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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 214 197 222
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +25
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 12 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.22% 0.44% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.57% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 7
Average salary £57,500 £43,000 £45,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.72% -5.70%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.89%
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
4456 4349 3932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.92% 76.23% 73.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3188 3115 2972
Average salary £53,100 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.36% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
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 27 April 2015. 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 +7 8 £57,500 +53.33%
Slough -10 2 £55,000 -15.38%
Wokingham - 1 - -
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (53.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (46.43%) Configuration Management
2 13 (46.43%) Ariba
2 13 (46.43%) Procure-to-pay
3 12 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 11 (39.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (35.71%) Manufacturing
5 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (35.71%) E-Procurement
5 10 (35.71%) SAP
6 8 (28.57%) ISEB
6 8 (28.57%) Test Management
7 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 7 (25.00%) V-Model
7 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (25.00%) Logistics
7 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 7 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 7 (25.00%) SQL
7 7 (25.00%) Data Mining
7 7 (25.00%) ETL
8 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 6 (21.43%) Windows
8 6 (21.43%) QA
9 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Migration
9 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (14.29%) Data Migration
9 4 (14.29%) HP
9 4 (14.29%) Finance

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (10.71%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.57%) JMeter
General
1 10 (35.71%) Manufacturing
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Consultant
2 4 (14.29%) Tester
2 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Tester
3 3 (10.71%) QA Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Support
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.57%) Software Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) QA Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Software Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Manual Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
2 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (46.43%) Configuration Management
2 13 (46.43%) Procure-to-pay
3 10 (35.71%) E-Procurement
3 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (28.57%) Test Management
5 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (25.00%) V-Model
5 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 7 (25.00%) Logistics
5 7 (25.00%) ETL
5 7 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 4 (14.29%) Migration
6 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) Scrum
7 3 (10.71%) Network Management
7 3 (10.71%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 11 (39.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (28.57%) ISEB
4 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (10.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Ariba
2 10 (35.71%) SAP
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle