Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 101 126
Rank change year-on-year +18 +25 -29
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 8 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.73% 0.62% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.68% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 4
Northamptonshire median annual salary £29,000 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.76% +41.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £41,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £34,000 £45,000 £51,750
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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 972 1318 1703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 89.09% 91.40% 90.59%
Number of salaries quoted 746 869 1508
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £22,250 £23,950 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £56,250
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 Northamptonshire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Northamptonshire

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Northampton - 1 £40,000 -
Functional Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 7 (87.50%) Scenario Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (62.50%) Retail
3 5 (62.50%) Selenium
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Electronics
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) LabVIEW

Functional Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Integration Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Test Development Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Scenario Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing