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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 220 - 228
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 9 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% - 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% - 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 2
Average salary £37,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
4674 4339 4168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.10% 76.88% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3111 3243 3380
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 - 9 £37,000 -
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 13 (54.17%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) TDD
2 10 (41.67%) JIRA
2 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (33.33%) MVC
3 8 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 8 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 8 (33.33%) HTML
3 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (33.33%) J2EE
3 8 (33.33%) Struts
3 8 (33.33%) XML
3 8 (33.33%) XSLT
3 8 (33.33%) Servlets
3 8 (33.33%) Solaris
3 8 (33.33%) Apache
3 8 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 8 (33.33%) XHTML
3 8 (33.33%) Spring
3 8 (33.33%) QA
3 8 (33.33%) GigaSpaces
3 8 (33.33%) Velocity
3 8 (33.33%) JSR 168
3 8 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 8 (33.33%) Subversion
3 8 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
3 8 (33.33%) Alfresco
3 8 (33.33%) Groovy

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 8 (33.33%) Apache
1 8 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 8 (33.33%) Alfresco
1 8 (33.33%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) JIRA
2 8 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 8 (33.33%) IntelliJ
2 8 (33.33%) Subversion
2 8 (33.33%) Gradle
2 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (20.83%) Selenium
4 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.33%) JUnit
5 2 (8.33%) LoadUI
5 2 (8.33%) Spock
5 2 (8.33%) jMock
5 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 2 (8.33%) TestDirector
5 2 (8.33%) JMeter
5 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.17%) Hudson
General
1 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Billing
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
1 9 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Test Leader
4 3 (12.50%) Functional Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) QA Leader
4 3 (12.50%) Functional Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Billing Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) QA Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) IT Support
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) HTML
1 8 (33.33%) J2EE
1 8 (33.33%) Servlets
1 8 (33.33%) Struts
1 8 (33.33%) XML
1 8 (33.33%) XSLT
1 8 (33.33%) XHTML
1 8 (33.33%) Spring
1 8 (33.33%) Velocity
1 8 (33.33%) JSR 168
2 2 (8.33%) REST
2 2 (8.33%) JMS
2 2 (8.33%) Middleware
2 2 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) Backbone.js
3 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.17%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Open Source
2 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Solaris
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (41.67%) TDD
1 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (33.33%) MVC
2 8 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
2 8 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 8 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 3 (12.50%) Quality Management
3 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (33.33%) Groovy
2 8 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) GigaSpaces
2 2 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Zend