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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 173 179 226
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +47
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 61 34 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.11% 0.66% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.77% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 43 27 6
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -17.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,700 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
4865 4389 4924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.76% 85.64% 85.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3771 3683 4333
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +4 22 £36,108 +11.10%
Coventry +9 13 £55,000 +37.50%
Solihull -4 9 £24,000 -26.15%
Worcestershire -4 6 £32,500 +18.18%
Warwickshire +4 3 - -
Staffordshire -9 1 £31,500 +14.54% 1
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 63 (50.40%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (48.00%) QA
2 60 (48.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 59 (47.20%) Finance
4 50 (40.00%) Selenium
5 42 (33.60%) SQL
5 42 (33.60%) Test Scripting
6 35 (28.00%) Automated Testing
7 34 (27.20%) Non-Functional Testing
8 31 (24.80%) SDLC
9 29 (23.20%) Test Automation
10 28 (22.40%) SoapUI
10 28 (22.40%) Scrum
11 27 (21.60%) Java
11 27 (21.60%) JIRA
12 26 (20.80%) User Acceptance Testing
12 26 (20.80%) C#
13 24 (19.20%) Regression Testing
13 24 (19.20%) Unit Testing
14 23 (18.40%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (18.40%) Microsoft
15 22 (17.60%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (17.60%) Manual Testing
16 21 (16.80%) XML
17 20 (16.00%) JavaScript
17 20 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (16.00%) Back Office
17 20 (16.00%) Waterfall
18 19 (15.20%) HTML
18 19 (15.20%) CSS

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 6 (4.80%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.00%) GlassFish
2 5 (4.00%) JBoss
2 5 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (4.00%) WildFly
Applications
1 18 (14.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) MS Office
2 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.80%) GitHub
2 5 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.80%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.20%) MySQL
4 8 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (6.40%) OLAP
4 8 (6.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.60%) DB2
Development Applications
1 60 (48.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (40.00%) Selenium
3 28 (22.40%) SoapUI
4 27 (21.60%) JIRA
5 18 (14.40%) TestDirector
6 15 (12.00%) Jenkins
7 14 (11.20%) Cucumber
7 14 (11.20%) Visual Studio
8 9 (7.20%) Git (software)
9 8 (6.40%) Hudson
9 8 (6.40%) PHPUnit
9 8 (6.40%) RSpec
10 7 (5.60%) WATIR
10 7 (5.60%) WebDriver
11 5 (4.00%) Grunt
11 5 (4.00%) gulp
11 5 (4.00%) Jasmine
11 5 (4.00%) JBehave
11 5 (4.00%) JUnit
12 4 (3.20%) LoadRunner
General
1 59 (47.20%) Finance
2 20 (16.00%) Back Office
3 5 (4.00%) Billing
3 5 (4.00%) Retail
4 3 (2.40%) Automotive
4 3 (2.40%) Games
5 1 (0.80%) Advertising
5 1 (0.80%) Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Local Government
5 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (35.20%) Analyst
2 38 (30.40%) Test Analyst
3 30 (24.00%) Tester
4 21 (16.80%) Automation Tester
5 19 (15.20%) QA Tester
6 18 (14.40%) QA Automation Tester
6 18 (14.40%) XML Tester
7 14 (11.20%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 14 (11.20%) Selenium Tester
7 14 (11.20%) Test Engineer
8 11 (8.80%) Development Manager
8 11 (8.80%) Development Team Manager
9 10 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
10 9 (7.20%) Senior Tester
11 8 (6.40%) Administrator
11 8 (6.40%) DBA
11 8 (6.40%) Senior Automation Tester
11 8 (6.40%) Senior DBA
11 8 (6.40%) Senior QA Tester
12 7 (5.60%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.80%) XML
2 19 (15.20%) CSS
2 19 (15.20%) HTML
3 12 (9.60%) Web Services
4 10 (8.00%) .NET
4 10 (8.00%) RESTful
5 8 (6.40%) MDX
6 6 (4.80%) Spring
7 5 (4.00%) Behat
7 5 (4.00%) Ember.js
7 5 (4.00%) Hibernate
7 5 (4.00%) HornetQ
7 5 (4.00%) HTML5
7 5 (4.00%) Java EE
7 5 (4.00%) JAX-RS
7 5 (4.00%) JMS
7 5 (4.00%) JPA
7 5 (4.00%) RESTEasy
7 5 (4.00%) Symfony
7 5 (4.00%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (4.00%) Driving Licence
1 5 (4.00%) iPhone
1 5 (4.00%) Mathematics
1 5 (4.00%) Smart Meter
2 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.40%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.60%) User Experience
4 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.80%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.80%) Windows
2 3 (2.40%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.40%) Linux
2 3 (2.40%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (50.40%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (33.60%) Test Scripting
3 35 (28.00%) Automated Testing
4 34 (27.20%) Non-Functional Testing
5 31 (24.80%) SDLC
6 29 (23.20%) Test Automation
7 28 (22.40%) Scrum
8 26 (20.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 24 (19.20%) Regression Testing
9 24 (19.20%) Unit Testing
10 23 (18.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (17.60%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (17.60%) Manual Testing
12 20 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (16.00%) Waterfall
13 18 (14.40%) System Testing
13 18 (14.40%) Wealth Management
14 16 (12.80%) Case Management
14 16 (12.80%) Software Engineering
15 15 (12.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (33.60%) SQL
2 27 (21.60%) Java
3 26 (20.80%) C#
4 20 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (9.60%) T-SQL
6 11 (8.80%) PHP
6 11 (8.80%) Ruby
7 5 (4.00%) C
7 5 (4.00%) Perl
8 4 (3.20%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.20%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.40%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.40%) Embedded C
9 3 (2.40%) Python
10 2 (1.60%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (11.20%) ISTQB
2 12 (9.60%) ISEB
3 10 (8.00%) Degree
4 4 (3.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.80%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (48.00%) QA
2 3 (2.40%) MISRA
3 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) Puppet
2 2 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (18.40%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.80%) Oracle
3 5 (4.00%) Zend
4 1 (0.80%) HP
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