Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 75 78
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 3 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.54% 0.63% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.72% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 13
Suffolk median annual salary £32,500 £25,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -26.47% +13.33%
10th Percentile £29,850 £23,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £38,750 £26,500 £36,200
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -11.39% -11.24%

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 Suffolk with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 484 696 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 87.21% 88.32% 86.25%
Number of salaries quoted 410 585 724
Suffolk median annual salary £42,750 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.00% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,344 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.27% +0.76% -

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Suffolk

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Suffolk

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 20 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
Ipswich - 2 £36,250 - 1
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £31,000 - 2
Functional Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) PMO
3 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) QA Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) PMO