The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 297 314 306
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 17 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.080% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.098% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 6
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Functional Testing
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
8747 9230 8879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.10% 82.52% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7347 7706 7865
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in the City of London

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in the City of London

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 21 (55.26%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (44.74%) Java
3 16 (42.11%) SQL
3 16 (42.11%) Finance
4 15 (39.47%) ISEB
5 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (28.95%) HTML
7 10 (26.32%) Back Office
7 10 (26.32%) JDBC
7 10 (26.32%) Asset Management
7 10 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (23.68%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (23.68%) Selenium
9 8 (21.05%) Workflow
9 8 (21.05%) VBA
9 8 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (21.05%) Business Objects
9 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
9 8 (21.05%) Integration Testing
9 8 (21.05%) Performance Management
9 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
9 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
9 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
9 8 (21.05%) JIRA
9 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (21.05%) Vermilion
10 7 (18.42%) Cucumber
10 7 (18.42%) TDD
10 7 (18.42%) QA
10 7 (18.42%) WebLogic

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 7 (18.42%) WebLogic
2 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) Confluence
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Project
3 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Selenium
2 8 (21.05%) JIRA
3 7 (18.42%) Cucumber
3 7 (18.42%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (15.79%) Rational Functional Tester
4 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (7.89%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.63%) FindBugs
6 1 (2.63%) Calabash
6 1 (2.63%) LoadUI
6 1 (2.63%) Appium
6 1 (2.63%) JUnit
6 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.63%) RequisitePro
6 1 (2.63%) Rational Robot
6 1 (2.63%) JMeter
6 1 (2.63%) Checkstyle
General
1 16 (42.11%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) Back Office
3 5 (13.16%) Retail
4 4 (10.53%) Banking
4 4 (10.53%) Legal
5 3 (7.89%) Billing
5 3 (7.89%) Retail Banking
6 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
6 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Consultant
2 9 (23.68%) Test Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Implementation Consultant
3 8 (21.05%) Tester
4 7 (18.42%) Software Consultant
4 7 (18.42%) Software Implementation Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) QA Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Tester
5 3 (7.89%) Test Leader
5 3 (7.89%) OSS Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Test Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) Testing Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Implementation Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) QA Leader
7 1 (2.63%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) HTML
2 10 (26.32%) JDBC
3 2 (5.26%) SOAP
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 2 (5.26%) XML
3 2 (5.26%) RESTful
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.63%) Ajax
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) .NET
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (13.16%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.89%) NHS
4 2 (5.26%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) W3C
5 1 (2.63%) Statistics
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Online Games
5 1 (2.63%) iPhone
5 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Solaris
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (26.32%) Asset Management
3 10 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (23.68%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
5 8 (21.05%) Workflow
5 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
5 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
5 8 (21.05%) Integration Testing
5 8 (21.05%) Performance Management
6 7 (18.42%) TDD
7 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 6 (15.79%) BDD
8 5 (13.16%) Automation Testing
8 5 (13.16%) People Management
8 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
9 4 (10.53%) Performance Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Manual Testing
10 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) SQL
3 8 (21.05%) VBA
4 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.79%) C#
5 5 (13.16%) C++
5 5 (13.16%) VBScript
6 1 (2.63%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) ISEB
2 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
3 5 (13.16%) Degree
4 4 (10.53%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Business Objects
1 8 (21.05%) Vermilion
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) IBM
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.89%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) DevExpress
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Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago