The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 387 331 282
Rank change year-on-year -56 -49  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 677 925 1243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.76% 0.94% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.06% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 485 716 1005
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79960 87478 97573
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.72% 88.95% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 64514 73057 79746
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Functional Testing
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in the UK

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in the UK

Functional Testing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -63 637 £45,000 - 106
London -4 285 £60,000 +4.34% 34
South East -29 93 £38,750 -4.32% 21
North West -35 68 £45,000 -2.70% 17
South West +28 53 £36,000 -4.00% 8
Yorkshire -60 39 £36,250 -4.60% 8
East of England -10 38 £45,000 +13.92% 2
West Midlands -53 35 £40,750 -29.13% 8
Manchester -37 32 £40,000 -15.78% 7
City of London +3 31 £65,000 +18.18% 14
Scotland +14 28 £61,250 +58.06% 10
West Yorkshire -39 25 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Berkshire +5 22 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Leeds -28 21 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Buckinghamshire -5 20 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Hampshire +3 18 £40,000 +33.33% 1
East Midlands +11 17 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Merseyside - 17 £50,000 - 3
Somerset +9 16 £42,500 +30.76%
Liverpool - 16 £50,000 - 2
Glasgow +21 15 £52,500 +28.04% 5
Reading +16 15 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Gloucestershire +12 15 £32,500 -21.21% 3
Surrey +11 15 £36,000 -13.25% 8
Bath - 15 £42,500 -
Cheshire -17 14 £34,000 +13.33% 3
Oxfordshire +19 13 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Aylesbury -5 13 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Edinburgh -8 13 £70,000 +122.22% 5
Warwickshire -40 13 £50,000 -16.66% 2

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 814 (57.73%) Test Automation
2 726 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
3 633 (44.89%) QA
4 480 (34.04%) Selenium
5 406 (28.79%) Non-Functional Testing
6 404 (28.65%) Finance
7 401 (28.44%) SQL
8 353 (25.04%) Java
9 310 (21.99%) Test Strategy
10 307 (21.77%) Test Scripting
11 304 (21.56%) User Acceptance Testing
12 291 (20.64%) Regression Testing
12 291 (20.64%) ISTQB
13 251 (17.80%) JavaScript
14 249 (17.66%) Scrum
15 243 (17.23%) ISEB
16 211 (14.96%) TDD
17 207 (14.68%) Software Testing
18 196 (13.90%) Banking
19 183 (12.98%) Windows
20 181 (12.84%) Cucumber
21 176 (12.48%) Oracle
22 175 (12.41%) C#
23 164 (11.63%) Scenario Testing
24 163 (11.56%) JIRA
25 160 (11.35%) Degree
26 158 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
27 152 (10.78%) HTML
28 150 (10.64%) BDD
29 147 (10.43%) SDLC

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 33 (2.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 28 (1.99%) Apache
3 21 (1.49%) Confluence
3 21 (1.49%) JBoss
3 21 (1.49%) Tomcat
4 19 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 17 (1.21%) GlassFish
5 17 (1.21%) WildFly
6 14 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (0.85%) CMS
7 12 (0.85%) SAS
8 9 (0.64%) Apache Pig
8 9 (0.64%) Apache Spark
8 9 (0.64%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.43%) Oracle UPK
10 5 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.35%) IIS
10 5 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.28%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 47 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.071%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.071%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 18 (1.28%) Actimize
2 11 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
3 10 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.35%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 5 (0.35%) VisionPLUS
8 4 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.28%) PeopleSoft CRM
9 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (0.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 43 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.49%) SaaS
3 11 (0.78%) BrowserStack
4 9 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.21%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.071%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.071%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.071%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.06%) HTTP
2 18 (1.28%) VoIP
3 17 (1.21%) TCP/IP
4 13 (0.92%) Internet
5 12 (0.85%) SSL
6 11 (0.78%) 4G
6 11 (0.78%) DNS
7 10 (0.71%) Wireless
8 9 (0.64%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.35%) FTP
10 4 (0.28%) 3G
10 4 (0.28%) Firewall
10 4 (0.28%) IPv4
10 4 (0.28%) MPLS
10 4 (0.28%) MVNO
10 4 (0.28%) SMTP
10 4 (0.28%) VoLTE
10 4 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.21%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.21%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (8.30%) SQL Server
2 108 (7.66%) MySQL
3 80 (5.67%) Relational Database
4 50 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
5 47 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 45 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (2.27%) Big Data
8 25 (1.77%) Oracle ODI
9 20 (1.42%) RDBMS
10 19 (1.35%) Hadoop
11 17 (1.21%) MongoDB
12 15 (1.06%) Oracle Database
13 13 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (0.78%) Data Mining
15 10 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (0.64%) Apache Hive
16 9 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 6 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 480 (34.04%) Selenium
2 181 (12.84%) Cucumber
3 163 (11.56%) JIRA
4 143 (10.14%) WebDriver
5 120 (8.51%) HP UFT
6 114 (8.09%) Git (software)
7 110 (7.80%) SoapUI
8 101 (7.16%) Jenkins
9 93 (6.60%) JUnit
10 63 (4.47%) JMeter
11 61 (4.33%) LoadRunner
11 61 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 44 (3.12%) Visual Studio
13 42 (2.98%) Grunt
13 42 (2.98%) gulp
14 36 (2.55%) Subversion
15 35 (2.48%) TestNG
16 34 (2.41%) Rational Functional Tester
17 30 (2.13%) JBehave
18 25 (1.77%) TeamCity
General
1 404 (28.65%) Finance
2 196 (13.90%) Banking
3 104 (7.38%) Retail
4 53 (3.76%) Legal
5 50 (3.55%) Investment Banking
6 41 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 37 (2.62%) Retail Banking
8 33 (2.34%) Back Office
9 30 (2.13%) Law
10 29 (2.06%) Games
11 26 (1.84%) Marketing
12 23 (1.63%) Automotive
13 21 (1.49%) Billing
14 20 (1.42%) Polish Language
15 18 (1.28%) Corporate Banking
16 17 (1.21%) Aerospace
17 12 (0.85%) Electronics
17 12 (0.85%) Manufacturing
18 11 (0.78%) Advertising
19 10 (0.71%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 424 (30.07%) Analyst
2 275 (19.50%) Test Analyst
3 213 (15.11%) Developer
4 204 (14.47%) Tester
5 189 (13.40%) Test Engineer
6 101 (7.16%) QA Engineer
7 100 (7.09%) QA Analyst
8 86 (6.10%) Test Automation Engineer
8 86 (6.10%) Test Manager
9 81 (5.74%) Test Leader
10 67 (4.75%) QA Test Analyst
11 64 (4.54%) Automation Test Analyst
11 64 (4.54%) Consultant
12 59 (4.18%) Software Tester
13 55 (3.90%) Business Analyst
13 55 (3.90%) QA Tester
14 54 (3.83%) QA Leader
15 50 (3.55%) Senior Analyst
16 48 (3.40%) Automation Tester
17 46 (3.26%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (10.78%) HTML
2 141 (10.00%) CSS
3 129 (9.15%) XML
4 118 (8.37%) .NET
4 118 (8.37%) SOAP
5 97 (6.88%) Web Services
6 88 (6.24%) AngularJS
7 77 (5.46%) JSON
7 77 (5.46%) REST
8 69 (4.89%) HTML5
8 69 (4.89%) RESTful
9 59 (4.18%) Gherkin
10 48 (3.40%) Ajax
10 48 (3.40%) CSS3
11 46 (3.26%) React
12 44 (3.12%) Ember.js
12 44 (3.12%) Sass
13 42 (2.98%) Node.js
14 38 (2.70%) Backbone.js
15 35 (2.48%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 144 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (7.38%) Computer Science
3 85 (6.03%) User Experience
4 65 (4.61%) Mobile App
5 62 (4.40%) Management Information System
6 40 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 35 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
8 26 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (1.77%) Fixed Income
10 24 (1.70%) Fintech
11 18 (1.28%) Photography
12 12 (0.85%) Virtual Team
13 11 (0.78%) Online Gambling
14 10 (0.71%) Algorithms
15 9 (0.64%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.64%) Derivative
15 9 (0.64%) Hedge funds
15 9 (0.64%) iPad
16 8 (0.57%) NHS
17 7 (0.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 183 (12.98%) Windows
2 135 (9.57%) Linux
3 88 (6.24%) Unix
4 52 (3.69%) Android
5 45 (3.19%) Apple iOS
6 36 (2.55%) Windows Server
7 25 (1.77%) Windows 7
8 22 (1.56%) Solaris
9 21 (1.49%) Windows 10
9 21 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.14%) AIX
14 1 (0.071%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.071%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.071%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 814 (57.73%) Test Automation
2 726 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
3 406 (28.79%) Non-Functional Testing
4 310 (21.99%) Test Strategy
5 307 (21.77%) Test Scripting
6 304 (21.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 291 (20.64%) Regression Testing
8 249 (17.66%) Scrum
9 211 (14.96%) TDD
10 207 (14.68%) Software Testing
11 164 (11.63%) Scenario Testing
12 158 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
13 150 (10.64%) BDD
14 147 (10.43%) SDLC
15 140 (9.93%) Manual Testing
15 140 (9.93%) Waterfall
16 135 (9.57%) Test Management
17 127 (9.01%) Performance Testing
18 121 (8.58%) Project Management
19 120 (8.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 401 (28.44%) SQL
2 353 (25.04%) Java
3 251 (17.80%) JavaScript
4 175 (12.41%) C#
5 105 (7.45%) Python
6 87 (6.17%) PHP
7 69 (4.89%) Ruby
8 54 (3.83%) C++
9 41 (2.91%) C
10 35 (2.48%) VBScript
11 28 (1.99%) VB.NET
12 25 (1.77%) PL/SQL
13 23 (1.63%) Perl
14 21 (1.49%) TypeScript
15 20 (1.42%) VB
16 18 (1.28%) Shell Script
17 17 (1.21%) ES6
18 15 (1.06%) Scala
18 15 (1.06%) T-SQL
19 12 (0.85%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 291 (20.64%) ISTQB
2 243 (17.23%) ISEB
3 160 (11.35%) Degree
4 90 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 69 (4.89%) Security Cleared
6 49 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
7 43 (3.05%) DV Cleared
8 20 (1.42%) SC Cleared
9 18 (1.28%) Master's Degree
10 11 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 9 (0.64%) ISEB Practitioner
12 7 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.28%) CCNA
13 4 (0.28%) CCNP
13 4 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.28%) HND
13 4 (0.28%) MCITP
13 4 (0.28%) MCSE
13 4 (0.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 633 (44.89%) QA
2 11 (0.78%) PMO
3 10 (0.71%) SLA
4 7 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.28%) COBIT
5 4 (0.28%) HL7
5 4 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.21%) MiFID
7 2 (0.14%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.14%) EMIR
7 2 (0.14%) UCITS
8 1 (0.071%) DO-160
8 1 (0.071%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.071%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.071%) WAI
System Software
1 20 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
2 17 (1.21%) Docker
3 10 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.35%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.35%) XenApp
6 4 (0.28%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.21%) GFS2
7 3 (0.21%) NFS
8 1 (0.071%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 74 (5.25%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (1.70%) Ansible
3 20 (1.42%) SCCM
4 9 (0.64%) Ambari
5 6 (0.43%) logstash
6 5 (0.35%) Rancher
7 4 (0.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 4 (0.28%) Puppet
7 4 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.28%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 3 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.21%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.14%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.14%) Kibana
9 2 (0.14%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.071%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 176 (12.48%) Oracle
2 145 (10.28%) Microsoft
3 82 (5.82%) HP
4 32 (2.27%) SAP
5 28 (1.99%) Murex
6 22 (1.56%) Red Hat
7 20 (1.42%) AppSense
8 19 (1.35%) Zend
9 17 (1.21%) Google
10 16 (1.13%) Cognizant
11 13 (0.92%) VMware
12 12 (0.85%) CA Agile Central
12 12 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (0.71%) Capita
13 10 (0.71%) IBM
14 9 (0.64%) Citrix
15 8 (0.57%) Atlassian
16 7 (0.50%) Adobe
16 7 (0.50%) Siebel
17 6 (0.43%) PeopleSoft
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