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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 91 87 105
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 26 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.08% 1.69% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 1.90% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 6
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.67%
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
1094 1104 1146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 87.66% 88.96% 82.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 972 991
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,500
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 2 May 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 2 May 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 - 5 £35,000 -
Crawley - 3 £50,000 -
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 35 (87.50%) QA
2 31 (77.50%) SDLC
3 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (65.00%) TDD
3 26 (65.00%) Automated Testing
3 26 (65.00%) Unit Testing
3 26 (65.00%) Manual Testing
4 25 (62.50%) Integration Testing
4 25 (62.50%) System Integration Testing
4 25 (62.50%) Regression Testing
5 23 (57.50%) Waterfall
6 21 (52.50%) RAD
7 19 (47.50%) HP
7 19 (47.50%) HP Quality Center
8 18 (45.00%) Selenium
9 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
10 14 (35.00%) Web Services
10 14 (35.00%) ISTQB
10 14 (35.00%) User Stories
11 13 (32.50%) Compatibility Testing
11 13 (32.50%) ISEB
11 13 (32.50%) IIS
12 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
12 12 (30.00%) COBOL
12 12 (30.00%) Java
12 12 (30.00%) PHP
12 12 (30.00%) SQL
12 12 (30.00%) CICS
12 12 (30.00%) ColdFusion
12 12 (30.00%) JCL

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 13 (32.50%) IIS
2 12 (30.00%) CICS
2 12 (30.00%) ColdFusion
3 2 (5.00%) Confluence
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) DB2
2 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) Selenium
2 5 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 4 (10.00%) JMeter
3 4 (10.00%) JUnit
4 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.50%) JIRA
4 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.00%) Ant
5 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.00%) Gradle
5 2 (5.00%) Hudson
5 2 (5.00%) jMock
5 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (5.00%) Maven
5 2 (5.00%) Selenium IDE
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) QA Engineer
2 22 (55.00%) Tester
3 18 (45.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 18 (45.00%) QA Tester
3 18 (45.00%) Test Engineer
4 12 (30.00%) Analyst
4 12 (30.00%) Test Analyst
5 10 (25.00%) QA Analyst
5 10 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 10 (25.00%) Web Analyst
5 10 (25.00%) Web Engineer
5 10 (25.00%) Web Test Analyst
5 10 (25.00%) Web Tester
6 8 (20.00%) Systems Tester
7 5 (12.50%) Agile Tester
7 5 (12.50%) CICS Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Java Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) GUI Tester
9 3 (7.50%) Mainframe Tester
10 2 (5.00%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) Web Services
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle ADF
2 3 (7.50%) XML
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
3 2 (5.00%) Ajax
3 2 (5.00%) CSS
3 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.00%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) HTML5
3 2 (5.00%) Java EE
3 2 (5.00%) JMS
3 2 (5.00%) REST
3 2 (5.00%) Spring
3 2 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (5.00%) XML Messaging
4 1 (2.50%) JSON
4 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Mainframe
1 12 (30.00%) VSAM
2 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Fintech
3 2 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) SDLC
2 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (65.00%) Automated Testing
2 26 (65.00%) Manual Testing
2 26 (65.00%) TDD
2 26 (65.00%) Unit Testing
3 25 (62.50%) Integration Testing
3 25 (62.50%) Regression Testing
3 25 (62.50%) System Integration Testing
4 23 (57.50%) Waterfall
5 21 (52.50%) RAD
6 14 (35.00%) User Stories
7 13 (32.50%) Compatibility Testing
8 12 (30.00%) Software Testing
8 12 (30.00%) Web Development
9 5 (12.50%) Performance Testing
10 4 (10.00%) BDD
11 2 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) COBOL
1 12 (30.00%) Java
1 12 (30.00%) JCL
1 12 (30.00%) PHP
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) C#
2 2 (5.00%) Groovy
2 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) ISTQB
2 13 (32.50%) ISEB
3 9 (22.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (87.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (47.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) HP
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) Pega
3 3 (7.50%) Rally
4 2 (5.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.00%) Rackspace
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) CA