The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 170 144 175
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +31
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 21 49 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.61% 1.37% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.57% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 42 16
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +34.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,050
% change year-on-year
- +7.96%
Functional Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2978 3118 3342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 86.17% 87.09% 84.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2616 2541 2690
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Hampshire region.

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Hampshire

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fareham -9 6 £55,000 +31.73%
Basingstoke -23 6 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Southampton -11 4 £47,500 +15.15%
Petersfield -19 2 - -
Farnborough +5 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £40,000 -
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 32 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) SQL
3 18 (42.86%) Finance
4 16 (38.10%) Degree
4 16 (38.10%) QA
5 14 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (33.33%) C#
6 13 (30.95%) ISEB
6 13 (30.95%) Regression Testing
7 12 (28.57%) Automated Testing
7 12 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
8 11 (26.19%) TDD
8 11 (26.19%) HTML
9 10 (23.81%) ISTQB
10 9 (21.43%) Scrum
10 9 (21.43%) Web Services
10 9 (21.43%) XML
11 8 (19.05%) XHTML
11 8 (19.05%) Content Management
12 7 (16.67%) Mentoring
12 7 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
12 7 (16.67%) CRM
12 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 6 (14.29%) Windows
13 6 (14.29%) .NET
13 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
13 6 (14.29%) Office 365
13 6 (14.29%) BDD
13 6 (14.29%) SDLC

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) ATM
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) HTTP
3 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) HP UFT
2 4 (9.52%) Selenium
3 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.76%) JIRA
3 2 (4.76%) JUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Appium
4 1 (2.38%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.38%) FindBugs
4 1 (2.38%) Flyway
4 1 (2.38%) Gradle
4 1 (2.38%) Hudson
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) JMeter
4 1 (2.38%) Liquibase
4 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.38%) NUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.38%) TestDirector
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Games
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) QA Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) QA Test Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) UAT Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Administrator
4 7 (16.67%) Test Manager
5 5 (11.90%) Scrum Master
6 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Test Automation Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Agile Test Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Developer
7 2 (4.76%) QA Manager
7 2 (4.76%) QA Test Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Junior
8 1 (2.38%) Programme Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) HTML
2 9 (21.43%) Web Services
2 9 (21.43%) XML
3 8 (19.05%) XHTML
4 6 (14.29%) .NET
5 3 (7.14%) CSS
6 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (2.38%) Apache Camel
7 1 (2.38%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.38%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.38%) Java EE
7 1 (2.38%) Java SE
7 1 (2.38%) JPA
7 1 (2.38%) LAMP
7 1 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.38%) REST
7 1 (2.38%) Symfony
7 1 (2.38%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) iPad
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) EPoS
3 1 (2.38%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (30.95%) Regression Testing
4 12 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 12 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 11 (26.19%) TDD
6 9 (21.43%) Scrum
7 8 (19.05%) Content Management
8 7 (16.67%) CRM
8 7 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 6 (14.29%) BDD
9 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (14.29%) SDLC
9 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 5 (11.90%) Line Management
11 4 (9.52%) Defect Tracking
11 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
11 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
12 3 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
12 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) SQL
2 14 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.14%) C
4 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.76%) Java
6 1 (2.38%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.38%) Groovy
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Degree
2 13 (30.95%) ISEB
3 10 (23.81%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL Certification
5 1 (2.38%) OCA
5 1 (2.38%) OCAJ
5 1 (2.38%) OCP
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (38.10%) QA
2 5 (11.90%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) HP
3 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.38%) Arqiva
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) Zend
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