The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 106 112 110
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 1 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.081% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% 0.37% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +77.08%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.89%
Functional Testing
South East

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 Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1067 1086 1128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 86.12% 78.24% 76.89%
Number of salaries quoted 932 945 928
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the West Sussex region.

Functional Testing Salary Trend in West Sussex

Functional Testing
Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Worthing - 1 £35,000 -
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow Management
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SilkTest
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 (25.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (25.00%) SilkTest
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow Management
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft