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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 219 - 206
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 3 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.051% - 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.064% - 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £37,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £34,250
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +0.72%
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
4688 4650 4090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.63% 78.19% 77.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3135 3471 3294
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 November 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 3 £37,000 -
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing.

1 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Billing
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
3 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (25.00%) QA
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) JIRA
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
4 3 (18.75%) IntelliJ
4 3 (18.75%) XHTML
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) J2EE
4 3 (18.75%) Servlets
4 3 (18.75%) Struts
4 3 (18.75%) XML
4 3 (18.75%) XSLT
4 3 (18.75%) Solaris
4 3 (18.75%) Apache
4 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
4 3 (18.75%) Spring
4 3 (18.75%) Pair Programming
4 3 (18.75%) Subversion
4 3 (18.75%) Quality Management

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) Apache
1 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
1 3 (18.75%) Alfresco
1 3 (18.75%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
2 3 (18.75%) IntelliJ
2 3 (18.75%) Subversion
2 3 (18.75%) Gradle
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (12.50%) TestDirector
4 1 (6.25%) JMeter
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) jMock
4 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.25%) Hudson
4 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.25%) JUnit
4 1 (6.25%) LoadUI
4 1 (6.25%) Spock
General
1 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 5 (31.25%) Billing
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Functional Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Functional Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Billing Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Test Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) J2EE
1 3 (18.75%) Servlets
1 3 (18.75%) Struts
1 3 (18.75%) XML
1 3 (18.75%) XSLT
1 3 (18.75%) XHTML
1 3 (18.75%) Spring
1 3 (18.75%) Velocity
1 3 (18.75%) JSR 168
2 1 (6.25%) Symfony
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.25%) JMS
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 3 (18.75%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Solaris
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) TDD
2 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Web Application Development
3 3 (18.75%) Quality Management
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
3 3 (18.75%) Extreme Programming
3 3 (18.75%) Pair Programming
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) V-Model
5 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
5 1 (6.25%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) Groovy
2 3 (18.75%) Scala
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) GigaSpaces
2 2 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Zend