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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 567 561 520
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -41
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 66 92 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 50 66 70
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £34,120 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +13.97%
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
38094 41546 36997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.46% 84.81% 83.89%
Number of salaries quoted 31996 34545 30786
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 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +42 20 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Harrow - 1 - -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 66 (51.16%) QA
2 54 (41.86%) Finance
3 48 (37.21%) HP UFT
4 45 (34.88%) Selenium
4 45 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (34.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 38 (29.46%) Test Scripting
6 38 (29.46%) ISEB
7 37 (28.68%) Automated Testing
8 36 (27.91%) SQL
9 35 (27.13%) Oracle
10 32 (24.81%) Microsoft
11 29 (22.48%) MS Excel
11 29 (22.48%) Java
12 28 (21.71%) ISTQB
12 28 (21.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 27 (20.93%) SDLC
14 25 (19.38%) Games
15 24 (18.60%) Rational Functional Tester
16 23 (17.83%) Software Testing
16 23 (17.83%) Degree
16 23 (17.83%) JIRA
17 22 (17.05%) Test Automation
18 21 (16.28%) Test Management
18 21 (16.28%) Regression Testing
19 20 (15.50%) Data Warehouse
19 20 (15.50%) Manual Testing
19 20 (15.50%) Integration Testing
20 19 (14.73%) WebDriver
20 19 (14.73%) C#

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (6.98%) WebLogic
2 8 (6.20%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.10%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.33%) Oracle BPEL
4 3 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.55%) CMS
5 2 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.55%) Confluence
6 1 (0.78%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (22.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) SimCorp Dimension
1 4 (3.10%) thinkFolio
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (2.33%) SAP HR
2 3 (2.33%) SAP SD
2 3 (2.33%) SAP FI
2 3 (2.33%) SAP MM
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.33%) SAP CRM
2 3 (2.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (2.33%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.55%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.50%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (13.95%) SQL Server
3 15 (11.63%) Oracle ODI
4 13 (10.08%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.88%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.10%) SSDT
8 3 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.33%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.55%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.55%) QlikView
9 2 (1.55%) MySQL
9 2 (1.55%) Informix
9 2 (1.55%) OLTP
9 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 48 (37.21%) HP UFT
2 45 (34.88%) Selenium
3 24 (18.60%) Rational Functional Tester
4 23 (17.83%) JIRA
5 19 (14.73%) WebDriver
6 17 (13.18%) LoadRunner
7 15 (11.63%) Cucumber
8 14 (10.85%) Subversion
9 13 (10.08%) JMeter
10 12 (9.30%) WinRunner
10 12 (9.30%) TeamCity
11 11 (8.53%) MSI
11 11 (8.53%) InstallShield
12 9 (6.98%) Git (software)
13 6 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (4.65%) SoapUI
14 5 (3.88%) Bugzilla
15 4 (3.10%) FitNesse
15 4 (3.10%) Visual Studio Team System
15 4 (3.10%) JUnit
General
1 54 (41.86%) Finance
2 25 (19.38%) Games
3 13 (10.08%) Banking
4 12 (9.30%) Polish Language
5 10 (7.75%) Legal
6 8 (6.20%) Telecoms
7 7 (5.43%) Retail
8 5 (3.88%) Back Office
9 4 (3.10%) Front Office
9 4 (3.10%) Retail Banking
10 3 (2.33%) Publishing
11 2 (1.55%) Advertising
11 2 (1.55%) Online Betting
11 2 (1.55%) Billing
11 2 (1.55%) Investment Banking
11 2 (1.55%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (25.58%) Analyst
2 26 (20.16%) Test Analyst
3 18 (13.95%) Test Leader
4 17 (13.18%) QA Engineer
5 14 (10.85%) Tester
6 13 (10.08%) Applications Specialist
7 10 (7.75%) Test Manager
8 9 (6.98%) Consultant
8 9 (6.98%) QA Analyst
9 6 (4.65%) Test Engineer
10 5 (3.88%) QA Tester
10 5 (3.88%) Senior Test Engineer
10 5 (3.88%) Test Consultant
11 4 (3.10%) Test Specialist
11 4 (3.10%) Automation Specialist
11 4 (3.10%) Test Automation Specialist
12 3 (2.33%) Systems Tester
12 3 (2.33%) Senior Tester
12 3 (2.33%) SAP Consultant
12 3 (2.33%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.85%) .NET
2 12 (9.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 10 (7.75%) XML
4 8 (6.20%) HTML
5 7 (5.43%) ASP.NET
6 6 (4.65%) SOAP
7 5 (3.88%) Web Services
8 4 (3.10%) CSS
8 4 (3.10%) WCF
8 4 (3.10%) LINQ
9 3 (2.33%) jQuery
9 3 (2.33%) Ajax
10 2 (1.55%) HTML5
10 2 (1.55%) CSS3
10 2 (1.55%) Modernizr
10 2 (1.55%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (1.55%) Gherkin
10 2 (1.55%) Sass
10 2 (1.55%) LESS
10 2 (1.55%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.85%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.30%) Online Gambling
2 12 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.20%) Online Games
3 8 (6.20%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.10%) iPhone
5 4 (3.10%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.55%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.55%) NHS
7 2 (1.55%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.55%) Equities
7 2 (1.55%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.78%) Statistics
8 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.78%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.95%) Windows
2 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (10.85%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.88%) Android
4 4 (3.10%) UNIX
5 3 (2.33%) Linux
6 2 (1.55%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (34.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 38 (29.46%) Test Scripting
4 37 (28.68%) Automated Testing
5 28 (21.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 27 (20.93%) SDLC
7 23 (17.83%) Software Testing
8 22 (17.05%) Test Automation
9 21 (16.28%) Test Management
9 21 (16.28%) Regression Testing
10 20 (15.50%) Manual Testing
10 20 (15.50%) Integration Testing
11 18 (13.95%) Performance Testing
12 17 (13.18%) Non-Functional Testing
12 17 (13.18%) Automation Testing
13 15 (11.63%) Unit Testing
14 14 (10.85%) Scrum
14 14 (10.85%) TDD
15 12 (9.30%) Configuration Management
15 12 (9.30%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.91%) SQL
2 29 (22.48%) Java
3 19 (14.73%) C#
3 19 (14.73%) VBScript
4 15 (11.63%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.53%) PowerShell
6 9 (6.98%) C++
7 4 (3.10%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.10%) Ruby
8 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.55%) VB
9 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.78%) VBA
9 1 (0.78%) Delphi
9 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.78%) Groovy
9 1 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 38 (29.46%) ISEB
2 28 (21.71%) ISTQB
3 23 (17.83%) Degree
4 9 (6.98%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.65%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (3.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.78%) HNC
7 1 (0.78%) PMP
7 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (51.16%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.53%) Active Directory
1 11 (8.53%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (12.40%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (10.85%) SCCM
3 1 (0.78%) Puppet
3 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 35 (27.13%) Oracle
2 32 (24.81%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.53%) HP
4 9 (6.98%) IBM
5 8 (6.20%) WorldPay
6 4 (3.10%) Bloomberg
6 4 (3.10%) Charles River
6 4 (3.10%) SimCorp
7 3 (2.33%) BT
7 3 (2.33%) SAP
8 2 (1.55%) VMware
8 2 (1.55%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.78%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.78%) Vermilion
9 1 (0.78%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.78%) Epicor
9 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
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