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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 286 334 320
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -14
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 15 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 9
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £36,050 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +25.00%
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
8631 10637 9494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 86.03% 83.63% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7327 8909 8167
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,350 £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 26 May 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 May 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 15 (45.45%) ISEB
1 15 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (39.39%) Selenium
2 13 (39.39%) Finance
3 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
4 11 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 10 (30.30%) Software Testing
5 10 (30.30%) ISTQB
5 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
5 10 (30.30%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (30.30%) Java
5 10 (30.30%) System Integration Testing
6 9 (27.27%) JIRA
6 9 (27.27%) Automated Testing
7 8 (24.24%) QA
7 8 (24.24%) SQL
7 8 (24.24%) Oracle
7 8 (24.24%) Automation Testing
8 7 (21.21%) WebLogic
8 7 (21.21%) Legal
8 7 (21.21%) Performance Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Degree
8 7 (21.21%) Cucumber
9 6 (18.18%) TDD
9 6 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
9 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 6 (18.18%) C#
9 6 (18.18%) IBM
9 6 (18.18%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 7 (21.21%) WebLogic
2 6 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Selenium
2 10 (30.30%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (27.27%) JIRA
4 7 (21.21%) Cucumber
5 5 (15.15%) WebDriver
5 5 (15.15%) Rational Functional Tester
5 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
6 4 (12.12%) JMeter
6 4 (12.12%) LoadRunner
6 4 (12.12%) WinRunner
7 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (3.03%) Bugzilla
8 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.03%) Calabash
8 1 (3.03%) Appium
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Legal
3 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 4 (12.12%) Retail Banking
4 3 (9.09%) Back Office
4 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.03%) Law
6 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Tester
2 9 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Test Leader
4 4 (12.12%) Automation Specialist
4 4 (12.12%) Test Specialist
4 4 (12.12%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Software Implementation Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) QA Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Implementation Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Software Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Test Automation Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) HTML
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) JDBC
3 2 (6.06%) RESTful
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.03%) Ajax
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.09%) NHS
2 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.06%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.03%) iPhone
4 1 (3.03%) Statistics
4 1 (3.03%) Online Games
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Solaris
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
3 11 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Software Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
4 10 (30.30%) System Integration Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Automated Testing
6 8 (24.24%) Automation Testing
7 7 (21.21%) Performance Testing
8 6 (18.18%) TDD
9 5 (15.15%) People Management
9 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (15.15%) BDD
9 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
9 5 (15.15%) Test Management
10 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
10 4 (12.12%) Manual Testing
10 4 (12.12%) SDLC
11 3 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) C#
4 5 (15.15%) C++
4 5 (15.15%) VBScript
5 3 (9.09%) VBA
6 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.03%) VB
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) ISEB
2 10 (30.30%) ISTQB
3 7 (21.21%) Degree
4 6 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) IBM
2 6 (18.18%) WorldPay
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.09%) Vermilion
4 3 (9.09%) HP
4 3 (9.09%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.03%) DevExpress
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago