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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 222 166 190
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +24
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 12 59 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 1.06% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 1.26% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 50 26
Average salary £24,500 £48,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.22% +13.52%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
4357 4684 4465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 84.54% 84.35% 82.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3540 3405 3227
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,200 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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
Reading -13 9 - -
Slough -7 1 £57,500 +15.00%
Maidenhead - 1 £24,500 -
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) QA
3 12 (33.33%) Selenium
4 11 (30.56%) Scrum
5 10 (27.78%) Network Design
5 10 (27.78%) Fault Management
5 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
5 10 (27.78%) Back Office
5 10 (27.78%) Capacity Management
6 9 (25.00%) C#
6 9 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 8 (22.22%) SAP
7 8 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (19.44%) Test Strategy
8 7 (19.44%) .NET
8 7 (19.44%) Java
8 7 (19.44%) ISTQB
8 7 (19.44%) TDD
8 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
9 6 (16.67%) Manual Testing
9 6 (16.67%) ABAP
9 6 (16.67%) ISEB
9 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (16.67%) SoapUI
10 5 (13.89%) BDD
10 5 (13.89%) Confluence
10 5 (13.89%) C
10 5 (13.89%) JIRA
11 4 (11.11%) TestComplete

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (13.89%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) SNMP
2 3 (8.33%) Diameter Protocol
2 3 (8.33%) DNS
2 3 (8.33%) SMTP
2 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.33%) VoIP
3 2 (5.56%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Selenium
2 6 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 5 (13.89%) JIRA
4 4 (11.11%) TestComplete
5 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (8.33%) JMeter
5 3 (8.33%) JUnit
6 2 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (5.56%) FitNesse
6 2 (5.56%) Gerrit
6 2 (5.56%) SonarQube
6 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.78%) Protractor
7 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.78%) TestLink
7 1 (2.78%) TestNG
General
1 10 (27.78%) Back Office
2 4 (11.11%) Automotive
3 3 (8.33%) Front Office
4 2 (5.56%) Finance
5 1 (2.78%) Electronics
5 1 (2.78%) Games
5 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Back Office Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Tester
3 6 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 6 (16.67%) SAP Tester
3 6 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Digital Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Graduate Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Graduate Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Graduate Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Lead C# Developer
6 2 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Test Automation Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) XML
3 3 (8.33%) REST
3 3 (8.33%) Web Services
4 2 (5.56%) Silverlight
4 2 (5.56%) XSLT
5 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.78%) CSS
5 1 (2.78%) HTML
5 1 (2.78%) HTML5
5 1 (2.78%) Laravel
5 1 (2.78%) React
5 1 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.33%) Statistics
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) Economics
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) Scrum
3 10 (27.78%) Capacity Management
3 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
3 10 (27.78%) Fault Management
3 10 (27.78%) Network Design
4 9 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 7 (19.44%) TDD
5 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
5 7 (19.44%) Test Strategy
6 6 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 5 (13.89%) BDD
8 4 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Defect Management
9 3 (8.33%) People Management
9 3 (8.33%) Performance Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
9 3 (8.33%) Validation
10 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
10 2 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) C#
2 7 (19.44%) Java
3 6 (16.67%) ABAP
4 5 (13.89%) C
5 4 (11.11%) Perl
5 4 (11.11%) Python
5 4 (11.11%) Ruby
5 4 (11.11%) SQL
6 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 3 (8.33%) VB
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) ISTQB
2 6 (16.67%) ISEB
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (38.89%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.78%) Capistrano
2 1 (2.78%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) SAP
2 4 (11.11%) HP
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Huawei
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft