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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 171 202 147
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -55
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 39 21 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.91% 0.40% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.47% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 37 15 34
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,782
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £32,400 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £49,200 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.58%
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
3788 4423 4877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 87.95% 85.02% 82.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2944 3441 3254
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Bracknell +6 10 £45,000 -4.25%
Reading +12 8 £45,000 +2.27%
Newbury +8 8 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Wokingham - 2 £50,000 - 2
Slough +18 1 £40,000 +21.21% 2
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 61 (71.76%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (69.41%) Selenium
3 58 (68.24%) QA
4 50 (58.82%) Finance
5 46 (54.12%) Performance Testing
6 45 (52.94%) Non-Functional Testing
7 44 (51.76%) Test Automation
7 44 (51.76%) JavaScript
8 42 (49.41%) HTML
9 41 (48.24%) Workflow
10 40 (47.06%) .NET
10 40 (47.06%) ASP.NET
11 39 (45.88%) Java
12 38 (44.71%) JMeter
13 37 (43.53%) Scrum
14 36 (42.35%) Internet
15 35 (41.18%) DevOps
15 35 (41.18%) Defect Management
16 34 (40.00%) Open Source
16 34 (40.00%) Perl
16 34 (40.00%) Automated Testing
17 33 (38.82%) Workflow Management
17 33 (38.82%) Test Scripting
18 32 (37.65%) ISEB
19 31 (36.47%) Ajax
19 31 (36.47%) Software Testing
19 31 (36.47%) Degree
20 30 (35.29%) LoadRunner
21 29 (34.12%) SDLC
22 28 (32.94%) Visual Studio

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 24 (28.24%) CMS
2 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (4.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.71%) InfoPath
2 4 (4.71%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Demantra
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle ASCP
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (42.35%) Internet
2 27 (31.76%) DNS
2 27 (31.76%) Firewall
2 27 (31.76%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.88%) 4G
3 5 (5.88%) Wireless
4 4 (4.71%) GSM
4 4 (4.71%) LTE
4 4 (4.71%) UMTS
5 1 (1.18%) 2G
5 1 (1.18%) 3G
5 1 (1.18%) 802.15
5 1 (1.18%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (1.18%) ISUP
5 1 (1.18%) SCCP
5 1 (1.18%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (1.18%) SS7
5 1 (1.18%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.18%) HBase
2 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.18%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 59 (69.41%) Selenium
2 38 (44.71%) JMeter
3 30 (35.29%) LoadRunner
4 28 (32.94%) Visual Studio
5 26 (30.59%) Gatling
5 26 (30.59%) TestNG
6 17 (20.00%) WebDriver
7 8 (9.41%) Subversion
8 7 (8.24%) Cucumber
8 7 (8.24%) HP UFT
9 5 (5.88%) Git (software)
9 5 (5.88%) Ranorex
9 5 (5.88%) SoapUI
9 5 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (4.71%) eggPlant
10 4 (4.71%) JBehave
10 4 (4.71%) Rational Functional Tester
10 4 (4.71%) RSpec
10 4 (4.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (3.53%) NUnit
General
1 50 (58.82%) Finance
2 13 (15.29%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.88%) Banking
4 4 (4.71%) Games
4 4 (4.71%) Retail
5 2 (2.35%) Automotive
6 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (57.65%) Tester
2 41 (48.24%) Automation Tester
3 35 (41.18%) Selenium Tester
4 34 (40.00%) Senior Tester
5 29 (34.12%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 28 (32.94%) Senior Automation Tester
7 22 (25.88%) Java Automation Tester
8 18 (21.18%) Analyst
9 13 (15.29%) Test Analyst
10 11 (12.94%) QA Automation Tester
10 11 (12.94%) QA Tester
11 4 (4.71%) .NET Developer
11 4 (4.71%) Business Analyst
11 4 (4.71%) Developer
11 4 (4.71%) Finance Business Analyst
11 4 (4.71%) Financial Analyst
11 4 (4.71%) Financial Business Analyst
11 4 (4.71%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 4 (4.71%) Service Analyst
11 4 (4.71%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (49.41%) HTML
2 40 (47.06%) .NET
2 40 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 31 (36.47%) Ajax
4 11 (12.94%) Web Services
5 8 (9.41%) CSS
6 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (5.88%) 802.1X
7 5 (5.88%) SOAP
8 4 (4.71%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (4.71%) Entity Framework
8 4 (4.71%) HTML5
8 4 (4.71%) jQuery
8 4 (4.71%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (4.71%) LINQ
8 4 (4.71%) LINQ to SQL
8 4 (4.71%) Silverlight
8 4 (4.71%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (5.88%) Smart Meter
3 4 (4.71%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.71%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.71%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.35%) Digital TV
4 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.18%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.24%) Windows
2 5 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (1.18%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (71.76%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (54.12%) Performance Testing
3 45 (52.94%) Non-Functional Testing
4 44 (51.76%) Test Automation
5 41 (48.24%) Workflow
6 37 (43.53%) Scrum
7 35 (41.18%) Defect Management
7 35 (41.18%) DevOps
8 34 (40.00%) Automated Testing
8 34 (40.00%) Open Source
9 33 (38.82%) Test Scripting
9 33 (38.82%) Workflow Management
10 31 (36.47%) Software Testing
11 29 (34.12%) SDLC
12 27 (31.76%) Agile Testing
13 26 (30.59%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (30.59%) Kanban
14 25 (29.41%) CRM
15 12 (14.12%) Automation Testing
16 9 (10.59%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 44 (51.76%) JavaScript
2 39 (45.88%) Java
3 34 (40.00%) Perl
4 27 (31.76%) VB
5 24 (28.24%) VBScript
6 15 (17.65%) C#
7 12 (14.12%) SQL
8 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.71%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.35%) Python
10 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.18%) PHP
10 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (37.65%) ISEB
2 31 (36.47%) Degree
3 25 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (8.24%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (68.24%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (11.76%) HP
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.71%) DevExpress
3 4 (4.71%) IBM
3 4 (4.71%) Telerik
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle
4 1 (1.18%) Sun
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
V2
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus huge bonus and benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
V2
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum plus huge bonus and benefits package
Posted: 14 days ago
Newbury
Spectrum IT
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago