The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 338 337 322
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 918 940 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.91% 0.88% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.04% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 745 730 712
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
87935 90766 89428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.82% 85.27% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72987 74501 71137
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +23 885 £42,500 +6.25% 139
London +22 364 £50,000 +2.04% 54
South East +4 149 £37,500 -16.66% 28
City of London +65 90 £47,500 -3.06% 9
Yorkshire -43 77 £32,500 -7.14% 10
East of England +14 67 £40,000 -15.78% 9
South West +10 66 £42,500 +13.33% 10
North West +6 64 £37,500 +7.14% 11
West Midlands +30 56 £40,000 +23.07% 10
West Yorkshire -17 55 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Leeds -3 45 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Hertfordshire +30 31 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Buckinghamshire +25 31 £38,750 +1.97% 8
East Midlands +12 31 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Surrey -24 30 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Bristol -7 27 £40,000 +9.58% 3
Cheshire +40 26 £28,000 -13.84% 3
Oxfordshire +15 25 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Manchester -17 25 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Cambridgeshire +11 23 £39,500 -16.84% 2
Hampshire +21 22 £42,500 +17.24% 3
Milton Keynes +20 21 £43,750 +15.13% 2
Birmingham +5 18 £32,515 -7.10% 2
Coventry - 18 £41,250 -
Cambridge -4 17 £39,500 -16.84% 2
Watford +24 15 £48,000 - 1
Dorset +22 15 £34,000 +4.61% 1
York +12 15 £32,500 +8.33% 1
North Yorkshire +10 15 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Bradford +10 14 £32,500 +30.00% 1

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing.

1 1110 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 846 (40.19%) QA
3 699 (33.21%) SQL
4 634 (30.12%) Java
5 621 (29.50%) Selenium
6 545 (25.89%) Finance
7 511 (24.28%) Non-Functional Testing
8 505 (23.99%) Test Scripting
9 501 (23.80%) User Acceptance Testing
10 480 (22.80%) Test Automation
11 474 (22.52%) Software Testing
12 469 (22.28%) ISEB
13 407 (19.33%) Automated Testing
14 394 (18.72%) Regression Testing
15 388 (18.43%) ISTQB
16 383 (18.19%) C#
17 370 (17.58%) Degree
18 349 (16.58%) Scrum
19 316 (15.01%) TDD
19 316 (15.01%) JavaScript
20 305 (14.49%) Manual Testing
20 305 (14.49%) SDLC
21 303 (14.39%) .NET
22 283 (13.44%) SQL Server
23 277 (13.16%) HP
24 274 (13.02%) HP Quality Center
25 272 (12.92%) JIRA
26 270 (12.83%) Web Services
27 254 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
28 253 (12.02%) Performance Testing

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 58 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 57 (2.71%) Node.js
3 48 (2.28%) CMS
3 48 (2.28%) Confluence
4 36 (1.71%) IIS
5 23 (1.09%) Tomcat
6 21 (1.00%) ColdFusion
7 20 (0.95%) JBoss
8 19 (0.90%) Apache
9 17 (0.81%) MQSeries
10 15 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
10 15 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
10 15 (0.71%) WebLogic
11 13 (0.62%) ExpressionEngine
12 11 (0.52%) GlassFish
12 11 (0.52%) Mule
13 9 (0.43%) Mule ESB
13 9 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
14 8 (0.38%) Apache Spark
14 8 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 222 (10.55%) MS Excel
2 115 (5.46%) MS Office
3 34 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 32 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.38%) MS Project
6 7 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.14%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 32 (1.52%) Markit EDM
2 19 (0.90%) Temenos T24
3 14 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 10 (0.48%) Kondor
6 8 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
8 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.14%) MoSes
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.14%) VisionPLUS
9 3 (0.14%) Visualfiles
10 2 (0.095%) Aareon QL
10 2 (0.095%) Infor M3
10 2 (0.095%) MIS ActiveH
10 2 (0.095%) OPENHousing
10 2 (0.095%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.62%) GitHub
4 13 (0.62%) SaaS
5 2 (0.095%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.095%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.095%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.095%) Heroku
6 1 (0.048%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.048%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.048%) Office 365
6 1 (0.048%) Route 53
6 1 (0.048%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.76%) Internet
2 28 (1.33%) TCP/IP
3 22 (1.05%) PuTTY
3 22 (1.05%) VoIP
4 17 (0.81%) SSH
4 17 (0.81%) Telnet
5 11 (0.52%) HTTP
5 11 (0.52%) SNMP
6 10 (0.48%) LAN
7 9 (0.43%) Diameter Protocol
7 9 (0.43%) WAN
8 8 (0.38%) DNS
9 5 (0.24%) Firewall
9 5 (0.24%) MVNO
9 5 (0.24%) VPN
9 5 (0.24%) WinSCP
10 4 (0.19%) Broadband
10 4 (0.19%) IOS XR
10 4 (0.19%) IPv4
10 4 (0.19%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (13.44%) SQL Server
2 106 (5.04%) Relational Database
3 98 (4.66%) MySQL
4 79 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
5 65 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 55 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 47 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 44 (2.09%) NoSQL
9 43 (2.04%) Oracle Database
10 40 (1.90%) MongoDB
11 35 (1.66%) RDBMS
12 33 (1.57%) Big Data
13 28 (1.33%) QlikView
14 27 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
15 25 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
16 22 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
17 21 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 19 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
19 15 (0.71%) CouchDB
20 13 (0.62%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 621 (29.50%) Selenium
2 272 (12.92%) JIRA
3 240 (11.40%) Cucumber
4 223 (10.59%) HP UFT
5 187 (8.88%) JUnit
6 170 (8.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 152 (7.22%) Jenkins
8 142 (6.75%) WebDriver
9 108 (5.13%) Visual Studio
10 87 (4.13%) JMeter
10 87 (4.13%) NUnit
11 81 (3.85%) Maven
11 81 (3.85%) SoapUI
12 76 (3.61%) Git (software)
13 61 (2.90%) LoadRunner
14 54 (2.57%) Subversion
15 47 (2.23%) FitNesse
16 46 (2.19%) MSTest
17 45 (2.14%) Mockito
17 45 (2.14%) TeamCity
General
1 545 (25.89%) Finance
2 105 (4.99%) Banking
3 97 (4.61%) Retail
4 71 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 52 (2.47%) Legal
6 48 (2.28%) Law
7 42 (2.00%) Games
8 41 (1.95%) Marketing
9 36 (1.71%) Front Office
10 35 (1.66%) Back Office
11 34 (1.62%) Financial Institution
12 30 (1.43%) Investment Banking
13 15 (0.71%) Advertising
13 15 (0.71%) Electronics
14 13 (0.62%) Retail Banking
15 11 (0.52%) Manufacturing
15 11 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.52%) Polish Language
16 10 (0.48%) French Language
17 9 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 738 (35.06%) Analyst
2 544 (25.84%) Test Analyst
3 400 (19.00%) Tester
4 356 (16.91%) Developer
5 283 (13.44%) Test Engineer
6 189 (8.98%) QA Engineer
7 141 (6.70%) QA Tester
8 130 (6.18%) Java Developer
9 129 (6.13%) QA Analyst
10 121 (5.75%) Business Analyst
11 107 (5.08%) Software Tester
12 104 (4.94%) Test Manager
13 99 (4.70%) Senior Analyst
14 96 (4.56%) Test Leader
15 92 (4.37%) Automation Engineer
16 89 (4.23%) Automation Analyst
16 89 (4.23%) QA Test Analyst
17 86 (4.09%) Software Test Engineer
18 85 (4.04%) Automation Test Analyst
19 84 (3.99%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (14.39%) .NET
2 270 (12.83%) Web Services
3 217 (10.31%) HTML
4 172 (8.17%) XML
5 169 (8.03%) CSS
6 88 (4.18%) Spring
7 80 (3.80%) HTML5
8 79 (3.75%) SOAP
9 72 (3.42%) jQuery
10 70 (3.33%) ASP.NET
11 68 (3.23%) REST
12 57 (2.71%) AngularJS
12 57 (2.71%) RESTful
13 49 (2.33%) WCF
14 43 (2.04%) WPF
15 38 (1.81%) Hibernate
16 37 (1.76%) Gherkin
17 34 (1.62%) Symfony
18 33 (1.57%) Middleware
18 33 (1.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 254 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 148 (7.03%) Computer Science
3 83 (3.94%) Mobile App
4 50 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 50 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 49 (2.33%) Mathematics
6 48 (2.28%) User Experience
7 42 (2.00%) Client/Server
7 42 (2.00%) Fixed Income
8 41 (1.95%) N-Tier
9 37 (1.76%) Credit Risk
10 34 (1.62%) Equities
11 31 (1.47%) Derivative
12 30 (1.43%) Market Risk
13 29 (1.38%) iPhone
14 28 (1.33%) Fintech
15 27 (1.28%) Credit Derivative
15 27 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
15 27 (1.28%) Wiki
16 25 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 245 (11.64%) Windows
2 205 (9.74%) Unix
3 161 (7.65%) Linux
4 95 (4.51%) Apple iOS
5 79 (3.75%) Android
6 11 (0.52%) Solaris
7 8 (0.38%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.33%) Windows Phone
9 6 (0.29%) CentOS
9 6 (0.29%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.095%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.095%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.048%) Debian
11 1 (0.048%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.048%) SUSE
11 1 (0.048%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.048%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.048%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1110 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 511 (24.28%) Non-Functional Testing
3 505 (23.99%) Test Scripting
4 501 (23.80%) User Acceptance Testing
5 480 (22.80%) Test Automation
6 474 (22.52%) Software Testing
7 407 (19.33%) Automated Testing
8 394 (18.72%) Regression Testing
9 349 (16.58%) Scrum
10 316 (15.01%) TDD
11 305 (14.49%) Manual Testing
11 305 (14.49%) SDLC
12 253 (12.02%) Performance Testing
13 250 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
14 249 (11.83%) Test Strategy
15 246 (11.69%) BDD
16 233 (11.07%) Test Management
17 229 (10.88%) Unit Testing
18 199 (9.45%) Integration Testing
19 186 (8.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 699 (33.21%) SQL
2 634 (30.12%) Java
3 383 (18.19%) C#
4 316 (15.01%) JavaScript
5 161 (7.65%) Python
6 150 (7.13%) Ruby
7 148 (7.03%) PHP
8 71 (3.37%) C++
9 70 (3.33%) C
10 53 (2.52%) T-SQL
11 52 (2.47%) VB
12 45 (2.14%) PL/SQL
13 41 (1.95%) Perl
14 38 (1.81%) Scala
15 32 (1.52%) VBScript
16 24 (1.14%) Shell Script
17 22 (1.05%) Bash Shell
18 21 (1.00%) Groovy
18 21 (1.00%) VB.NET
19 16 (0.76%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 469 (22.28%) ISEB
2 388 (18.43%) ISTQB
3 370 (17.58%) Degree
4 176 (8.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 62 (2.95%) Security Cleared
6 49 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 47 (2.23%) PMI Certification
8 36 (1.71%) PMP
9 31 (1.47%) ISEB Practitioner
10 21 (1.00%) DV Cleared
11 19 (0.90%) HND
12 17 (0.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 11 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (0.33%) OCA
14 7 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
14 7 (0.33%) Sun Certification
15 6 (0.29%) MCAD
15 6 (0.29%) MCSD
16 5 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
16 5 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 846 (40.19%) QA
2 20 (0.95%) SLA
3 19 (0.90%) SDET
4 16 (0.76%) Solvency II
5 14 (0.67%) MiFID
5 14 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
6 12 (0.57%) EMIR
7 5 (0.24%) ISO 8583
7 5 (0.24%) ISO20022
8 4 (0.19%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.19%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.19%) TickIT
9 3 (0.14%) HL7
10 2 (0.095%) Basel II
10 2 (0.095%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.048%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.048%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.048%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.38%) Firmware
2 8 (0.38%) vSphere
3 5 (0.24%) Docker
4 4 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.095%) HDFS
6 1 (0.048%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.048%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.048%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.048%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.048%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.048%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 274 (13.02%) HP Quality Center
2 35 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (1.00%) Puppet
4 10 (0.48%) yum
5 7 (0.33%) Capistrano
6 5 (0.24%) SCCM
7 2 (0.095%) CA Service Virtualization
7 2 (0.095%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.095%) Nagios
8 1 (0.048%) Ansible
8 1 (0.048%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.048%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.048%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.048%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.048%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.048%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.048%) vMotion
Vendors
1 277 (13.16%) HP
2 225 (10.69%) Microsoft
3 219 (10.40%) Oracle
4 57 (2.71%) IBM
5 34 (1.62%) SAP
6 27 (1.28%) WorldPay
7 21 (1.00%) Telerik
8 19 (0.90%) Zend
9 18 (0.86%) webMethods
10 17 (0.81%) Green Hat
11 16 (0.76%) Perforce
12 15 (0.71%) Citrix
13 14 (0.67%) Sybase
13 14 (0.67%) VMware
14 12 (0.57%) Red Hat
15 10 (0.48%) Rally
15 10 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
16 9 (0.43%) Huawei
16 9 (0.43%) Remedy
16 9 (0.43%) Sun
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum +bonus+pension+benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - 60000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Upto 60,000 + 5% Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Circa £90,000 Plus bonus and benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
INPS
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £035000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension Scheme & More
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago