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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 293 328 307
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -21
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 20 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.050% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.061% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 18
Average salary £43,750 £50,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £42,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £54,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.25%
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
8902 9855 9401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.30% 82.81% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7739 8401 8482
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 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014, 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 16 (55.17%) Finance
1 16 (55.17%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (48.28%) Java
2 14 (48.28%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) Back Office
3 9 (31.03%) HTML
3 9 (31.03%) JDBC
3 9 (31.03%) Asset Management
3 9 (31.03%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (24.14%) Workflow
4 7 (24.14%) Performance Management
4 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
4 7 (24.14%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (24.14%) Business Objects
4 7 (24.14%) VBA
4 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (24.14%) Vermilion
5 6 (20.69%) Oracle
5 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
5 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) TDD
6 5 (17.24%) Selenium
6 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
6 5 (17.24%) BDD
6 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
6 5 (17.24%) IBM
7 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
7 4 (13.79%) ISEB
7 4 (13.79%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (13.79%) WebLogic
1 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.90%) Confluence
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.90%) MySQL
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Selenium
1 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Rational Functional Tester
2 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
2 4 (13.79%) JIRA
2 4 (13.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.90%) FindBugs
4 2 (6.90%) LoadUI
4 2 (6.90%) JMeter
4 2 (6.90%) Checkstyle
4 2 (6.90%) JUnit
5 1 (3.45%) jMock
5 1 (3.45%) RequisitePro
5 1 (3.45%) Rational Robot
5 1 (3.45%) Spock
5 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Back Office
3 3 (10.34%) Billing
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Retail
5 1 (3.45%) Advertising
5 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Consultant
2 10 (34.48%) Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Implementation Consultant
4 6 (20.69%) Software Consultant
4 6 (20.69%) Test Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Software Implementation Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) OSS Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Functional Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Implementation Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) QA Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Testing Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) JDBC
1 9 (31.03%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) JMS
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) REST
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Equities
3 1 (3.45%) Derivative
3 1 (3.45%) Social Media
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (31.03%) Asset Management
2 9 (31.03%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (24.14%) Workflow
3 7 (24.14%) Performance Management
3 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) TDD
5 5 (17.24%) BDD
5 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
6 4 (13.79%) Performance Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
7 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.34%) CRM
7 3 (10.34%) People Management
8 2 (6.90%) UML
8 2 (6.90%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Java
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) VBA
3 4 (13.79%) C#
3 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) VBScript
4 3 (10.34%) C++
5 2 (6.90%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.45%) VB
6 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Business Objects
1 7 (24.14%) Vermilion
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
3 5 (17.24%) IBM
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.90%) Sitecore
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bens and bonus
Posted: 16 days ago