (62.51%) Agile Software Development
2 620 (40.92%) QA
3 524 (34.59%) Selenium
4 469 (30.96%) SQL
5 433 (28.58%) Finance
6 426 (28.12%) Test Automation
7 425 (28.05%) Java
8 373 (24.62%) Scrum
9 329 (21.72%) ISEB
10 326 (21.52%) Non-Functional Testing
11 318 (20.99%) Software Testing
12 315 (20.79%) Test Scripting
13 299 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
14 282 (18.61%) ISTQB
15 277 (18.28%) Regression Testing
16 276 (18.22%) C#
17 261 (17.23%) SDLC
18 258 (17.03%) .NET
19 256 (16.90%) JavaScript
20 251 (16.57%) User Acceptance Testing
21 247 (16.30%) Cucumber
22 246 (16.24%) HTML
23 226 (14.92%) TDD
24 220 (14.52%) Automated Testing
25 213 (14.06%) Degree
26 212 (13.99%) BDD
27 193 (12.74%) Manual Testing
27 193 (12.74%) JIRA
28 188 (12.41%) Performance Testing
29 181 (11.95%) Waterfall

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 40 (2.64%) Confluence
2 26 (1.72%) IIS
3 22 (1.45%) CMS
4 17 (1.12%) JBoss
5 15 (0.99%) SharePoint
6 11 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (0.59%) Apache
7 9 (0.59%) Mule
7 9 (0.59%) Mule ESB
8 8 (0.53%) WildFly
9 7 (0.46%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.33%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.26%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.26%) nginx
11 4 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.20%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.20%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.13%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 79 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.65%) MS Office
3 18 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.20%) MS Project
6 1 (0.066%) HipChat
6 1 (0.066%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.79%) Demantra
2 12 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.79%) Oracle ASCP
3 6 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (0.26%) FastStats
5 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.13%) Global One
7 1 (0.066%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (0.066%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.11%) GitHub
2 17 (1.12%) SaaS
3 14 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.53%) Office 365
6 5 (0.33%) Heroku
7 4 (0.26%) Trello
8 1 (0.066%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.066%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.71%) Internet
2 38 (2.51%) HTTP
3 26 (1.72%) HTTPS
4 24 (1.58%) DNS
5 22 (1.45%) TCP/IP
6 20 (1.32%) Firewall
7 18 (1.19%) DHCP
8 12 (0.79%) BGP
8 12 (0.79%) Broadband
8 12 (0.79%) IPv6
8 12 (0.79%) L2TP
8 12 (0.79%) MPLS
8 12 (0.79%) SNMP
8 12 (0.79%) TACACS
8 12 (0.79%) VPLS
9 8 (0.53%) FTP
9 8 (0.53%) LAN
9 8 (0.53%) WAN
10 7 (0.46%) ATM
10 7 (0.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 74 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 65 (4.29%) MySQL
4 46 (3.04%) CouchDB
5 44 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 42 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (1.85%) Oracle Database
9 23 (1.52%) NoSQL
10 20 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
10 20 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (1.12%) Big Data
13 15 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (0.86%) SQLPlus
15 11 (0.73%) MongoDB
16 10 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 9 (0.59%) DB2
17 9 (0.59%) Hadoop
18 8 (0.53%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 524 (34.59%) Selenium
2 247 (16.30%) Cucumber
3 193 (12.74%) JIRA
4 179 (11.82%) Jenkins
5 167 (11.02%) Git (software)
6 140 (9.24%) WebDriver
7 132 (8.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 124 (8.18%) JUnit
9 113 (7.46%) SoapUI
10 108 (7.13%) HP UFT
11 103 (6.80%) Maven
12 70 (4.62%) LoadRunner
13 69 (4.55%) Gradle
13 69 (4.55%) JMeter
14 66 (4.36%) Mockito
14 66 (4.36%) Visual Studio
15 64 (4.22%) TestNG
16 54 (3.56%) TeamCity
17 41 (2.71%) EasyMock
17 41 (2.71%) gulp
General
1 433 (28.58%) Finance
2 100 (6.60%) Banking
3 62 (4.09%) Retail
4 44 (2.90%) Legal
5 37 (2.44%) Games
6 36 (2.38%) Back Office
7 32 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 22 (1.45%) Marketing
9 19 (1.25%) Publishing
10 17 (1.12%) Advertising
11 14 (0.92%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.79%) Automotive
13 10 (0.66%) Billing
14 9 (0.59%) iGaming
15 8 (0.53%) Electronics
15 8 (0.53%) Law
15 8 (0.53%) Music Industry
16 7 (0.46%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.40%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 441 (29.11%) Analyst
2 324 (21.39%) Test Analyst
3 293 (19.34%) Developer
4 267 (17.62%) Tester
5 183 (12.08%) Test Engineer
6 119 (7.85%) Automation Tester
7 93 (6.14%) QA Tester
7 93 (6.14%) Test Manager
8 87 (5.74%) Senior Developer
9 85 (5.61%) Java Developer
9 85 (5.61%) QA Analyst
10 84 (5.54%) Test Automation Engineer
11 74 (4.88%) Software Tester
12 72 (4.75%) Test Leader
13 65 (4.29%) Automation Test Analyst
14 64 (4.22%) QA Engineer
14 64 (4.22%) Senior Analyst
15 58 (3.83%) QA Test Analyst
16 55 (3.63%) Senior Test Analyst
17 52 (3.43%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (17.03%) .NET
2 246 (16.24%) HTML
3 177 (11.68%) Web Services
4 164 (10.83%) CSS
5 112 (7.39%) XML
6 100 (6.60%) SOAP
7 90 (5.94%) Spring
8 80 (5.28%) AngularJS
8 80 (5.28%) REST
9 70 (4.62%) Ajax
10 69 (4.55%) ASP.NET
11 53 (3.50%) Hibernate
12 52 (3.43%) RESTful
13 48 (3.17%) HTML5
13 48 (3.17%) Sass
14 45 (2.97%) React
15 41 (2.71%) JMS
15 41 (2.71%) LESS
16 40 (2.64%) Node.js
17 39 (2.57%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 139 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (6.47%) Computer Science
3 80 (5.28%) User Experience
4 58 (3.83%) Mobile App
5 35 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 25 (1.65%) Mathematics
7 23 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (1.39%) Fintech
8 21 (1.39%) Online Games
9 19 (1.25%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.06%) Driving Licence
11 15 (0.99%) Client/Server
11 15 (0.99%) Equities
12 12 (0.79%) Mobile Games
12 12 (0.79%) Virtual Team
13 11 (0.73%) N-Tier
13 11 (0.73%) Smart Meter
14 10 (0.66%) NHS
15 9 (0.59%) Statistics
16 8 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 129 (8.51%) Windows
2 116 (7.66%) Linux
3 66 (4.36%) Unix
4 63 (4.16%) Apple iOS
5 56 (3.70%) Android
6 9 (0.59%) Solaris
6 9 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.53%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.53%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.46%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.46%) Windows Phone
9 6 (0.40%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.13%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.066%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.066%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 947 (62.51%) Agile Software Development
2 426 (28.12%) Test Automation
3 373 (24.62%) Scrum
4 326 (21.52%) Non-Functional Testing
5 318 (20.99%) Software Testing
6 315 (20.79%) Test Scripting
7 299 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
8 277 (18.28%) Regression Testing
9 261 (17.23%) SDLC
10 251 (16.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 226 (14.92%) TDD
12 220 (14.52%) Automated Testing
13 212 (13.99%) BDD
14 193 (12.74%) Manual Testing
15 188 (12.41%) Performance Testing
16 181 (11.95%) Test Strategy
16 181 (11.95%) Waterfall
17 156 (10.30%) Automation Testing
18 135 (8.91%) Kanban
19 130 (8.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 469 (30.96%) SQL
2 425 (28.05%) Java
3 276 (18.22%) C#
4 256 (16.90%) JavaScript
5 79 (5.21%) Ruby
6 74 (4.88%) Python
7 57 (3.76%) PHP
8 43 (2.84%) C++
9 42 (2.77%) VB
10 38 (2.51%) Perl
11 34 (2.24%) Scala
12 32 (2.11%) C
12 32 (2.11%) T-SQL
13 31 (2.05%) PL/SQL
14 30 (1.98%) VBScript
15 20 (1.32%) Groovy
16 19 (1.25%) Bash Shell
17 18 (1.19%) Objective-C
18 17 (1.12%) VB.NET
19 14 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 329 (21.72%) ISEB
2 282 (18.61%) ISTQB
3 213 (14.06%) Degree
4 143 (9.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 39 (2.57%) Security Cleared
6 22 (1.45%) DV Cleared
7 16 (1.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 11 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
9 9 (0.59%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.33%) MCP
10 5 (0.33%) MCSA
10 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.33%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.33%) PMP
11 4 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.20%) HND
13 2 (0.13%) ICAEW
13 2 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.13%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 620 (40.92%) QA
2 13 (0.86%) SDET
3 8 (0.53%) SLA
4 4 (0.26%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.20%) MiFID
5 3 (0.20%) MISRA
6 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.13%) HL7
6 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.066%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (1.12%) Docker
2 8 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.20%) HDFS
4 1 (0.066%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.066%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.066%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 77 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.92%) Ansible
3 9 (0.59%) Puppet
4 7 (0.46%) SCCM
5 6 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.26%) Rancher
7 3 (0.20%) Ambari
7 3 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.13%) Kibana
8 2 (0.13%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 1 (0.066%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.066%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.066%) Icinga
9 1 (0.066%) Nagios
9 1 (0.066%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.066%) WMI
Vendors
1 128 (8.45%) Microsoft
2 126 (8.32%) Oracle
3 93 (6.14%) HP
4 35 (2.31%) Atlassian
5 27 (1.78%) Google
6 24 (1.58%) IBM
6 24 (1.58%) LexisNexis
7 19 (1.25%) Cisco
8 14 (0.92%) SAP
9 12 (0.79%) CA Agile Central
9 12 (0.79%) Huawei
9 12 (0.79%) Juniper
9 12 (0.79%) Nokia
9 12 (0.79%) Zend
10 11 (0.73%) Apple
10 11 (0.73%) Telerik
11 10 (0.66%) Citrix
11 10 (0.66%) ServiceNow
12 8 (0.53%) Red Hat
12 8 (0.53%) Sun
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digital Gurus
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Marks Sattin
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £25000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, 25+ holiday, and more
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago