The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 181 198 215
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +17
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 53 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 0.50% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.58% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 39 18 9
Median salary £34,715 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.23% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,050 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,765 £29,880 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,250 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +11.11%
Functional Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5077 4679 4652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.82% 86.94% 83.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3983 3870 3909
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,233
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £63,299
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Functional Testing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
(Click see detailed
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
Birmingham -11 18 £38,608 +34.25% 3
Warwickshire +2 11 £36,000 - 1
Coventry - 9 £53,000 - 1
Wolverhampton - 5 £26,500 -
Solihull +16 4 £29,500 +7.27% 2
Worcestershire +13 4 £30,000 +15.38% 1
Staffordshire -4 1 - -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 85 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (46.45%) SQL
3 70 (45.16%) QA
4 66 (42.58%) Scrum
5 65 (41.94%) Selenium
6 62 (40.00%) Unit Testing
7 61 (39.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 59 (38.06%) Finance
9 58 (37.42%) Java
10 51 (32.90%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (31.61%) Jenkins
12 48 (30.97%) Software Engineering
13 47 (30.32%) Degree
14 46 (29.68%) Test Automation
14 46 (29.68%) Oracle
15 45 (29.03%) RESTful
16 43 (27.74%) Hudson
17 42 (27.10%) MySQL
18 40 (25.81%) JBoss
18 40 (25.81%) JMS
18 40 (25.81%) SOA
18 40 (25.81%) JUnit
18 40 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
18 40 (25.81%) Hibernate
18 40 (25.81%) JAX-RS
18 40 (25.81%) HornetQ
18 40 (25.81%) JBehave
18 40 (25.81%) Dependency Injection
18 40 (25.81%) Java EE
18 40 (25.81%) Mathematics

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 40 (25.81%) GlassFish
1 40 (25.81%) JBoss
1 40 (25.81%) WildFly
2 25 (16.13%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.94%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (7.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.81%) GitHub
2 5 (3.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (27.10%) MySQL
2 40 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (16.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 25 (16.13%) Big Data
3 25 (16.13%) Hadoop
3 25 (16.13%) MongoDB
3 25 (16.13%) NoSQL
4 13 (8.39%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.58%) OLAP
6 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 65 (41.94%) Selenium
2 61 (39.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 49 (31.61%) Jenkins
4 43 (27.74%) Hudson
5 40 (25.81%) JBehave
5 40 (25.81%) JUnit
6 39 (25.16%) JIRA
7 33 (21.29%) SoapUI
8 32 (20.65%) TestDirector
9 20 (12.90%) Cucumber
10 15 (9.68%) RSpec
11 14 (9.03%) WATIR
12 10 (6.45%) Visual Studio
13 8 (5.16%) Git (software)
14 6 (3.87%) PHPUnit
15 5 (3.23%) Grunt
15 5 (3.23%) gulp
15 5 (3.23%) Jasmine
15 5 (3.23%) WebDriver
16 4 (2.58%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 59 (38.06%) Finance
2 36 (23.23%) Back Office
3 28 (18.06%) Retail
4 15 (9.68%) Billing
5 2 (1.29%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Local Government
6 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (26.45%) Developer
1 41 (26.45%) Tester
2 40 (25.81%) Java Developer
3 38 (24.52%) Analyst
4 34 (21.94%) QA Tester
5 33 (21.29%) Automation Tester
6 32 (20.65%) QA Automation Tester
6 32 (20.65%) XML Tester
7 31 (20.00%) Test Analyst
8 28 (18.06%) Senior Developer
8 28 (18.06%) Senior Java Developer
9 24 (15.48%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 24 (15.48%) Selenium Tester
10 17 (10.97%) Senior Tester
11 15 (9.68%) Lead Developer
11 15 (9.68%) Lead Java Developer
12 13 (8.39%) Senior Automation Tester
12 13 (8.39%) Senior QA Tester
13 11 (7.10%) Test Manager
14 10 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (29.03%) RESTful
2 40 (25.81%) Hibernate
2 40 (25.81%) HornetQ
2 40 (25.81%) Java EE
2 40 (25.81%) JAX-RS
2 40 (25.81%) JMS
3 37 (23.87%) JPA
3 37 (23.87%) RESTEasy
3 37 (23.87%) Spring
4 34 (21.94%) XML
5 15 (9.68%) CSS
5 15 (9.68%) HTML
6 11 (7.10%) .NET
7 10 (6.45%) Web Services
8 5 (3.23%) Behat
8 5 (3.23%) Ember.js
8 5 (3.23%) HTML5
8 5 (3.23%) Node.js
8 5 (3.23%) Symfony
8 5 (3.23%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 40 (25.81%) Mathematics
2 31 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 25 (16.13%) Artificial Intelligence
4 15 (9.68%) Smart Meter
5 9 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (5.16%) Computer Science
7 7 (4.52%) Data Centre
8 5 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (3.23%) iPhone
9 3 (1.94%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.65%) Online Games
10 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.42%) Apple iOS
2 25 (16.13%) Android
3 6 (3.87%) Linux
3 6 (3.87%) Windows
4 2 (1.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (42.58%) Scrum
3 62 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 51 (32.90%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (30.97%) Software Engineering
6 46 (29.68%) Test Automation
7 40 (25.81%) Dependency Injection
7 40 (25.81%) SOA
8 35 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (21.94%) Non-Functional Testing
9 34 (21.94%) Wealth Management
10 33 (21.29%) Test Scripting
11 29 (18.71%) Automated Testing
11 29 (18.71%) Kanban
12 28 (18.06%) TDD
13 27 (17.42%) User Acceptance Testing
14 26 (16.77%) Regression Testing
15 25 (16.13%) Analytics
15 25 (16.13%) DSDM
15 25 (16.13%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 72 (46.45%) SQL
2 58 (37.42%) Java
3 25 (16.13%) Clojure
3 25 (16.13%) Python
3 25 (16.13%) Scala
4 19 (12.26%) C#
5 16 (10.32%) JavaScript
5 16 (10.32%) Ruby
6 10 (6.45%) PHP
7 8 (5.16%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.58%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.58%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.94%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.94%) C
9 3 (1.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 47 (30.32%) Degree
2 12 (7.74%) ISTQB
3 11 (7.10%) ISEB
4 5 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (45.16%) QA
System Software
1 12 (7.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (9.68%) Puppet
2 3 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (29.68%) Oracle
2 25 (16.13%) Facebook
2 25 (16.13%) Twitter
3 18 (11.61%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.23%) Zend
5 2 (1.29%) HP
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: Competitive Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £27500 - £32500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40,249 to £45,280 plus excellent benefits
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Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Posted: 26 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + PENSION, BENEFITS
Posted: 12 days ago