The first table below looks at the demand for Functional Testing skills 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 Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 195 200 187
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.040% 0.040% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.052% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £31,750 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.30% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3890 3842 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.67% 76.70% 71.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3239 3221 2856
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Wolverhampton - 1 £26,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £37,500 -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Functional Testing also 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 that cited Functional Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) MSI
2 1 (50.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Functional Testing also 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 that cited Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) MSI
1 1 (50.00%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) AppSense