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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 377 279 344
Rank change year-on-year
-98 +65
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 740 1211 997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 1.11% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.27% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 576 959 717
Median salary £42,632 £42,887 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.59% +7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £30,000 £29,450
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

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
84067 95471 97586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.24% 87.53% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 69978 78940 78095
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 £30,500
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -91 698 £43,000 - 68
London -36 275 £52,500 +1.94% 22
South East -73 134 £45,000 +9.75% 13
Yorkshire +29 100 £37,500 +7.14% 4
West Yorkshire +37 72 £42,500 - 3
Leeds +56 60 £42,500 -22.72% 1
West Midlands +19 54 £34,715 +26.23% 8
City of London +16 54 £51,000 +2.00% 8
Berkshire +25 34 £45,000 +12.50% 3
South West -44 34 £33,750 -20.58% 6
Scotland +6 31 £34,500 -8.00% 5
Hampshire -21 31 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Surrey -16 30 £47,500 +11.76% 1
North West -70 30 £34,000 -9.33% 7
East Midlands 0 26 £36,000 -5.26% 2
East of England -11 25 £42,500 - 3
Edinburgh +11 22 £34,000 -15.00% 2
Manchester -59 22 £34,000 -15.00% 4
Nottingham -11 20 £32,500 -15.58%
Nottinghamshire -16 20 £32,500 -15.58%
Birmingham -12 18 £38,608 +34.25% 3
North Yorkshire +22 17 £32,500 -51.85% 1
Bradford -4 16 £37,750 +2.02% 1
Midlands +18 13 £35,000 -6.66%
South Yorkshire -5 13 £37,500 +16.27%
Fareham +11 12 £53,750 -27.11% 1
West Sussex -9 12 £30,750 -23.12%
Warwickshire +3 11 £36,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +2 11 £49,000 +40.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -6 10 £35,000 -6.66% 2

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (64.39%) Agile Software Development
2 671 (40.57%) QA
3 555 (33.56%) Selenium
4 528 (31.92%) Finance
5 524 (31.68%) SQL
6 483 (29.20%) Java
7 449 (27.15%) Scrum
8 434 (26.24%) Test Automation
9 377 (22.79%) Non-Functional Testing
10 363 (21.95%) ISEB
11 343 (20.74%) Software Testing
12 342 (20.68%) Continuous Integration
13 331 (20.01%) ISTQB
14 315 (19.04%) Degree
14 315 (19.04%) Test Scripting
15 313 (18.92%) Regression Testing
16 308 (18.62%) TDD
17 291 (17.59%) Cucumber
18 274 (16.57%) BDD
18 274 (16.57%) User Acceptance Testing
19 273 (16.51%) C#
20 272 (16.44%) Automated Testing
21 271 (16.38%) HTML
21 271 (16.38%) SDLC
22 265 (16.02%) .NET
23 264 (15.96%) JavaScript
24 219 (13.24%) Jenkins
25 217 (13.12%) JIRA
26 215 (13.00%) Test Strategy
27 210 (12.70%) Manual 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 61 (3.69%) JBoss
2 46 (2.78%) Confluence
3 40 (2.42%) GlassFish
3 40 (2.42%) IIS
3 40 (2.42%) WildFly
4 39 (2.36%) CMS
5 33 (2.00%) Apache Spark
6 23 (1.39%) SharePoint
7 21 (1.27%) Mule
7 21 (1.27%) Mule ESB
8 14 (0.85%) Apache
9 10 (0.60%) CICS
10 7 (0.42%) SAS
10 7 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.30%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.24%) nginx
12 4 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 80 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 53 (3.20%) MS Office
3 23 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.36%) MS Project
5 5 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.24%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.12%) SPSS
8 1 (0.060%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 13 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.60%) Demantra
3 10 (0.60%) Oracle ASCP
4 6 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
5 5 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.24%) FastStats
6 4 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.18%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.93%) SaaS
2 23 (1.39%) GitHub
3 12 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.48%) Heroku
4 8 (0.48%) Office 365
5 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.12%) PaaS
7 1 (0.060%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.060%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.39%) Internet
2 32 (1.93%) Firewall
3 31 (1.87%) TCP/IP
4 29 (1.75%) DNS
4 29 (1.75%) HTTP
5 18 (1.09%) HTTPS
6 14 (0.85%) VoIP
7 12 (0.73%) BGP
7 12 (0.73%) Broadband
7 12 (0.73%) DHCP
7 12 (0.73%) IPv6
7 12 (0.73%) L2TP
7 12 (0.73%) MPLS
7 12 (0.73%) SNMP
7 12 (0.73%) TACACS
7 12 (0.73%) VPLS
8 8 (0.48%) LAN
8 8 (0.48%) NFC
8 8 (0.48%) WAN
9 6 (0.36%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (7.86%) SQL Server
2 117 (7.07%) MySQL
3 87 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 66 (3.99%) Relational Database
5 53 (3.20%) CouchDB
6 51 (3.08%) Big Data
6 51 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
6 51 (3.08%) NoSQL
7 50 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
8 37 (2.24%) Hadoop
9 35 (2.12%) MongoDB
10 32 (1.93%) Oracle Database
11 26 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
13 18 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
13 18 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (1.03%) Data Mining
15 15 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 15 (0.91%) SQLPlus
16 13 (0.79%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 555 (33.56%) Selenium
2 291 (17.59%) Cucumber
3 219 (13.24%) Jenkins
4 217 (13.12%) JIRA
5 197 (11.91%) JUnit
6 155 (9.37%) WebDriver
7 149 (9.01%) Git (software)
8 135 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 133 (8.04%) SoapUI
10 130 (7.86%) Maven
11 128 (7.74%) HP UFT
12 103 (6.23%) JMeter
13 95 (5.74%) Gradle
13 95 (5.74%) LoadRunner
14 91 (5.50%) TestNG
15 88 (5.32%) Mockito
16 81 (4.90%) Visual Studio
17 64 (3.87%) EasyMock
18 63 (3.81%) Hudson
19 61 (3.69%) TeamCity
General
1 528 (31.92%) Finance
2 132 (7.98%) Banking
3 113 (6.83%) Retail
4 54 (3.26%) Back Office
5 45 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 40 (2.42%) Legal
7 39 (2.36%) Games
8 23 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.21%) Billing
10 19 (1.15%) Marketing
11 15 (0.91%) Automotive
11 15 (0.91%) Law
12 12 (0.73%) Aerospace
12 12 (0.73%) Publishing
13 9 (0.54%) Electronics
13 9 (0.54%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.48%) Music Industry
14 8 (0.48%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.42%) Front Office
15 7 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 466 (28.17%) Analyst
2 368 (22.25%) Developer
3 348 (21.04%) Test Analyst
4 288 (17.41%) Tester
5 164 (9.92%) Test Engineer
6 154 (9.31%) Java Developer
7 153 (9.25%) Automation Tester
8 121 (7.32%) Senior Developer
9 113 (6.83%) Test Manager
10 102 (6.17%) Automation Test Analyst
11 97 (5.86%) QA Tester
11 97 (5.86%) Test Leader
12 80 (4.84%) QA Analyst
13 74 (4.47%) QA Engineer
13 74 (4.47%) Senior Analyst
14 73 (4.41%) Selenium Tester
15 68 (4.11%) QA Automation Tester
16 67 (4.05%) Senior Tester
17 66 (3.99%) Test Automation Engineer
18 62 (3.75%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (16.38%) HTML
2 265 (16.02%) .NET
3 184 (11.12%) Web Services
4 167 (10.10%) Spring
5 166 (10.04%) CSS
6 120 (7.26%) XML
7 104 (6.29%) SOAP
8 102 (6.17%) Hibernate
9 98 (5.93%) Ajax
10 91 (5.50%) REST
11 87 (5.26%) AngularJS
11 87 (5.26%) Java EE
12 79 (4.78%) JMS
13 75 (4.53%) RESTful
14 71 (4.29%) ASP.NET
15 58 (3.51%) HTML5
16 53 (3.20%) React
17 52 (3.14%) PowerMock
18 48 (2.90%) jQuery
19 47 (2.84%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 156 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (6.95%) Computer Science
3 82 (4.96%) Mobile App
4 75 (4.53%) User Experience
5 73 (4.41%) Mathematics
6 48 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 32 (1.93%) Artificial Intelligence
8 25 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (1.27%) Smart Meter
10 20 (1.21%) Management Information System
11 18 (1.09%) Mainframe
12 17 (1.03%) Fintech
12 17 (1.03%) Online Games
13 15 (0.91%) Client/Server
14 14 (0.85%) Data Integration
14 14 (0.85%) Equities
15 11 (0.67%) Clustering
16 10 (0.60%) Algorithms
16 10 (0.60%) Data Centre
16 10 (0.60%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 118 (7.13%) Linux
2 92 (5.56%) Windows
3 79 (4.78%) Apple iOS
4 77 (4.66%) Unix
5 73 (4.41%) Android
6 13 (0.79%) Solaris
7 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.18%) Kali Linux
8 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.060%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.060%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1065 (64.39%) Agile Software Development
2 449 (27.15%) Scrum
3 434 (26.24%) Test Automation
4 377 (22.79%) Non-Functional Testing
5 343 (20.74%) Software Testing
6 342 (20.68%) Continuous Integration
7 315 (19.04%) Test Scripting
8 313 (18.92%) Regression Testing
9 308 (18.62%) TDD
10 274 (16.57%) BDD
10 274 (16.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 272 (16.44%) Automated Testing
12 271 (16.38%) SDLC
13 215 (13.00%) Test Strategy
14 210 (12.70%) Manual Testing
15 206 (12.45%) Performance Testing
16 187 (11.31%) Waterfall
17 182 (11.00%) Integration Testing
18 176 (10.64%) Kanban
19 167 (10.10%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 524 (31.68%) SQL
2 483 (29.20%) Java
3 273 (16.51%) C#
4 264 (15.96%) JavaScript
5 88 (5.32%) Python
5 88 (5.32%) Ruby
6 60 (3.63%) VB
7 56 (3.39%) Perl
7 56 (3.39%) Scala
8 52 (3.14%) PHP
9 46 (2.78%) C++
10 42 (2.54%) Groovy
11 38 (2.30%) C
11 38 (2.30%) VBScript
12 37 (2.24%) PL/SQL
13 27 (1.63%) VB.NET
14 25 (1.51%) Clojure
14 25 (1.51%) T-SQL
15 20 (1.21%) Bash Shell
16 17 (1.03%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 363 (21.95%) ISEB
2 331 (20.01%) ISTQB
3 315 (19.04%) Degree
4 157 (9.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 39 (2.36%) Security Cleared
6 27 (1.63%) DV Cleared
7 25 (1.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 16 (0.97%) SC Cleared
9 14 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
10 11 (0.67%) PMI Certification
10 11 (0.67%) PMP
11 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.12%) MySQL Certification
13 2 (0.12%) PhD
13 2 (0.12%) Postgraduate
14 1 (0.060%) CIPD
14 1 (0.060%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 671 (40.57%) QA
2 17 (1.03%) SDET
3 9 (0.54%) Solvency II
4 8 (0.48%) SLA
5 5 (0.30%) MiFID
6 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.12%) EMIR
7 1 (0.060%) JTAG
7 1 (0.060%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (1.21%) Docker
2 4 (0.24%) HDFS
2 4 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.060%) Firmware
3 1 (0.060%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 93 (5.62%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (1.33%) Puppet
3 14 (0.85%) Ansible
4 6 (0.36%) CA Service Virtualization
5 3 (0.18%) Ambari
5 3 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.060%) OpenView
6 1 (0.060%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.060%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 175 (10.58%) Oracle
2 132 (7.98%) HP
3 131 (7.92%) Microsoft
4 38 (2.30%) Atlassian
5 25 (1.51%) Facebook
5 25 (1.51%) Twitter
6 21 (1.27%) Google
7 20 (1.21%) SAP
8 18 (1.09%) LexisNexis
8 18 (1.09%) Rally
9 16 (0.97%) IBM
10 13 (0.79%) Cisco
11 12 (0.73%) Huawei
11 12 (0.73%) Juniper
11 12 (0.73%) Nokia
12 11 (0.67%) Telerik
13 10 (0.60%) Red Hat
14 8 (0.48%) Zend
15 6 (0.36%) CA
15 6 (0.36%) Sun
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Salary dependent on role
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £32k - 35k per year + 3000 bouns
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 13 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + possible remote work
Posted: Yesterday
London
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
PMC retail
Salary: Competitive + Pension + Healthcare & Other Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Bens + Development
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £27500 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gourock, Renfrewshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago