The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 141 146 121
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 4 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.15% 0.12% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.15% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £37,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.25%
Functional Testing
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2073 2019 1542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 79.46% 78.56% 75.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1294 1514 1285
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Reading region.

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Reading

Functional Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 8 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (75.00%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) Network Management
5 3 (37.50%) SCCM
6 2 (25.00%) TestDirector
6 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (12.50%) ISEB
7 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
7 1 (12.50%) Test Management
7 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (25.00%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Software Applications Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Network Management
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft