Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 112 108
Rank change year-on-year +34 -4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 5 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.55% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.31% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 2
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -27.78% +80.00%
10th Percentile £35,350 £26,125 £35,650
90th Percentile £40,100 £38,175 £53,150
East Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -

Functional Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 813 1295 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 88.85% 89.00% 89.36%
Number of salaries quoted 714 1129 978
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.24% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,700 £21,780
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing Functional Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +27 4 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Functional Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Magento
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) LAMP
3 2 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) API Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (20.00%) Protractor
4 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (20.00%) BrowserStack
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (40.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Calabash
2 1 (20.00%) Capybara
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Protractor
2 1 (20.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Full Stack Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Magento Developer
1 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
1 2 (40.00%) PHP Magento Developer
1 2 (40.00%) PHP Web Developer
1 2 (40.00%) QA Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) LAMP
2 1 (20.00%) COM
2 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) API Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle