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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 183 166 188
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +22
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 5 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.13% 0.34% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.42% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 4
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £28,400 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £39,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-11.39% -2.46%
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
3063 2865 3179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.62% 80.84% 76.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2629 2338 2571
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £58,400
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
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -20 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) ISTQB
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Statistics
5 5 (26.32%) SilkTest
5 5 (26.32%) Selenium
5 5 (26.32%) Visualisation
5 5 (26.32%) Rational Functional Tester
5 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
5 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
5 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
5 5 (26.32%) ISEB
6 4 (21.05%) TestDirector
6 4 (21.05%) HP
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (21.05%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Test Management
6 4 (21.05%) QA
6 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) Test Planning
7 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Degree
7 3 (15.79%) JIRA
7 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Git (software)

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (26.32%) SilkTest
2 5 (26.32%) Selenium
2 5 (26.32%) Rational Functional Tester
2 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
3 4 (21.05%) TestDirector
4 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
4 3 (15.79%) JIRA
5 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
5 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Test Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Software Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Test Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Test Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Statistics
1 5 (26.32%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
3 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Test Management
4 4 (21.05%) Test Planning
5 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Data Transformation
6 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Web Testing
7 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) ISTQB
2 5 (26.32%) ISEB
3 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (5.26%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle