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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 108 103 121
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 24 45 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.33% 1.99% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 2.38% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 38 20
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,100
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1604 1893 1970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 88.57% 83.84% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1378 1373
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £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 28 June 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 22 (68.75%) QA
2 20 (62.50%) Selenium
3 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (43.75%) WebDriver
5 11 (34.38%) Automation Testing
5 11 (34.38%) Web Services
6 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
7 9 (28.13%) SQL
7 9 (28.13%) Java
8 8 (25.00%) OOP
8 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (25.00%) C#
8 8 (25.00%) HTML
8 8 (25.00%) CSS
8 8 (25.00%) Subversion
8 8 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 8 (25.00%) QA Automation
8 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (25.00%) Performance Testing
9 7 (21.88%) HP UFT
10 6 (18.75%) Network Design
10 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
10 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
10 6 (18.75%) Back Office
10 6 (18.75%) Finance
10 6 (18.75%) Use Case
10 6 (18.75%) Fault Management
10 6 (18.75%) Capacity Management
11 5 (15.63%) BDD
11 5 (15.63%) SoapUI

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) InfoPath
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) Selenium
2 14 (43.75%) WebDriver
3 8 (25.00%) Subversion
4 7 (21.88%) HP UFT
5 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
5 5 (15.63%) SoapUI
6 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 4 (12.50%) eggPlant
6 4 (12.50%) JBehave
6 4 (12.50%) Ranorex
6 4 (12.50%) Rational Functional Tester
6 4 (12.50%) RSpec
6 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (9.38%) JMeter
7 3 (9.38%) LoadRunner
8 2 (6.25%) SilkPerformer
9 1 (3.13%) JIRA
9 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (18.75%) Back Office
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Games
3 4 (12.50%) Retail
3 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Automation Tester
1 13 (40.63%) Tester
2 12 (37.50%) QA Automation Tester
2 12 (37.50%) QA Tester
3 6 (18.75%) Back Office Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 4 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
5 4 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Test Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Test Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) Web Services
2 8 (25.00%) CSS
2 8 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (15.63%) SOAP
4 4 (12.50%) .NET
4 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 4 (12.50%) Ajax
4 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 4 (12.50%) HTML5
4 4 (12.50%) jQuery
4 4 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (12.50%) LINQ
4 4 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
4 4 (12.50%) Silverlight
4 4 (12.50%) WCF
5 2 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 4 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Automation Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 8 (25.00%) OOP
3 8 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 8 (25.00%) QA Automation
3 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Capacity Management
4 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 6 (18.75%) Fault Management
4 6 (18.75%) Network Design
4 6 (18.75%) Use Case
5 5 (15.63%) BDD
6 4 (12.50%) DevOps
6 4 (12.50%) Memory Management
6 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.50%) Software Architecture
6 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 9 (28.13%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
1 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (68.75%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) DevExpress
1 4 (12.50%) HP
1 4 (12.50%) IBM
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 4 (12.50%) Telerik
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
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Posted: 5 days ago