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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
UK
Rank 338 343 356
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 728 879 908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.89% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.02% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 560 719 701
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 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £57,375
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%

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
74214 86208 89937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.16% 87.69% 85.98%
Number of salaries quoted 61045 71683 74196
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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -2 675 £42,500 - 90
London -41 207 £52,500 +5.00% 23
South East +5 106 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Yorkshire +30 97 £42,500 +21.42% 14
West Yorkshire +55 84 £45,500 +21.33% 9
East of England +39 83 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Leeds +41 70 £46,000 +22.66% 7
West Midlands +33 62 £34,715 -7.42% 6
South West +17 49 £37,000 -1.33% 6
Hertfordshire +27 47 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Scotland +36 36 £47,500 +23.37% 2
North West -41 35 £40,000 +17.64% 5
Hampshire +19 30 £45,000 +5.88% 4
East Midlands +19 30 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Edinburgh +35 28 £51,250 +20.58%
Watford +7 24 £35,000 -16.66%
Berkshire +53 23 £45,000 +16.12% 7
Oxfordshire +28 23 £36,000 -10.00% 7
Manchester -22 23 £40,000 +17.64% 3
Oxford +31 17 £36,000 -10.00% 3
Birmingham +1 17 £32,608 +0.28% 1
Gloucestershire -4 17 £40,000 +45.45%
City of London -50 17 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Norfolk +1 15 £35,000 -35.18%
Norwich -5 15 £35,000 -35.18%
Northamptonshire +16 14 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Broxbourne - 14 £22,500 -
Bristol +4 13 £30,000 -29.41%
Warwick +35 11 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Warwickshire +27 11 £55,000 +29.41% 4

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 850 (60.50%) Agile Software Development
2 584 (41.57%) QA
3 473 (33.67%) Selenium
4 452 (32.17%) SQL
5 397 (28.26%) Finance
6 384 (27.33%) Test Automation
7 369 (26.26%) Java
8 331 (23.56%) Non-Functional Testing
9 322 (22.92%) Test Scripting
10 315 (22.42%) Scrum
11 304 (21.64%) Software Testing
12 299 (21.28%) ISEB
13 287 (20.43%) ISTQB
14 275 (19.57%) Regression Testing
15 257 (18.29%) C#
16 246 (17.51%) Continuous Integration
17 235 (16.73%) SDLC
18 229 (16.30%) User Acceptance Testing
19 219 (15.59%) JavaScript
20 214 (15.23%) Automated Testing
21 211 (15.02%) .NET
21 211 (15.02%) Cucumber
22 194 (13.81%) Manual Testing
23 190 (13.52%) HTML
24 187 (13.31%) TDD
25 178 (12.67%) Performance Testing
26 175 (12.46%) Degree
27 163 (11.60%) Test Strategy
28 160 (11.39%) BDD
29 159 (11.32%) Git (software)

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 29 (2.06%) Confluence
2 14 (1.00%) CMS
2 14 (1.00%) SAS
2 14 (1.00%) SharePoint
3 13 (0.93%) Apache Pig
4 10 (0.71%) IIS
5 8 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (0.57%) Skype for Business
5 8 (0.57%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.36%) JBoss
6 5 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (0.36%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.28%) MQSeries
7 4 (0.28%) nginx
7 4 (0.28%) WildFly
8 3 (0.21%) Apache
8 3 (0.21%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.21%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.14%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 81 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.85%) MS Office
3 16 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.21%) MS Project
6 1 (0.071%) HipChat
6 1 (0.071%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.78%) Demantra
2 11 (0.78%) Oracle ASCP
3 6 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.21%) FastStats
5 3 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.14%) Global One
6 2 (0.14%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.071%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.071%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.071%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.071%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.071%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.071%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.071%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.071%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.21%) GitHub
2 15 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (0.93%) SaaS
4 12 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.28%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.28%) Trello
6 2 (0.14%) Office 365
7 1 (0.071%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.071%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.56%) HTTP
2 30 (2.14%) Internet
3 25 (1.78%) HTTPS
4 21 (1.49%) DNS
5 19 (1.35%) DHCP
5 19 (1.35%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.85%) Firewall
7 10 (0.71%) ATM
7 10 (0.71%) BGP
7 10 (0.71%) Broadband
7 10 (0.71%) IPv6
7 10 (0.71%) L2TP
7 10 (0.71%) MPLS
7 10 (0.71%) SNMP
7 10 (0.71%) TACACS
7 10 (0.71%) VPLS
8 9 (0.64%) ADSL
8 9 (0.64%) LAN
8 9 (0.64%) WAN
8 9 (0.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 80 (5.69%) Relational Database
3 46 (3.27%) MySQL
4 38 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (2.28%) CouchDB
6 27 (1.92%) Oracle Database
7 24 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 24 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (1.35%) Big Data
8 19 (1.35%) Hadoop
9 18 (1.28%) NoSQL
10 17 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
10 17 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (1.14%) Apache Hive
11 16 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (1.07%) MongoDB
13 13 (0.93%) Data Mining
14 11 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (0.78%) SQLPlus
15 10 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 473 (33.67%) Selenium
2 211 (15.02%) Cucumber
3 159 (11.32%) Git (software)
3 159 (11.32%) JIRA
4 140 (9.96%) Jenkins
5 125 (8.90%) WebDriver
6 109 (7.76%) SoapUI
7 106 (7.54%) HP UFT
8 105 (7.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 89 (6.33%) JUnit
10 76 (5.41%) Maven
11 57 (4.06%) LoadRunner
12 54 (3.84%) Visual Studio
13 52 (3.70%) TestNG
14 42 (2.99%) JMeter
15 41 (2.92%) TeamCity
16 40 (2.85%) Gradle
17 37 (2.63%) Mockito
18 34 (2.42%) Grunt
19 33 (2.35%) gulp
General
1 397 (28.26%) Finance
2 88 (6.26%) Banking
3 60 (4.27%) Legal
4 52 (3.70%) Retail
5 36 (2.56%) Games
6 29 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.42%) Publishing
8 19 (1.35%) Back Office
9 18 (1.28%) Advertising
10 17 (1.21%) Marketing
11 15 (1.07%) Automotive
12 12 (0.85%) Electronics
13 10 (0.71%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.64%) iGaming
15 8 (0.57%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.57%) Polish Language
16 7 (0.50%) Law
17 6 (0.43%) Front Office
18 5 (0.36%) Investment Banking
18 5 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 431 (30.68%) Analyst
2 316 (22.49%) Test Analyst
3 236 (16.80%) Tester
4 234 (16.65%) Developer
5 208 (14.80%) Test Engineer
6 92 (6.55%) Test Manager
7 88 (6.26%) Software Tester
8 86 (6.12%) Test Automation Engineer
9 84 (5.98%) QA Engineer
10 82 (5.84%) QA Analyst
11 77 (5.48%) Automation Tester
12 74 (5.27%) QA Tester
13 71 (5.05%) Senior Developer
14 63 (4.48%) Test Leader
15 59 (4.20%) Senior Analyst
15 59 (4.20%) Senior Test Engineer
16 56 (3.99%) Java Developer
16 56 (3.99%) QA Test Analyst
17 54 (3.84%) Automation Test Analyst
18 51 (3.63%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (15.02%) .NET
2 190 (13.52%) HTML
3 143 (10.18%) Web Services
4 138 (9.82%) CSS
5 101 (7.19%) SOAP
6 86 (6.12%) XML
7 60 (4.27%) AngularJS
8 57 (4.06%) REST
9 55 (3.91%) ASP.NET
10 53 (3.77%) RESTful
11 50 (3.56%) Ajax
12 47 (3.35%) Spring
13 44 (3.13%) Sass
14 40 (2.85%) JSON
15 37 (2.63%) LESS
16 36 (2.56%) Gherkin
17 30 (2.14%) HTML5
18 28 (1.99%) Backbone.js
18 28 (1.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 27 (1.92%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 137 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 71 (5.05%) User Experience
4 64 (4.56%) Mobile App
5 25 (1.78%) Mathematics
6 23 (1.64%) Fintech
7 21 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 21 (1.49%) Online Games
8 20 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (1.00%) Driving Licence
10 14 (1.00%) Equities
11 13 (0.93%) Client/Server
11 13 (0.93%) N-Tier
12 12 (0.85%) Mobile Games
13 11 (0.78%) Statistics
14 10 (0.71%) NHS
15 9 (0.64%) Virtual Team
16 8 (0.57%) Physics
16 8 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 136 (9.68%) Windows
2 128 (9.11%) Linux
3 67 (4.77%) Unix
4 53 (3.77%) Android
5 52 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.85%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.78%) Windows 7
8 10 (0.71%) Mac OS X
8 10 (0.71%) Windows Phone
8 10 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.64%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.50%) Solaris
11 6 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.071%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.071%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 850 (60.50%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (27.33%) Test Automation
3 331 (23.56%) Non-Functional Testing
4 322 (22.92%) Test Scripting
5 315 (22.42%) Scrum
6 304 (21.64%) Software Testing
7 275 (19.57%) Regression Testing
8 246 (17.51%) Continuous Integration
9 235 (16.73%) SDLC
10 229 (16.30%) User Acceptance Testing
11 214 (15.23%) Automated Testing
12 194 (13.81%) Manual Testing
13 187 (13.31%) TDD
14 178 (12.67%) Performance Testing
15 163 (11.60%) Test Strategy
16 160 (11.39%) BDD
17 158 (11.25%) Waterfall
18 140 (9.96%) Automation Testing
19 117 (8.33%) Kanban
19 117 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 452 (32.17%) SQL
2 369 (26.26%) Java
3 257 (18.29%) C#
4 219 (15.59%) JavaScript
5 96 (6.83%) Python
6 68 (4.84%) Ruby
7 51 (3.63%) PHP
8 40 (2.85%) C++
9 37 (2.63%) Perl
10 33 (2.35%) VB
11 31 (2.21%) T-SQL
12 29 (2.06%) Scala
13 28 (1.99%) C
14 27 (1.92%) VBScript
15 25 (1.78%) PL/SQL
16 20 (1.42%) Bash Shell
17 18 (1.28%) VB.NET
18 15 (1.07%) Objective-C
19 14 (1.00%) PowerShell
19 14 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 299 (21.28%) ISEB
2 287 (20.43%) ISTQB
3 175 (12.46%) Degree
4 120 (8.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 48 (3.42%) Security Cleared
6 23 (1.64%) DV Cleared
7 13 (0.93%) SC Cleared
8 12 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 8 (0.57%) MCP
9 8 (0.57%) MCSA
9 8 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.43%) HND
10 6 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.21%) ICAEW
12 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.14%) MySQL Certification
13 2 (0.14%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 584 (41.57%) QA
2 14 (1.00%) SDET
3 4 (0.28%) HL7
3 4 (0.28%) MISRA
3 4 (0.28%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.21%) MiFID
4 3 (0.21%) SLA
5 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.071%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.071%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.71%) Docker
3 3 (0.21%) HDFS
4 1 (0.071%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.071%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.071%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 61 (4.34%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.07%) Ambari
3 10 (0.71%) SCCM
4 9 (0.64%) Ansible
4 9 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.28%) Puppet
5 4 (0.28%) Rancher
5 4 (0.28%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 3 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.14%) Kibana
7 2 (0.14%) logstash
8 1 (0.071%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.071%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.071%) Icinga
8 1 (0.071%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.071%) Nagios
8 1 (0.071%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.071%) WMI
Vendors
1 118 (8.40%) Microsoft
2 115 (8.19%) Oracle
3 76 (5.41%) HP
4 26 (1.85%) Atlassian
5 25 (1.78%) IBM
6 22 (1.57%) Google
6 22 (1.57%) LexisNexis
7 19 (1.35%) Cisco
8 14 (1.00%) Apple
8 14 (1.00%) Nokia
8 14 (1.00%) Telerik
9 13 (0.93%) Citrix
9 13 (0.93%) SAP
10 11 (0.78%) ServiceNow
11 10 (0.71%) Huawei
11 10 (0.71%) Juniper
12 9 (0.64%) Dell
12 9 (0.64%) Intel Security
12 9 (0.64%) Zend
13 8 (0.57%) Polycom
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £150 - £200 Per Day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £25000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life, 25 Days
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 15 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Llandudno, Gwynedd
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum +
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Great Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago