The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 333 332 315
Rank change year-on-year -1 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 703 955 997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.88% 0.98% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.11% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 550 732 794
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% -4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.84%  

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 71349 86405 87982
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.14% 88.62% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 59178 72302 71950
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in England

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in England

Functional Testing
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 Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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
London -14 241 £52,500 - 22
South East +49 152 £37,500 - 22
Yorkshire +27 75 £42,500 +30.76% 6
East of England +12 66 £45,000 +13.92% 6
West Midlands -1 58 £40,000 -20.00% 6
South West +10 55 £38,000 -5.00% 6
North West -39 38 £40,000 +6.66% 5
East Midlands -8 18 £37,500 - 3
North East +5 5 £33,500 +11.66% 3
Functional Testing
UK

Functional Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 781 (56.97%) Agile Software Development
2 649 (47.34%) QA
3 501 (36.54%) Selenium
4 426 (31.07%) SQL
5 381 (27.79%) Non-Functional Testing
6 361 (26.33%) Java
7 353 (25.75%) Finance
8 345 (25.16%) Test Automation
9 303 (22.10%) ISTQB
10 302 (22.03%) Test Scripting
11 299 (21.81%) ISEB
12 296 (21.59%) Test Strategy
13 292 (21.30%) Regression Testing
14 284 (20.71%) Scrum
15 283 (20.64%) User Acceptance Testing
16 226 (16.48%) Software Testing
17 219 (15.97%) C#
18 218 (15.90%) Cucumber
19 211 (15.39%) Automated Testing
20 204 (14.88%) TDD
21 200 (14.59%) Continuous Integration
22 197 (14.37%) JavaScript
23 175 (12.76%) JIRA
24 173 (12.62%) SDLC
25 169 (12.33%) Waterfall
25 169 (12.33%) Windows
26 161 (11.74%) Automation Testing
27 159 (11.60%) Manual Testing
28 156 (11.38%) Performance Testing
29 155 (11.31%) BDD

Functional Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 27 (1.97%) Confluence
2 23 (1.68%) Tomcat
3 16 (1.17%) JBoss
4 14 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 12 (0.88%) Apache
5 12 (0.88%) WildFly
6 10 (0.73%) SharePoint
6 10 (0.73%) WebLogic
7 8 (0.58%) GlassFish
7 8 (0.58%) IIS
7 8 (0.58%) Skype for Business
8 7 (0.51%) CMS
8 7 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.36%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.29%) nginx
12 3 (0.22%) SAS
12 3 (0.22%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 96 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.46%) MS Office
3 11 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.22%) MS Project
7 1 (0.073%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.073%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 19 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.80%) Demantra
2 11 (0.80%) Oracle ASCP
3 5 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (0.15%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.15%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.15%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.15%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (0.95%) GitHub
2 13 (0.95%) SaaS
3 12 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.29%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.29%) Trello
6 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.073%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.073%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.90%) HTTP
2 17 (1.24%) HTTPS
3 15 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 13 (0.95%) Internet
5 12 (0.88%) DNS
6 11 (0.80%) DHCP
6 11 (0.80%) VoIP
7 10 (0.73%) 4G
8 9 (0.66%) ADSL
8 9 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (0.66%) FTP
8 9 (0.66%) LAN
8 9 (0.66%) VPN
8 9 (0.66%) WAN
8 9 (0.66%) WLAN
9 6 (0.44%) ATM
9 6 (0.44%) Wireless
10 4 (0.29%) 3G
10 4 (0.29%) Intranet
10 4 (0.29%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (8.83%) SQL Server
2 87 (6.35%) Relational Database
3 53 (3.87%) MySQL
4 50 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (2.26%) Oracle Database
6 28 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (1.60%) Big Data
8 19 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
9 18 (1.31%) RDBMS
10 17 (1.24%) NoSQL
10 17 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (1.17%) Oracle ODI
12 14 (1.02%) CouchDB
13 13 (0.95%) SQLPlus
14 12 (0.88%) Redis
14 12 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (0.73%) Oracle9i Database
16 9 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
17 8 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 7 (0.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 501 (36.54%) Selenium
2 218 (15.90%) Cucumber
3 175 (12.76%) JIRA
4 132 (9.63%) Git (software)
4 132 (9.63%) WebDriver
5 122 (8.90%) SoapUI
6 116 (8.46%) Jenkins
7 112 (8.17%) HP UFT
8 95 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 93 (6.78%) JUnit
10 50 (3.65%) JMeter
10 50 (3.65%) LoadRunner
11 47 (3.43%) Maven
12 40 (2.92%) TestNG
13 39 (2.84%) Visual Studio
14 30 (2.19%) Subversion
15 27 (1.97%) Grunt
16 26 (1.90%) TeamCity
17 24 (1.75%) Appium
18 22 (1.60%) gulp
General
1 353 (25.75%) Finance
2 109 (7.95%) Banking
3 68 (4.96%) Retail
4 65 (4.74%) Legal
5 36 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 28 (2.04%) Back Office
7 23 (1.68%) Automotive
8 21 (1.53%) Law
9 20 (1.46%) Games
10 18 (1.31%) Advertising
10 18 (1.31%) Publishing
11 17 (1.24%) Billing
12 16 (1.17%) Marketing
13 14 (1.02%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
15 12 (0.88%) Electronics
15 12 (0.88%) Polish Language
16 9 (0.66%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.58%) Front Office
18 7 (0.51%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 455 (33.19%) Analyst
2 302 (22.03%) Test Analyst
3 223 (16.27%) Test Engineer
4 216 (15.75%) Tester
5 175 (12.76%) Developer
6 109 (7.95%) QA Analyst
7 106 (7.73%) QA Engineer
8 98 (7.15%) Test Manager
9 91 (6.64%) Test Automation Engineer
10 76 (5.54%) QA Test Analyst
11 72 (5.25%) Software Tester
12 71 (5.18%) Senior Test Engineer
13 67 (4.89%) Test Leader
14 64 (4.67%) QA Tester
15 62 (4.52%) Business Analyst
16 56 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
17 52 (3.79%) Automation Test Analyst
17 52 (3.79%) Automation Tester
18 49 (3.57%) Consultant
18 49 (3.57%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (11.16%) .NET
2 124 (9.04%) HTML
3 123 (8.97%) Web Services
4 114 (8.32%) XML
5 112 (8.17%) CSS
6 100 (7.29%) SOAP
7 65 (4.74%) JSON
8 64 (4.67%) RESTful
9 57 (4.16%) AngularJS
10 51 (3.72%) Gherkin
11 49 (3.57%) REST
12 35 (2.55%) ASP.NET
13 32 (2.33%) Spring
14 31 (2.26%) Sass
15 30 (2.19%) Hibernate
15 30 (2.19%) HTML5
16 27 (1.97%) Ajax
16 27 (1.97%) LESS
17 25 (1.82%) JMS
17 25 (1.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 109 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (6.27%) Computer Science
3 76 (5.54%) Mobile App
4 66 (4.81%) User Experience
5 29 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 21 (1.53%) Fintech
8 14 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
8 14 (1.02%) N-Tier
9 13 (0.95%) Driving Licence
10 11 (0.80%) Photography
11 9 (0.66%) Client/Server
11 9 (0.66%) Online Gambling
12 8 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (0.58%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.51%) Derivative
13 7 (0.51%) NHS
13 7 (0.51%) Smart Meter
14 6 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 169 (12.33%) Windows
2 114 (8.32%) Linux
3 85 (6.20%) Unix
4 66 (4.81%) Android
5 56 (4.08%) Apple iOS
6 34 (2.48%) Windows Server
7 29 (2.12%) Windows 7
8 24 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (1.31%) Solaris
11 17 (1.24%) Windows 10
12 10 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
13 9 (0.66%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.66%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.66%) Windows Phone
14 6 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.15%) AIX
15 2 (0.15%) CoreOS
15 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 781 (56.97%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (27.79%) Non-Functional Testing
3 345 (25.16%) Test Automation
4 302 (22.03%) Test Scripting
5 296 (21.59%) Test Strategy
6 292 (21.30%) Regression Testing
7 284 (20.71%) Scrum
8 283 (20.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 226 (16.48%) Software Testing
10 211 (15.39%) Automated Testing
11 204 (14.88%) TDD
12 200 (14.59%) Continuous Integration
13 173 (12.62%) SDLC
14 169 (12.33%) Waterfall
15 161 (11.74%) Automation Testing
16 159 (11.60%) Manual Testing
17 156 (11.38%) Performance Testing
18 155 (11.31%) BDD
19 123 (8.97%) Mentoring
20 110 (8.02%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 426 (31.07%) SQL
2 361 (26.33%) Java
3 219 (15.97%) C#
4 197 (14.37%) JavaScript
5 89 (6.49%) Python
6 63 (4.60%) Ruby
7 62 (4.52%) PHP
8 50 (3.65%) C++
9 31 (2.26%) C
10 30 (2.19%) VBScript
11 27 (1.97%) Perl
12 25 (1.82%) T-SQL
13 24 (1.75%) VB
14 23 (1.68%) VB.NET
15 22 (1.60%) PL/SQL
16 19 (1.39%) TypeScript
17 18 (1.31%) ECMAScript
17 18 (1.31%) Shell Script
18 17 (1.24%) Objective-C
19 13 (0.95%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 303 (22.10%) ISTQB
2 299 (21.81%) ISEB
3 120 (8.75%) Degree
4 75 (5.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 50 (3.65%) Security Cleared
6 27 (1.97%) DV Cleared
7 12 (0.88%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.58%) MCP
8 8 (0.58%) MCSA
8 8 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.22%) ICAEW
12 2 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 1 (0.073%) HND
13 1 (0.073%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.073%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.073%) PMP
13 1 (0.073%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 649 (47.34%) QA
2 25 (1.82%) SDET
3 9 (0.66%) PMO
4 5 (0.36%) HL7
5 4 (0.29%) MISRA
5 4 (0.29%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.15%) AIFMD
6 2 (0.15%) EMIR
6 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.15%) UCITS
7 1 (0.073%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.073%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.073%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (1.31%) Docker
2 17 (1.24%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.44%) XenApp
4 4 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.15%) GFS2
5 2 (0.15%) NFS
6 1 (0.073%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 59 (4.30%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (1.90%) SCCM
3 14 (1.02%) Ansible
4 9 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (0.66%) Rancher
5 5 (0.36%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 4 (0.29%) Puppet
7 3 (0.22%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.22%) Kibana
7 3 (0.22%) logstash
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.22%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.073%) Icinga
9 1 (0.073%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.073%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.073%) Nagios
9 1 (0.073%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.073%) WMI
Vendors
1 151 (11.01%) Oracle
2 145 (10.58%) Microsoft
3 76 (5.54%) HP
4 30 (2.19%) IBM
5 22 (1.60%) Google
5 22 (1.60%) SAP
6 18 (1.31%) Citrix
6 18 (1.31%) Red Hat
7 17 (1.24%) AppSense
8 16 (1.17%) Atlassian
9 15 (1.09%) Apple
9 15 (1.09%) LexisNexis
10 13 (0.95%) Actimize
11 11 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (0.66%) Cisco
12 9 (0.66%) Dell
12 9 (0.66%) Intel Security
12 9 (0.66%) ServiceNow
13 8 (0.58%) CA Agile Central
13 8 (0.58%) Polycom
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Salary review every 6 months + ben
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Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
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Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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