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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 98 95 90
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 13 15 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.97% 1.30% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.47% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 19
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,050
% change year-on-year
- +7.96%
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
1179 1019 1136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 88.18% 88.45% 85.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1101 881 1009
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -11 5 £60,000 +64.38%
Crawley -5 2 £34,000 -10.52%
Gatwick - 2 £50,000 -
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 36 (92.31%) QA
2 32 (82.05%) Unit Testing
2 32 (82.05%) Regression Testing
2 32 (82.05%) TDD
3 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (79.49%) Integration Testing
3 31 (79.49%) System Integration Testing
4 23 (58.97%) SDLC
5 22 (56.41%) Waterfall
6 21 (53.85%) Java
7 19 (48.72%) Web Services
7 19 (48.72%) RAD
8 18 (46.15%) Compatibility Testing
9 17 (43.59%) ISTQB
9 17 (43.59%) HP Quality Center
9 17 (43.59%) HP
9 17 (43.59%) Finance
10 16 (41.03%) ISEB
10 16 (41.03%) IIS
11 14 (35.90%) User Stories
11 14 (35.90%) Automated Testing
11 14 (35.90%) Selenium
11 14 (35.90%) Manual Testing
12 13 (33.33%) VSAM
12 13 (33.33%) Mainframe
12 13 (33.33%) COBOL
12 13 (33.33%) CICS
12 13 (33.33%) JCL
13 12 (30.77%) JMeter
13 12 (30.77%) 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 (41.03%) IIS
2 13 (33.33%) CICS
3 7 (17.95%) Confluence
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.56%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) 4G
2 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) DB2
2 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Selenium
2 12 (30.77%) JMeter
3 10 (25.64%) SoapUI
3 10 (25.64%) WebDriver
4 9 (23.08%) Cucumber
4 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 9 (23.08%) jMock
4 9 (23.08%) JUnit
5 8 (20.51%) Ant
5 8 (20.51%) Gradle
5 8 (20.51%) Hudson
5 8 (20.51%) JIRA
5 8 (20.51%) Maven
6 3 (7.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (43.59%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) QA Engineer
2 14 (35.90%) Test Engineer
3 13 (33.33%) Tester
4 10 (25.64%) Java Engineer
4 10 (25.64%) QA Test Engineer
4 10 (25.64%) QA Tester
5 7 (17.95%) Systems Tester
6 6 (15.38%) Agile Tester
6 6 (15.38%) CICS Engineer
7 5 (12.82%) Analyst
7 5 (12.82%) QA Analyst
8 4 (10.26%) Automation Test Lead
8 4 (10.26%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) Test Leader
9 3 (7.69%) GUI Tester
9 3 (7.69%) Mainframe Tester
9 3 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
10 2 (5.13%) Implementation Manager
10 2 (5.13%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) Web Services
2 9 (23.08%) Ajax
2 9 (23.08%) Hibernate
2 9 (23.08%) Java EE
2 9 (23.08%) JMS
2 9 (23.08%) REST
2 9 (23.08%) Spring
2 9 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle ADF
3 3 (7.69%) XML
4 2 (5.13%) .NET
4 2 (5.13%) XML Messaging
5 1 (2.56%) JSON
5 1 (2.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 13 (33.33%) VSAM
2 12 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 8 (20.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (7.69%) Data Integration
5 2 (5.13%) Fintech
6 1 (2.56%) Contactless
6 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.56%) Smartcard
6 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (82.05%) Regression Testing
1 32 (82.05%) TDD
1 32 (82.05%) Unit Testing
2 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (79.49%) Integration Testing
2 31 (79.49%) System Integration Testing
3 23 (58.97%) SDLC
4 22 (56.41%) Waterfall
5 19 (48.72%) RAD
6 18 (46.15%) Compatibility Testing
7 14 (35.90%) Automated Testing
7 14 (35.90%) Manual Testing
7 14 (35.90%) User Stories
8 11 (28.21%) BDD
9 9 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
9 9 (23.08%) Performance Testing
10 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (10.26%) Automation Testing
12 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
13 2 (5.13%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) Java
2 13 (33.33%) COBOL
2 13 (33.33%) JCL
3 9 (23.08%) Groovy
4 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) ISTQB
2 16 (41.03%) ISEB
3 12 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (92.31%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (43.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.56%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) HP
2 9 (23.08%) Oracle
3 8 (20.51%) Rally
4 7 (17.95%) Atlassian
5 3 (7.69%) Pega
6 2 (5.13%) Rackspace
6 2 (5.13%) VMware
7 1 (2.56%) CA
7 1 (2.56%) EMC
7 1 (2.56%) IBM