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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 172 173 187
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 11 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.29% 0.32% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.39% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 3
Average salary £39,250 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.64% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £29,600 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £48,750 £41,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
3060 3304 3097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.45% 80.10% 79.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2529 2767 2507
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -5 7 £36,000 -15.29%
Fareham - 2 £39,250 -
Basingstoke +19 1 - -
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 11 (78.57%) QA
2 10 (71.43%) ISTQB
3 9 (64.29%) Performance Testing
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (64.29%) Automation Testing
3 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Project Management
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (42.86%) Degree
4 6 (42.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 3 (21.43%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) ISEB
5 3 (21.43%) TestDirector
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Banking
6 1 (7.14%) Retail
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Finance

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (21.43%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Test Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
1 9 (64.29%) Performance Testing
1 9 (64.29%) Automation Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (21.43%) ISEB
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (78.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle