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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 297 322 308
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -14
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 21 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.12% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 22
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £39,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,750 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
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
8938 10415 9939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.09% 83.57% 82.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7627 8600 8686
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 25 (67.57%) Selenium
2 22 (59.46%) HP UFT
3 21 (56.76%) Finance
3 21 (56.76%) Automated Testing
4 16 (43.24%) Test Management
5 14 (37.84%) WebDriver
5 14 (37.84%) ISEB
6 13 (35.14%) WinRunner
6 13 (35.14%) LoadRunner
6 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (35.14%) JMeter
7 12 (32.43%) Java
7 12 (32.43%) Oracle
8 11 (29.73%) JIRA
9 10 (27.03%) ISTQB
9 10 (27.03%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (24.32%) Load Testing
10 9 (24.32%) Unit Testing
10 9 (24.32%) Integration Testing
10 9 (24.32%) Rational Functional Tester
10 9 (24.32%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (24.32%) Automation Testing
10 9 (24.32%) WebLogic
11 8 (21.62%) Tomcat
11 8 (21.62%) IBM
11 8 (21.62%) Banking
11 8 (21.62%) WorldPay
11 8 (21.62%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (21.62%) Cucumber
11 8 (21.62%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (24.32%) WebLogic
2 8 (21.62%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (67.57%) Selenium
2 22 (59.46%) HP UFT
3 14 (37.84%) WebDriver
4 13 (35.14%) WinRunner
4 13 (35.14%) LoadRunner
4 13 (35.14%) JMeter
5 11 (29.73%) JIRA
6 9 (24.32%) Rational Functional Tester
7 8 (21.62%) Cucumber
8 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
9 3 (8.11%) SoapUI
10 2 (5.41%) SilkTest
11 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (2.70%) Appium
11 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
General
1 21 (56.76%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Banking
3 7 (18.92%) Legal
4 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
5 4 (10.81%) Retail
5 4 (10.81%) Retail Banking
6 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.70%) Law
7 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Test Leader
2 8 (21.62%) Tester
2 8 (21.62%) Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Test Specialist
4 4 (10.81%) Test Automation Specialist
4 4 (10.81%) Automation Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) QA Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Integration Tester
7 1 (2.70%) QA Leader
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Test Manager
7 1 (2.70%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) SOAP
2 4 (10.81%) Web Services
3 2 (5.41%) XBRL
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 2 (5.41%) .NET
3 2 (5.41%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.70%) Online Games
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.70%) Android
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Automated Testing
2 16 (43.24%) Test Management
3 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (24.32%) Load Testing
5 9 (24.32%) Unit Testing
5 9 (24.32%) Integration Testing
5 9 (24.32%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (24.32%) Automation Testing
6 8 (21.62%) System Integration Testing
6 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
7 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
7 7 (18.92%) BDD
7 7 (18.92%) People Management
7 7 (18.92%) TDD
8 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
9 5 (13.51%) Stress Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) Java
2 7 (18.92%) VBScript
2 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
2 7 (18.92%) C#
2 7 (18.92%) C++
3 4 (10.81%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) ISEB
2 10 (27.03%) ISTQB
3 6 (16.22%) ISEB Practitioner
3 6 (16.22%) Degree
4 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) IBM
2 8 (21.62%) WorldPay
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) HP
City, London
IT People First
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago