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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
England / East of England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 216 229
Rank change year-on-year -2 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 37 45 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.60% 0.67% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.76% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 32 41 40
Median salary £45,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.92% -1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,625 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,875
% change year-on-year - -2.14%  

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 5394 5899 7083
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 88.12% 87.64% 86.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4355 4951 5800
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 June 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 June 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
Bedfordshire +28 12 £46,250 +15.62% 2
Hertfordshire -20 11 £35,000 -30.00%
Essex +1 7 £41,250 +8.55%
Suffolk +4 4 £51,250 +86.36%
Cambridgeshire -11 3 £40,625 +2.84% 1
Functional Testing
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 65 (63.73%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (50.98%) Test Automation
3 43 (42.16%) Scrum
3 43 (42.16%) QA
4 36 (35.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 32 (31.37%) Selenium
6 28 (27.45%) Finance
6 28 (27.45%) Test Scripting
7 27 (26.47%) BDD
7 27 (26.47%) TDD
8 23 (22.55%) JIRA
8 23 (22.55%) Test Strategy
9 22 (21.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (18.63%) Sass
12 19 (18.63%) Responsive Web Design
12 19 (18.63%) AngularJS
12 19 (18.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (18.63%) Grunt
12 19 (18.63%) Test Planning
12 19 (18.63%) User Experience
12 19 (18.63%) gulp
12 19 (18.63%) JavaScript
12 19 (18.63%) CSS
12 19 (18.63%) Software Testing
12 19 (18.63%) Web Design
13 18 (17.65%) LESS
13 18 (17.65%) Ember.js
13 18 (17.65%) Backbone.js

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 4 (3.92%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.94%) Confluence
2 3 (2.94%) SAS
3 1 (0.98%) Apache
3 1 (0.98%) Drupal
3 1 (0.98%) JBoss
3 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.98%) Magento
1 1 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) 802.11
1 3 (2.94%) Ethernet
1 3 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (2.94%) Wireless
2 1 (0.98%) HTTP
2 1 (0.98%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.98%) DB2
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.98%) QlikView
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (31.37%) Selenium
2 23 (22.55%) JIRA
3 19 (18.63%) Grunt
3 19 (18.63%) gulp
4 16 (15.69%) WebDriver
5 15 (14.71%) HP UFT
6 10 (9.80%) Git (software)
6 10 (9.80%) JMeter
7 8 (7.84%) Bugzilla
7 8 (7.84%) Testopia
8 6 (5.88%) Cucumber
8 6 (5.88%) Visual Studio
9 5 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (3.92%) Bower
10 4 (3.92%) JUnit
10 4 (3.92%) Maven
10 4 (3.92%) SoapUI
11 3 (2.94%) Jenkins
11 3 (2.94%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.98%) SpecFlow
General
1 28 (27.45%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Retail
3 3 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.96%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.98%) Back Office
5 1 (0.98%) Electronics
5 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.98%) Local Government
5 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (26.47%) Analyst
2 26 (25.49%) Test Analyst
3 21 (20.59%) Tester
4 19 (18.63%) Developer
4 19 (18.63%) UI Developer
5 18 (17.65%) Test Engineer
6 16 (15.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (12.75%) Test Leader
8 11 (10.78%) Automation Test Analyst
9 10 (9.80%) Angular Developer
10 9 (8.82%) Software Tester
11 8 (7.84%) Automation Test Lead
11 8 (7.84%) Test Manager
12 7 (6.86%) Systems Analyst
12 7 (6.86%) Systems Test Analyst
12 7 (6.86%) Systems Test Engineer
12 7 (6.86%) Systems Tester
13 6 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
14 5 (4.90%) HTML CSS Developer
14 5 (4.90%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.63%) AngularJS
1 19 (18.63%) CSS
1 19 (18.63%) Sass
1 19 (18.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 18 (17.65%) Backbone.js
2 18 (17.65%) Ember.js
2 18 (17.65%) LESS
3 17 (16.67%) Ajax
3 17 (16.67%) HTML
4 7 (6.86%) .NET
4 7 (6.86%) RESTful
5 4 (3.92%) Gherkin
5 4 (3.92%) Hibernate
5 4 (3.92%) Spring
6 3 (2.94%) 802.1X
6 3 (2.94%) XML
7 1 (0.98%) J2EE
7 1 (0.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.63%) User Experience
2 17 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (7.84%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.94%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.94%) e-Learning
5 3 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.96%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.96%) Fintech
7 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.67%) Linux
2 13 (12.75%) Unix
3 5 (4.90%) Windows
4 1 (0.98%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (63.73%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (50.98%) Test Automation
3 43 (42.16%) Scrum
4 36 (35.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 28 (27.45%) Test Scripting
6 27 (26.47%) BDD
6 27 (26.47%) TDD
7 23 (22.55%) Test Strategy
8 22 (21.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (18.63%) Responsive Web Design
11 19 (18.63%) Software Testing
11 19 (18.63%) Test Planning
11 19 (18.63%) Web Design
12 18 (17.65%) Waterfall
13 15 (14.71%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 15 (14.71%) Integration Testing
14 14 (13.73%) Performance Testing
14 14 (13.73%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.63%) JavaScript
2 17 (16.67%) Java
3 15 (14.71%) Python
3 15 (14.71%) SQL
4 13 (12.75%) C#
5 12 (11.76%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.94%) C
7 1 (0.98%) AWK
7 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.98%) C++
7 1 (0.98%) Perl
7 1 (0.98%) PHP
7 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (9.80%) Degree
1 10 (9.80%) ISEB
1 10 (9.80%) ISTQB
2 9 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (42.16%) QA
2 3 (2.94%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) GFS2
1 3 (2.94%) NFS
1 3 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (7.84%) CA Agile Central
2 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.92%) Oracle
4 3 (2.94%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.96%) HP
5 2 (1.96%) SAP
6 1 (0.98%) IBM
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