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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 573 533 568
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +35
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 50 76 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 42 67 55
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,320 £39,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,400 £67,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
38396 36997 41308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.65% 83.57% 81.42%
Number of salaries quoted 31591 30644 35537
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -4 8 £52,500 +5.00% 1
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 16 September 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 54 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (31.54%) Test Scripting
3 41 (27.52%) HP Quality Center
4 37 (24.83%) Finance
5 36 (24.16%) QA
6 33 (22.15%) Telecoms
7 32 (21.48%) QuickTest Pro
8 31 (20.81%) TDD
8 31 (20.81%) ISTQB
8 31 (20.81%) Test Automation
9 30 (20.13%) Business Analysis
9 30 (20.13%) Java
9 30 (20.13%) JavaScript
10 28 (18.79%) ISEB
11 26 (17.45%) Selenium
12 25 (16.78%) SQL
13 24 (16.11%) JIRA
14 23 (15.44%) User Acceptance Testing
15 22 (14.77%) Regression Testing
16 21 (14.09%) JMeter
16 21 (14.09%) JUnit
16 21 (14.09%) BDD
16 21 (14.09%) SoapUI
17 20 (13.42%) Linux
17 20 (13.42%) LoadUI
18 19 (12.75%) LoadRunner
19 18 (12.08%) SOAP
19 18 (12.08%) REST
19 18 (12.08%) Billing
19 18 (12.08%) Cucumber

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (6.04%) Apache
2 7 (4.70%) Tomcat
2 7 (4.70%) Liferay
2 7 (4.70%) Alfresco
3 5 (3.36%) Confluence
4 3 (2.01%) Drupal
5 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.67%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (9.40%) SAP SD
1 14 (9.40%) SAP MM
2 9 (6.04%) SAP HR
2 9 (6.04%) SAP CRM
2 9 (6.04%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (6.04%) SAP CO
2 9 (6.04%) SAP FI
3 5 (3.36%) SAP APO
3 5 (3.36%) SAP PP
3 5 (3.36%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.70%) GitHub
2 3 (2.01%) SaaS
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.05%) Internet
2 6 (4.03%) 3G
3 3 (2.01%) SMS
4 1 (0.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (6.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.70%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.03%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (4.03%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.03%) DB2
5 6 (4.03%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (3.36%) Big Data
7 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (2.01%) MySQL
8 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.34%) SSDT
9 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.34%) OLAP
10 1 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (21.48%) QuickTest Pro
2 26 (17.45%) Selenium
3 24 (16.11%) JIRA
4 21 (14.09%) JMeter
4 21 (14.09%) JUnit
4 21 (14.09%) SoapUI
5 20 (13.42%) LoadUI
6 19 (12.75%) LoadRunner
7 18 (12.08%) Cucumber
8 17 (11.41%) jMock
9 13 (8.72%) WebDriver
10 9 (6.04%) Jenkins
11 7 (4.70%) Eclipse
11 7 (4.70%) IntelliJ
11 7 (4.70%) Subversion
11 7 (4.70%) Gradle
12 6 (4.03%) FindBugs
12 6 (4.03%) Checkstyle
13 5 (3.36%) Git (software)
13 5 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (24.83%) Finance
2 33 (22.15%) Telecoms
3 18 (12.08%) Billing
4 15 (10.07%) Banking
5 9 (6.04%) Marketing
6 8 (5.37%) Games
7 7 (4.70%) Retail
8 5 (3.36%) Investment Banking
9 3 (2.01%) Financial Institution
9 3 (2.01%) Law
10 2 (1.34%) Advertising
11 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (41.61%) Analyst
2 54 (36.24%) Test Analyst
3 34 (22.82%) Consultant
4 16 (10.74%) OSS Consultant
5 14 (9.40%) SAP Consultant
6 13 (8.72%) Tester
7 12 (8.05%) Test Engineer
8 11 (7.38%) Test Manager
9 10 (6.71%) Functional Test Analyst
9 10 (6.71%) Functional Analyst
10 9 (6.04%) QA Engineer
11 8 (5.37%) Test Leader
12 7 (4.70%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (4.70%) Project Manager
12 7 (4.70%) Developer
12 7 (4.70%) QA Analyst
12 7 (4.70%) Technical Test Analyst
13 6 (4.03%) Java Developer
14 5 (3.36%) Technical Manager
14 5 (3.36%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.08%) SOAP
1 18 (12.08%) REST
2 16 (10.74%) JMS
2 16 (10.74%) Middleware
3 12 (8.05%) HTML
4 9 (6.04%) XML
5 7 (4.70%) XHTML
5 7 (4.70%) Struts
5 7 (4.70%) XSLT
5 7 (4.70%) Servlets
5 7 (4.70%) .NET
5 7 (4.70%) J2EE
5 7 (4.70%) Velocity
5 7 (4.70%) JSR 168
5 7 (4.70%) Spring
6 6 (4.03%) CGI
7 4 (2.68%) LINQ
7 4 (2.68%) WCF
8 2 (1.34%) Apache Flex
8 2 (1.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.41%) Open Source
2 8 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.70%) Replication
3 7 (4.70%) Online Games
4 6 (4.03%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.36%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.68%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.01%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.34%) Derivative
9 1 (0.67%) Equities
9 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.42%) Linux
2 7 (4.70%) Solaris
3 4 (2.68%) Windows
4 3 (2.01%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.34%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (31.54%) Test Scripting
3 31 (20.81%) TDD
3 31 (20.81%) Test Automation
4 30 (20.13%) Business Analysis
5 23 (15.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 22 (14.77%) Regression Testing
7 21 (14.09%) BDD
8 17 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (10.74%) Project Management
9 16 (10.74%) Software Testing
9 16 (10.74%) Automated Testing
10 15 (10.07%) Test Strategy
10 15 (10.07%) Automation Testing
11 14 (9.40%) Performance Testing
11 14 (9.40%) Technical Architecture
12 13 (8.72%) Integration Testing
12 13 (8.72%) ETL
12 13 (8.72%) CRM
13 11 (7.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.13%) Java
1 30 (20.13%) JavaScript
2 25 (16.78%) SQL
3 7 (4.70%) C#
3 7 (4.70%) Scala
3 7 (4.70%) Groovy
4 4 (2.68%) PHP
5 2 (1.34%) Ruby
5 2 (1.34%) Perl
6 1 (0.67%) Python
6 1 (0.67%) C
6 1 (0.67%) VBScript
6 1 (0.67%) VB
6 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (20.81%) ISTQB
2 28 (18.79%) ISEB
3 7 (4.70%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.70%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (4.03%) Degree
5 5 (3.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.34%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (24.16%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 41 (27.52%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.03%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (11.41%) HP
2 15 (10.07%) Oracle
3 14 (9.40%) SAP
4 12 (8.05%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.70%) GigaSpaces
6 5 (3.36%) Capita
7 3 (2.01%) IBM
8 2 (1.34%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.34%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.34%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.67%) Interwoven
9 1 (0.67%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.67%) Zend
London
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