The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank - 70 77
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 0 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire - 1.48% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.67% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 1
Median salary - £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -2.59%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 491 659 658
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 87.84% 88.58% 88.20%
Number of salaries quoted 417 485 585
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £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 Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Northamptonshire

Functional Testing
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) IBM
1 15 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 15 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 15 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 14 (93.33%) ISTQB
2 14 (93.33%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) EPoS
3 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Statistics

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Quality Manager
1 15 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 15 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 15 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) ISEB
1 14 (93.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) IBM