Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
England > North East
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 92 98
Rank change year-on-year -31 +6 +18
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 2 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.11% 0.90% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 1.06% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 15
North East median annual salary £41,250 £33,950 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.50% +30.58% -32.03%
10th Percentile £37,625 £25,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £45,875 £39,195 £33,625
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,553 1,129 1,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 88.95% 84.63% 89.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,353 957 1,098
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,650 £55,500 £58,935
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Functional Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in the North East

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in the North East

Functional Testing
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the North East region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear -23 1 £40,000 +16.28% 1
Northumberland - 1 £42,500 - 1
Functional Testing
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) RIATest
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Component Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) WCAG
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (50.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) RIATest
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior PHP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) Component Testing
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) WCAG