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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 148 208 207
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -1
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 91 27 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.49% 0.46% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 0.52% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 40 24 11
Median salary £42,765 £31,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% -21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,125
% change year-on-year
- +7.74%
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
5330 5160 4387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.01% 87.21% 83.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4149 4200 3635
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Warwickshire +58 60 £60,000 +84.61% 1
Birmingham -4 11 £37,500 -1.64% 4
Wolverhampton - 6 £26,500 - 1
Worcestershire +7 4 £62,500 +171.73% 2
Solihull +14 3 £22,500 -30.76%
Coventry +5 2 £51,250 -14.58% 5
Staffordshire -7 1 £32,500 +18.18%
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 117 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (47.12%) Unit Testing
3 93 (44.71%) RESTful
4 89 (42.79%) SQL
5 85 (40.87%) Scrum
6 79 (37.98%) QA
7 77 (37.02%) Java
8 75 (36.06%) Degree
9 73 (35.10%) Software Engineering
10 70 (33.65%) Selenium
11 69 (33.17%) Jenkins
11 69 (33.17%) MySQL
12 68 (32.69%) PostgreSQL
12 68 (32.69%) Hibernate
12 68 (32.69%) Oracle
12 68 (32.69%) JUnit
12 68 (32.69%) JBoss
12 68 (32.69%) JMS
12 68 (32.69%) SOA
12 68 (32.69%) Mathematics
12 68 (32.69%) Java EE
12 68 (32.69%) JAX-RS
12 68 (32.69%) HornetQ
12 68 (32.69%) WildFly
12 68 (32.69%) GlassFish
12 68 (32.69%) Continuous Integration
12 68 (32.69%) Dependency Injection
12 68 (32.69%) JBehave
12 68 (32.69%) Hudson
13 65 (31.25%) JPA

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 68 (32.69%) GlassFish
1 68 (32.69%) JBoss
1 68 (32.69%) WildFly
2 41 (19.71%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (9.62%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.96%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.85%) SaaS
2 2 (0.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (33.17%) MySQL
2 68 (32.69%) PostgreSQL
3 41 (19.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 41 (19.71%) Big Data
3 41 (19.71%) Hadoop
3 41 (19.71%) MongoDB
3 41 (19.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 70 (33.65%) Selenium
2 69 (33.17%) Jenkins
3 68 (32.69%) Hudson
3 68 (32.69%) JBehave
3 68 (32.69%) JUnit
4 44 (21.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 37 (17.79%) JIRA
6 31 (14.90%) SoapUI
7 30 (14.42%) TestDirector
8 28 (13.46%) Cucumber
9 25 (12.02%) Grunt
9 25 (12.02%) Jasmine
9 25 (12.02%) RSpec
10 24 (11.54%) WATIR
11 11 (5.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 5 (2.40%) Git (software)
12 5 (2.40%) gulp
12 5 (2.40%) PHPUnit
13 4 (1.92%) Selenium IDE
14 3 (1.44%) NUnit
General
1 54 (25.96%) Retail
2 48 (23.08%) Finance
3 34 (16.35%) Back Office
4 27 (12.98%) Billing
5 2 (0.96%) Local Government
6 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 88 (42.31%) Developer
2 69 (33.17%) Senior Developer
3 68 (32.69%) Java Developer
4 49 (23.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 40 (19.23%) Tester
6 39 (18.75%) Analyst
7 33 (15.87%) Test Analyst
8 32 (15.38%) QA Tester
9 31 (14.90%) Automation Tester
9 31 (14.90%) Test Manager
10 30 (14.42%) QA Automation Tester
10 30 (14.42%) XML Tester
11 22 (10.58%) Lead Developer
11 22 (10.58%) Lead Java Developer
11 22 (10.58%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 22 (10.58%) Selenium Tester
12 20 (9.62%) JavaScript Developer
12 20 (9.62%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 14 (6.73%) Senior Tester
13 14 (6.73%) Test Validation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (44.71%) RESTful
2 68 (32.69%) Hibernate
2 68 (32.69%) HornetQ
2 68 (32.69%) Java EE
2 68 (32.69%) JAX-RS
2 68 (32.69%) JMS
3 65 (31.25%) JPA
3 65 (31.25%) RESTEasy
3 65 (31.25%) Spring
4 32 (15.38%) XML
5 27 (12.98%) CSS
5 27 (12.98%) HTML
6 25 (12.02%) Ember.js
6 25 (12.02%) HTML5
6 25 (12.02%) Node.js
6 25 (12.02%) React
7 23 (11.06%) jQuery
8 20 (9.62%) CSS3
8 20 (9.62%) D3.js
8 20 (9.62%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 68 (32.69%) Mathematics
2 49 (23.56%) Mobile App
3 41 (19.71%) Artificial Intelligence
4 27 (12.98%) Data Centre
5 25 (12.02%) iPhone
6 22 (10.58%) Smart Meter
7 19 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (6.73%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 41 (19.71%) Android
1 41 (19.71%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.44%) Linux
3 2 (0.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (47.12%) Unit Testing
3 85 (40.87%) Scrum
4 73 (35.10%) Software Engineering
5 68 (32.69%) Continuous Integration
5 68 (32.69%) Dependency Injection
5 68 (32.69%) SOA
6 51 (24.52%) Test Automation
7 47 (22.60%) TDD
8 46 (22.12%) DSDM
8 46 (22.12%) Software Delivery
9 41 (19.71%) Analytics
9 41 (19.71%) Kanban
9 41 (19.71%) Predictive Analytics
10 40 (19.23%) Mentoring
10 40 (19.23%) Non-Functional Testing
11 35 (16.83%) User Acceptance Testing
12 33 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 33 (15.87%) Wealth Management
13 31 (14.90%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (42.79%) SQL
2 77 (37.02%) Java
3 41 (19.71%) Clojure
3 41 (19.71%) Python
3 41 (19.71%) Scala
4 28 (13.46%) JavaScript
5 24 (11.54%) Ruby
6 13 (6.25%) C
7 11 (5.29%) C#
7 11 (5.29%) PHP
8 1 (0.48%) C++
8 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 75 (36.06%) Degree
2 18 (8.65%) ISEB
3 6 (2.88%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (37.98%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.48%) TickIT
System Software
1 19 (9.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (10.58%) Puppet
2 3 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 68 (32.69%) Oracle
2 41 (19.71%) Facebook
2 41 (19.71%) Twitter
3 20 (9.62%) Adobe
4 17 (8.17%) Microsoft
5 11 (5.29%) Appcelerator
6 5 (2.40%) Zend
7 2 (0.96%) HP
8 1 (0.48%) IBM
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £20000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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Worcester, Worcestershire
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Hereford, Herefordshire
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Wolverhampton
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Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £31,559 - £37,871 plus excellent benefits
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