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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
England / West Midlands
Rank 154 181 210
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +29
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 62 41 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.27% 0.79% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 0.90% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 7
Median salary £33,608 £37,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.38% +29.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £31,027 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £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
4335 4542 4244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.80% 87.03% 85.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3370 3763 3695
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Birmingham -6 17 £32,608 +0.28% 2
Warwickshire +32 12 £55,000 +29.41% 5
Coventry +1 6 £40,000 -
Worcestershire -10 6 £32,500 +18.18%
Solihull -5 5 £24,000 -26.15%
Dudley - 3 £40,000 -
Staffordshire +4 1 £40,000 +18.51%
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 57 (52.29%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (49.54%) QA
3 51 (46.79%) Finance
4 47 (43.12%) Test Scripting
5 45 (41.28%) Non-Functional Testing
6 43 (39.45%) Selenium
7 39 (35.78%) Automated Testing
8 38 (34.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 33 (30.28%) C#
10 30 (27.52%) SQL
11 27 (24.77%) SoapUI
11 27 (24.77%) SDLC
12 23 (21.10%) Regression Testing
13 21 (19.27%) Microsoft
13 21 (19.27%) Scrum
14 20 (18.35%) Manual Testing
14 20 (18.35%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (17.43%) Waterfall
15 19 (17.43%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (17.43%) Java
16 18 (16.51%) MS Excel
17 17 (15.60%) JavaScript
17 17 (15.60%) SQL Server
17 17 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (15.60%) Case Management
18 15 (13.76%) Visual Studio
19 14 (12.84%) Software Testing
19 14 (12.84%) ISTQB
19 14 (12.84%) System Testing
19 14 (12.84%) Test Automation

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 (5.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (16.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) MS Office
2 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Demantra
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle ASCP
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.09%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.34%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (7.34%) OLAP
3 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.75%) MySQL
5 2 (1.83%) DB2
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 43 (39.45%) Selenium
2 38 (34.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (24.77%) SoapUI
4 15 (13.76%) Visual Studio
5 10 (9.17%) WebDriver
6 9 (8.26%) Cucumber
6 9 (8.26%) Jenkins
6 9 (8.26%) JIRA
7 4 (3.67%) CANoe
7 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.67%) JMeter
7 4 (3.67%) LoadRunner
7 4 (3.67%) VectorCAST
7 4 (3.67%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (2.75%) Ant
8 3 (2.75%) Concordion
8 3 (2.75%) Hudson
8 3 (2.75%) PHPUnit
8 3 (2.75%) RSpec
9 2 (1.83%) TestDirector
General
1 51 (46.79%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Back Office
3 4 (3.67%) Automotive
4 3 (2.75%) Games
4 3 (2.75%) Legal
4 3 (2.75%) Retail
5 1 (0.92%) Advertising
5 1 (0.92%) Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (32.11%) Analyst
2 28 (25.69%) Test Analyst
3 25 (22.94%) Test Engineer
4 20 (18.35%) Test Automation Engineer
4 20 (18.35%) Tester
5 14 (12.84%) QA Automation Engineer
5 14 (12.84%) QA Engineer
5 14 (12.84%) QA Test Engineer
6 11 (10.09%) Software Tester
7 10 (9.17%) Development Manager
7 10 (9.17%) Development Team Manager
8 8 (7.34%) Administrator
8 8 (7.34%) DBA
8 8 (7.34%) Senior DBA
9 7 (6.42%) Automation Tester
10 6 (5.50%) Selenium Tester
10 6 (5.50%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (5.50%) Senior Tester
11 5 (4.59%) Consultant
11 5 (4.59%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.93%) CSS
1 13 (11.93%) HTML
2 11 (10.09%) SOAP
3 9 (8.26%) Web Services
4 8 (7.34%) MDX
5 6 (5.50%) .NET
5 6 (5.50%) REST
5 6 (5.50%) XML
6 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.67%) JSON
6 4 (3.67%) XML Messaging
7 3 (2.75%) jQuery
8 1 (0.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.59%) Driving Licence
2 4 (3.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.75%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.83%) User Experience
5 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.92%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.50%) Windows
2 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.75%) Linux
2 3 (2.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (52.29%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (43.12%) Test Scripting
3 45 (41.28%) Non-Functional Testing
4 39 (35.78%) Automated Testing
5 27 (24.77%) SDLC
6 23 (21.10%) Regression Testing
7 21 (19.27%) Scrum
8 20 (18.35%) Manual Testing
8 20 (18.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (17.43%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (17.43%) Waterfall
10 17 (15.60%) Case Management
10 17 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (12.84%) Software Testing
11 14 (12.84%) System Testing
11 14 (12.84%) Test Automation
12 13 (11.93%) Automation Testing
12 13 (11.93%) Performance Testing
13 12 (11.01%) Agile Testing
14 11 (10.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.28%) C#
2 30 (27.52%) SQL
3 19 (17.43%) Java
4 17 (15.60%) JavaScript
5 12 (11.01%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.50%) C
6 6 (5.50%) Ruby
7 5 (4.59%) Perl
7 5 (4.59%) PHP
8 4 (3.67%) Embedded C
8 4 (3.67%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.67%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.75%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.75%) Python
10 2 (1.83%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (12.84%) ISTQB
2 11 (10.09%) ISEB
3 5 (4.59%) Degree
4 3 (2.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.92%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (49.54%) QA
2 4 (3.67%) MISRA
3 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 21 (19.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.42%) Oracle
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