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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 575 583 580
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 43 52 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.095% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 32 45 45
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,820 £39,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,400 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
37801 37914 39018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.40% 83.49% 81.43%
Number of salaries quoted 31439 31626 33215
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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
City of London +29 14 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Hounslow - 1 £77,500 -
Isleworth - 1 £77,500 -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 49 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (30.16%) HP Quality Center
3 37 (29.37%) Test Scripting
3 37 (29.37%) Java
4 34 (26.98%) Finance
4 34 (26.98%) Test Automation
4 34 (26.98%) TDD
5 32 (25.40%) ISTQB
6 29 (23.02%) User Acceptance Testing
6 29 (23.02%) Selenium
6 29 (23.02%) JavaScript
6 29 (23.02%) ISEB
7 28 (22.22%) JIRA
8 27 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
9 26 (20.63%) Telecoms
10 25 (19.84%) SQL
10 25 (19.84%) BDD
11 24 (19.05%) QA
12 23 (18.25%) JMeter
12 23 (18.25%) SoapUI
13 22 (17.46%) JUnit
14 21 (16.67%) Business Analysis
14 21 (16.67%) Cucumber
14 21 (16.67%) LoadUI
15 20 (15.87%) Test Strategy
15 20 (15.87%) Linux
16 19 (15.08%) Regression Testing
17 18 (14.29%) HP
17 18 (14.29%) jMock
18 17 (13.49%) Automated Testing

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 9 (7.14%) Apache
1 9 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 7 (5.56%) Alfresco
2 7 (5.56%) Liferay
3 6 (4.76%) Confluence
4 3 (2.38%) Drupal
5 2 (1.59%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.79%) WorkSite
Applications
1 4 (3.17%) MS Office
1 4 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (6.35%) SAP MM
1 8 (6.35%) SAP SD
2 5 (3.97%) SAP APO
2 5 (3.97%) SAP PP
2 5 (3.97%) SAP WM
3 3 (2.38%) SAP CRM
3 3 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (2.38%) SAP CO
3 3 (2.38%) SAP FI
3 3 (2.38%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.79%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.79%) Tesseract
4 1 (0.79%) Minerva
4 1 (0.79%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.56%) GitHub
2 3 (2.38%) SaaS
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.52%) Internet
2 3 (2.38%) SMS
3 1 (0.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.38%) MySQL
4 3 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.38%) Big Data
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.59%) SSDT
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.59%) OLAP
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (23.02%) Selenium
2 28 (22.22%) JIRA
3 27 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
4 23 (18.25%) JMeter
4 23 (18.25%) SoapUI
5 22 (17.46%) JUnit
6 21 (16.67%) LoadUI
6 21 (16.67%) Cucumber
7 18 (14.29%) jMock
8 17 (13.49%) Spock
9 12 (9.52%) WebDriver
9 12 (9.52%) LoadRunner
10 8 (6.35%) Git (software)
11 7 (5.56%) FindBugs
11 7 (5.56%) Gradle
11 7 (5.56%) Jenkins
11 7 (5.56%) Eclipse
11 7 (5.56%) IntelliJ
11 7 (5.56%) Subversion
11 7 (5.56%) Checkstyle
General
1 34 (26.98%) Finance
2 26 (20.63%) Telecoms
3 13 (10.32%) Banking
4 8 (6.35%) Retail
4 8 (6.35%) Billing
5 7 (5.56%) Games
6 5 (3.97%) Back Office
7 4 (3.17%) Marketing
8 3 (2.38%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.38%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.38%) Law
9 2 (1.59%) Advertising
10 1 (0.79%) Legal
10 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.79%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 56 (44.44%) Analyst
2 46 (36.51%) Test Analyst
3 24 (19.05%) Consultant
4 15 (11.90%) Test Manager
5 9 (7.14%) Tester
5 9 (7.14%) OSS Consultant
6 8 (6.35%) QA Analyst
6 8 (6.35%) Developer
6 8 (6.35%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (5.56%) Technical Test Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Test Leader
8 6 (4.76%) QA Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.97%) Data Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) Data Migration Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.97%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.49%) SOAP
2 16 (12.70%) JMS
2 16 (12.70%) Middleware
2 16 (12.70%) REST
3 14 (11.11%) HTML
4 8 (6.35%) XML
5 7 (5.56%) XSLT
5 7 (5.56%) XHTML
5 7 (5.56%) Struts
5 7 (5.56%) J2EE
5 7 (5.56%) Spring
5 7 (5.56%) Velocity
5 7 (5.56%) JSR 168
5 7 (5.56%) Servlets
6 5 (3.97%) JDBC
6 5 (3.97%) .NET
7 2 (1.59%) Apache Flex
7 2 (1.59%) WCF
7 2 (1.59%) LINQ
8 1 (0.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.49%) Open Source
2 8 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.97%) Online Games
5 4 (3.17%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.38%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.59%) Derivative
7 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.59%) Replication
8 1 (0.79%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.79%) Equities
8 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.79%) W3C
8 1 (0.79%) Social Media
8 1 (0.79%) User Experience
8 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.87%) Linux
2 7 (5.56%) Solaris
3 5 (3.97%) Windows
4 3 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.59%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (29.37%) Test Scripting
3 34 (26.98%) Test Automation
3 34 (26.98%) TDD
4 29 (23.02%) User Acceptance Testing
5 25 (19.84%) BDD
6 21 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 20 (15.87%) Test Strategy
8 19 (15.08%) Regression Testing
9 17 (13.49%) Automated Testing
10 16 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (9.52%) Performance Testing
11 12 (9.52%) ETL
12 10 (7.94%) E-Commerce
12 10 (7.94%) Project Management
12 10 (7.94%) Automation Testing
13 9 (7.14%) Logistics
14 8 (6.35%) Waterfall
14 8 (6.35%) Pair Programming
15 7 (5.56%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 37 (29.37%) Java
2 29 (23.02%) JavaScript
3 25 (19.84%) SQL
4 7 (5.56%) Groovy
4 7 (5.56%) Scala
5 5 (3.97%) C#
6 4 (3.17%) PHP
7 3 (2.38%) VBA
7 3 (2.38%) VBScript
8 2 (1.59%) C++
8 2 (1.59%) Perl
9 1 (0.79%) VB
9 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.79%) Python
9 1 (0.79%) VB6
9 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (25.40%) ISTQB
2 29 (23.02%) ISEB
3 8 (6.35%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.97%) Degree
6 3 (2.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.79%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 38 (30.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (14.29%) HP
2 12 (9.52%) Oracle
3 9 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.35%) SAP
5 7 (5.56%) GigaSpaces
6 6 (4.76%) IBM
7 5 (3.97%) Capita
8 3 (2.38%) Business Objects
8 3 (2.38%) Vermilion
9 2 (1.59%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.59%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.59%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.79%) Reuters
10 1 (0.79%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.79%) Algorithmics
10 1 (0.79%) Zend
10 1 (0.79%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.79%) Interwoven
10 1 (0.79%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.79%) Epicor
London
Resource On Demand Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 30000-40000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens and bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: From £43,000 to £83,000 per annum +Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Accenture
Posted: 14 days ago
Richmond, London
Bank of England
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens and bonus
Posted: 21 days ago