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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 97 94 107
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 20 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.56% 1.34% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.50% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 11
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1115 1068 1127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 87.18% 89.52% 84.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1059 950 1013
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Functional Testing
Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Burgess Hill - 6 £47,500 -
Crawley - 2 £52,000 -
Gatwick - 2 £50,000 -
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 37 (92.50%) QA
2 31 (77.50%) Unit Testing
2 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (77.50%) TDD
3 30 (75.00%) Regression Testing
3 30 (75.00%) Integration Testing
3 30 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
4 27 (67.50%) SDLC
5 24 (60.00%) Waterfall
6 21 (52.50%) RAD
7 19 (47.50%) HP
7 19 (47.50%) Manual Testing
7 19 (47.50%) HP Quality Center
7 19 (47.50%) Automated Testing
8 18 (45.00%) Web Services
8 18 (45.00%) Java
9 17 (42.50%) ISTQB
9 17 (42.50%) Compatibility Testing
10 16 (40.00%) IIS
10 16 (40.00%) ISEB
11 15 (37.50%) Selenium
11 15 (37.50%) User Stories
12 14 (35.00%) Finance
13 13 (32.50%) JCL
13 13 (32.50%) Mainframe
13 13 (32.50%) CICS
13 13 (32.50%) COBOL
13 13 (32.50%) VSAM
14 12 (30.00%) Degree
14 12 (30.00%) Computer Science

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 16 (40.00%) IIS
2 13 (32.50%) CICS
3 5 (12.50%) Confluence
4 4 (10.00%) ColdFusion
5 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) 4G
2 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) DB2
2 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) Selenium
2 9 (22.50%) JMeter
3 8 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
4 7 (17.50%) JUnit
4 7 (17.50%) SoapUI
5 6 (15.00%) Ant
5 6 (15.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (15.00%) Gradle
5 6 (15.00%) Hudson
5 6 (15.00%) JIRA
5 6 (15.00%) jMock
5 6 (15.00%) Maven
6 3 (7.50%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.50%) Selenium IDE
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) QA Engineer
2 17 (42.50%) Tester
3 15 (37.50%) Test Engineer
4 14 (35.00%) QA Tester
5 13 (32.50%) QA Test Engineer
6 8 (20.00%) Java Engineer
6 8 (20.00%) Systems Tester
7 6 (15.00%) Agile Tester
7 6 (15.00%) Analyst
7 6 (15.00%) CICS Engineer
7 6 (15.00%) QA Analyst
8 5 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
8 5 (12.50%) Test Analyst
9 4 (10.00%) GUI Tester
9 4 (10.00%) Web Analyst
9 4 (10.00%) Web Engineer
9 4 (10.00%) Web Test Analyst
9 4 (10.00%) Web Tester
10 3 (7.50%) Mainframe Tester
11 2 (5.00%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) Web Services
2 6 (15.00%) Ajax
2 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (15.00%) Java EE
2 6 (15.00%) JMS
2 6 (15.00%) REST
2 6 (15.00%) Spring
2 6 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle ADF
3 3 (7.50%) XML
4 2 (5.00%) .NET
4 2 (5.00%) XML Messaging
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
5 1 (2.50%) HTML
5 1 (2.50%) HTML5
5 1 (2.50%) JSON
5 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Mainframe
1 13 (32.50%) VSAM
2 12 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (5.00%) Fintech
5 1 (2.50%) Contactless
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (77.50%) TDD
1 31 (77.50%) Unit Testing
2 30 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 30 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 30 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
3 27 (67.50%) SDLC
4 24 (60.00%) Waterfall
5 21 (52.50%) RAD
6 19 (47.50%) Automated Testing
6 19 (47.50%) Manual Testing
7 17 (42.50%) Compatibility Testing
8 15 (37.50%) User Stories
9 8 (20.00%) BDD
9 8 (20.00%) Performance Testing
10 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (15.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
11 4 (10.00%) Web Development
12 2 (5.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) Java
2 13 (32.50%) COBOL
2 13 (32.50%) JCL
3 6 (15.00%) Groovy
4 4 (10.00%) PHP
4 4 (10.00%) SQL
5 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) ISTQB
2 16 (40.00%) ISEB
3 12 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (92.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (47.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) HP
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle
3 6 (15.00%) Rally
4 5 (12.50%) Atlassian
5 3 (7.50%) Pega
6 2 (5.00%) Rackspace
6 2 (5.00%) VMware
7 1 (2.50%) CA
7 1 (2.50%) EMC
7 1 (2.50%) IBM