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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 174 156 175
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +19
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 37 64 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.82% 1.27% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.51% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 27 56 46
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,100
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
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
3929 4250 4436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 86.98% 84.51% 80.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3136 3062 3145
Median salary £51,000 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Reading -11 19 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Bracknell -3 10 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Wokingham - 3 £50,000 -
Newbury - 2 £40,000 -
Slough - 1 £39,000 -
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (58.33%) QA
3 23 (47.92%) Selenium
4 18 (37.50%) Workflow
5 16 (33.33%) Finance
5 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 16 (33.33%) HTML
6 15 (31.25%) Java
6 15 (31.25%) Automated Testing
6 15 (31.25%) Degree
7 14 (29.17%) Software Testing
7 14 (29.17%) Performance Testing
7 14 (29.17%) .NET
7 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET
7 14 (29.17%) ISEB
8 13 (27.08%) Test Scripting
9 12 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 12 (25.00%) Ajax
9 12 (25.00%) Scrum
9 12 (25.00%) Agile Testing
9 12 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 12 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (25.00%) Defect Management
10 11 (22.92%) DevOps
10 11 (22.92%) SDLC
10 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (20.83%) WebDriver
11 10 (20.83%) Open Source
11 10 (20.83%) LoadRunner
11 10 (20.83%) Internet

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 9 (18.75%) CMS
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) InfoPath
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) DNS
1 10 (20.83%) Firewall
1 10 (20.83%) Internet
1 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.25%) 4G
2 3 (6.25%) 802.15
2 3 (6.25%) IPsec
2 3 (6.25%) Wireless
3 2 (4.17%) GSM
3 2 (4.17%) LTE
3 2 (4.17%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Big Data
2 2 (4.17%) HBase
2 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (47.92%) Selenium
2 10 (20.83%) JMeter
2 10 (20.83%) LoadRunner
2 10 (20.83%) WebDriver
3 9 (18.75%) Gatling
3 9 (18.75%) TestNG
3 9 (18.75%) Visual Studio
4 6 (12.50%) HP UFT
4 6 (12.50%) Subversion
4 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (10.42%) SoapUI
6 4 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 4 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (4.17%) eggPlant
7 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.17%) JBehave
7 2 (4.17%) Ranorex
7 2 (4.17%) Rational Functional Tester
7 2 (4.17%) RSpec
7 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Back Office
3 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Games
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Automation Tester
1 20 (41.67%) Tester
2 12 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 12 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
3 11 (22.92%) Analyst
4 10 (20.83%) QA Automation Tester
4 10 (20.83%) QA Tester
5 9 (18.75%) Back Office Engineer
5 9 (18.75%) Java Automation Tester
5 9 (18.75%) Senior Automation Tester
5 9 (18.75%) Senior Tester
6 6 (12.50%) Test Analyst
7 5 (10.42%) Business Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) .NET Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Developer
8 4 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Financial Business Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) HTML
2 14 (29.17%) .NET
2 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET
3 12 (25.00%) Ajax
4 9 (18.75%) Web Services
5 6 (12.50%) CSS
6 5 (10.42%) SOAP
7 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (8.33%) Entity Framework
7 4 (8.33%) HTML5
7 4 (8.33%) jQuery
7 4 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (8.33%) LINQ
7 4 (8.33%) LINQ to SQL
7 4 (8.33%) Silverlight
7 4 (8.33%) WCF
8 3 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 4 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 4 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.25%) PKI
3 3 (6.25%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.17%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) Workflow
3 15 (31.25%) Automated Testing
4 14 (29.17%) Performance Testing
4 14 (29.17%) Software Testing
5 13 (27.08%) Test Scripting
6 12 (25.00%) Agile Testing
6 12 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 12 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 12 (25.00%) Scrum
6 12 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (22.92%) DevOps
7 11 (22.92%) SDLC
8 10 (20.83%) CRM
8 10 (20.83%) Open Source
9 9 (18.75%) Capacity Management
9 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
9 9 (18.75%) Fault Management
9 9 (18.75%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 15 (31.25%) Java
3 10 (20.83%) Perl
3 10 (20.83%) VB
4 9 (18.75%) SQL
4 9 (18.75%) VBScript
5 8 (16.67%) C#
6 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Degree
2 14 (29.17%) ISEB
3 12 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (58.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) HP
3 4 (8.33%) DevExpress
3 4 (8.33%) Telerik
4 2 (4.17%) IBM
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Posted: 3 days ago
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