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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 91 93
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 0 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - 1.70% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.90% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 20 11
Median salary - £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.78%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.84%  

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 946 1051 992
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 88.25% 89.45% 87.56%
Number of salaries quoted 870 949 854
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,200 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 3 (75.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow