The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 167 164 180
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 51 60 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.14% 1.18% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.39% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 41 53 41
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,100
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
Functional Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3919 4318 4525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 87.46% 85.18% 80.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3103 3143 3159
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Berkshire

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -6 24 £50,000 +17.64%
Bracknell +3 15 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Slough +8 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Newbury - 4 £31,250 -
Maidenhead - 1 £50,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £50,000 -
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 42 (60.87%) QA
2 41 (59.42%) Selenium
3 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (40.58%) Finance
5 26 (37.68%) Java
5 26 (37.68%) JavaScript
5 26 (37.68%) Performance Testing
5 26 (37.68%) Test Automation
6 24 (34.78%) HTML
6 24 (34.78%) Workflow
6 24 (34.78%) Automated Testing
7 23 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 23 (33.33%) ISEB
8 22 (31.88%) Degree
9 21 (30.43%) Test Scripting
10 20 (28.99%) Non-Functional Testing
10 20 (28.99%) .NET
10 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET
10 20 (28.99%) Ajax
10 20 (28.99%) JMeter
11 19 (27.54%) LoadRunner
11 19 (27.54%) SDLC
11 19 (27.54%) Defect Management
12 18 (26.09%) DevOps
12 18 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (26.09%) Scrum
13 17 (24.64%) Visual Studio
13 17 (24.64%) TestNG
13 17 (24.64%) Agile Testing
13 17 (24.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 14 (20.29%) CMS
2 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.80%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (5.80%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) InfoPath
2 4 (5.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Demantra
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle ASCP
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.19%) DNS
1 16 (23.19%) Firewall
1 16 (23.19%) Internet
1 16 (23.19%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.14%) 4G
2 7 (10.14%) Wireless
3 3 (4.35%) 802.15
3 3 (4.35%) IPsec
4 2 (2.90%) GSM
4 2 (2.90%) LTE
4 2 (2.90%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) Big Data
2 2 (2.90%) HBase
2 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.45%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 41 (59.42%) Selenium
2 20 (28.99%) JMeter
3 19 (27.54%) LoadRunner
4 17 (24.64%) TestNG
4 17 (24.64%) Visual Studio
5 16 (23.19%) WebDriver
6 15 (21.74%) Gatling
7 8 (11.59%) HP UFT
7 8 (11.59%) Subversion
8 6 (8.70%) Cucumber
8 6 (8.70%) SoapUI
8 6 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
9 5 (7.25%) Ranorex
10 4 (5.80%) eggPlant
10 4 (5.80%) JBehave
10 4 (5.80%) Rational Functional Tester
10 4 (5.80%) RSpec
10 4 (5.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 28 (40.58%) Finance
2 12 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.70%) Back Office
4 5 (7.25%) Banking
5 4 (5.80%) Games
5 4 (5.80%) Retail
6 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (46.38%) Tester
2 30 (43.48%) Automation Tester
3 21 (30.43%) Analyst
4 19 (27.54%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 19 (27.54%) Selenium Tester
5 17 (24.64%) Senior Automation Tester
5 17 (24.64%) Senior Tester
6 15 (21.74%) Test Analyst
7 14 (20.29%) Java Automation Tester
8 12 (17.39%) QA Automation Tester
8 12 (17.39%) QA Tester
9 6 (8.70%) Back Office Engineer
10 5 (7.25%) Business Analyst
11 4 (5.80%) .NET Developer
11 4 (5.80%) Developer
11 4 (5.80%) SharePoint Developer
12 3 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
12 3 (4.35%) Financial Business Analyst
12 3 (4.35%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 3 (4.35%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.78%) HTML
2 20 (28.99%) .NET
2 20 (28.99%) Ajax
2 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET
3 11 (15.94%) Web Services
4 8 (11.59%) CSS
5 7 (10.14%) 802.1X
6 6 (8.70%) SOAP
7 4 (5.80%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (5.80%) Entity Framework
7 4 (5.80%) HTML5
7 4 (5.80%) jQuery
7 4 (5.80%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (5.80%) LINQ
7 4 (5.80%) LINQ to SQL
7 4 (5.80%) Silverlight
7 4 (5.80%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (10.14%) Smart Meter
3 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.80%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.80%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.80%) N-Tier
5 3 (4.35%) PKI
6 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.90%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Unix
2 3 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.68%) Performance Testing
2 26 (37.68%) Test Automation
3 24 (34.78%) Automated Testing
3 24 (34.78%) Workflow
4 23 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 21 (30.43%) Test Scripting
6 20 (28.99%) Non-Functional Testing
7 19 (27.54%) Defect Management
7 19 (27.54%) SDLC
8 18 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (26.09%) DevOps
8 18 (26.09%) Scrum
9 17 (24.64%) Agile Testing
10 16 (23.19%) Open Source
11 15 (21.74%) CRM
11 15 (21.74%) Kanban
11 15 (21.74%) Workflow Management
12 12 (17.39%) Automation Testing
13 8 (11.59%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.68%) Java
1 26 (37.68%) JavaScript
2 16 (23.19%) Perl
2 16 (23.19%) VB
2 16 (23.19%) VBScript
3 14 (20.29%) SQL
4 10 (14.49%) C#
5 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.80%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.90%) Python
7 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.45%) PHP
7 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (33.33%) ISEB
2 22 (31.88%) Degree
3 17 (24.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (8.70%) ISTQB
5 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (60.87%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) HP
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.80%) DevExpress
3 4 (5.80%) IBM
3 4 (5.80%) Telerik
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.45%) Sun