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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 561 579 530
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -49
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 70 61 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 49 49 78
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £34,216 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,050 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -5.33%
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
38080 39730 37673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.68% 84.63% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 32190 32726 31226
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +38 20 £52,500 +18.61%
Harrow - 3 £57,500 -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 55 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (45.00%) Finance
3 51 (42.50%) QA
4 42 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 41 (34.17%) HP UFT
6 40 (33.33%) Oracle
7 39 (32.50%) Selenium
8 35 (29.17%) Automated Testing
9 33 (27.50%) SQL
10 32 (26.67%) ISEB
10 32 (26.67%) Scrum
11 31 (25.83%) Microsoft
12 30 (25.00%) Java
13 29 (24.17%) MS Excel
13 29 (24.17%) Test Management
14 28 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 27 (22.50%) ISTQB
16 25 (20.83%) Test Scripting
17 23 (19.17%) Test Automation
18 22 (18.33%) Rational Functional Tester
19 20 (16.67%) SC Cleared
19 20 (16.67%) Security Cleared
19 20 (16.67%) JIRA
19 20 (16.67%) Regression Testing
20 19 (15.83%) Games
21 17 (14.17%) LoadRunner
21 17 (14.17%) Degree
22 16 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
23 15 (12.50%) SDLC
23 15 (12.50%) Time Management

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 8 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 8 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.83%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.50%) CMS
4 2 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.67%) Confluence
4 2 (1.67%) Node.js
4 2 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (24.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) SimCorp Dimension
1 4 (3.33%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.83%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
3 11 (9.17%) SQL Server
4 10 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.50%) MySQL
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (2.50%) Informix
6 3 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.67%) OLTP
7 2 (1.67%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.67%) Big Data
8 1 (0.83%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 41 (34.17%) HP UFT
2 39 (32.50%) Selenium
3 22 (18.33%) Rational Functional Tester
4 20 (16.67%) JIRA
5 17 (14.17%) LoadRunner
6 15 (12.50%) WebDriver
7 14 (11.67%) JMeter
8 13 (10.83%) Subversion
8 13 (10.83%) WinRunner
9 12 (10.00%) MSI
9 12 (10.00%) InstallShield
10 9 (7.50%) TeamCity
11 8 (6.67%) Git (software)
11 8 (6.67%) Cucumber
11 8 (6.67%) JUnit
12 7 (5.83%) SoapUI
13 6 (5.00%) SilkTest
14 4 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
14 4 (3.33%) DbUnit
14 4 (3.33%) ClearCase
General
1 54 (45.00%) Finance
2 19 (15.83%) Games
3 12 (10.00%) Banking
4 9 (7.50%) Polish Language
5 6 (5.00%) Legal
5 6 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.17%) Retail
7 4 (3.33%) Front Office
7 4 (3.33%) Back Office
8 3 (2.50%) Publishing
9 2 (1.67%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.83%) Law
10 1 (0.83%) Billing
10 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (21.67%) Analyst
2 25 (20.83%) Test Leader
3 19 (15.83%) Test Manager
4 15 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 11 (9.17%) Applications Specialist
5 11 (9.17%) QA Engineer
6 9 (7.50%) Test Engineer
7 6 (5.00%) Developer
7 6 (5.00%) QA Analyst
8 5 (4.17%) Functional Analyst
8 5 (4.17%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.17%) Tester
8 5 (4.17%) Functional Test Analyst
9 4 (3.33%) Automation Specialist
9 4 (3.33%) Test Automation Specialist
9 4 (3.33%) Test Specialist
10 3 (2.50%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (2.50%) Senior Test Manager
10 3 (2.50%) Financial Business Analyst
10 3 (2.50%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.50%) .NET
2 10 (8.33%) SOAP
2 10 (8.33%) XML
3 9 (7.50%) Web Services
3 9 (7.50%) HTML
3 9 (7.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 7 (5.83%) jQuery
5 6 (5.00%) XBRL
6 5 (4.17%) CSS
7 3 (2.50%) Ajax
7 3 (2.50%) HTML5
7 3 (2.50%) CSS3
7 3 (2.50%) Modernizr
7 3 (2.50%) Underscore.js
7 3 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (2.50%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.67%) Sass
8 2 (1.67%) LESS
8 2 (1.67%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 9 (7.50%) Online Gambling
5 4 (3.33%) Online Games
6 3 (2.50%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.50%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.83%) iPhone
7 1 (0.83%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.83%) iPad
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.83%) User Experience
7 1 (0.83%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.83%) Equities
7 1 (0.83%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.83%) Derivative
7 1 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.83%) Windows
2 12 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (8.33%) UNIX
4 9 (7.50%) Linux
5 1 (0.83%) Android
5 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 35 (29.17%) Automated Testing
4 32 (26.67%) Scrum
5 29 (24.17%) Test Management
6 28 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 25 (20.83%) Test Scripting
8 23 (19.17%) Test Automation
9 20 (16.67%) Regression Testing
10 15 (12.50%) Time Management
10 15 (12.50%) SDLC
11 14 (11.67%) Test Strategy
11 14 (11.67%) TDD
12 13 (10.83%) Test Planning
13 12 (10.00%) Software Testing
14 11 (9.17%) Integration Testing
14 11 (9.17%) Software License Management
14 11 (9.17%) Automation Testing
15 10 (8.33%) User Stories
15 10 (8.33%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.50%) SQL
2 30 (25.00%) Java
3 15 (12.50%) VBScript
4 14 (11.67%) C#
5 13 (10.83%) JavaScript
6 12 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 9 (7.50%) C++
8 6 (5.00%) VB.NET
9 5 (4.17%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.50%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.67%) VB
11 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.83%) Delphi
12 1 (0.83%) Ruby
12 1 (0.83%) Groovy
12 1 (0.83%) Python
12 1 (0.83%) Scala
12 1 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (26.67%) ISEB
2 27 (22.50%) ISTQB
3 20 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 20 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 17 (14.17%) Degree
5 8 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (42.50%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (10.83%) SCCM
2 10 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.83%) Puppet
3 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 40 (33.33%) Oracle
2 31 (25.83%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.50%) IBM
4 8 (6.67%) WorldPay
5 7 (5.83%) HP
6 6 (5.00%) SAP
7 4 (3.33%) Bloomberg
7 4 (3.33%) Charles River
7 4 (3.33%) SimCorp
8 3 (2.50%) VMware
9 2 (1.67%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
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