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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 293 302 292
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 16 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.038% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.046% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 16
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £46,800 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -7.40%
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
8381 8728 8834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.79% 83.04% 80.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7219 7401 7923
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 January 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 26 January 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 19 (63.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (53.33%) SQL
2 16 (53.33%) Finance
3 15 (50.00%) Java
4 11 (36.67%) HTML
5 10 (33.33%) JDBC
5 10 (33.33%) Back Office
5 10 (33.33%) Asset Management
5 10 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (26.67%) ISEB
6 8 (26.67%) VBA
6 8 (26.67%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (26.67%) Business Objects
6 8 (26.67%) Workflow
6 8 (26.67%) Performance Management
6 8 (26.67%) Vermilion
6 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Selenium
9 5 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (16.67%) IBM
9 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.67%) HP
9 5 (16.67%) TDD
10 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
10 4 (13.33%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
1 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (16.67%) Selenium
2 4 (13.33%) Rational Functional Tester
2 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.00%) JIRA
4 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.33%) RequisitePro
5 1 (3.33%) Rational Robot
5 1 (3.33%) JMeter
5 1 (3.33%) Checkstyle
5 1 (3.33%) FindBugs
5 1 (3.33%) Calabash
5 1 (3.33%) LoadUI
5 1 (3.33%) JUnit
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Back Office
3 3 (10.00%) Billing
4 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Consultant
2 9 (30.00%) Implementation Consultant
3 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Software Consultant
3 7 (23.33%) Test Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Software Implementation Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) OSS Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Functional Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Implementation Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) QA Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Testing Manager
6 1 (3.33%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Test Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) HTML
2 10 (33.33%) JDBC
3 2 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) Ajax
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) RESTful
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) NHS
2 2 (6.67%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) W3C
3 1 (3.33%) Statistics
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) iPhone
3 1 (3.33%) Social Media
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 10 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (26.67%) Performance Management
3 8 (26.67%) Workflow
4 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (16.67%) TDD
6 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
7 4 (13.33%) BDD
7 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
8 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (10.00%) People Management
8 3 (10.00%) CRM
8 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) SQL
2 15 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (26.67%) VBA
4 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) C#
5 3 (10.00%) C++
5 3 (10.00%) VBScript
6 1 (3.33%) VB
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) ISEB
2 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Business Objects
1 8 (26.67%) Vermilion
2 5 (16.67%) IBM
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) HP
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) DevExpress
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bens and bonus
Posted: 19 days ago