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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 169 204 212
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +8
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 65 25 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.14% 0.44% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.51% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 36 17 9
Median salary £34,715 £28,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.80% -28.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,765 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
4995 4944 4566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.36% 87.01% 83.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3939 4032 3788
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +28 29 £36,000 +10.76% 1
Birmingham -9 14 £36,108 +11.10% 2
Wolverhampton - 6 £26,500 -
Worcestershire +16 4 £30,000 -25.00%
Coventry +4 4 £42,500 -29.16%
Solihull - 4 £22,500 -
Staffordshire -7 2 £32,500 +18.18%
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 97 (54.49%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (45.51%) Unit Testing
3 79 (44.38%) SQL
4 78 (43.82%) QA
5 77 (43.26%) Scrum
6 74 (41.57%) Selenium
7 67 (37.64%) Java
8 66 (37.08%) RESTful
9 62 (34.83%) Jenkins
10 61 (34.27%) Software Engineering
10 61 (34.27%) Degree
11 60 (33.71%) Continuous Integration
12 59 (33.15%) Oracle
13 56 (31.46%) Hudson
14 55 (30.90%) MySQL
15 54 (30.34%) Finance
16 53 (29.78%) PostgreSQL
16 53 (29.78%) Hibernate
16 53 (29.78%) JUnit
16 53 (29.78%) JBoss
16 53 (29.78%) SOA
16 53 (29.78%) JMS
16 53 (29.78%) HornetQ
16 53 (29.78%) JAX-RS
16 53 (29.78%) WildFly
16 53 (29.78%) GlassFish
16 53 (29.78%) Java EE
16 53 (29.78%) Mathematics
16 53 (29.78%) JBehave
16 53 (29.78%) Dependency Injection

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 53 (29.78%) GlassFish
1 53 (29.78%) JBoss
1 53 (29.78%) WildFly
2 32 (17.98%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (4.49%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.49%) SaaS
2 4 (2.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (30.90%) MySQL
2 53 (29.78%) PostgreSQL
3 32 (17.98%) Apache Cassandra
3 32 (17.98%) Big Data
3 32 (17.98%) Hadoop
3 32 (17.98%) MongoDB
3 32 (17.98%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.49%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.12%) DB2
6 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 74 (41.57%) Selenium
2 62 (34.83%) Jenkins
3 56 (31.46%) Hudson
4 53 (29.78%) JBehave
4 53 (29.78%) JUnit
5 48 (26.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 42 (23.60%) JIRA
7 33 (18.54%) SoapUI
8 32 (17.98%) TestDirector
9 25 (14.04%) Cucumber
10 21 (11.80%) RSpec
11 20 (11.24%) WATIR
12 13 (7.30%) Grunt
12 13 (7.30%) Jasmine
13 8 (4.49%) Git (software)
14 6 (3.37%) PHPUnit
14 6 (3.37%) Visual Studio
15 5 (2.81%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 5 (2.81%) gulp
15 5 (2.81%) WebDriver
General
1 54 (30.34%) Finance
2 39 (21.91%) Retail
3 36 (20.22%) Back Office
4 21 (11.80%) Billing
5 2 (1.12%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Local Government
6 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 62 (34.83%) Developer
2 53 (29.78%) Java Developer
3 45 (25.28%) Senior Developer
4 43 (24.16%) Analyst
5 41 (23.03%) Tester
6 37 (20.79%) Senior Java Developer
7 34 (19.10%) QA Tester
8 33 (18.54%) Automation Tester
8 33 (18.54%) Test Analyst
9 32 (17.98%) QA Automation Tester
9 32 (17.98%) XML Tester
10 24 (13.48%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 24 (13.48%) Selenium Tester
11 21 (11.80%) Test Manager
12 19 (10.67%) Lead Developer
12 19 (10.67%) Lead Java Developer
13 17 (9.55%) Senior Tester
14 13 (7.30%) Senior Analyst
14 13 (7.30%) Senior QA Tester
14 13 (7.30%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (37.08%) RESTful
2 53 (29.78%) Hibernate
2 53 (29.78%) HornetQ
2 53 (29.78%) Java EE
2 53 (29.78%) JAX-RS
2 53 (29.78%) JMS
3 50 (28.09%) JPA
3 50 (28.09%) RESTEasy
3 50 (28.09%) Spring
4 34 (19.10%) XML
5 18 (10.11%) CSS
5 18 (10.11%) HTML
6 13 (7.30%) .NET
6 13 (7.30%) Ember.js
6 13 (7.30%) HTML5
6 13 (7.30%) Node.js
6 13 (7.30%) React
7 12 (6.74%) jQuery
8 8 (4.49%) CSS3
8 8 (4.49%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 53 (29.78%) Mathematics
2 41 (23.03%) Mobile App
3 32 (17.98%) Artificial Intelligence
4 19 (10.67%) Smart Meter
5 17 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (9.55%) Data Centre
6 13 (7.30%) iPhone
7 10 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (5.06%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.69%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.56%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.98%) Android
1 32 (17.98%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.37%) Linux
3 4 (2.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (54.49%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (45.51%) Unit Testing
3 77 (43.26%) Scrum
4 61 (34.27%) Software Engineering
5 60 (33.71%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (29.78%) Dependency Injection
6 53 (29.78%) SOA
7 52 (29.21%) Test Automation
8 38 (21.35%) Non-Functional Testing
9 37 (20.79%) TDD
10 36 (20.22%) Kanban
11 35 (19.66%) Wealth Management
12 34 (19.10%) Automated Testing
12 34 (19.10%) DSDM
12 34 (19.10%) Software Delivery
12 34 (19.10%) Test Scripting
13 33 (18.54%) Mentoring
13 33 (18.54%) Stakeholder Management
14 32 (17.98%) Analytics
14 32 (17.98%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 79 (44.38%) SQL
2 67 (37.64%) Java
3 32 (17.98%) Clojure
3 32 (17.98%) Python
3 32 (17.98%) Scala
4 22 (12.36%) Ruby
5 19 (10.67%) JavaScript
6 15 (8.43%) C#
7 11 (6.18%) PHP
8 8 (4.49%) C
9 4 (2.25%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.25%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.25%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 61 (34.27%) Degree
2 12 (6.74%) ISEB
3 8 (4.49%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (43.82%) QA
System Software
1 16 (8.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (10.67%) Puppet
2 3 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (33.15%) Oracle
2 32 (17.98%) Facebook
2 32 (17.98%) Twitter
3 16 (8.99%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.49%) Adobe
5 5 (2.81%) Appcelerator
5 5 (2.81%) Zend
6 2 (1.12%) HP
7 1 (0.56%) IBM
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + life assurance, pension, flexi working
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