Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 314 282 281
Rank change year-on-year -32 -1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 48 85 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.40% 0.65% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.73% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 46 69 86
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £30,000 £23,050 £30,625
90th Percentile £50,000 £60,000 £51,000
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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10699 11661 13281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.06% 88.55% 87.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8689 9618 10915
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 of England

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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
Hertfordshire -28 17 £35,000 -3.45% 2
Cambridgeshire -24 13 £37,500 -5.06% 4
Essex +23 9 £42,500 -17.48%
Bedfordshire +17 6 £43,750 -20.45%
Suffolk +5 3 £31,500 +23.53% 2
Functional Testing
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 of England region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 35 (72.92%) Test Automation
2 33 (68.75%) QA
3 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (43.75%) Selenium
5 18 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 16 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 13 (27.08%) Software Testing
8 12 (25.00%) TDD
8 12 (25.00%) JIRA
9 11 (22.92%) SQL
10 10 (20.83%) Stress Testing
10 10 (20.83%) Test Strategy
10 10 (20.83%) SpecFlow
11 9 (18.75%) BDD
11 9 (18.75%) Performance Testing
11 9 (18.75%) Scrum
11 9 (18.75%) Test Planning
12 8 (16.67%) Scalability Testing
13 7 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (14.58%) Manual Testing
13 7 (14.58%) Finance
13 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
13 7 (14.58%) .NET
13 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
13 7 (14.58%) C#
14 6 (12.50%) HTML
14 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
14 6 (12.50%) CSS
14 6 (12.50%) JMeter

Functional Testing
Co-occurring 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 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.08%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (2.08%) PuTTY
1 1 (2.08%) SMS
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (43.75%) Selenium
2 12 (25.00%) JIRA
3 10 (20.83%) SpecFlow
4 6 (12.50%) JMeter
5 5 (10.42%) HP UFT
5 5 (10.42%) SoapUI
6 4 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (8.33%) WebDriver
7 3 (6.25%) Grunt
7 3 (6.25%) gulp
7 3 (6.25%) MSTest
8 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
8 2 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (4.17%) Mercurial
8 2 (4.17%) Moq
9 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (2.08%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Automotive
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Tester
2 12 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 10 (20.83%) Analyst
4 9 (18.75%) Test Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) QA Tester
5 7 (14.58%) Quality Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 4 (8.33%) QA Leader
7 3 (6.25%) Automation Test Lead
7 3 (6.25%) Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Lead Tester
7 3 (6.25%) QA Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) UI Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (4.17%) QA Automation Tester
8 2 (4.17%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 2 (4.17%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) .NET
2 6 (12.50%) CSS
2 6 (12.50%) HTML
3 5 (10.42%) Ajax
4 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.25%) Backbone.js
4 3 (6.25%) Ember.js
4 3 (6.25%) LESS
4 3 (6.25%) Sass
4 3 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.17%) HTML5
5 2 (4.17%) jQuery
5 2 (4.17%) WinForms
6 1 (2.08%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.08%) JSON
6 1 (2.08%) SOAP
6 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Data Structures
1 4 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.25%) User Experience
3 2 (4.17%) Digital Currency
3 2 (4.17%) Fintech
3 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.08%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Android
2 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (72.92%) Test Automation
2 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 16 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 13 (27.08%) Software Testing
6 12 (25.00%) TDD
7 10 (20.83%) Stress Testing
7 10 (20.83%) Test Strategy
8 9 (18.75%) BDD
8 9 (18.75%) Performance Testing
8 9 (18.75%) Scrum
8 9 (18.75%) Test Planning
9 8 (16.67%) Scalability Testing
10 7 (14.58%) Manual Testing
10 7 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (12.50%) API Testing
11 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (10.42%) Integration Testing
12 5 (10.42%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) C#
2 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
3 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.33%) Ruby
5 3 (6.25%) Java
5 3 (6.25%) VB
6 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.08%) C
6 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.08%) Perl
6 1 (2.08%) PHP
6 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.33%) ISEB
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (68.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) GFS2
1 1 (2.08%) NFS
1 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (2.08%) IBM