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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
South East / West Sussex
Rank 97 91 101
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 3 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.28% 1.00% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 1.11% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 1
Median salary £58,750 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+80.76% -7.14%
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 Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
946 995 923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 87.76% 90.05% 83.68%
Number of salaries quoted 833 916 793
Median salary £48,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £66,758
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of job ads across the West Sussex 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 7 (70.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (50.00%) ISEB
3 5 (50.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Selenium
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) System Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Kanban
5 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (20.00%) Maven
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) JMeter
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) JUnit
6 1 (10.00%) OOP
6 1 (10.00%) JMS
6 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
6 1 (10.00%) IIS

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) JMeter
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Gradle
2 1 (10.00%) Hudson
2 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) jMock
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Tester
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate Software Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Senior QA Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Ajax
1 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (10.00%) Java EE
1 1 (10.00%) JMS
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Groovy
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (10.00%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow