Period
to 21 November 2017

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

Functional Testing
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 134 110
Rank change year-on-year -13 -24 +13
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 6 19 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.29% 0.78% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.88% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 60
West Sussex median annual salary £36,750 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -11.25% -
10th Percentile £36,025 £25,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £38,475 £65,000 £44,000
South East median annual salary £42,470 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.62% +9.76% +8.52%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1826 2166 2345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 87.45% 88.99% 88.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1592 1984 2059
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

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 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
Burgess Hill -9 4 - -
Horsham - 1 £36,000 -
Functional Testing
South East

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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 4 (66.67%) High Availability
2 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 4 (66.67%) Sauce Labs
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Thinking
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Billing
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Compatibility Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) RAD
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) CSS

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (66.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Automation Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Application Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Thinking
2 4 (66.67%) Compatibility Testing
2 4 (66.67%) High Availability
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) RAD
2 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA