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

Functional Testing
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 393 336 283
Rank change year-on-year -57 -53  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 641 875 1145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.77% 0.95% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 1.06% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 454 690 936
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 74950 82225 90350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.70% 88.98% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 60667 69603 74699
Median salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 June 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 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 +6 287 £60,000 +4.34% 28
South East -33 98 £37,250 -17.22% 20
North West -34 64 £46,250 - 17
South West +10 53 £36,000 -0.68% 8
Yorkshire -54 43 £35,000 -7.89% 9
East of England -15 34 £45,000 +13.92% 2
West Midlands -56 33 £40,000 -30.43% 8
East Midlands +21 17 £41,000 -18.00% 5
North East +19 13 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Functional Testing
UK

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

1 793 (59.00%) Test Automation
2 704 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 625 (46.50%) QA
4 479 (35.64%) Selenium
5 398 (29.61%) Non-Functional Testing
6 387 (28.79%) Finance
7 374 (27.83%) SQL
8 337 (25.07%) Java
9 294 (21.88%) Test Strategy
10 290 (21.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 289 (21.50%) Test Scripting
12 281 (20.91%) Regression Testing
13 277 (20.61%) ISTQB
14 244 (18.15%) Scrum
15 239 (17.78%) ISEB
16 232 (17.26%) JavaScript
17 200 (14.88%) TDD
17 200 (14.88%) Software Testing
18 192 (14.29%) Banking
19 182 (13.54%) Windows
20 181 (13.47%) Cucumber
21 178 (13.24%) C#
22 163 (12.13%) Oracle
23 159 (11.83%) Scenario Testing
24 157 (11.68%) JIRA
25 155 (11.53%) BDD
26 153 (11.38%) Degree
27 150 (11.16%) HTML
28 145 (10.79%) WebDriver
29 141 (10.49%) Continuous Integration

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 34 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 28 (2.08%) Apache
3 21 (1.56%) JBoss
3 21 (1.56%) Tomcat
4 19 (1.41%) Confluence
4 19 (1.41%) SharePoint
5 17 (1.26%) GlassFish
5 17 (1.26%) WildFly
6 14 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (0.89%) CMS
8 9 (0.67%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.60%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.37%) IIS
12 4 (0.30%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.30%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.30%) nginx
13 3 (0.22%) Oracle UPK
13 3 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 46 (3.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.45%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.074%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.074%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 18 (1.34%) Actimize
2 11 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
2 11 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
3 10 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
5 8 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
6 7 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (0.45%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 6 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
8 5 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.37%) VisionPLUS
9 4 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.22%) PeopleSoft CRM
10 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
11 2 (0.15%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 40 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.49%) SaaS
3 11 (0.82%) BrowserStack
4 5 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.22%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.15%) GitHub
7 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.074%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.074%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.16%) HTTP
2 19 (1.41%) VoIP
3 17 (1.26%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.04%) Internet
5 12 (0.89%) SSL
6 11 (0.82%) 4G
6 11 (0.82%) DNS
7 10 (0.74%) Wireless
8 9 (0.67%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.37%) FTP
10 4 (0.30%) 3G
10 4 (0.30%) Firewall
10 4 (0.30%) IPv4
10 4 (0.30%) MPLS
10 4 (0.30%) MVNO
10 4 (0.30%) SMTP
10 4 (0.30%) VoLTE
10 4 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.22%) 802.11
11 3 (0.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (8.04%) SQL Server
2 99 (7.37%) MySQL
3 82 (6.10%) Relational Database
4 51 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (2.46%) NoSQL
7 31 (2.31%) Big Data
8 26 (1.93%) Oracle ODI
9 20 (1.49%) RDBMS
10 16 (1.19%) Oracle Database
11 15 (1.12%) MongoDB
12 13 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (0.67%) Hadoop
15 9 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (0.60%) SQLPlus
17 6 (0.45%) Oracle9i Database
17 6 (0.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 479 (35.64%) Selenium
2 181 (13.47%) Cucumber
3 157 (11.68%) JIRA
4 145 (10.79%) WebDriver
5 120 (8.93%) HP UFT
6 109 (8.11%) Git (software)
7 108 (8.04%) SoapUI
8 101 (7.51%) Jenkins
9 93 (6.92%) JUnit
10 64 (4.76%) JMeter
11 61 (4.54%) Team Foundation Server
12 60 (4.46%) LoadRunner
13 43 (3.20%) Visual Studio
14 38 (2.83%) gulp
15 36 (2.68%) Grunt
15 36 (2.68%) Rational Functional Tester
15 36 (2.68%) Subversion
16 35 (2.60%) TestNG
17 30 (2.23%) JBehave
18 27 (2.01%) SpecFlow
General
1 387 (28.79%) Finance
2 192 (14.29%) Banking
3 102 (7.59%) Retail
4 53 (3.94%) Investment Banking
5 44 (3.27%) Legal
6 41 (3.05%) Telecoms
7 40 (2.98%) Retail Banking
8 33 (2.46%) Back Office
9 31 (2.31%) Law
10 27 (2.01%) Games
11 23 (1.71%) Automotive
12 21 (1.56%) Billing
12 21 (1.56%) Polish Language
13 18 (1.34%) Aerospace
13 18 (1.34%) Corporate Banking
13 18 (1.34%) Marketing
14 12 (0.89%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.74%) Advertising
15 10 (0.74%) Electronics
15 10 (0.74%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 427 (31.77%) Analyst
2 278 (20.68%) Test Analyst
3 195 (14.51%) Developer
4 189 (14.06%) Tester
5 183 (13.62%) Test Engineer
6 102 (7.59%) QA Analyst
7 98 (7.29%) QA Engineer
8 86 (6.40%) Test Automation Engineer
9 79 (5.88%) Test Manager
10 77 (5.73%) Test Leader
11 69 (5.13%) QA Test Analyst
12 64 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
13 55 (4.09%) QA Tester
14 54 (4.02%) Business Analyst
15 52 (3.87%) Software Tester
16 51 (3.79%) Consultant
16 51 (3.79%) QA Leader
17 48 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
18 45 (3.35%) Financial Analyst
19 44 (3.27%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (11.16%) HTML
2 137 (10.19%) CSS
3 127 (9.45%) XML
4 117 (8.71%) .NET
5 116 (8.63%) SOAP
6 98 (7.29%) Web Services
7 83 (6.18%) AngularJS
8 79 (5.88%) REST
9 76 (5.65%) JSON
10 69 (5.13%) HTML5
11 66 (4.91%) RESTful
12 63 (4.69%) Gherkin
13 48 (3.57%) CSS3
14 46 (3.42%) React
15 43 (3.20%) Node.js
16 42 (3.13%) Ajax
17 40 (2.98%) Sass
18 39 (2.90%) Ember.js
19 33 (2.46%) Backbone.js
19 33 (2.46%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 134 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
2 106 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 80 (5.95%) User Experience
4 63 (4.69%) Mobile App
5 60 (4.46%) Management Information System
6 41 (3.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 35 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
8 26 (1.93%) Fixed Income
9 25 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (1.71%) Fintech
11 14 (1.04%) Photography
12 12 (0.89%) Online Gambling
12 12 (0.89%) Virtual Team
13 10 (0.74%) Algorithms
14 9 (0.67%) Derivative
15 8 (0.60%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.60%) iPad
16 7 (0.52%) N-Tier
16 7 (0.52%) Replication
16 7 (0.52%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 182 (13.54%) Windows
2 132 (9.82%) Linux
3 87 (6.47%) Unix
4 48 (3.57%) Android
5 42 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 36 (2.68%) Windows Server
7 25 (1.86%) Windows 7
8 23 (1.71%) Solaris
9 21 (1.56%) Windows 10
9 21 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.15%) AIX
14 1 (0.074%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.074%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.074%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 793 (59.00%) Test Automation
2 704 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 398 (29.61%) Non-Functional Testing
4 294 (21.88%) Test Strategy
5 290 (21.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 289 (21.50%) Test Scripting
7 281 (20.91%) Regression Testing
8 244 (18.15%) Scrum
9 200 (14.88%) Software Testing
9 200 (14.88%) TDD
10 159 (11.83%) Scenario Testing
11 155 (11.53%) BDD
12 141 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
12 141 (10.49%) SDLC
13 137 (10.19%) Test Management
14 135 (10.04%) Manual Testing
15 129 (9.60%) Waterfall
16 121 (9.00%) Software Engineering
17 119 (8.85%) Performance Testing
18 118 (8.78%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 374 (27.83%) SQL
2 337 (25.07%) Java
3 232 (17.26%) JavaScript
4 178 (13.24%) C#
5 92 (6.85%) Python
6 85 (6.32%) PHP
7 72 (5.36%) Ruby
8 56 (4.17%) C++
9 42 (3.13%) C
10 37 (2.75%) VBScript
11 29 (2.16%) VB.NET
12 26 (1.93%) PL/SQL
13 23 (1.71%) Perl
14 21 (1.56%) TypeScript
15 20 (1.49%) VB
16 18 (1.34%) Shell Script
17 17 (1.26%) ES6
18 15 (1.12%) T-SQL
19 13 (0.97%) Scala
20 12 (0.89%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 277 (20.61%) ISTQB
2 239 (17.78%) ISEB
3 153 (11.38%) Degree
4 84 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 62 (4.61%) Security Cleared
6 48 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
7 44 (3.27%) DV Cleared
8 13 (0.97%) SC Cleared
9 10 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 9 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
10 9 (0.67%) Master's Degree
11 6 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 3 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.15%) HND
14 2 (0.15%) MCP
14 2 (0.15%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.15%) PMP
14 2 (0.15%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 625 (46.50%) QA
2 11 (0.82%) PMO
3 8 (0.60%) SLA
4 4 (0.30%) COBIT
4 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.30%) HL7
4 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.22%) MiFID
6 2 (0.15%) AIFMD
6 2 (0.15%) EMIR
6 2 (0.15%) UCITS
7 1 (0.074%) DO-160
7 1 (0.074%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.074%) WAI
System Software
1 20 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
2 17 (1.26%) Docker
3 8 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.37%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.37%) XenApp
6 3 (0.22%) GFS2
6 3 (0.22%) NFS
7 1 (0.074%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 72 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (1.86%) Ansible
3 20 (1.49%) SCCM
4 6 (0.45%) logstash
5 5 (0.37%) Puppet
5 5 (0.37%) Rancher
6 4 (0.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 4 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.30%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 3 (0.22%) Kibana
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.22%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.15%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.074%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 163 (12.13%) Oracle
2 134 (9.97%) Microsoft
3 82 (6.10%) HP
4 35 (2.60%) SAP
5 29 (2.16%) Murex
6 23 (1.71%) Red Hat
7 20 (1.49%) AppSense
8 19 (1.41%) Cognizant
8 19 (1.41%) Zend
9 17 (1.26%) Google
10 12 (0.89%) CA Agile Central
10 12 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (0.74%) Capita
11 10 (0.74%) IBM
12 9 (0.67%) Citrix
12 9 (0.67%) VMware
13 8 (0.60%) Siebel
14 7 (0.52%) Adobe
14 7 (0.52%) Atlassian
15 6 (0.45%) LexisNexis
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Posted: 22 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Posted: 21 minutes ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Gym
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus, 26 days holiday, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Veritas Technologies (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Virginia Water, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Iress
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London
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
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Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + + excellent bens and poss 25% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
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Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
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