The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Functional Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
England / East Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 132 162
Rank change year-on-year -15 +30  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 17 33 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.58% 1.04% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.18% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 16
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.84%  

Functional Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2560 2797 2878
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 87.40% 87.87% 85.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1990 2194 2312
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in the East Midlands

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Functional Testing in the East Midlands

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in the East Midlands

Functional Testing
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Leicestershire -4 9 £37,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire +7 8 £45,500 +22.97% 3
Functional Testing
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (48.89%) ISTQB
2 22 (48.89%) QA
2 22 (48.89%) SQL
3 19 (42.22%) Test Strategy
4 18 (40.00%) Load Testing
5 17 (37.78%) Selenium
5 17 (37.78%) ISEB
6 15 (33.33%) IBM
6 15 (33.33%) Problem Management
7 13 (28.89%) Automation Testing
8 12 (26.67%) C#
9 11 (24.44%) Scrum
10 10 (22.22%) Retail
10 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
11 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 9 (20.00%) Mobile App
11 9 (20.00%) Java
11 9 (20.00%) OO
11 9 (20.00%) Finance
12 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
12 8 (17.78%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (17.78%) Kanban
12 8 (17.78%) Cucumber
13 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (13.33%) JIRA
14 6 (13.33%) Python
14 6 (13.33%) HP UFT
14 6 (13.33%) .NET
14 6 (13.33%) Open Source

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Selenium
2 8 (17.78%) Cucumber
3 6 (13.33%) HP UFT
3 6 (13.33%) JIRA
4 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 4 (8.89%) Calabash
5 4 (8.89%) Capybara
5 4 (8.89%) Protractor
6 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.44%) LoadRunner
7 2 (4.44%) Ranorex
8 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (22.22%) Retail
2 9 (20.00%) Finance
3 5 (11.11%) Banking
4 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Analyst
2 15 (33.33%) QA Leader
2 15 (33.33%) Quality Manager
2 15 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 14 (31.11%) Test Analyst
4 10 (22.22%) QA Analyst
4 10 (22.22%) QA Engineer
5 9 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 7 (15.56%) Lead Test Analyst
6 7 (15.56%) QA Automation Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Functional QA Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) QA Test Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Test Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Tester
8 5 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
9 4 (8.89%) Junior
9 4 (8.89%) Junior Analyst
10 3 (6.67%) QA Tester
10 3 (6.67%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) .NET
1 6 (13.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.22%) Swagger
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.22%) EPoS
2 1 (2.22%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) Test Strategy
3 18 (40.00%) Load Testing
4 15 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 13 (28.89%) Automation Testing
6 11 (24.44%) Scrum
7 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 9 (20.00%) OO
8 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 8 (17.78%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (17.78%) Kanban
9 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
10 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (13.33%) Open Source
12 5 (11.11%) BDD
12 5 (11.11%) Project Management
12 5 (11.11%) SDLC
13 4 (8.89%) Manual Testing
13 4 (8.89%) Non-Functional Testing
13 4 (8.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) SQL
2 12 (26.67%) C#
3 9 (20.00%) Java
4 6 (13.33%) Python
5 5 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) C
6 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (48.89%) ISTQB
2 17 (37.78%) ISEB
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (48.89%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) IBM
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) HP
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
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Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Quarterly Pay Review - Bonus (every
Posted: 10 days ago