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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 559 563 561
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 54 95 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 42 75 36
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £36,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £76,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
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
36924 40808 36557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.00% 83.87% 83.07%
Number of salaries quoted 30899 33851 30418
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 £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 17 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Harrow - 1 - -
Sidcup - 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 £60,000 -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 58 (50.00%) QA
2 49 (42.24%) Finance
3 44 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (35.34%) QuickTest Pro
5 40 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
6 39 (33.62%) ISEB
7 36 (31.03%) SQL
8 35 (30.17%) Test Scripting
9 34 (29.31%) Selenium
10 28 (24.14%) ISTQB
11 27 (23.28%) Performance Testing
11 27 (23.28%) Test Automation
11 27 (23.28%) Oracle
12 26 (22.41%) Software Testing
13 24 (20.69%) Automated Testing
13 24 (20.69%) Microsoft
14 23 (19.83%) MS Excel
14 23 (19.83%) Java
14 23 (19.83%) Rational Functional Tester
15 22 (18.97%) Degree
16 21 (18.10%) Manual Testing
16 21 (18.10%) SQL Server
17 19 (16.38%) HP Quality Center
17 19 (16.38%) Continuous Improvement
17 19 (16.38%) Integration Testing
18 18 (15.52%) JIRA
18 18 (15.52%) C#
18 18 (15.52%) Data Warehouse
18 18 (15.52%) Regression Testing
18 18 (15.52%) Non-Functional Testing

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (6.03%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.17%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle BPEL
4 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.86%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (19.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.31%) SAP HR
1 5 (4.31%) SAP SD
1 5 (4.31%) SAP FI
1 5 (4.31%) SAP MM
1 5 (4.31%) SAP CRM
1 5 (4.31%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (4.31%) SAP CO
2 4 (3.45%) SimCorp Dimension
2 4 (3.45%) thinkFolio
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.72%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.10%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.52%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (9.48%) Oracle ODI
3 11 (9.48%) Relational Database
4 10 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (6.90%) SSDT
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.59%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.72%) QlikView
8 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (35.34%) QuickTest Pro
2 34 (29.31%) Selenium
3 23 (19.83%) Rational Functional Tester
4 18 (15.52%) JIRA
5 14 (12.07%) Cucumber
6 13 (11.21%) LoadRunner
7 11 (9.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (8.62%) TeamCity
8 10 (8.62%) WebDriver
8 10 (8.62%) Subversion
9 8 (6.90%) FitNesse
9 8 (6.90%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (5.17%) Git (software)
11 5 (4.31%) Bugzilla
11 5 (4.31%) JMeter
11 5 (4.31%) MSI
11 5 (4.31%) InstallShield
12 4 (3.45%) WinRunner
12 4 (3.45%) SoapUI
13 3 (2.59%) Appium
General
1 49 (42.24%) Finance
2 17 (14.66%) Games
3 14 (12.07%) Banking
4 10 (8.62%) Legal
4 10 (8.62%) Polish Language
5 7 (6.03%) Back Office
6 5 (4.31%) Retail
7 4 (3.45%) Front Office
7 4 (3.45%) Retail Banking
8 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.72%) Advertising
9 2 (1.72%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.72%) Billing
10 1 (0.86%) Publishing
10 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (28.45%) Analyst
2 26 (22.41%) Test Analyst
3 18 (15.52%) Consultant
4 14 (12.07%) Tester
5 13 (11.21%) QA Engineer
6 10 (8.62%) Test Consultant
7 9 (7.76%) QA Analyst
7 9 (7.76%) Test Manager
7 9 (7.76%) Test Engineer
8 8 (6.90%) Senior Test Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Test Leader
9 7 (6.03%) Applications Specialist
10 5 (4.31%) SAP Consultant
10 5 (4.31%) QA Tester
11 4 (3.45%) Test Specialist
11 4 (3.45%) Automation Specialist
12 3 (2.59%) Software Implementation Consultant
12 3 (2.59%) Test Automation Specialist
12 3 (2.59%) Software Consultant
12 3 (2.59%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.66%) .NET
2 15 (12.93%) XML
3 14 (12.07%) HTML
4 11 (9.48%) ASP.NET
5 10 (8.62%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 8 (6.90%) WCF
6 8 (6.90%) LINQ
7 5 (4.31%) Web Services
8 3 (2.59%) RESTful
8 3 (2.59%) jQuery
8 3 (2.59%) Ajax
8 3 (2.59%) CSS
8 3 (2.59%) JDBC
8 3 (2.59%) SOAP
9 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.86%) Sass
10 1 (0.86%) LESS
10 1 (0.86%) Underscore.js
10 1 (0.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.62%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.62%) Online Gambling
3 8 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.17%) Online Games
4 6 (5.17%) Open Source
5 5 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.45%) Fixed Income
6 4 (3.45%) iPhone
6 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.59%) NHS
8 2 (1.72%) Equities
8 2 (1.72%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.86%) iPad
9 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.21%) Windows
2 8 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (6.90%) Windows 7
2 8 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (5.17%) Android
4 2 (1.72%) UNIX
4 2 (1.72%) Linux
4 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 35 (30.17%) Test Scripting
4 27 (23.28%) Performance Testing
4 27 (23.28%) Test Automation
5 26 (22.41%) Software Testing
6 24 (20.69%) Automated Testing
7 21 (18.10%) Manual Testing
8 19 (16.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (16.38%) Integration Testing
9 18 (15.52%) Regression Testing
9 18 (15.52%) Non-Functional Testing
10 17 (14.66%) Test Management
11 15 (12.93%) Test Strategy
11 15 (12.93%) Automation Testing
12 14 (12.07%) Unit Testing
13 13 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (8.62%) Test Planning
14 10 (8.62%) Configuration Management
14 10 (8.62%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (31.03%) SQL
2 23 (19.83%) Java
3 18 (15.52%) C#
4 16 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 15 (12.93%) VBScript
6 5 (4.31%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.31%) C++
7 4 (3.45%) Ruby
8 3 (2.59%) VBA
9 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.72%) VB
9 2 (1.72%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.86%) Delphi
10 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 39 (33.62%) ISEB
2 28 (24.14%) ISTQB
3 22 (18.97%) Degree
4 9 (7.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.17%) PMP
6 6 (5.17%) PMI Certification
6 6 (5.17%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.86%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.31%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.31%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (16.38%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (6.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (23.28%) Oracle
2 24 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.34%) HP
4 6 (5.17%) IBM
4 6 (5.17%) WorldPay
5 5 (4.31%) SAP
6 4 (3.45%) Charles River
6 4 (3.45%) Bloomberg
6 4 (3.45%) SimCorp
7 3 (2.59%) Vermilion
7 3 (2.59%) Business Objects
7 3 (2.59%) BT
8 2 (1.72%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.86%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.86%) Epicor
9 1 (0.86%) VMware
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Modis International - London
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
MegaNexus Limited
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago