The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 61 64
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 9 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.26% 1.20% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.35% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 9
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +36.36%  
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 619 591 620
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 86.69% 88.47% 86.23%
Number of salaries quoted 461 489 504
Median salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Leicestershire

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Leicester -12 8 £37,500 - 1
Functional Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 12 (92.31%) QA
1 12 (92.31%) Selenium
2 10 (76.92%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 8 (61.54%) OO
3 8 (61.54%) Retail
3 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
3 8 (61.54%) Kanban
3 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
3 8 (61.54%) Mobile App
3 8 (61.54%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
4 4 (30.77%) Calabash
4 4 (30.77%) Protractor
4 4 (30.77%) Capybara
5 2 (15.38%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Ranorex
5 2 (15.38%) API Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
5 2 (15.38%) Build Automation
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
5 2 (15.38%) Test Management
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Finance

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 12 (92.31%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) Calabash
2 4 (30.77%) Capybara
2 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
2 4 (30.77%) Protractor
3 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
3 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) Ranorex
3 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (61.54%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) QA Analyst
3 7 (53.85%) Lead Test Analyst
3 7 (53.85%) QA Leader
3 7 (53.85%) QA Test Analyst
3 7 (53.85%) Test Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) QA Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Functional QA Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Junior
6 1 (7.69%) Lead Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (61.54%) Kanban
2 8 (61.54%) OO
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
2 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) API Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
3 2 (15.38%) BDD
3 2 (15.38%) Build Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (15.38%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Test Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Use Case
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (92.31%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
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