The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 566 566 609
Rank change year-on-year
0 +43
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 80 33 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.073% 0.100%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.089% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 80 21 37
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,450 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £82,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -21.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40501 37083 44334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 81.79% 81.50% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 33166 30920 38117
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Functional Testing
England

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 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -12 11 £41,000 +5.80% 2
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 69 (61.61%) Telecoms
2 62 (55.36%) Business Analysis
3 59 (52.68%) Billing
4 56 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
5 33 (29.46%) QA
6 22 (19.64%) SQL
7 19 (16.96%) Microsoft
8 16 (14.29%) Manual Testing
9 15 (13.39%) ISEB
9 15 (13.39%) Project Management
10 14 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 14 (12.50%) CRM
11 13 (11.61%) Scrum
11 13 (11.61%) Test Scripting
12 12 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (10.71%) Waterfall
12 12 (10.71%) Regression Testing
12 12 (10.71%) MS Excel
13 11 (9.82%) Java
13 11 (9.82%) ISTQB
13 11 (9.82%) Test Strategy
14 9 (8.04%) Selenium
14 9 (8.04%) Test Management
14 9 (8.04%) C#
14 9 (8.04%) Oracle
15 8 (7.14%) Citrix
15 8 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (7.14%) Law
15 8 (7.14%) HP Quality Center

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (2.68%) WorkSite
2 1 (0.89%) Alfresco
2 1 (0.89%) Liferay
2 1 (0.89%) Apache
2 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.57%) Big Data
6 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.89%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Selenium
2 7 (6.25%) LoadRunner
2 7 (6.25%) WebDriver
3 5 (4.46%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.46%) MSI
3 5 (4.46%) AdminStudio
3 5 (4.46%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (3.57%) Subversion
4 4 (3.57%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.68%) JDeveloper
5 3 (2.68%) JMeter
5 3 (2.68%) JIRA
5 3 (2.68%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.68%) Hudson
6 2 (1.79%) Maven
6 2 (1.79%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.89%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.89%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.89%) Calabash
General
1 69 (61.61%) Telecoms
2 59 (52.68%) Billing
3 8 (7.14%) Law
4 7 (6.25%) Marketing
5 5 (4.46%) Retail
5 5 (4.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.68%) Finance
6 3 (2.68%) Legal
6 3 (2.68%) Games
7 2 (1.79%) Banking
7 2 (1.79%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (46.43%) Consultant
2 49 (43.75%) OSS Consultant
3 32 (28.57%) Analyst
4 19 (16.96%) Test Analyst
5 15 (13.39%) Tester
6 13 (11.61%) Business Analyst
7 8 (7.14%) Telecoms Consultant
8 5 (4.46%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Applications Packager
8 5 (4.46%) QA Test Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Billing Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) QA Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) QA Tester
9 4 (3.57%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.57%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (3.57%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.68%) Test Manager
10 3 (2.68%) Developer
10 3 (2.68%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (2.68%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.46%) Web Services
1 5 (4.46%) XML
2 3 (2.68%) .NET
2 3 (2.68%) SOAP
2 3 (2.68%) REST
3 2 (1.79%) RESTful
3 2 (1.79%) Velocity
3 2 (1.79%) JSR 168
3 2 (1.79%) J2EE
3 2 (1.79%) HTML
3 2 (1.79%) Servlets
3 2 (1.79%) XSLT
3 2 (1.79%) XHTML
3 2 (1.79%) Spring
4 1 (0.89%) Ajax
4 1 (0.89%) JSON
4 1 (0.89%) CSS
4 1 (0.89%) jQuery
4 1 (0.89%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Open Source
2 7 (6.25%) Replication
3 6 (5.36%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.68%) Online Games
4 3 (2.68%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.25%) Windows
2 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (4.46%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.79%) UNIX
4 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.89%) Android
4 1 (0.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (55.36%) Business Analysis
2 56 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 16 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 15 (13.39%) Project Management
5 14 (12.50%) CRM
6 13 (11.61%) Scrum
6 13 (11.61%) Test Scripting
7 12 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (10.71%) Regression Testing
7 12 (10.71%) Waterfall
8 11 (9.82%) Test Strategy
9 9 (8.04%) Test Management
10 7 (6.25%) Automation Testing
10 7 (6.25%) Data Validation
10 7 (6.25%) V-Model
10 7 (6.25%) Validation
10 7 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.25%) Performance Testing
10 7 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (5.36%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.64%) SQL
2 11 (9.82%) Java
3 9 (8.04%) C#
4 7 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.36%) VBScript
5 6 (5.36%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.57%) Ruby
7 2 (1.79%) Groovy
7 2 (1.79%) Scala
8 1 (0.89%) Perl
8 1 (0.89%) C
8 1 (0.89%) VB
8 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (13.39%) ISEB
2 11 (9.82%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.36%) Degree
4 2 (1.79%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (29.46%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.46%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.68%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (16.96%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.04%) Oracle
3 8 (7.14%) Citrix
4 6 (5.36%) HP
4 6 (5.36%) Siebel
5 5 (4.46%) AppSense
6 3 (2.68%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.89%) GigaSpaces
7 1 (0.89%) SAP