The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
England / East of England
Rank 185 205 196
Rank change year-on-year +20 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 65 70 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.07% 0.95% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.08% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 48 53 52
Median salary £45,000 £39,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.92% -16.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -2.59%  

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 of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5319 6460 6272
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 87.21% 87.88% 84.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4226 5103 4993
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,421 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
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 of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 of England

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in the East of England

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in the East of England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in the East of England

Functional Testing
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 25 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
Hertfordshire +12 26 £45,000 +12.50%
Bedfordshire +36 16 £45,000 - 2
Norfolk 0 12 £35,000 +7.69%
Essex +19 7 £77,500 +103.94%
Cambridgeshire -7 4 £37,500 -5.06% 1
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 of England region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 90 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (48.61%) QA
3 69 (47.92%) Scrum
4 52 (36.11%) Selenium
5 45 (31.25%) Non-Functional Testing
5 45 (31.25%) Finance
6 41 (28.47%) BDD
7 38 (26.39%) Automation Testing
8 37 (25.69%) HP UFT
9 36 (25.00%) Java
9 36 (25.00%) Test Scripting
10 35 (24.31%) TDD
11 34 (23.61%) Software Testing
11 34 (23.61%) Regression Testing
12 32 (22.22%) C#
12 32 (22.22%) SQL
12 32 (22.22%) Unix
13 30 (20.83%) Linux
14 29 (20.14%) Python
15 28 (19.44%) Test Automation
15 28 (19.44%) Continuous Improvement
16 27 (18.75%) Test Strategy
17 25 (17.36%) User Acceptance Testing
18 24 (16.67%) Performance Testing
19 23 (15.97%) JIRA
20 22 (15.28%) RESTful
21 20 (13.89%) Release Management
21 20 (13.89%) Software Delivery
22 19 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
22 19 (13.19%) SDLC

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 7 (4.86%) Confluence
3 2 (1.39%) SAS
3 2 (1.39%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.69%) Apache
4 1 (0.69%) Drupal
4 1 (0.69%) IIS
4 1 (0.69%) JBoss
4 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Magento
1 1 (0.69%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.39%) Ethernet
1 2 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.69%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.69%) FTP
2 1 (0.69%) HTTP
2 1 (0.69%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.69%) Big Data
4 1 (0.69%) DB2
4 1 (0.69%) MySQL
4 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 52 (36.11%) Selenium
2 37 (25.69%) HP UFT
3 23 (15.97%) JIRA
4 17 (11.81%) WebDriver
5 13 (9.03%) Cucumber
6 10 (6.94%) Git (software)
7 9 (6.25%) Grunt
7 9 (6.25%) gulp
8 8 (5.56%) JUnit
8 8 (5.56%) Maven
9 7 (4.86%) JMeter
9 7 (4.86%) SoapUI
9 7 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (4.17%) Bugzilla
10 6 (4.17%) Testopia
11 5 (3.47%) Subversion
11 5 (3.47%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.78%) Eclipse
12 4 (2.78%) Hudson
12 4 (2.78%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 45 (31.25%) Finance
2 9 (6.25%) Retail
3 5 (3.47%) Banking
4 4 (2.78%) Legal
5 3 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.39%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.39%) Automotive
6 2 (1.39%) Electronics
6 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.69%) Law
7 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (41.67%) Analyst
2 58 (40.28%) Test Analyst
3 40 (27.78%) Tester
4 37 (25.69%) Test Engineer
5 17 (11.81%) QA Analyst
6 16 (11.11%) Software Tester
7 15 (10.42%) QA Test Analyst
8 13 (9.03%) Automation Test Analyst
8 13 (9.03%) Test Automation Engineer
9 12 (8.33%) Test Leader
10 9 (6.25%) Developer
10 9 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
10 9 (6.25%) UI Developer
11 8 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (5.56%) Software Analyst
11 8 (5.56%) Software Test Analyst
11 8 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
11 8 (5.56%) Systems Test Analyst
11 8 (5.56%) Systems Test Engineer
11 8 (5.56%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.28%) RESTful
2 11 (7.64%) CSS
3 10 (6.94%) HTML
4 9 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 9 (6.25%) Backbone.js
4 9 (6.25%) Ember.js
4 9 (6.25%) LESS
4 9 (6.25%) Sass
4 9 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (5.56%) .NET
5 8 (5.56%) Ajax
5 8 (5.56%) Gherkin
5 8 (5.56%) Hibernate
5 8 (5.56%) Spring
6 4 (2.78%) XML
7 3 (2.08%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.39%) jQuery
9 1 (0.69%) LINQ to SQL
9 1 (0.69%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.25%) User Experience
3 6 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.17%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.39%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.39%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 32 (22.22%) Unix
2 30 (20.83%) Linux
3 11 (7.64%) Windows
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.69%) AIX
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (47.92%) Scrum
3 45 (31.25%) Non-Functional Testing
4 41 (28.47%) BDD
5 38 (26.39%) Automation Testing
6 36 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 35 (24.31%) TDD
8 34 (23.61%) Regression Testing
8 34 (23.61%) Software Testing
9 28 (19.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 28 (19.44%) Test Automation
10 27 (18.75%) Test Strategy
11 25 (17.36%) User Acceptance Testing
12 24 (16.67%) Performance Testing
13 20 (13.89%) Release Management
13 20 (13.89%) Software Delivery
14 19 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (13.19%) SDLC
14 19 (13.19%) Waterfall
15 17 (11.81%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.00%) Java
2 32 (22.22%) C#
2 32 (22.22%) SQL
3 29 (20.14%) Python
4 13 (9.03%) Shell Script
5 10 (6.94%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.17%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.39%) C
7 2 (1.39%) Perl
7 2 (1.39%) PHP
7 2 (1.39%) Ruby
7 2 (1.39%) VB
8 1 (0.69%) AWK
8 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.69%) Tcl
8 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.69%) VB6
8 1 (0.69%) VBA
8 1 (0.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (11.81%) ISEB
2 16 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 9 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (48.61%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) PMO
3 1 (0.69%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.39%) GFS2
1 2 (1.39%) NFS
1 2 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (7.64%) Atlassian
2 9 (6.25%) Oracle
3 7 (4.86%) HP
3 7 (4.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.17%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (2.08%) SAP
6 2 (1.39%) IBM
7 1 (0.69%) Cisco
7 1 (0.69%) Citrix
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