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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 288 330 310
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -20
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 20 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.12% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 19
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £56,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -16.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +13.97%
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
8846 10616 9965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.34% 83.90% 82.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7581 8841 8628
Average salary £59,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.60% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £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 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 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 3 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 22 (56.41%) Selenium
2 21 (53.85%) Finance
3 20 (51.28%) HP UFT
4 19 (48.72%) Automated Testing
5 16 (41.03%) ISEB
6 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (33.33%) Test Management
6 13 (33.33%) WebDriver
7 12 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (30.77%) JMeter
7 12 (30.77%) WinRunner
7 12 (30.77%) LoadRunner
7 12 (30.77%) Java
8 11 (28.21%) JIRA
8 11 (28.21%) Integration Testing
8 11 (28.21%) Non-Functional Testing
9 10 (25.64%) Automation Testing
9 10 (25.64%) ISTQB
9 10 (25.64%) Oracle
10 9 (23.08%) WebLogic
10 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
10 9 (23.08%) Unit Testing
10 9 (23.08%) Cucumber
10 9 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (20.51%) WorldPay
11 8 (20.51%) QA
11 8 (20.51%) Load Testing
11 8 (20.51%) Tomcat
11 8 (20.51%) IBM
12 7 (17.95%) VBScript

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 (23.08%) WebLogic
2 8 (20.51%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 22 (56.41%) Selenium
2 20 (51.28%) HP UFT
3 13 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 12 (30.77%) WinRunner
4 12 (30.77%) LoadRunner
4 12 (30.77%) JMeter
5 11 (28.21%) JIRA
6 9 (23.08%) Cucumber
7 7 (17.95%) Rational Functional Tester
7 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
8 3 (7.69%) SoapUI
9 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
10 1 (2.56%) Calabash
10 1 (2.56%) Appium
General
1 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Legal
3 6 (15.38%) Banking
4 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
5 4 (10.26%) Retail
5 4 (10.26%) Retail Banking
6 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.56%) Back Office
7 1 (2.56%) Law
7 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 9 (23.08%) Tester
2 9 (23.08%) Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Automation Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Test Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Test Automation Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) QA Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.56%) Implementation Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) SOAP
2 2 (5.13%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) RESTful
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.13%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (5.13%) NHS
2 2 (5.13%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.56%) Statistics
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Online Games
3 1 (2.56%) iPhone
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Solaris
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Automated Testing
2 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) Test Management
3 12 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (28.21%) Non-Functional Testing
4 11 (28.21%) Integration Testing
5 10 (25.64%) Automation Testing
6 9 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
6 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 9 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 8 (20.51%) Load Testing
8 7 (17.95%) Performance Testing
8 7 (17.95%) TDD
8 7 (17.95%) People Management
8 7 (17.95%) Test Automation
8 7 (17.95%) BDD
9 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (12.82%) Stress Testing
11 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
11 3 (7.69%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.95%) C#
2 7 (17.95%) C++
2 7 (17.95%) VBScript
3 4 (10.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) VBA
4 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) ISEB
2 10 (25.64%) ISTQB
3 7 (17.95%) Degree
4 6 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Oracle
2 8 (20.51%) WorldPay
2 8 (20.51%) IBM
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) Vermilion
5 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
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