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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 212 228 218
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 13 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.086% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Average salary £52,500 £43,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.09% +43.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.25%
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
4594 4565 4149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.84% 78.94% 77.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3161 3311 3374
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +1 6 £50,000 +16.27%
Reading +4 4 £37,500 -
Bracknell - 3 £55,000 -
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) ISTQB
3 9 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (33.33%) QA
5 7 (29.17%) Windows
5 7 (29.17%) ISEB
5 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
5 7 (29.17%) Test Management
6 6 (25.00%) SQL
6 6 (25.00%) Data Mining
6 6 (25.00%) ETL
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Logistics
6 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (25.00%) V-Model
6 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (20.83%) HP
7 5 (20.83%) Finance
7 5 (20.83%) Billing
7 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
8 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 3 (12.50%) C#
9 3 (12.50%) HTML
9 3 (12.50%) Java

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (12.50%) Apache
1 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (12.50%) Alfresco
1 3 (12.50%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (12.50%) Subversion
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
1 3 (12.50%) Selenium
1 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 3 (12.50%) IntelliJ
1 3 (12.50%) Gradle
1 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) TestDirector
2 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) Hudson
General
1 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Quality Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Tester
5 3 (12.50%) QA Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Functional Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Functional Test Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Test Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Billing Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Support
6 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) J2EE
1 3 (12.50%) Servlets
1 3 (12.50%) Struts
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
1 3 (12.50%) XML
1 3 (12.50%) XSLT
1 3 (12.50%) XHTML
1 3 (12.50%) Spring
1 3 (12.50%) Velocity
1 3 (12.50%) JSR 168
2 1 (4.17%) Symfony
2 1 (4.17%) Backbone.js
2 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Solaris
2 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Test Management
3 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (25.00%) V-Model
3 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Logistics
3 6 (25.00%) ETL
3 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 3 (12.50%) TDD
5 3 (12.50%) Pair Programming
5 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.50%) MVC
5 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
5 3 (12.50%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Groovy
2 3 (12.50%) Scala
2 3 (12.50%) C#
2 3 (12.50%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 9 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (29.17%) ISEB
4 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
5 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (4.17%) Zend