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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 178 198 173
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -25
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 54 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.95% 0.24% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.29% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 39 11 19
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,112 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £37,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
4922 4103 3527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.96% 82.56% 82.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4051 3503 2840
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 17 £32,515 -7.10% 1
Coventry - 17 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 10 £50,000 - 6
Staffordshire -1 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Worcestershire - 1 £27,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £27,500 -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 41 (45.56%) QA
2 40 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (38.89%) Automated Testing
4 33 (36.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 28 (31.11%) Manual Testing
6 23 (25.56%) Non-Functional Testing
7 22 (24.44%) Test Strategy
8 21 (23.33%) Test Scripting
9 20 (22.22%) SQL
10 19 (21.11%) Unit Testing
11 18 (20.00%) Regression Testing
11 18 (20.00%) Software Testing
11 18 (20.00%) Scrum
12 17 (18.89%) Degree
13 15 (16.67%) C#
13 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 14 (15.56%) RESTful
14 14 (15.56%) Test Planning
14 14 (15.56%) Defect Management
15 13 (14.44%) System Testing
15 13 (14.44%) Performance Testing
15 13 (14.44%) ISEB
15 13 (14.44%) Finance
16 12 (13.33%) .NET
16 12 (13.33%) Test Management
17 10 (11.11%) Test Automation
17 10 (11.11%) Data Centre
18 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
18 9 (10.00%) Time Management
18 9 (10.00%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.78%) GlassFish
1 7 (7.78%) JBoss
1 7 (7.78%) Node.js
1 7 (7.78%) WildFly
2 5 (5.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) SaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) MySQL
2 7 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (5.56%) Big Data
3 5 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (8.89%) JUnit
2 7 (7.78%) Grunt
2 7 (7.78%) Hudson
2 7 (7.78%) Jasmine
2 7 (7.78%) JBehave
2 7 (7.78%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.78%) JIRA
2 7 (7.78%) Selenium
3 4 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.33%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.33%) RSpec
5 2 (2.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (2.22%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.22%) Introscope
5 2 (2.22%) JMeter
5 2 (2.22%) MSTest
5 2 (2.22%) Ranorex
5 2 (2.22%) WATIR
6 1 (1.11%) Bugzilla
General
1 13 (14.44%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Retail
3 4 (4.44%) Local Government
4 3 (3.33%) Electronics
5 2 (2.22%) Billing
5 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (33.33%) Analyst
1 30 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 15 (16.67%) Developer
3 14 (15.56%) Test Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Test Manager
5 12 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 11 (12.22%) QA Engineer
6 11 (12.22%) QA Manager
6 11 (12.22%) QA Test Manager
6 11 (12.22%) Software Analyst
6 11 (12.22%) Software Test Analyst
7 10 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
7 10 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
8 9 (10.00%) Test Leader
9 8 (8.89%) QA Analyst
9 8 (8.89%) QA Automation Engineer
9 8 (8.89%) QA Leader
9 8 (8.89%) QA Test Analyst
9 8 (8.89%) QA Test Engineer
9 8 (8.89%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.56%) RESTful
2 12 (13.33%) .NET
3 7 (7.78%) AngularJS
3 7 (7.78%) CSS
3 7 (7.78%) CSS3
3 7 (7.78%) D3.js
3 7 (7.78%) Ember.js
3 7 (7.78%) Hibernate
3 7 (7.78%) HornetQ
3 7 (7.78%) HTML5
3 7 (7.78%) Java EE
3 7 (7.78%) JAX-RS
3 7 (7.78%) JMS
3 7 (7.78%) JPA
3 7 (7.78%) jQuery
3 7 (7.78%) KnockoutJS
3 7 (7.78%) OOCSS
3 7 (7.78%) RESTEasy
3 7 (7.78%) Sass
3 7 (7.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (8.89%) Mobile App
4 7 (7.78%) iPhone
4 7 (7.78%) Mathematics
5 5 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (2.22%) Life Science
7 1 (1.11%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Windows
2 6 (6.67%) Android
2 6 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (38.89%) Automated Testing
3 33 (36.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 28 (31.11%) Manual Testing
5 23 (25.56%) Non-Functional Testing
6 22 (24.44%) Test Strategy
7 21 (23.33%) Test Scripting
8 19 (21.11%) Unit Testing
9 18 (20.00%) Regression Testing
9 18 (20.00%) Scrum
9 18 (20.00%) Software Testing
10 14 (15.56%) Defect Management
10 14 (15.56%) Test Planning
11 13 (14.44%) Performance Testing
11 13 (14.44%) System Testing
12 12 (13.33%) Test Management
13 10 (11.11%) Test Automation
14 9 (10.00%) Time Management
15 8 (8.89%) Mentoring
15 8 (8.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.22%) SQL
2 15 (16.67%) C#
3 9 (10.00%) Java
4 8 (8.89%) Python
5 7 (7.78%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.78%) PHP
6 6 (6.67%) C
7 5 (5.56%) Clojure
7 5 (5.56%) Scala
8 4 (4.44%) C++
8 4 (4.44%) VB
9 2 (2.22%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (18.89%) Degree
2 13 (14.44%) ISEB
3 5 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (45.56%) QA
2 4 (4.44%) ISO 9000
2 4 (4.44%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Firmware
2 1 (1.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.78%) Adobe
2 7 (7.78%) Oracle
3 5 (5.56%) Facebook
3 5 (5.56%) Twitter
4 4 (4.44%) HP
5 2 (2.22%) Appcelerator
5 2 (2.22%) AppDynamics
5 2 (2.22%) hybris
6 1 (1.11%) IBM
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