The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 321 308 330
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +22
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 11 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.087% 0.060% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.075% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 10
Average salary £41,000 £38,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.80% -32.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £71,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10299 9379 10943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.36% 79.75% 78.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8594 8195 9932
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Functional Testing
London

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 April 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 April 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 7 (58.33%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Open Source
4 4 (33.33%) Selenium
4 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 4 (33.33%) ISEB
4 4 (33.33%) Subversion
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (25.00%) JMeter
5 3 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (25.00%) JDeveloper
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) CRM
5 3 (25.00%) OO
5 3 (25.00%) VBScript
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) Billing
5 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (16.67%) GitHub
6 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) Liferay
1 1 (8.33%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
1 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 4 (33.33%) Subversion
2 3 (25.00%) JMeter
2 3 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (25.00%) JDeveloper
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (25.00%) Billing
2 2 (16.67%) Polish Language
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
4 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) RESTful
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) J2EE
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
1 2 (16.67%) XML
1 2 (16.67%) XSLT
1 2 (16.67%) Servlets
1 2 (16.67%) XHTML
1 2 (16.67%) Velocity
1 2 (16.67%) JSR 168
1 2 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) Struts
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (25.00%) CRM
2 3 (25.00%) OO
2 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
4 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) VBScript
5 2 (16.67%) Groovy
5 2 (16.67%) Scala
6 1 (8.33%) VB
6 1 (8.33%) Perl
6 1 (8.33%) C
6 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) HP
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) GigaSpaces
2 1 (8.33%) SAP