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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 552 571 523
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -48
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 69 75 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.18% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 52 55 87
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 £42,550 £34,096 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
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
37743 40558 37198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.44% 84.74% 84.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31681 33634 30704
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 £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +45 23 £50,000 - 2
Harrow - 1 £57,500 -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 60 (48.00%) QA
2 56 (44.80%) Finance
3 51 (40.80%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (38.40%) HP UFT
5 44 (35.20%) Selenium
6 40 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 39 (31.20%) Oracle
8 38 (30.40%) Automated Testing
9 34 (27.20%) SQL
9 34 (27.20%) ISEB
10 31 (24.80%) Test Scripting
11 30 (24.00%) Microsoft
11 30 (24.00%) Java
12 29 (23.20%) ISTQB
13 28 (22.40%) Continuous Improvement
14 26 (20.80%) Test Management
14 26 (20.80%) MS Excel
15 25 (20.00%) Scrum
15 25 (20.00%) Rational Functional Tester
16 23 (18.40%) Test Automation
16 23 (18.40%) Games
17 22 (17.60%) JIRA
18 20 (16.00%) Degree
18 20 (16.00%) Regression Testing
18 20 (16.00%) SDLC
19 19 (15.20%) LoadRunner
20 18 (14.40%) VBScript
20 18 (14.40%) Software Testing
20 18 (14.40%) Security Cleared
20 18 (14.40%) Manual Testing

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (7.20%) WebLogic
2 8 (6.40%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.20%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.60%) CMS
4 2 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.60%) Confluence
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (0.80%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (20.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) SimCorp Dimension
1 4 (3.20%) thinkFolio
2 2 (1.60%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.60%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.60%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.60%) SAP MM
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.60%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.60%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.60%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.40%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.60%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (11.20%) Oracle ODI
3 12 (9.60%) Relational Database
4 11 (8.80%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.40%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.60%) SSDT
7 2 (1.60%) MySQL
7 2 (1.60%) Informix
7 2 (1.60%) OLTP
7 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.60%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 48 (38.40%) HP UFT
2 44 (35.20%) Selenium
3 25 (20.00%) Rational Functional Tester
4 22 (17.60%) JIRA
5 19 (15.20%) LoadRunner
6 17 (13.60%) WebDriver
7 14 (11.20%) JMeter
7 14 (11.20%) Subversion
8 13 (10.40%) WinRunner
9 11 (8.80%) MSI
9 11 (8.80%) InstallShield
9 11 (8.80%) TeamCity
9 11 (8.80%) Cucumber
10 9 (7.20%) SoapUI
10 9 (7.20%) Git (software)
11 6 (4.80%) JUnit
12 4 (3.20%) SilkTest
13 3 (2.40%) Bugzilla
13 3 (2.40%) ClearCase
13 3 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 56 (44.80%) Finance
2 23 (18.40%) Games
3 15 (12.00%) Banking
4 11 (8.80%) Polish Language
5 9 (7.20%) Legal
6 8 (6.40%) Telecoms
7 7 (5.60%) Retail
8 4 (3.20%) Retail Banking
8 4 (3.20%) Front Office
8 4 (3.20%) Back Office
9 3 (2.40%) Publishing
10 2 (1.60%) Online Betting
10 2 (1.60%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.60%) Advertising
11 1 (0.80%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.80%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (21.60%) Analyst
2 25 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 19 (15.20%) Test Analyst
4 15 (12.00%) Test Manager
5 13 (10.40%) QA Engineer
6 12 (9.60%) Tester
6 12 (9.60%) Applications Specialist
7 8 (6.40%) Test Engineer
8 7 (5.60%) QA Analyst
9 5 (4.00%) Test Specialist
9 5 (4.00%) Test Automation Specialist
9 5 (4.00%) Automation Specialist
10 4 (3.20%) Consultant
11 3 (2.40%) QA Manager
11 3 (2.40%) Senior Manager
11 3 (2.40%) Developer
11 3 (2.40%) QA Tester
11 3 (2.40%) Senior Test Engineer
11 3 (2.40%) Senior Tester
12 2 (1.60%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.80%) .NET
2 11 (8.80%) XML
2 11 (8.80%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 10 (8.00%) SOAP
4 9 (7.20%) HTML
5 8 (6.40%) Web Services
6 6 (4.80%) jQuery
7 4 (3.20%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.20%) CSS
7 4 (3.20%) XBRL
8 3 (2.40%) Ajax
8 3 (2.40%) HTML5
8 3 (2.40%) CSS3
8 3 (2.40%) Modernizr
8 3 (2.40%) Underscore.js
8 3 (2.40%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (2.40%) Gherkin
9 2 (1.60%) Sass
9 2 (1.60%) LESS
9 2 (1.60%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.60%) Computer Science
1 12 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.80%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.80%) Online Gambling
3 7 (5.60%) Online Games
4 5 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.60%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.60%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.60%) Equities
5 2 (1.60%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.80%) iPhone
6 1 (0.80%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.80%) iPad
6 1 (0.80%) User Experience
6 1 (0.80%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.20%) Windows
2 13 (10.40%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (10.40%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (10.40%) Windows 7
3 8 (6.40%) UNIX
4 7 (5.60%) Linux
5 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.60%) Android
6 1 (0.80%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (40.80%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 38 (30.40%) Automated Testing
4 31 (24.80%) Test Scripting
5 28 (22.40%) Continuous Improvement
6 26 (20.80%) Test Management
7 25 (20.00%) Scrum
8 23 (18.40%) Test Automation
9 20 (16.00%) Regression Testing
9 20 (16.00%) SDLC
10 18 (14.40%) Software Testing
10 18 (14.40%) Manual Testing
11 17 (13.60%) Automation Testing
12 15 (12.00%) Integration Testing
12 15 (12.00%) Time Management
13 14 (11.20%) TDD
13 14 (11.20%) Test Planning
13 14 (11.20%) Test Strategy
14 13 (10.40%) Load Testing
15 12 (9.60%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (27.20%) SQL
2 30 (24.00%) Java
3 18 (14.40%) VBScript
4 16 (12.80%) C#
5 13 (10.40%) JavaScript
6 11 (8.80%) PowerShell
7 9 (7.20%) C++
8 4 (3.20%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.20%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.80%) Ruby
10 1 (0.80%) Groovy
10 1 (0.80%) Scala
10 1 (0.80%) C
10 1 (0.80%) Delphi
10 1 (0.80%) VB
10 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (27.20%) ISEB
2 29 (23.20%) ISTQB
3 20 (16.00%) Degree
4 18 (14.40%) Security Cleared
5 17 (13.60%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (4.80%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (48.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.80%) Active Directory
1 11 (8.80%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.80%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (10.40%) SCCM
1 13 (10.40%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.80%) Puppet
2 1 (0.80%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 39 (31.20%) Oracle
2 30 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.20%) IBM
4 8 (6.40%) WorldPay
5 7 (5.60%) HP
6 6 (4.80%) SAP
7 4 (3.20%) Bloomberg
7 4 (3.20%) Charles River
7 4 (3.20%) SimCorp
8 2 (1.60%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.60%) VMware
9 1 (0.80%) BT
9 1 (0.80%) TIBCO
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