Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 218 211
Rank change year-on-year +62 -7 -36
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 73 50 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.38% 0.76% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 0.85% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 65 47 53
East Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £34,850 £25,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £47,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%

Functional Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4674 5870 6608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 88.66% 89.09% 89.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3863 4642 5356
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £26,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Functional Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +26 42 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Derbyshire - 15 £50,000 - 1
Northamptonshire +18 8 £29,000 -31.76%
Leicestershire +23 5 £37,500 +15.38%
Functional Testing
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 45 (61.64%) Test Automation
2 28 (38.36%) QA
3 27 (36.99%) Selenium
4 24 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (31.51%) Scenario Testing
6 22 (30.14%) SQL
6 22 (30.14%) Degree
7 21 (28.77%) SDLC
8 20 (27.40%) Java
8 20 (27.40%) Regression Testing
9 19 (26.03%) Integration Testing
10 18 (24.66%) Non-Functional Testing
11 17 (23.29%) Test Strategy
11 17 (23.29%) JIRA
11 17 (23.29%) Software Testing
12 16 (21.92%) Scrum
12 16 (21.92%) SoapUI
13 15 (20.55%) XML
14 14 (19.18%) SOAP
14 14 (19.18%) JavaScript
14 14 (19.18%) Windows
14 14 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (19.18%) TDD
15 13 (17.81%) Test Scripting
16 12 (16.44%) SC Cleared
16 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
16 12 (16.44%) Cucumber
16 12 (16.44%) Relational Database
16 12 (16.44%) Customer Requirements
16 12 (16.44%) XML Messaging

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.48%) CMS
2 2 (2.74%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.74%) Magento
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.48%) DNS
2 4 (5.48%) HTTP
2 4 (5.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) Relational Database
2 8 (10.96%) MySQL
3 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.22%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.22%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.37%) Big Data
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (36.99%) Selenium
2 17 (23.29%) JIRA
3 16 (21.92%) SoapUI
4 12 (16.44%) Cucumber
5 6 (8.22%) Git (software)
5 6 (8.22%) JMeter
5 6 (8.22%) Visual Studio
5 6 (8.22%) WebDriver
6 5 (6.85%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.48%) Bitbucket
7 4 (5.48%) Maven
8 3 (4.11%) Protractor
9 2 (2.74%) git-flow
9 2 (2.74%) Mocha
9 2 (2.74%) Sinon.JS
9 2 (2.74%) Toad
10 1 (1.37%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.37%) LabVIEW
10 1 (1.37%) MorphX
10 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (16.44%) Vietnamese Language
2 9 (12.33%) Banking
2 9 (12.33%) Retail
3 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.11%) Finance
5 2 (2.74%) Marketing
6 1 (1.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Analyst
2 20 (27.40%) Test Analyst
3 13 (17.81%) Developer
3 13 (17.81%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (16.44%) Senior Test Analyst
5 10 (13.70%) QA Leader
5 10 (13.70%) QA Team Leader
5 10 (13.70%) Team Leader
5 10 (13.70%) Tester
6 8 (10.96%) Automation Tester
6 8 (10.96%) Test Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Development Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Senior Tester
7 6 (8.22%) Software Test Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Test Development Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) QA Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Senior Automation Tester
8 5 (6.85%) Software Development Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) XML
2 14 (19.18%) SOAP
3 12 (16.44%) XML Messaging
4 9 (12.33%) .NET
5 8 (10.96%) CSS
5 8 (10.96%) HTML
5 8 (10.96%) REST
6 6 (8.22%) HTML5
6 6 (8.22%) JSON
7 5 (6.85%) Gherkin
8 4 (5.48%) Ajax
8 4 (5.48%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.48%) Backbone.js
8 4 (5.48%) CSS3
8 4 (5.48%) DOM
8 4 (5.48%) Ember.js
8 4 (5.48%) React
8 4 (5.48%) Swagger
8 4 (5.48%) Web Services
9 2 (2.74%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Greenfield Project
1 7 (9.59%) User Experience
2 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.48%) Photography
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.37%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.18%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Unix
3 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (61.64%) Test Automation
2 24 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (31.51%) Scenario Testing
4 21 (28.77%) SDLC
5 20 (27.40%) Regression Testing
6 19 (26.03%) Integration Testing
7 18 (24.66%) Non-Functional Testing
8 17 (23.29%) Software Testing
8 17 (23.29%) Test Strategy
9 16 (21.92%) Scrum
10 14 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (19.18%) TDD
11 13 (17.81%) Test Scripting
12 12 (16.44%) Customer Requirements
13 11 (15.07%) Service Management
14 10 (13.70%) BDD
14 10 (13.70%) Defect Management
14 10 (13.70%) Open Source
15 9 (12.33%) Exploratory Testing
15 9 (12.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.14%) SQL
2 20 (27.40%) Java
3 14 (19.18%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.85%) C#
5 2 (2.74%) Groovy
5 2 (2.74%) Jython
5 2 (2.74%) PHP
5 2 (2.74%) Python
5 2 (2.74%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.37%) C
6 1 (1.37%) Ruby
6 1 (1.37%) Scala
6 1 (1.37%) X++
Qualifications
1 22 (30.14%) Degree
2 12 (16.44%) SC Cleared
2 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
3 10 (13.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.37%) ISEB
4 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (38.36%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (12.33%) Oracle
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.74%) Atlassian