Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 118 124
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 -28
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 26 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.19% 0.44% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.48% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 13
East Sussex median annual salary £55,000 £33,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +62.96% -25.00% -5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £36,300
90th Percentile £72,500 £50,000 £47,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% -

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 East Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,882 1,663 1,901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 85.86% 92.39% 88.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,569 1,433 1,653
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in East Sussex

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in East Sussex

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in East Sussex over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in East Sussex

Functional Testing
Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. 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
Brighton +4 26 £55,000 +69.23% 2
Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) QA
2 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 11 (42.31%) Non-Functional Testing
3 11 (42.31%) AngularJS
3 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 8 (30.77%) Selenium
4 8 (30.77%) Cucumber
4 8 (30.77%) User Experience
5 6 (23.08%) React
5 6 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (23.08%) Node.js
5 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
5 6 (23.08%) Open Source
5 6 (23.08%) Scrum
5 6 (23.08%) PHP
5 6 (23.08%) Java
6 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
6 5 (19.23%) HTML
6 5 (19.23%) SQL
6 5 (19.23%) CSS
6 5 (19.23%) Load Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Security Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
6 5 (19.23%) Front End Development
6 5 (19.23%) Black-Box Testing
7 4 (15.38%) GitHub
7 4 (15.38%) Bitbucket
7 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
8 3 (11.54%) Finance

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 4 (15.38%) GitHub
2 2 (7.69%) BlazeMeter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Cucumber
1 8 (30.77%) Selenium
2 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
3 4 (15.38%) Bitbucket
3 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.69%) HP UFT
4 2 (7.69%) JMeter
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
1 6 (23.08%) JavaScript Engineer
1 6 (23.08%) QA Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) QA Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) QA Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Functional QA Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) AngularJS
2 6 (23.08%) Node.js
2 6 (23.08%) React
3 5 (19.23%) CSS
3 5 (19.23%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) User Experience
2 6 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 11 (42.31%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Open Source
4 6 (23.08%) Scrum
5 5 (19.23%) Black-Box Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Front End Development
5 5 (19.23%) Load Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Security Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
6 3 (11.54%) Release Management
7 2 (7.69%) Analytics
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 2 (7.69%) Test Management
7 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
2 6 (23.08%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) PHP
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
2 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) HP