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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
England / West Midlands
Rank 154 176 199
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +23
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 58 63 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.23% 1.09% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.23% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 32 42 12
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,515 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,050 £57,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
4228 5117 4157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 89.42% 88.18% 83.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3367 4209 3515
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £64,000
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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Warwickshire +38 22 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Birmingham +10 12 £45,000 +38.39% 2
Dudley - 6 £40,000 -
Shropshire - 5 £28,500 - 2
Solihull - 3 £27,500 - 1
Staffordshire +7 2 £34,750 -0.71% 2
Coventry 0 2 £42,500 -
Worcestershire -10 1 £32,500 +18.18%
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (44.64%) Non-Functional Testing
3 48 (42.86%) QA
4 43 (38.39%) Finance
5 42 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 41 (36.61%) Selenium
7 37 (33.04%) Automated Testing
8 36 (32.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 27 (24.11%) SoapUI
9 27 (24.11%) C#
9 27 (24.11%) SQL
10 21 (18.75%) Java
10 21 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (17.86%) Scrum
11 20 (17.86%) Regression Testing
12 19 (16.96%) JavaScript
12 19 (16.96%) Manual Testing
13 18 (16.07%) SDLC
14 17 (15.18%) Microsoft
14 17 (15.18%) Automation Testing
15 16 (14.29%) Waterfall
16 15 (13.39%) Unit Testing
16 15 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (13.39%) MS Excel
17 14 (12.50%) Visual Studio
17 14 (12.50%) Case Management
17 14 (12.50%) System Testing
18 13 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (11.61%) JSON
18 13 (11.61%) Software Testing

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 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.46%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.68%) GlassFish
3 3 (2.68%) JBoss
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.68%) WildFly
Applications
1 15 (13.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.46%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Demantra
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle ASCP
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.93%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (7.14%) OLAP
3 8 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.46%) MySQL
5 3 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (36.61%) Selenium
2 36 (32.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (24.11%) SoapUI
4 14 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 10 (8.93%) Cucumber
6 9 (8.04%) WebDriver
7 6 (5.36%) Git (software)
7 6 (5.36%) JMeter
8 5 (4.46%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 5 (4.46%) Appium
8 5 (4.46%) Babel
8 5 (4.46%) Calabash
8 5 (4.46%) Grunt
8 5 (4.46%) gulp
8 5 (4.46%) Jasmine
8 5 (4.46%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.46%) JIRA
8 5 (4.46%) Mocha
8 5 (4.46%) Subversion
8 5 (4.46%) UI Automator
General
1 43 (38.39%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Billing
3 6 (5.36%) Legal
4 5 (4.46%) Retail
5 4 (3.57%) Automotive
5 4 (3.57%) Back Office
6 2 (1.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.89%) Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Games
7 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (23.21%) Analyst
2 25 (22.32%) Test Engineer
2 25 (22.32%) Tester
3 23 (20.54%) Test Analyst
4 20 (17.86%) Test Automation Engineer
5 18 (16.07%) Software Tester
6 15 (13.39%) QA Automation Engineer
6 15 (13.39%) QA Engineer
6 15 (13.39%) QA Test Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) Administrator
7 8 (7.14%) DBA
7 8 (7.14%) Senior DBA
8 7 (6.25%) Development Manager
8 7 (6.25%) Development Team Manager
9 6 (5.36%) Automation Tester
9 6 (5.36%) Senior Software Tester
9 6 (5.36%) Senior Tester
9 6 (5.36%) Test Leader
10 5 (4.46%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.61%) JSON
2 11 (9.82%) Web Services
3 10 (8.93%) SOAP
4 9 (8.04%) CSS
4 9 (8.04%) HTML
4 9 (8.04%) XML
5 8 (7.14%) MDX
6 5 (4.46%) NativeScript
6 5 (4.46%) Node.js
6 5 (4.46%) React Native
6 5 (4.46%) REST
7 4 (3.57%) Spring
7 4 (3.57%) XML Messaging
8 3 (2.68%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.68%) HornetQ
8 3 (2.68%) JAX-RS
8 3 (2.68%) JMS
8 3 (2.68%) JPA
8 3 (2.68%) RESTEasy
8 3 (2.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.25%) User Experience
2 5 (4.46%) Driving Licence
2 5 (4.46%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.82%) Apple iOS
2 8 (7.14%) Android
3 6 (5.36%) Windows
4 3 (2.68%) Unix
5 1 (0.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (44.64%) Non-Functional Testing
3 42 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 37 (33.04%) Automated Testing
5 21 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (17.86%) Regression Testing
6 20 (17.86%) Scrum
7 19 (16.96%) Manual Testing
8 18 (16.07%) SDLC
9 17 (15.18%) Automation Testing
10 16 (14.29%) Waterfall
11 15 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (13.39%) Unit Testing
12 14 (12.50%) Case Management
12 14 (12.50%) System Testing
13 13 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (11.61%) Software Testing
14 12 (10.71%) Agile Testing
14 12 (10.71%) Software Engineering
15 10 (8.93%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.11%) C#
1 27 (24.11%) SQL
2 21 (18.75%) Java
3 19 (16.96%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.14%) C
4 8 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.36%) Ruby
6 5 (4.46%) Apple Swift
6 5 (4.46%) ECMAScript
6 5 (4.46%) ES6
6 5 (4.46%) Objective-C
6 5 (4.46%) TypeScript
7 4 (3.57%) Embedded C
7 4 (3.57%) PHP
8 3 (2.68%) Perl
8 3 (2.68%) Python
9 2 (1.79%) C++
10 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (9.82%) ISEB
1 11 (9.82%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.68%) Degree
3 1 (0.89%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (42.86%) QA
2 4 (3.57%) MISRA
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (15.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.46%) Adobe
2 5 (4.46%) Appcelerator
2 5 (4.46%) Facebook
2 5 (4.46%) Google
2 5 (4.46%) Twitter
3 4 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (0.89%) Guidewire
4 1 (0.89%) HP
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Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + benefits, flexible hours
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + additional benefits
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Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension, dental etc
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