The median annual salary for a Functional Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Tester
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 612 630 687
Rank change year-on-year +18 +57  
Permanent jobs requiring a Functional Tester 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.008% 0.005% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.005% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £38,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year +44.73% +49.01%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34741 38396 43056
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.86% 95.95% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28207 33382 36386
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Functional Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Functional Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Tester in London

Functional Tester
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Functional Tester in London

Functional Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Functional Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Functional Tester in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Advertising
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) CGI
4 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (16.67%) Fintech
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories

Functional Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (16.67%) Payment Gateway
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Fintech
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA