The median annual salary for a Functional Tester was £33,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Tester
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 905 946
Rank change year-on-year +54 +41  
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Tester 4 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.002% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 8
Median salary £33,000 £53,750 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.60% +110.78%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £41,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year +34.14% +60.78%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80108 89468 100526
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.97% 96.55% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 65932 76287 83736
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Functional Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Functional Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Tester in England

Functional Tester
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Functional Tester in England

Functional Tester
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 22 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
London +35 3 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £33,000 -
Functional Tester
UK

Functional Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Functional Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Functional Tester in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Functional Testing
2 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Ajax
5 2 (20.00%) Advertising
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) XHTML
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) User Experience
5 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) CSS3
5 2 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Payment Gateway

Functional Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Ajax
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) CSS3
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) XHTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) CGI
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Fintech
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Functional Testing
2 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
5 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Test Management
6 1 (10.00%) User Stories
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
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