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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 561 545 557
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 52 68 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 39 59 62
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +30.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £39,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,800 £55,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%
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
34564 35451 36987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.30% 83.91% 82.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29092 28666 31376
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 +15 15 £51,250 +2.50% 1
Docklands, London - 1 £55,000 - 1
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 43 (43.43%) Finance
2 39 (39.39%) ISEB
3 35 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (35.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 33 (33.33%) SQL
5 30 (30.30%) ISTQB
6 29 (29.29%) Test Automation
7 28 (28.28%) QA
8 26 (26.26%) HP Quality Center
9 25 (25.25%) QuickTest Pro
10 23 (23.23%) Performance Testing
10 23 (23.23%) Test Strategy
11 21 (21.21%) Java
11 21 (21.21%) Test Scripting
12 20 (20.20%) HTML
13 19 (19.19%) JIRA
14 18 (18.18%) Software Testing
15 17 (17.17%) Selenium
15 17 (17.17%) SQL Server
15 17 (17.17%) Regression Testing
16 15 (15.15%) JavaScript
17 14 (14.14%) Banking
17 14 (14.14%) Rational Functional Tester
18 13 (13.13%) HP
18 13 (13.13%) Telecoms
19 12 (12.12%) C#
19 12 (12.12%) Test Management
19 12 (12.12%) Asset Management
19 12 (12.12%) Automated Testing
20 11 (11.11%) TDD

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (5.05%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.04%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.01%) Confluence
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.01%) Liferay
4 1 (1.01%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (1.01%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.08%) MS Office
3 2 (2.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) SAP MM
1 5 (5.05%) SAP SD
2 4 (4.04%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (4.04%) SAP CRM
2 4 (4.04%) SAP HR
2 4 (4.04%) SAP FI
2 4 (4.04%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.02%) Markit EDM
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.01%) LatentZero
4 1 (1.01%) Tesseract
4 1 (1.01%) Minerva
4 1 (1.01%) Sentinel
4 1 (1.01%) SAP APO
4 1 (1.01%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.01%) SAP WM
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) SaaS
2 1 (1.01%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.10%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (8.08%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (7.07%) SSDT
6 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.02%) QlikView
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.01%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 25 (25.25%) QuickTest Pro
2 19 (19.19%) JIRA
3 17 (17.17%) Selenium
4 14 (14.14%) Rational Functional Tester
5 10 (10.10%) Cucumber
6 9 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (8.08%) LoadRunner
8 7 (7.07%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (6.06%) FitNesse
10 4 (4.04%) JMeter
10 4 (4.04%) Git (software)
10 4 (4.04%) WebDriver
10 4 (4.04%) SoapUI
11 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
11 3 (3.03%) Subversion
11 3 (3.03%) JUnit
12 2 (2.02%) jMock
12 2 (2.02%) SilkTest
12 2 (2.02%) Checkstyle
12 2 (2.02%) NUnit
General
1 43 (43.43%) Finance
2 14 (14.14%) Banking
3 13 (13.13%) Telecoms
4 10 (10.10%) Back Office
4 10 (10.10%) Games
5 5 (5.05%) Billing
6 4 (4.04%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.02%) Front Office
7 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.02%) Retail
8 1 (1.01%) Marketing
8 1 (1.01%) Polish Language
8 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (28.28%) Analyst
2 27 (27.27%) Consultant
3 22 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 16 (16.16%) Test Manager
5 9 (9.09%) Implementation Consultant
6 8 (8.08%) Test Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) Software Implementation Consultant
7 7 (7.07%) Test Consultant
7 7 (7.07%) Software Consultant
8 6 (6.06%) Tester
8 6 (6.06%) QA Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) Senior Test Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Test Leader
9 5 (5.05%) Developer
9 5 (5.05%) SAP Consultant
10 4 (4.04%) QA Engineer
11 3 (3.03%) OSS Consultant
11 3 (3.03%) QA Test Analyst
11 3 (3.03%) Junior Test Analyst
11 3 (3.03%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.20%) HTML
2 11 (11.11%) .NET
3 10 (10.10%) JDBC
3 10 (10.10%) XML
4 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET
5 7 (7.07%) LINQ
5 7 (7.07%) WCF
6 3 (3.03%) Web Services
7 2 (2.02%) CSS
7 2 (2.02%) Ajax
7 2 (2.02%) jQuery
7 2 (2.02%) RESTful
7 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.01%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.01%) REST
8 1 (1.01%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.01%) Spring
8 1 (1.01%) Symfony
8 1 (1.01%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.08%) Open Source
2 8 (8.08%) Online Games
3 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.04%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.03%) SWIFT
5 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.03%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.02%) NHS
6 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.02%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.02%) iPhone
7 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.01%) Social Media
7 1 (1.01%) Online Gambling
7 1 (1.01%) Derivative
7 1 (1.01%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.01%) Statistics
7 1 (1.01%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.06%) Windows
2 4 (4.04%) Android
3 2 (2.02%) Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.01%) UNIX
4 1 (1.01%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (35.35%) User Acceptance Testing
2 29 (29.29%) Test Automation
3 23 (23.23%) Performance Testing
3 23 (23.23%) Test Strategy
4 21 (21.21%) Test Scripting
5 18 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 17 (17.17%) Regression Testing
7 12 (12.12%) Test Management
7 12 (12.12%) Asset Management
7 12 (12.12%) Automated Testing
8 11 (11.11%) TDD
8 11 (11.11%) Manual Testing
9 10 (10.10%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (10.10%) Web Testing
10 9 (9.09%) Workflow
10 9 (9.09%) Project Management
10 9 (9.09%) ETL
11 8 (8.08%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.33%) SQL
2 21 (21.21%) Java
3 15 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.12%) C#
5 8 (8.08%) VBA
6 5 (5.05%) VBScript
7 3 (3.03%) Ruby
7 3 (3.03%) C++
8 2 (2.02%) VB
8 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.01%) Scala
9 1 (1.01%) Groovy
9 1 (1.01%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.01%) Python
9 1 (1.01%) Perl
9 1 (1.01%) PHP
9 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (39.39%) ISEB
2 30 (30.30%) ISTQB
3 6 (6.06%) PMP
3 6 (6.06%) PMI Certification
3 6 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.05%) Degree
5 2 (2.02%) HNC
6 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (28.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 26 (26.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (13.13%) HP
2 10 (10.10%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.09%) Oracle
4 8 (8.08%) Business Objects
4 8 (8.08%) Vermilion
5 5 (5.05%) IBM
5 5 (5.05%) SAP
6 2 (2.02%) Algorithmics
6 2 (2.02%) Epicor
6 2 (2.02%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.01%) thinkFolio
7 1 (1.01%) Zend
7 1 (1.01%) GigaSpaces
7 1 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.01%) Reuters
7 1 (1.01%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.01%) BT
7 1 (1.01%) VMware
7 1 (1.01%) Murex
7 1 (1.01%) Calypso
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