The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 586 546 565
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +19
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 54 105 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 37 91 40
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £65,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Functional Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37666 41273 38330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.60% 83.59% 82.91%
Number of salaries quoted 31435 33779 31988
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in London

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in London

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in London

Functional Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the London 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
City of London +32 16 £47,500 +15.85%
Sidcup - 2 - -
Surbiton - 1 £60,000 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £28,500 -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 50 (45.05%) QA
2 45 (40.54%) Finance
3 44 (39.64%) ISEB
4 42 (37.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 41 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 37 (33.33%) SQL
7 33 (29.73%) Test Scripting
8 32 (28.83%) ISTQB
9 29 (26.13%) Selenium
10 28 (25.23%) Test Automation
11 27 (24.32%) Software Testing
12 25 (22.52%) Java
13 23 (20.72%) Oracle
13 23 (20.72%) Performance Testing
13 23 (20.72%) Rational Functional Tester
13 23 (20.72%) Manual Testing
14 22 (19.82%) Automated Testing
15 21 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
15 21 (18.92%) Regression Testing
16 19 (17.12%) SQL Server
17 18 (16.22%) C#
17 18 (16.22%) JIRA
18 17 (15.32%) Degree
18 17 (15.32%) HTML
18 17 (15.32%) Microsoft
19 16 (14.41%) MS Excel
19 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
19 16 (14.41%) .NET
19 16 (14.41%) Games

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.21%) WebLogic
2 7 (6.31%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 16 (14.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) SAP HR
1 5 (4.50%) SAP SD
1 5 (4.50%) SAP FI
1 5 (4.50%) SAP MM
1 5 (4.50%) SAP CRM
1 5 (4.50%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (4.50%) SAP CO
2 4 (3.60%) thinkFolio
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (2.70%) SimCorp Dimension
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.80%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.90%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.90%) Tesseract
5 1 (0.90%) Minerva
5 1 (0.90%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.12%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (9.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (7.21%) SSDT
4 8 (7.21%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (7.21%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.80%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 37 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 29 (26.13%) Selenium
3 23 (20.72%) Rational Functional Tester
4 18 (16.22%) JIRA
5 14 (12.61%) Cucumber
6 11 (9.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (8.11%) LoadRunner
8 8 (7.21%) Subversion
8 8 (7.21%) FitNesse
8 8 (7.21%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (6.31%) TeamCity
10 6 (5.41%) Git (software)
10 6 (5.41%) WebDriver
11 4 (3.60%) SoapUI
12 3 (2.70%) Calabash
12 3 (2.70%) Appium
12 3 (2.70%) Maven
12 3 (2.70%) JUnit
12 3 (2.70%) Bugzilla
13 2 (1.80%) NUnit
General
1 45 (40.54%) Finance
2 16 (14.41%) Games
2 16 (14.41%) Banking
3 10 (9.01%) Back Office
4 7 (6.31%) Legal
4 7 (6.31%) Polish Language
5 6 (5.41%) Retail
6 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.50%) Front Office
7 4 (3.60%) Billing
7 4 (3.60%) Retail Banking
8 3 (2.70%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.80%) Advertising
10 1 (0.90%) Publishing
10 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (33.33%) Analyst
2 28 (25.23%) Test Analyst
3 24 (21.62%) Consultant
4 12 (10.81%) Tester
5 11 (9.91%) QA Engineer
6 9 (8.11%) Test Consultant
6 9 (8.11%) QA Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) Test Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Implementation Consultant
7 7 (6.31%) Test Manager
8 6 (5.41%) Senior Test Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Test Leader
8 6 (5.41%) Software Consultant
8 6 (5.41%) Software Implementation Consultant
9 5 (4.50%) SAP Consultant
10 4 (3.60%) Test Specialist
10 4 (3.60%) QA Tester
10 4 (3.60%) Automation Specialist
11 3 (2.70%) Junior Test Analyst
11 3 (2.70%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.32%) HTML
2 16 (14.41%) .NET
3 14 (12.61%) XML
4 10 (9.01%) ASP.NET
5 8 (7.21%) WCF
5 8 (7.21%) LINQ
6 7 (6.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 7 (6.31%) JDBC
7 5 (4.50%) Web Services
8 3 (2.70%) RESTful
8 3 (2.70%) SOAP
9 2 (1.80%) CSS
9 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.80%) Ajax
9 2 (1.80%) jQuery
10 1 (0.90%) REST
10 1 (0.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) Computer Science
1 9 (8.11%) Online Games
1 9 (8.11%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.21%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.31%) Online Gambling
3 7 (6.31%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.41%) Open Source
5 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.50%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.70%) iPhone
6 3 (2.70%) NHS
6 3 (2.70%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.80%) Equities
8 1 (0.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.90%) Statistics
8 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.21%) Windows
2 6 (5.41%) Android
3 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.70%) UNIX
3 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.80%) Linux
4 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.84%) User Acceptance Testing
2 41 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (29.73%) Test Scripting
4 28 (25.23%) Test Automation
5 27 (24.32%) Software Testing
6 23 (20.72%) Manual Testing
6 23 (20.72%) Performance Testing
7 22 (19.82%) Automated Testing
8 21 (18.92%) Regression Testing
9 15 (13.51%) Integration Testing
9 15 (13.51%) Test Strategy
9 15 (13.51%) Non-Functional Testing
10 13 (11.71%) Automation Testing
11 12 (10.81%) Web Testing
11 12 (10.81%) Test Management
11 12 (10.81%) Asset Management
11 12 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (9.91%) Unit Testing
13 10 (9.01%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (8.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.33%) SQL
2 25 (22.52%) Java
3 18 (16.22%) C#
4 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
5 13 (11.71%) VBScript
6 6 (5.41%) C++
6 6 (5.41%) VBA
7 4 (3.60%) Ruby
8 2 (1.80%) VB
8 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.90%) Perl
9 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.90%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.90%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 44 (39.64%) ISEB
2 32 (28.83%) ISTQB
3 17 (15.32%) Degree
4 8 (7.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (5.41%) PMP
5 6 (5.41%) PMI Certification
6 4 (3.60%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (45.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (20.72%) Oracle
2 17 (15.32%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.81%) HP
4 7 (6.31%) IBM
4 7 (6.31%) WorldPay
5 6 (5.41%) Vermilion
5 6 (5.41%) Business Objects
6 5 (4.50%) SAP
7 4 (3.60%) Bloomberg
8 3 (2.70%) Charles River
8 3 (2.70%) BT
8 3 (2.70%) SimCorp
9 2 (1.80%) DevExpress
9 2 (1.80%) Algorithmics
10 1 (0.90%) Epicor
10 1 (0.90%) Reuters
10 1 (0.90%) Murex
10 1 (0.90%) Calypso
10 1 (0.90%) VMware
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