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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 90 82 86
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 2 40 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.18% 2.97% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 3.36% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 38 11
Median salary £35,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
943 1190 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 86.75% 88.28% 80.43%
Number of salaries quoted 838 1059 750
Median salary £48,000 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £58,674
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
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 8 December 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
Crawley +7 2 £35,500 +9.23%
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 12 (70.59%) Regression Testing
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) QA
3 10 (58.82%) ISTQB
3 10 (58.82%) ISEB
4 9 (52.94%) Java
4 9 (52.94%) JMeter
4 9 (52.94%) Selenium
5 6 (35.29%) JMS
5 6 (35.29%) JUnit
5 6 (35.29%) Web Services
5 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 6 (35.29%) Hibernate
5 6 (35.29%) TDD
5 6 (35.29%) Spring
5 6 (35.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (35.29%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (35.29%) jMock
5 6 (35.29%) Compatibility Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Ajax
5 6 (35.29%) Java EE
5 6 (35.29%) Groovy
5 6 (35.29%) Domain-Driven Design
5 6 (35.29%) WebDriver
5 6 (35.29%) Cucumber
5 6 (35.29%) BDD
5 6 (35.29%) SoapUI
5 6 (35.29%) REST

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 5 (29.41%) Confluence
1 5 (29.41%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) JMeter
1 9 (52.94%) Selenium
2 6 (35.29%) Cucumber
2 6 (35.29%) jMock
2 6 (35.29%) JUnit
2 6 (35.29%) SoapUI
2 6 (35.29%) WebDriver
3 5 (29.41%) Ant
3 5 (29.41%) Gradle
3 5 (29.41%) Hudson
3 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
3 5 (29.41%) JIRA
3 5 (29.41%) Maven
4 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
4 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Tester
2 6 (35.29%) Software Tester
3 5 (29.41%) Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Automation Test Lead
4 4 (23.53%) Java Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Test Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Test Leader
5 3 (17.65%) Graduate
5 3 (17.65%) Graduate Software Tester
5 3 (17.65%) Graduate Tester
5 3 (17.65%) QA Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Automation Tester
6 2 (11.76%) QA Automation Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) QA Automation Tester
6 2 (11.76%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) QA Tester
7 1 (5.88%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Ajax
1 6 (35.29%) Hibernate
1 6 (35.29%) Java EE
1 6 (35.29%) JMS
1 6 (35.29%) REST
1 6 (35.29%) Spring
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Regression Testing
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) BDD
3 6 (35.29%) Compatibility Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Domain-Driven Design
3 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
3 6 (35.29%) System Integration Testing
3 6 (35.29%) TDD
3 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Kanban
6 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.76%) System Testing
8 1 (5.88%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) Groovy
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) ISEB
1 10 (58.82%) ISTQB
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Atlassian
1 5 (29.41%) CA Agile Central
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) IBM