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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 324 277 340
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +63
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 944 1224 1060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 1.13% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.31% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 717 983 780
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
86262 93359 103515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.85% 86.36% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 71870 75862 84172
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 £31,500 £31,000
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 30 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 30 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
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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 -38 899 £45,000 - 88
London -43 299 £55,000 +12.24% 35
South East -72 187 £40,000 -11.11% 17
Yorkshire -50 107 £35,000 - 8
West Midlands +57 104 £57,500 +76.92% 8
North West +30 72 £45,000 +28.57% 8
West Yorkshire -30 69 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Warwickshire +47 62 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Warwick +27 61 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Manchester +26 60 £48,750 +39.28% 4
East of England +30 58 £38,000 -5.00% 5
Surrey -45 50 £41,250 -2.94% 3
City of London +19 47 £55,000 +18.91% 14
Leeds -44 45 £45,000 +5.88% 5
South West +9 40 £41,250 +26.92% 5
Berkshire -11 36 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Buckinghamshire +52 34 £36,750 +22.50% 4
Hertfordshire +42 29 £44,250 -6.84% 2
East Midlands +21 27 £52,500 +50.00% 2
Bradford +18 27 £40,000 -21.56% 2
Scotland +13 25 £37,500 -14.77% 3
North Yorkshire +7 25 £32,500 +8.33% 1
West Sussex +1 25 £40,000 -20.00%
Wimbledon - 21 - -
Birmingham +11 19 £41,500 +18.57% 1
Hampshire -16 19 £46,250 +8.82% 2
Reading -18 18 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Watford +22 17 £37,500 -34.21% 1
Wales +10 16 £35,000 -12.50%
Aylesbury - 15 £35,000 - 2

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 1105 (58.31%) Agile Software Development
2 759 (40.05%) QA
3 655 (34.56%) SQL
4 598 (31.56%) Selenium
5 558 (29.45%) Java
6 527 (27.81%) Finance
7 453 (23.91%) Non-Functional Testing
8 442 (23.32%) Scrum
9 439 (23.17%) ISEB
10 434 (22.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 417 (22.01%) Test Scripting
12 414 (21.85%) ISTQB
13 401 (21.16%) Test Automation
14 381 (20.11%) Regression Testing
15 379 (20.00%) Degree
16 372 (19.63%) Software Testing
17 338 (17.84%) TDD
18 328 (17.31%) Automated Testing
19 324 (17.10%) Cucumber
20 312 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
21 288 (15.20%) Oracle
22 279 (14.72%) BDD
23 273 (14.41%) SDLC
24 255 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
25 245 (12.93%) C#
26 241 (12.72%) JUnit
27 240 (12.66%) Test Strategy
27 240 (12.66%) JIRA
28 232 (12.24%) .NET
29 229 (12.08%) SQL Server

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 85 (4.49%) JBoss
2 65 (3.43%) GlassFish
3 63 (3.32%) WildFly
4 53 (2.80%) SharePoint
5 48 (2.53%) Node.js
6 44 (2.32%) Apache Spark
7 41 (2.16%) CMS
8 34 (1.79%) Confluence
8 34 (1.79%) IIS
9 23 (1.21%) Mule
10 22 (1.16%) Mule ESB
11 15 (0.79%) CICS
12 14 (0.74%) Apache
13 12 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
14 11 (0.58%) Skype for Business
14 11 (0.58%) Tomcat
15 10 (0.53%) MQSeries
15 10 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
16 9 (0.47%) Apache ServiceMix
17 8 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 137 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 111 (5.86%) MS Office
3 54 (2.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (1.06%) Photoshop
5 15 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.26%) 3ds Max
6 5 (0.26%) MS Project
7 4 (0.21%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (0.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 13 (0.69%) Markit EDM
4 10 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.53%) Temenos T24
5 9 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.37%) Demantra
6 7 (0.37%) Oracle ASCP
7 6 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
7 6 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
7 6 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.26%) SAP GRC
8 5 (0.26%) SAP R/3
9 4 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.21%) Kondor
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.21%) SaaS
2 18 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.32%) GitHub
5 5 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.21%) Heroku
7 2 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.053%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.053%) Force.com
8 1 (0.053%) Office 365
8 1 (0.053%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.22%) Internet
2 30 (1.58%) TCP/IP
3 26 (1.37%) Firewall
4 24 (1.27%) VoIP
5 16 (0.84%) LAN
5 16 (0.84%) WAN
6 14 (0.74%) DNS
7 13 (0.69%) VLAN
8 8 (0.42%) HTTP
8 8 (0.42%) SSH
9 7 (0.37%) PuTTY
9 7 (0.37%) Telnet
10 6 (0.32%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.21%) 4G
11 4 (0.21%) ATM
11 4 (0.21%) Intranet
11 4 (0.21%) IPsec
12 3 (0.16%) 802.15
12 3 (0.16%) Extranet
12 3 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 140 (7.39%) MySQL
3 99 (5.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 97 (5.12%) Relational Database
5 79 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
6 61 (3.22%) Big Data
6 61 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
7 55 (2.90%) NoSQL
7 55 (2.90%) Oracle Database
8 54 (2.85%) MongoDB
9 50 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 47 (2.48%) Hadoop
11 45 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
12 44 (2.32%) CouchDB
13 42 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 33 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
15 21 (1.11%) RDBMS
16 19 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
16 19 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
17 17 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 598 (31.56%) Selenium
2 324 (17.10%) Cucumber
3 241 (12.72%) JUnit
4 240 (12.66%) JIRA
5 211 (11.13%) Jenkins
6 184 (9.71%) HP UFT
7 161 (8.50%) WebDriver
8 136 (7.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 122 (6.44%) Maven
10 102 (5.38%) SoapUI
11 101 (5.33%) Git (software)
12 92 (4.85%) JBehave
13 88 (4.64%) TestNG
14 83 (4.38%) Hudson
15 76 (4.01%) Mockito
16 75 (3.96%) JMeter
17 73 (3.85%) Visual Studio
18 71 (3.75%) Gradle
19 61 (3.22%) LoadRunner
19 61 (3.22%) TeamCity
General
1 527 (27.81%) Finance
2 132 (6.97%) Retail
3 127 (6.70%) Banking
4 57 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 48 (2.53%) Law
6 46 (2.43%) Back Office
7 43 (2.27%) Games
8 40 (2.11%) Legal
9 33 (1.74%) Marketing
10 27 (1.42%) Billing
11 22 (1.16%) Manufacturing
12 17 (0.90%) Electronics
12 17 (0.90%) Investment Banking
13 15 (0.79%) Polish Language
13 15 (0.79%) Publishing
14 14 (0.74%) Front Office
15 11 (0.58%) Multimedia
15 11 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.58%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 651 (34.35%) Analyst
2 490 (25.86%) Test Analyst
3 382 (20.16%) Developer
4 351 (18.52%) Tester
5 205 (10.82%) Java Developer
6 190 (10.03%) Test Engineer
7 140 (7.39%) Senior Developer
8 129 (6.81%) Automation Test Analyst
9 126 (6.65%) Test Leader
10 125 (6.60%) QA Analyst
11 122 (6.44%) Automation Tester
11 122 (6.44%) QA Tester
11 122 (6.44%) Test Manager
12 112 (5.91%) QA Engineer
13 96 (5.07%) Senior Analyst
14 92 (4.85%) Senior Java Developer
15 88 (4.64%) QA Test Analyst
16 77 (4.06%) Senior Test Analyst
17 76 (4.01%) Business Analyst
18 73 (3.85%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (12.24%) .NET
2 218 (11.50%) Web Services
3 202 (10.66%) HTML
4 185 (9.76%) Spring
5 175 (9.23%) XML
6 136 (7.18%) CSS
7 106 (5.59%) Hibernate
8 105 (5.54%) Java EE
9 104 (5.49%) RESTful
10 95 (5.01%) JMS
11 94 (4.96%) SOAP
12 78 (4.12%) jQuery
13 72 (3.80%) AngularJS
13 72 (3.80%) HornetQ
14 63 (3.32%) JAX-RS
15 62 (3.27%) Ajax
16 61 (3.22%) JPA
16 61 (3.22%) RESTEasy
17 60 (3.17%) HTML5
17 60 (3.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 255 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (6.60%) Computer Science
3 118 (6.23%) Mobile App
4 117 (6.17%) Mathematics
5 59 (3.11%) User Experience
6 41 (2.16%) Artificial Intelligence
6 41 (2.16%) Management Information System
7 38 (2.01%) Fintech
8 37 (1.95%) Data Centre
9 34 (1.79%) Client/Server
10 28 (1.48%) N-Tier
11 26 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
12 24 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 24 (1.27%) Mainframe
13 20 (1.06%) iPhone
13 20 (1.06%) Smart Meter
14 18 (0.95%) Data Integration
15 15 (0.79%) Online Games
15 15 (0.79%) VSAM
16 13 (0.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 182 (9.60%) Unix
2 171 (9.02%) Linux
3 144 (7.60%) Windows
4 98 (5.17%) Android
5 95 (5.01%) Apple iOS
6 18 (0.95%) Solaris
7 14 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (0.69%) Windows Server
9 12 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.47%) CentOS
11 8 (0.42%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.21%) Kali Linux
13 3 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.053%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.053%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1105 (58.31%) Agile Software Development
2 453 (23.91%) Non-Functional Testing
3 442 (23.32%) Scrum
4 434 (22.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 417 (22.01%) Test Scripting
6 401 (21.16%) Test Automation
7 381 (20.11%) Regression Testing
8 372 (19.63%) Software Testing
9 338 (17.84%) TDD
10 328 (17.31%) Automated Testing
11 312 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
12 279 (14.72%) BDD
13 273 (14.41%) SDLC
14 240 (12.66%) Test Strategy
15 227 (11.98%) Integration Testing
16 224 (11.82%) Unit Testing
17 211 (11.13%) Test Management
18 209 (11.03%) Waterfall
19 207 (10.92%) Manual Testing
20 181 (9.55%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 655 (34.56%) SQL
2 558 (29.45%) Java
3 245 (12.93%) C#
4 225 (11.87%) JavaScript
5 138 (7.28%) Ruby
6 130 (6.86%) Python
7 70 (3.69%) C++
8 63 (3.32%) PHP
9 62 (3.27%) C
10 55 (2.90%) Scala
11 49 (2.59%) PL/SQL
12 48 (2.53%) T-SQL
13 44 (2.32%) VB
14 43 (2.27%) Groovy
15 41 (2.16%) Clojure
16 39 (2.06%) Perl
17 35 (1.85%) VB.NET
17 35 (1.85%) VBScript
18 26 (1.37%) COBOL
19 16 (0.84%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 439 (23.17%) ISEB
2 414 (21.85%) ISTQB
3 379 (20.00%) Degree
4 182 (9.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 65 (3.43%) Security Cleared
6 52 (2.74%) SC Cleared
7 33 (1.74%) DV Cleared
8 30 (1.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 21 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (1.00%) PMI Certification
10 19 (1.00%) PMP
11 14 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
12 11 (0.58%) CCNA
12 11 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (0.58%) MCITP
12 11 (0.58%) MCSA
12 11 (0.58%) MCSE
12 11 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (0.32%) HND
14 3 (0.16%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 759 (40.05%) QA
2 19 (1.00%) SDET
3 14 (0.74%) Solvency II
4 10 (0.53%) HL7
5 9 (0.47%) SLA
6 4 (0.21%) ISO 8583
6 4 (0.21%) ISO20022
6 4 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.16%) JTAG
8 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.11%) EMIR
8 2 (0.11%) MiFID
9 1 (0.053%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.053%) TickIT
9 1 (0.053%) WAI
System Software
1 19 (1.00%) Docker
2 11 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (0.58%) XenApp
3 5 (0.26%) vSphere
4 3 (0.16%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.11%) Firmware
6 1 (0.053%) HDFS
6 1 (0.053%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 131 (6.91%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (1.53%) Puppet
3 17 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 11 (0.58%) vMotion
5 7 (0.37%) CA Service Virtualization
5 7 (0.37%) yum
6 6 (0.32%) Ansible
7 2 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.11%) OpenView
7 2 (0.11%) TIBCO Hawk
7 2 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 288 (15.20%) Oracle
2 218 (11.50%) Microsoft
3 177 (9.34%) HP
4 51 (2.69%) IBM
5 43 (2.27%) SAP
6 42 (2.22%) Twitter
7 41 (2.16%) Facebook
8 21 (1.11%) VMware
9 20 (1.06%) Adobe
9 20 (1.06%) Atlassian
10 19 (1.00%) Citrix
11 18 (0.95%) WorldPay
12 17 (0.90%) Rally
13 15 (0.79%) Red Hat
14 11 (0.58%) Appcelerator
14 11 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (0.58%) Sitecore
14 11 (0.58%) Telerik
15 10 (0.53%) Green Hat
15 10 (0.53%) webMethods
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £68,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Thirsk, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Roqit
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum amazing benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Send
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 70,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + great benefits and package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36047.00 - £39180.90 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Send
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + 1.5k bonus + 5 weeks holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £48,000 - £65,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago