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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 544 521 540
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +19
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 66 91 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 46 82 60
Average salary £47,500 £49,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% +30.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £69,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £39,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-11.39% -2.46%
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
35092 36427 36699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.61% 83.77% 82.38%
Number of salaries quoted 29275 29500 30856
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 March 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 March 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 +20 18 £47,500 - 2
Sidcup - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £28,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £55,000 -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 49 (43.36%) Finance
2 43 (38.05%) ISEB
3 42 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (36.28%) QA
4 41 (36.28%) User Acceptance Testing
5 40 (35.40%) SQL
6 33 (29.20%) QuickTest Pro
7 32 (28.32%) Test Automation
8 31 (27.43%) ISTQB
9 29 (25.66%) Test Scripting
10 27 (23.89%) HP Quality Center
11 26 (23.01%) Performance Testing
11 26 (23.01%) Selenium
12 25 (22.12%) Java
12 25 (22.12%) Software Testing
13 21 (18.58%) JIRA
13 21 (18.58%) Test Strategy
14 20 (17.70%) HTML
15 19 (16.81%) SQL Server
15 19 (16.81%) Regression Testing
15 19 (16.81%) Rational Functional Tester
15 19 (16.81%) Automated Testing
16 18 (15.93%) Banking
16 18 (15.93%) Manual Testing
17 16 (14.16%) Oracle
17 16 (14.16%) C#
18 15 (13.27%) JavaScript
18 15 (13.27%) HP
19 14 (12.39%) Microsoft
19 14 (12.39%) .NET

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (6.19%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.31%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.54%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (0.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (10.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.08%) MS Office
3 2 (1.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) SAP CRM
1 5 (4.42%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (4.42%) SAP CO
1 5 (4.42%) SAP HR
1 5 (4.42%) SAP SD
1 5 (4.42%) SAP FI
1 5 (4.42%) SAP MM
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.77%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.88%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.88%) Tesseract
4 1 (0.88%) Minerva
4 1 (0.88%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.88%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.81%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.50%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (8.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (7.08%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (7.08%) SSDT
5 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.54%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.77%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 33 (29.20%) QuickTest Pro
2 26 (23.01%) Selenium
3 21 (18.58%) JIRA
4 19 (16.81%) Rational Functional Tester
5 14 (12.39%) Cucumber
6 11 (9.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (7.96%) LoadRunner
8 8 (7.08%) FitNesse
8 8 (7.08%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (6.19%) WebDriver
10 6 (5.31%) Git (software)
11 5 (4.42%) SoapUI
12 4 (3.54%) Subversion
12 4 (3.54%) JUnit
13 3 (2.65%) JMeter
13 3 (2.65%) Bugzilla
13 3 (2.65%) Maven
13 3 (2.65%) TeamCity
13 3 (2.65%) Calabash
13 3 (2.65%) Appium
General
1 49 (43.36%) Finance
2 18 (15.93%) Banking
3 14 (12.39%) Games
4 10 (8.85%) Back Office
4 10 (8.85%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.42%) Retail
5 5 (4.42%) Billing
6 3 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.65%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.65%) Polish Language
6 3 (2.65%) Legal
7 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.77%) Front Office
8 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (30.09%) Analyst
2 29 (25.66%) Consultant
3 26 (23.01%) Test Analyst
4 12 (10.62%) Test Manager
5 11 (9.73%) Tester
6 9 (7.96%) Implementation Consultant
6 9 (7.96%) Test Consultant
7 8 (7.08%) QA Analyst
8 7 (6.19%) Software Consultant
8 7 (6.19%) QA Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) Test Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) Software Implementation Consultant
9 6 (5.31%) Senior Test Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) SAP Consultant
10 5 (4.42%) Test Leader
11 4 (3.54%) QA Tester
11 4 (3.54%) Developer
12 3 (2.65%) QA Manager
12 3 (2.65%) Junior
12 3 (2.65%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.70%) HTML
2 14 (12.39%) .NET
3 12 (10.62%) XML
4 10 (8.85%) JDBC
4 10 (8.85%) ASP.NET
5 8 (7.08%) WCF
5 8 (7.08%) LINQ
6 4 (3.54%) Web Services
7 3 (2.65%) RESTful
7 3 (2.65%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (2.65%) SOAP
8 2 (1.77%) CSS
8 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.77%) Ajax
8 2 (1.77%) jQuery
9 1 (0.88%) REST
9 1 (0.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) Online Games
1 10 (8.85%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (7.96%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.31%) Open Source
5 5 (4.42%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.42%) Fixed Income
6 4 (3.54%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.65%) NHS
7 3 (2.65%) Online Gambling
7 3 (2.65%) iPhone
7 3 (2.65%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.77%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.77%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.77%) Equities
9 1 (0.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.88%) Statistics
9 1 (0.88%) W3C
9 1 (0.88%) Social Media
9 1 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.96%) Windows
2 6 (5.31%) Android
3 3 (2.65%) UNIX
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.77%) Linux
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (36.28%) User Acceptance Testing
3 32 (28.32%) Test Automation
4 29 (25.66%) Test Scripting
5 26 (23.01%) Performance Testing
6 25 (22.12%) Software Testing
7 21 (18.58%) Test Strategy
8 19 (16.81%) Automated Testing
8 19 (16.81%) Regression Testing
9 18 (15.93%) Manual Testing
10 13 (11.50%) Test Management
11 12 (10.62%) Web Testing
11 12 (10.62%) Asset Management
12 11 (9.73%) TDD
12 11 (9.73%) Non-Functional Testing
13 10 (8.85%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (8.85%) ETL
13 10 (8.85%) Integration Testing
14 9 (7.96%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 40 (35.40%) SQL
2 25 (22.12%) Java
3 16 (14.16%) C#
4 15 (13.27%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.08%) VBScript
5 8 (7.08%) VBA
6 5 (4.42%) C++
7 4 (3.54%) Ruby
8 2 (1.77%) VB
8 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.88%) Perl
9 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 43 (38.05%) ISEB
2 31 (27.43%) ISTQB
3 8 (7.08%) Degree
3 8 (7.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (5.31%) PMP
4 6 (5.31%) PMI Certification
5 5 (4.42%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.77%) HNC
7 1 (0.88%) VCP4
7 1 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (36.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 27 (23.89%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (14.16%) Oracle
2 15 (13.27%) HP
3 14 (12.39%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.08%) Business Objects
4 8 (7.08%) Vermilion
5 7 (6.19%) IBM
6 5 (4.42%) SAP
7 3 (2.65%) BT
8 2 (1.77%) Algorithmics
8 2 (1.77%) DevExpress
8 2 (1.77%) Epicor
9 1 (0.88%) Reuters
9 1 (0.88%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.88%) Murex
9 1 (0.88%) Calypso
9 1 (0.88%) VMware
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