The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 139 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.22% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £50,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1805 1639 1411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.83% 79.14% 77.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1457 1224 1186
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Buckinghamshire region.

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Amersham - 2 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £39,250 -
Chesham - 1 £55,000 -
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) Test Management
2 7 (58.33%) System Integration Testing
2 7 (58.33%) SDLC
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Regression Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) QA
4 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (33.33%) HP UFT
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Progress
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) ISEB
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 2 (16.67%) Fiddler
5 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Tester
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Functional Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Lead Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) DTV
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Regression Testing
1 7 (58.33%) Test Management
1 7 (58.33%) System Integration Testing
1 7 (58.33%) SDLC
2 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Progress
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) hybris
3 2 (16.67%) SAP