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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
South East / East Sussex
Rank 79 89 98
Rank change year-on-year +10 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 9 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.00% 0.50% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.58% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 12
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.52% -19.04%  
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 East Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 770 866 996
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 85.37% 87.12% 87.75%
Number of salaries quoted 702 776 847
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 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
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 3 months to 24 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
Brighton +24 9 £32,500 - 1
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 10 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 9 (90.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) JMeter
2 9 (90.00%) WebDriver
3 8 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (80.00%) SDET
3 8 (80.00%) JUnit
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA

Functional Testing
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) JMeter
1 9 (90.00%) Selenium
1 9 (90.00%) WebDriver
2 8 (80.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) QA Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (80.00%) SDET
Brighton
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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