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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 165 239 265
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +26
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 97 79 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.45% 0.77% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 0.92% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 86 70 45
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,500 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,550 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
5889 8631 8804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 87.99% 84.63% 85.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5269 7432 7470
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 79 (41.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 76 (39.79%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (38.22%) SQL
4 66 (34.55%) Finance
5 57 (29.84%) Degree
5 57 (29.84%) Non-Functional Testing
6 52 (27.23%) QA
7 51 (26.70%) .NET
8 48 (25.13%) C#
8 48 (25.13%) Test Scripting
9 47 (24.61%) JavaScript
9 47 (24.61%) ISTQB
10 43 (22.51%) MS Excel
10 43 (22.51%) Microsoft
10 43 (22.51%) ISEB
11 41 (21.47%) SQL Server
12 39 (20.42%) Selenium
13 38 (19.90%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (19.37%) Java
15 33 (17.28%) Windows
15 33 (17.28%) OO
15 33 (17.28%) Test Automation
16 32 (16.75%) Unit Testing
17 31 (16.23%) Test Management
17 31 (16.23%) Team Foundation Server
18 30 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
19 29 (15.18%) Unix
19 29 (15.18%) CSS
19 29 (15.18%) SQL Server 2008
20 28 (14.66%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (13.09%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.85%) CMS
3 9 (4.71%) Node.js
4 8 (4.19%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (3.66%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (2.09%) Confluence
7 3 (1.57%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.05%) WebLogic
Applications
1 43 (22.51%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.71%) MS Office
3 8 (4.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (12.04%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.57%) MoSes
2 3 (1.57%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.19%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.09%) SaaS
3 3 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.62%) BGP
2 5 (2.62%) Broadband
2 5 (2.62%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (2.62%) Diameter Protocol
2 5 (2.62%) IOS XR
2 5 (2.62%) IPv4
2 5 (2.62%) IPv6
2 5 (2.62%) MPLS
3 2 (1.05%) PuTTY
3 2 (1.05%) SSH
3 2 (1.05%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (21.47%) SQL Server
2 29 (15.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (7.85%) QlikView
3 15 (7.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (5.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (4.19%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (3.14%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.09%) Big Data
10 3 (1.57%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.52%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.52%) MySQL
11 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (20.42%) Selenium
2 31 (16.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (14.14%) JIRA
4 24 (12.57%) Cucumber
5 20 (10.47%) FitNesse
6 17 (8.90%) NUnit
7 13 (6.81%) JUnit
8 12 (6.28%) Eclipse
9 11 (5.76%) SilkTest
9 11 (5.76%) WebDriver
10 10 (5.24%) JSUnit
10 10 (5.24%) Visual Studio
11 9 (4.71%) jMock
11 9 (4.71%) SpecFlow
11 9 (4.71%) The Grinder
12 8 (4.19%) HP UFT
12 8 (4.19%) JBehave
12 8 (4.19%) Jenkins
13 4 (2.09%) JMeter
13 4 (2.09%) TeamCity
General
1 66 (34.55%) Finance
2 26 (13.61%) Legal
3 25 (13.09%) Law
4 22 (11.52%) Telecoms
5 20 (10.47%) Banking
6 13 (6.81%) Marketing
7 10 (5.24%) Financial Institution
8 6 (3.14%) Retail
9 4 (2.09%) Advertising
10 2 (1.05%) Publishing
11 1 (0.52%) Back Office
11 1 (0.52%) Front Office
11 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.52%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 64 (33.51%) Analyst
2 47 (24.61%) Test Analyst
3 40 (20.94%) Developer
4 34 (17.80%) Tester
5 18 (9.42%) Senior Developer
6 16 (8.38%) Test Manager
7 15 (7.85%) Test Engineer
8 13 (6.81%) Architect
8 13 (6.81%) Consultant
8 13 (6.81%) Senior Architect
9 12 (6.28%) Graduate
9 12 (6.28%) Graduate Developer
9 12 (6.28%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (6.28%) Senior Technical Architect
9 12 (6.28%) Technical Architect
9 12 (6.28%) Technical Developer
10 11 (5.76%) Java Developer
11 10 (5.24%) Functional Tester
11 10 (5.24%) Test Leader
12 9 (4.71%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (26.70%) .NET
2 29 (15.18%) CSS
3 28 (14.66%) HTML
3 28 (14.66%) Web Services
4 20 (10.47%) XML
5 19 (9.95%) jQuery
6 16 (8.38%) ASP.NET
6 16 (8.38%) WCF
7 13 (6.81%) HTML5
7 13 (6.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (4.71%) Servlets
9 8 (4.19%) Ajax
9 8 (4.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (4.19%) Behat
9 8 (4.19%) DHTML
9 8 (4.19%) Gherkin
9 8 (4.19%) XForms
10 7 (3.66%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.62%) .NET Framework
11 5 (2.62%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.61%) Computer Science
2 23 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.90%) Client/Server
4 13 (6.81%) N-Tier
5 12 (6.28%) Fintech
6 8 (4.19%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.09%) Semantic Web
7 4 (2.09%) Statistics
7 4 (2.09%) Wiki
8 3 (1.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.57%) Tandem
8 3 (1.57%) User Experience
9 2 (1.05%) Clustering
9 2 (1.05%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.05%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.05%) Replication
10 1 (0.52%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.52%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.28%) Windows
2 29 (15.18%) Unix
3 8 (4.19%) Linux
4 1 (0.52%) Android
4 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (41.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 76 (39.79%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (29.84%) Non-Functional Testing
4 48 (25.13%) Test Scripting
5 38 (19.90%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (17.28%) OO
6 33 (17.28%) Test Automation
7 32 (16.75%) Unit Testing
8 31 (16.23%) Test Management
9 30 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (14.66%) Software Testing
11 27 (14.14%) BDD
12 24 (12.57%) Open Source
13 23 (12.04%) Business Analysis
13 23 (12.04%) Data Analysis
13 23 (12.04%) Integration Testing
13 23 (12.04%) Software Engineering
14 22 (11.52%) Automated Testing
15 21 (10.99%) TDD
16 20 (10.47%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 73 (38.22%) SQL
2 48 (25.13%) C#
3 47 (24.61%) JavaScript
4 37 (19.37%) Java
5 24 (12.57%) Python
6 22 (11.52%) Ruby
7 14 (7.33%) T-SQL
8 13 (6.81%) C++
9 11 (5.76%) C
10 9 (4.71%) PHP
11 8 (4.19%) VBA
11 8 (4.19%) XPath
12 7 (3.66%) F#
13 5 (2.62%) COBOL
13 5 (2.62%) Perl
13 5 (2.62%) Tcl
13 5 (2.62%) VB
13 5 (2.62%) VB6
14 3 (1.57%) Scala
15 2 (1.05%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 57 (29.84%) Degree
2 47 (24.61%) ISTQB
3 43 (22.51%) ISEB
4 15 (7.85%) ISEB Practitioner
5 9 (4.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.62%) CCIP
6 5 (2.62%) CCNP
6 5 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.57%) MCAD
7 3 (1.57%) MCSD
7 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (27.23%) QA
2 11 (5.76%) Solvency II
3 8 (4.19%) SDET
4 2 (1.05%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 24 (12.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (22.51%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.57%) HP
3 12 (6.28%) WorldPay
4 10 (5.24%) Oracle
5 9 (4.71%) Perforce
6 7 (3.66%) Sitecore
7 6 (3.14%) SAP
8 5 (2.62%) Cisco
8 5 (2.62%) Huawei
9 4 (2.09%) Citrix
9 4 (2.09%) Fujitsu
10 3 (1.57%) iManage
10 3 (1.57%) LexisNexis
11 2 (1.05%) IBM
11 2 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum +bonus+bens+career
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30- £50,000 + numerous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + BENS
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago