The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 55 53
Rank change year-on-year +30 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 3 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 1.82% 1.30% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.45% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 8
Median salary £52,500 £29,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +77.96% -26.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

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 Ipswich with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Ipswich
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 147 345 400
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 89.09% 89.61% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 133 315 349
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) 802.11
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Machine Learning
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 802.11
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Leader
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Machine Learning
1 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing