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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 181 208 253
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +45
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 57 84 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.95% 0.97% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.12% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 55 63 61
Median salary £51,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £77,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.58%
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
5365 7532 9680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.15% 87.33% 84.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4899 6484 8073
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 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 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 62 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (47.22%) Finance
3 47 (43.52%) Scrum
4 41 (37.96%) .NET
5 39 (36.11%) C#
6 38 (35.19%) Software Testing
6 38 (35.19%) Degree
7 35 (32.41%) SQL
8 30 (27.78%) Java
9 29 (26.85%) Banking
10 27 (25.00%) QA
11 25 (23.15%) Linux
11 25 (23.15%) Python
12 24 (22.22%) TDD
13 23 (21.30%) Test Automation
14 21 (19.44%) BDD
15 20 (18.52%) Windows
16 19 (17.59%) Selenium
16 19 (17.59%) Non-Functional Testing
17 17 (15.74%) WPF
17 17 (15.74%) HTML
17 17 (15.74%) WinForms
18 16 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (13.89%) Cucumber
19 15 (13.89%) Change Management
20 13 (12.04%) HTML5
20 13 (12.04%) WebDriver
20 13 (12.04%) User Acceptance Testing
20 13 (12.04%) Jenkins
20 13 (12.04%) Defect Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.85%) IIS
1 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.78%) MS Office
3 2 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.11%) BGP
1 12 (11.11%) Broadband
1 12 (11.11%) DHCP
1 12 (11.11%) IPv6
1 12 (11.11%) L2TP
1 12 (11.11%) MPLS
1 12 (11.11%) SNMP
1 12 (11.11%) TACACS
1 12 (11.11%) VPLS
2 8 (7.41%) Internet
2 8 (7.41%) NFC
3 4 (3.70%) HTTP
4 2 (1.85%) Intranet
4 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.93%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.93%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.93%) SSH
5 1 (0.93%) SSL
5 1 (0.93%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.19%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (7.41%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.48%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.78%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.93%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.93%) HBase
10 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (17.59%) Selenium
2 15 (13.89%) Cucumber
3 13 (12.04%) Jenkins
3 13 (12.04%) WebDriver
4 11 (10.19%) Maven
5 10 (9.26%) Git (software)
6 9 (8.33%) Eclipse
6 9 (8.33%) JUnit
7 8 (7.41%) JIRA
7 8 (7.41%) WATIR
8 7 (6.48%) Ant
8 7 (6.48%) IntelliJ
8 7 (6.48%) Mercurial
8 7 (6.48%) NetBeans
9 6 (5.56%) HP UFT
9 6 (5.56%) LoadRunner
10 4 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (3.70%) Bitbucket
10 4 (3.70%) Capybara
10 4 (3.70%) SoapUI
General
1 51 (47.22%) Finance
2 29 (26.85%) Banking
3 6 (5.56%) Law
4 4 (3.70%) Back Office
4 4 (3.70%) Music Industry
5 3 (2.78%) German Language
6 2 (1.85%) Automotive
6 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.85%) Games
6 2 (1.85%) Legal
6 2 (1.85%) Publishing
7 1 (0.93%) iGaming
7 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (49.07%) Developer
2 28 (25.93%) C# Developer
3 27 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 25 (23.15%) C# GUI Developer
4 25 (23.15%) GUI Developer
5 23 (21.30%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (14.81%) Test Engineer
7 12 (11.11%) Analyst
7 12 (11.11%) Broadband Engineer
7 12 (11.11%) IP Engineer
8 11 (10.19%) Java Developer
9 10 (9.26%) Tester
10 8 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 8 (7.41%) Senior Developer
10 8 (7.41%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 7 (6.48%) Automation Tester
11 7 (6.48%) Core Java Developer
12 6 (5.56%) QA Analyst
12 6 (5.56%) Test Manager
13 5 (4.63%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (37.96%) .NET
2 17 (15.74%) HTML
2 17 (15.74%) WinForms
2 17 (15.74%) WPF
3 13 (12.04%) HTML5
4 11 (10.19%) CSS
5 9 (8.33%) CSS3
5 9 (8.33%) Gherkin
5 9 (8.33%) Node.js
6 8 (7.41%) AngularJS
6 8 (7.41%) Backbone.js
6 8 (7.41%) React
7 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET
7 7 (6.48%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (6.48%) Java SE
7 7 (6.48%) Swing
8 5 (4.63%) Web Services
9 4 (3.70%) Ajax
9 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 4 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.19%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.41%) Internet of Things
4 7 (6.48%) Equities
4 7 (6.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.70%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.70%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.85%) Clustering
7 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.85%) Replication
7 2 (1.85%) Tandem
8 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.93%) Online Games
8 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.15%) Linux
2 20 (18.52%) Windows
3 9 (8.33%) Unix
4 4 (3.70%) Android
5 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (43.52%) Scrum
3 38 (35.19%) Software Testing
4 24 (22.22%) TDD
5 23 (21.30%) Test Automation
6 21 (19.44%) BDD
7 19 (17.59%) Non-Functional Testing
8 16 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (13.89%) Change Management
10 13 (12.04%) Defect Management
10 13 (12.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (11.11%) Automation Testing
11 12 (11.11%) Network Design
12 11 (10.19%) Unit Testing
13 10 (9.26%) High Availability
13 10 (9.26%) Kanban
13 10 (9.26%) OO
13 10 (9.26%) Pair Programming
14 9 (8.33%) Test Strategy
15 8 (7.41%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (36.11%) C#
2 35 (32.41%) SQL
3 30 (27.78%) Java
4 25 (23.15%) Python
5 11 (10.19%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.19%) PHP
6 9 (8.33%) Scala
7 8 (7.41%) Ruby
7 8 (7.41%) T-SQL
8 7 (6.48%) Bash Shell
8 7 (6.48%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.78%) Groovy
9 3 (2.78%) VBA
10 2 (1.85%) C++
10 2 (1.85%) F#
10 2 (1.85%) Perl
10 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.93%) COBOL
11 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (35.19%) Degree
2 7 (6.48%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) SDET
2 2 (1.85%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.93%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.93%) EMIR
3 1 (0.93%) MiFID
3 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.93%) Ambari
2 1 (0.93%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (11.11%) Cisco
1 12 (11.11%) Huawei
1 12 (11.11%) Juniper
1 12 (11.11%) Nokia
2 7 (6.48%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.78%) GoldenSource
3 3 (2.78%) HP
3 3 (2.78%) SimCorp
3 3 (2.78%) SmartCo
3 3 (2.78%) Vermilion
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle
4 2 (1.85%) Perforce
4 2 (1.85%) Qualys
5 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.93%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.93%) OpenText
5 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.93%) Siebel
5 1 (0.93%) Splunk
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 60,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £54000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits package
Posted: 24 days ago