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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 173 169 187
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 15 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.39% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 4
Average salary £33,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.17% +8.97%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £34,250
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +0.72%
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
3095 2655 3130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 80.35% 79.47% 78.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2641 2214 2654
Average salary £42,500 £41,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.79% -1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 20 November 2014. 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
Basingstoke +10 5 £28,500 -3.38%
Petersfield - 1 £33,500 -
Portsmouth - 1 £33,500 -
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) HP
2 8 (38.10%) TestDirector
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Test Management
5 5 (23.81%) Rational Functional Tester
5 5 (23.81%) Visualisation
5 5 (23.81%) WebDriver
5 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
5 5 (23.81%) ISEB
5 5 (23.81%) SilkTest
5 5 (23.81%) Statistics
5 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
5 5 (23.81%) Selenium
6 4 (19.05%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) JIRA
6 4 (19.05%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
6 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
7 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
7 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
7 2 (9.52%) NoSQL

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
1 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) TestDirector
2 5 (23.81%) SilkTest
2 5 (23.81%) Selenium
2 5 (23.81%) Rational Functional Tester
2 5 (23.81%) WebDriver
3 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (19.05%) JIRA
3 4 (19.05%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (9.52%) Bugzilla
4 2 (9.52%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Test Analyst
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Test Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Software Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Head of Architecture
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Statistics
1 5 (23.81%) Visualisation
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (9.52%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Test Management
3 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
4 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
4 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) Web Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Data Transformation
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) Data Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C
2 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) ISEB
2 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) HP
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft