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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 109 101 127
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +26
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 18 50 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.04% 2.13% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 2.54% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10 42 18
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -3.40%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1550 1967 1927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 89.44% 83.95% 81.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1242 1362 1358
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 16 (59.26%) QA
2 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (44.44%) Selenium
4 10 (37.04%) WebDriver
5 9 (33.33%) Capacity Management
5 9 (33.33%) Fault Management
5 9 (33.33%) Back Office
5 9 (33.33%) Web Services
5 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 9 (33.33%) Network Design
6 7 (25.93%) QA Automation
6 7 (25.93%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Automation Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Subversion
7 6 (22.22%) Use Case
7 6 (22.22%) OOP
7 6 (22.22%) C#
7 6 (22.22%) HTML
7 6 (22.22%) CSS
7 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (22.22%) SQL
7 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 5 (18.52%) HP UFT
8 5 (18.52%) SOAP
8 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Performance Testing
8 5 (18.52%) SoapUI
9 4 (14.81%) Entity Framework
9 4 (14.81%) LINQ to SQL
9 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
1 4 (14.81%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (14.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) InfoPath
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Selenium
2 10 (37.04%) WebDriver
3 6 (22.22%) Subversion
4 5 (18.52%) HP UFT
4 5 (18.52%) SoapUI
5 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (14.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
6 2 (7.41%) eggPlant
6 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
6 2 (7.41%) JBehave
6 2 (7.41%) Ranorex
6 2 (7.41%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (7.41%) RSpec
7 1 (3.70%) JMeter
7 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.70%) SilkPerformer
General
1 9 (33.33%) Back Office
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Games
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Automation Tester
1 10 (37.04%) QA Automation Tester
1 10 (37.04%) QA Tester
1 10 (37.04%) Tester
2 9 (33.33%) Back Office Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 3 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Test Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Test Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Web Services
2 6 (22.22%) CSS
2 6 (22.22%) HTML
3 5 (18.52%) SOAP
4 4 (14.81%) .NET
4 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
4 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
4 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (14.81%) Entity Framework
4 4 (14.81%) HTML5
4 4 (14.81%) jQuery
4 4 (14.81%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (14.81%) LINQ
4 4 (14.81%) LINQ to SQL
4 4 (14.81%) Silverlight
4 4 (14.81%) WCF
5 2 (7.41%) Ajax
5 2 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Algorithms
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
1 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
1 4 (14.81%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 9 (33.33%) Fault Management
2 9 (33.33%) Network Design
3 7 (25.93%) Automation Testing
3 7 (25.93%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 7 (25.93%) QA Automation
4 6 (22.22%) OOP
4 6 (22.22%) Use Case
5 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Performance Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Data Architecture
6 4 (14.81%) Load Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Memory Management
6 4 (14.81%) MVC
6 4 (14.81%) Software Architecture
6 4 (14.81%) TDD
6 4 (14.81%) Workflow
6 4 (14.81%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) C#
1 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (59.26%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) DevExpress
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.81%) Telerik
2 2 (7.41%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) IBM
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