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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 321 289 345
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +56
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 1010 1205 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.98% 1.09% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.27% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 761 964 787
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.67%

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
90181 94837 103287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.67% 85.96% 85.30%
Number of salaries quoted 75015 76618 83292
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 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -31 966 £42,500 -5.55% 89
London -34 338 £54,500 +9.00% 26
South East -59 187 £40,000 -11.11% 16
West Midlands +71 119 £50,000 +53.84% 10
Yorkshire -75 86 £32,500 -7.14% 17
North West +40 73 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Warwickshire +42 63 £58,750 +23.68% 5
East of England +3 63 £37,500 -21.05% 8
South West +41 62 £40,000 +11.11% 4
Warwick +27 61 £60,000 +26.31% 4
Manchester +19 55 £47,500 +35.71% 5
Surrey -42 54 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Yorkshire -34 53 £40,000 +2.56% 10
City of London +18 45 £55,000 +22.22% 9
Leeds -52 35 £42,500 +21.42% 6
East Midlands +24 31 £52,500 +16.66%
Buckinghamshire +37 28 £37,500 - 5
Berkshire -11 28 £50,000 +7.52% 6
Hertfordshire +21 27 £37,500 -21.05% 5
West Sussex +2 26 £40,000 -20.00%
Birmingham 0 26 £52,500 +50.00% 2
Wimbledon - 25 - -
Bradford +13 23 £40,000 -21.56% 3
Scotland +7 23 £37,500 -16.66% 5
North Yorkshire -6 23 £32,500 +8.33% 5
Hampshire -14 21 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Bristol +6 20 £30,000 -7.69%
York +5 19 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Watford +19 17 £36,000 -38.46% 1
Gloucestershire +4 17 £50,000 -4.76% 1

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 1065 (55.58%) Agile Software Development
2 769 (40.14%) QA
3 651 (33.98%) SQL
4 588 (30.69%) Selenium
5 560 (29.23%) Java
6 506 (26.41%) Finance
7 460 (24.01%) User Acceptance Testing
8 455 (23.75%) Non-Functional Testing
9 439 (22.91%) ISEB
10 420 (21.92%) Test Scripting
11 406 (21.19%) Test Automation
12 403 (21.03%) Scrum
13 402 (20.98%) ISTQB
14 384 (20.04%) Degree
15 378 (19.73%) Software Testing
16 375 (19.57%) Regression Testing
17 346 (18.06%) Automated Testing
18 321 (16.75%) TDD
19 298 (15.55%) Cucumber
20 290 (15.14%) Continuous Integration
21 276 (14.41%) Oracle
22 275 (14.35%) SDLC
23 268 (13.99%) C#
24 264 (13.78%) BDD
24 264 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
25 263 (13.73%) SQL Server
26 246 (12.84%) .NET
26 246 (12.84%) JIRA
27 242 (12.63%) JavaScript
28 234 (12.21%) Test Strategy

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 66 (3.44%) JBoss
2 59 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 51 (2.66%) GlassFish
4 50 (2.61%) Node.js
5 47 (2.45%) WildFly
6 39 (2.04%) Confluence
7 34 (1.77%) Apache Spark
7 34 (1.77%) CMS
7 34 (1.77%) IIS
8 20 (1.04%) Mule
9 19 (0.99%) Mule ESB
10 15 (0.78%) MQSeries
11 14 (0.73%) Apache
11 14 (0.73%) CICS
12 13 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (0.63%) ColdFusion
14 11 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
14 11 (0.57%) Skype for Business
15 10 (0.52%) Tomcat
16 9 (0.47%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 176 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 118 (6.16%) MS Office
3 49 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 20 (1.04%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.26%) 3ds Max
7 3 (0.16%) MS Project
8 1 (0.052%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
1 21 (1.10%) Markit EDM
2 16 (0.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 15 (0.78%) Temenos T24
4 10 (0.52%) Kondor
5 9 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
7 6 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
7 6 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (0.26%) Demantra
8 5 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.26%) Oracle ASCP
8 5 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.26%) SAP GRC
8 5 (0.26%) SAP R/3
9 4 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (0.84%) SaaS
3 12 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.31%) GitHub
5 5 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.10%) Heroku
6 2 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.052%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.052%) Force.com
7 1 (0.052%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.052%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.052%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.83%) Internet
2 29 (1.51%) TCP/IP
3 21 (1.10%) Firewall
4 19 (0.99%) VoIP
5 15 (0.78%) LAN
5 15 (0.78%) WAN
6 13 (0.68%) VLAN
7 11 (0.57%) PuTTY
8 10 (0.52%) DNS
9 8 (0.42%) SSH
9 8 (0.42%) Telnet
10 7 (0.37%) HTTP
11 6 (0.31%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.21%) ATM
12 4 (0.21%) Wireless
13 3 (0.16%) 4G
13 3 (0.16%) 802.15
13 3 (0.16%) Extranet
13 3 (0.16%) Intranet
13 3 (0.16%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 128 (6.68%) MySQL
3 100 (5.22%) Relational Database
4 82 (4.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 64 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
6 62 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 57 (2.97%) Oracle Database
8 52 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
8 52 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 50 (2.61%) Big Data
10 47 (2.45%) MongoDB
11 46 (2.40%) NoSQL
11 46 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 39 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
13 38 (1.98%) Hadoop
14 37 (1.93%) CouchDB
15 21 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
16 20 (1.04%) RDBMS
17 18 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
18 15 (0.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 588 (30.69%) Selenium
2 298 (15.55%) Cucumber
3 246 (12.84%) JIRA
4 227 (11.85%) JUnit
5 195 (10.18%) Jenkins
6 173 (9.03%) HP UFT
7 164 (8.56%) WebDriver
8 151 (7.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 106 (5.53%) Maven
10 94 (4.91%) Git (software)
11 82 (4.28%) SoapUI
12 79 (4.12%) Visual Studio
13 78 (4.07%) TestNG
14 75 (3.91%) JBehave
14 75 (3.91%) JMeter
15 68 (3.55%) Hudson
16 67 (3.50%) Mockito
17 62 (3.24%) Subversion
18 57 (2.97%) TeamCity
19 56 (2.92%) Gradle
General
1 506 (26.41%) Finance
2 116 (6.05%) Banking
3 115 (6.00%) Retail
4 56 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 55 (2.87%) Law
6 43 (2.24%) Back Office
6 43 (2.24%) Games
7 42 (2.19%) Legal
8 36 (1.88%) Marketing
9 23 (1.20%) Front Office
10 20 (1.04%) Financial Institution
10 20 (1.04%) Investment Banking
11 19 (0.99%) Billing
12 18 (0.94%) Manufacturing
13 15 (0.78%) Electronics
14 13 (0.68%) Polish Language
15 12 (0.63%) Publishing
16 11 (0.57%) Multimedia
16 11 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.52%) French Language
Job Titles
1 675 (35.23%) Analyst
2 507 (26.46%) Test Analyst
3 360 (18.79%) Developer
4 357 (18.63%) Tester
5 212 (11.06%) Test Engineer
6 184 (9.60%) Java Developer
7 129 (6.73%) Senior Developer
8 128 (6.68%) QA Engineer
9 127 (6.63%) QA Analyst
10 126 (6.58%) QA Tester
11 118 (6.16%) Automation Test Analyst
12 111 (5.79%) Automation Tester
12 111 (5.79%) Test Manager
13 110 (5.74%) Test Leader
14 102 (5.32%) Senior Analyst
15 91 (4.75%) QA Test Analyst
16 84 (4.38%) Business Analyst
17 82 (4.28%) Senior Test Analyst
18 80 (4.18%) Software Tester
19 75 (3.91%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (12.84%) .NET
2 216 (11.27%) Web Services
3 183 (9.55%) XML
4 179 (9.34%) HTML
5 160 (8.35%) Spring
6 128 (6.68%) CSS
7 86 (4.49%) RESTful
8 84 (4.38%) Java EE
8 84 (4.38%) SOAP
9 82 (4.28%) Hibernate
10 80 (4.18%) jQuery
11 76 (3.97%) JMS
12 62 (3.24%) AngularJS
13 58 (3.03%) HTML5
14 56 (2.92%) HornetQ
15 51 (2.66%) REST
16 48 (2.51%) JPA
17 47 (2.45%) JAX-RS
17 47 (2.45%) RESTEasy
18 46 (2.40%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 264 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
2 145 (7.57%) Computer Science
3 110 (5.74%) Mobile App
4 105 (5.48%) Mathematics
5 58 (3.03%) User Experience
6 45 (2.35%) Management Information System
7 38 (1.98%) Fintech
8 37 (1.93%) Client/Server
9 36 (1.88%) Data Centre
10 35 (1.83%) N-Tier
11 33 (1.72%) Artificial Intelligence
12 28 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 25 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
14 24 (1.25%) Mainframe
15 22 (1.15%) Fixed Income
16 20 (1.04%) iPhone
17 18 (0.94%) Credit Risk
17 18 (0.94%) Online Games
18 16 (0.84%) Market Risk
18 16 (0.84%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 184 (9.60%) Unix
2 166 (8.66%) Linux
3 161 (8.40%) Windows
4 98 (5.11%) Android
5 95 (4.96%) Apple iOS
6 16 (0.84%) Solaris
7 14 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (0.68%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.47%) CentOS
9 9 (0.47%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.26%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.21%) Kali Linux
12 3 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.052%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.052%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.052%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1065 (55.58%) Agile Software Development
2 460 (24.01%) User Acceptance Testing
3 455 (23.75%) Non-Functional Testing
4 420 (21.92%) Test Scripting
5 406 (21.19%) Test Automation
6 403 (21.03%) Scrum
7 378 (19.73%) Software Testing
8 375 (19.57%) Regression Testing
9 346 (18.06%) Automated Testing
10 321 (16.75%) TDD
11 290 (15.14%) Continuous Integration
12 275 (14.35%) SDLC
13 264 (13.78%) BDD
14 234 (12.21%) Test Strategy
15 223 (11.64%) Test Management
15 223 (11.64%) Unit Testing
16 220 (11.48%) Manual Testing
17 200 (10.44%) Integration Testing
18 198 (10.33%) Waterfall
19 177 (9.24%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 651 (33.98%) SQL
2 560 (29.23%) Java
3 268 (13.99%) C#
4 242 (12.63%) JavaScript
5 155 (8.09%) Ruby
6 143 (7.46%) Python
7 75 (3.91%) PHP
8 73 (3.81%) C++
9 60 (3.13%) C
10 59 (3.08%) T-SQL
11 49 (2.56%) PL/SQL
12 48 (2.51%) Scala
13 37 (1.93%) VB
14 36 (1.88%) Groovy
14 36 (1.88%) VBScript
15 34 (1.77%) Perl
16 33 (1.72%) Clojure
17 29 (1.51%) COBOL
18 26 (1.36%) VB.NET
19 18 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 439 (22.91%) ISEB
2 402 (20.98%) ISTQB
3 384 (20.04%) Degree
4 178 (9.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 62 (3.24%) Security Cleared
6 50 (2.61%) SC Cleared
7 29 (1.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 27 (1.41%) DV Cleared
9 25 (1.30%) PMI Certification
10 23 (1.20%) PMP
11 20 (1.04%) ISEB Practitioner
12 19 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (0.57%) CCNA
13 11 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (0.57%) MCITP
13 11 (0.57%) MCSA
13 11 (0.57%) MCSE
13 11 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (0.47%) HND
15 4 (0.21%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 769 (40.14%) QA
2 20 (1.04%) SDET
3 17 (0.89%) Solvency II
4 13 (0.68%) SLA
5 10 (0.52%) HL7
5 10 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.26%) ISO 8583
6 5 (0.26%) ISO20022
6 5 (0.26%) MiFID
7 3 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.16%) EMIR
7 3 (0.16%) JTAG
8 2 (0.10%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.10%) TickIT
9 1 (0.052%) WAI
System Software
1 12 (0.63%) Docker
2 11 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (0.57%) XenApp
3 5 (0.26%) vSphere
4 4 (0.21%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.10%) Firmware
7 1 (0.052%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.052%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 158 (8.25%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (0.99%) Puppet
4 11 (0.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 11 (0.57%) vMotion
5 10 (0.52%) yum
6 3 (0.16%) Ansible
6 3 (0.16%) CA Service Virtualization
7 2 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.10%) OpenView
7 2 (0.10%) TIBCO Hawk
7 2 (0.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 276 (14.41%) Oracle
2 231 (12.06%) Microsoft
3 194 (10.13%) HP
4 56 (2.92%) IBM
5 39 (2.04%) SAP
6 35 (1.83%) Twitter
7 33 (1.72%) Facebook
8 22 (1.15%) Citrix
9 21 (1.10%) VMware
9 21 (1.10%) WorldPay
10 20 (1.04%) Adobe
11 16 (0.84%) Atlassian
12 15 (0.78%) Green Hat
12 15 (0.78%) Rally
12 15 (0.78%) webMethods
13 14 (0.73%) Red Hat
14 12 (0.63%) Sitecore
15 11 (0.57%) Appcelerator
15 11 (0.57%) Perforce
16 10 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - 60000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £29000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
North Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Health/Life Insurance, Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Capco
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Sainsbury's Bank
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 30% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
BMC Recruitment Group
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Relocation Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £035000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago