The first table below looks at the demand for the Functional Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Tester
Rank - - 189
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Tester 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £23,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -13.20%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5104 5278 4626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.85% 94.79% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4273 4434 4018
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Functional Tester
England

Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Tester in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Functional Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Functional Tester
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Tester across the West Midlands region.

Functional Tester Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Functional Tester
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Functional Tester in their job title 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 with Functional Tester in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing

Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Functional Tester in their job title 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 with Functional Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) Degree