The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 97 93
Rank change year-on-year -8 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 2 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.19% 1.39% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 1.56% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 16
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% -20.00%  
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 advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 944 1151 1060
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 87.81% 89.09% 89.68%
Number of salaries quoted 846 1094 942
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in West Sussex

Functional Testing
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 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
Horsham - 1 £35,500 -
Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) HTTPS

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Application Delivery Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA