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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 600 578 594
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 36 31 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.075% 0.070% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.086% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 26 24 37
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,275 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+16.48% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39531 36102 40848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.64% 81.55% 79.69%
Number of salaries quoted 32780 29775 35312
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,309 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -15 6 £50,000 +21.21%
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 41 (38.32%) Telecoms
2 39 (36.45%) QA
3 35 (32.71%) Business Analysis
4 31 (28.97%) Billing
5 28 (26.17%) SQL
6 27 (25.23%) Technical Architecture
7 23 (21.50%) Test Scripting
8 22 (20.56%) ISEB
9 19 (17.76%) HP Quality Center
10 18 (16.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (16.82%) ISTQB
11 17 (15.89%) Microsoft
12 15 (14.02%) HP
12 15 (14.02%) Java
12 15 (14.02%) Automation Testing
13 14 (13.08%) QuickTest Pro
14 13 (12.15%) SQL Server
15 12 (11.21%) Project Management
15 12 (11.21%) Regression Testing
15 12 (11.21%) JIRA
15 12 (11.21%) Waterfall
16 11 (10.28%) Open Source
16 11 (10.28%) Manual Testing
16 11 (10.28%) Performance Testing
16 11 (10.28%) Jenkins
16 11 (10.28%) Validation
16 11 (10.28%) TDD
17 10 (9.35%) Automated Testing
17 10 (9.35%) Law
17 10 (9.35%) Scrum

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (5.61%) Apache
1 6 (5.61%) Tomcat
1 6 (5.61%) Liferay
1 6 (5.61%) Alfresco
2 3 (2.80%) WorkSite
3 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.87%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) GitHub
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (6.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.61%) Big Data
3 6 (5.61%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.93%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (13.08%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (11.21%) JIRA
3 11 (10.28%) Jenkins
4 9 (8.41%) LoadRunner
4 9 (8.41%) Eclipse
5 8 (7.48%) Subversion
5 8 (7.48%) Selenium
6 7 (6.54%) WebDriver
7 6 (5.61%) IntelliJ
7 6 (5.61%) Gradle
8 5 (4.67%) MSI
8 5 (4.67%) AdminStudio
9 4 (3.74%) JMeter
10 3 (2.80%) Hudson
10 3 (2.80%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.80%) JDeveloper
11 2 (1.87%) Maven
12 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (0.93%) DbUnit
General
1 41 (38.32%) Telecoms
2 31 (28.97%) Billing
3 10 (9.35%) Law
3 10 (9.35%) Marketing
4 6 (5.61%) Games
5 5 (4.67%) Finance
6 3 (2.80%) Legal
6 3 (2.80%) Banking
7 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.87%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Retail
8 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (29.91%) Analyst
2 24 (22.43%) OSS Consultant
2 24 (22.43%) Consultant
3 23 (21.50%) Test Analyst
4 16 (14.95%) Tester
5 8 (7.48%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.54%) Test Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) QA Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Technical Manager
7 6 (5.61%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Technical Project Manager
8 5 (4.67%) Test Leader
8 5 (4.67%) Test Manager
8 5 (4.67%) Applications Packager
8 5 (4.67%) Data Migration Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) QA Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.48%) XML
2 6 (5.61%) XSLT
2 6 (5.61%) Servlets
2 6 (5.61%) Struts
2 6 (5.61%) XHTML
2 6 (5.61%) HTML
2 6 (5.61%) J2EE
2 6 (5.61%) Spring
2 6 (5.61%) Velocity
2 6 (5.61%) JSR 168
3 5 (4.67%) Web Services
4 3 (2.80%) REST
4 3 (2.80%) SOAP
4 3 (2.80%) .NET
5 2 (1.87%) RESTful
5 2 (1.87%) jQuery
6 1 (0.93%) JSON
6 1 (0.93%) Ajax
6 1 (0.93%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.28%) Open Source
2 10 (9.35%) Replication
3 5 (4.67%) Online Games
3 5 (4.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.87%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) Derivative
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.54%) Windows
2 6 (5.61%) Solaris
2 6 (5.61%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.80%) UNIX
5 1 (0.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.71%) Business Analysis
2 27 (25.23%) Technical Architecture
3 23 (21.50%) Test Scripting
4 18 (16.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (14.02%) Automation Testing
6 12 (11.21%) Project Management
6 12 (11.21%) Regression Testing
6 12 (11.21%) Waterfall
7 11 (10.28%) Manual Testing
7 11 (10.28%) Performance Testing
7 11 (10.28%) Validation
7 11 (10.28%) TDD
8 10 (9.35%) Automated Testing
8 10 (9.35%) Scrum
8 10 (9.35%) Data Validation
9 9 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (8.41%) Software Testing
9 9 (8.41%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (7.48%) E-Commerce
10 8 (7.48%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.17%) SQL
2 15 (14.02%) Java
3 9 (8.41%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.61%) C#
4 6 (5.61%) Scala
4 6 (5.61%) Groovy
5 5 (4.67%) VBScript
6 3 (2.80%) Ruby
7 2 (1.87%) C
8 1 (0.93%) VB
8 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (20.56%) ISEB
2 18 (16.82%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (5.61%) Degree
4 2 (1.87%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (36.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (3.74%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.87%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (17.76%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (5.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (15.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.02%) HP
3 9 (8.41%) Oracle
4 7 (6.54%) Citrix
5 6 (5.61%) GigaSpaces
6 5 (4.67%) Capita
6 5 (4.67%) AppSense
7 3 (2.80%) Siebel
7 3 (2.80%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.93%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.93%) SAP
London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on level and experience
Posted: 22 hours ago