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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 130 117 129
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 9 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.43% 1.16% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 1.38% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 25 11
Average salary - £48,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
1786 2031 1865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.97% 84.48% 82.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1407 1381 1400
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (47.62%) Configuration Management
1 10 (47.62%) Back Office
1 10 (47.62%) Network Design
1 10 (47.62%) Fault Management
1 10 (47.62%) Capacity Management
2 8 (38.10%) Selenium
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
4 4 (19.05%) SNMP
4 4 (19.05%) ISEB
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
4 4 (19.05%) Automotive
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
4 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
4 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (19.05%) TestComplete
4 4 (19.05%) SoapUI
5 3 (14.29%) Confluence
5 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (14.29%) Diameter Protocol
5 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 3 (14.29%) People Management
5 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 3 (14.29%) Jenkins

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) SNMP
2 3 (14.29%) Diameter Protocol
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) SMTP
2 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) SoapUI
2 4 (19.05%) TestComplete
3 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (14.29%) JIRA
3 3 (14.29%) JMeter
4 2 (9.52%) FitNesse
4 2 (9.52%) Gerrit
4 2 (9.52%) JUnit
4 2 (9.52%) SonarQube
5 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
5 1 (4.76%) Protractor
General
1 10 (47.62%) Back Office
2 4 (19.05%) Automotive
3 3 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Back Office Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Digital Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 3 (14.29%) SAP Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Angular Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
6 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.76%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 1 (4.76%) PHP Web Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) HTML5
2 1 (4.76%) Laravel
2 1 (4.76%) React
2 1 (4.76%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
2 3 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Capacity Management
1 10 (47.62%) Configuration Management
1 10 (47.62%) Fault Management
1 10 (47.62%) Network Design
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 3 (14.29%) People Management
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 3 (14.29%) Validation
5 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Open Source
6 1 (4.76%) API Development
6 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) ABAP
1 3 (14.29%) C
1 3 (14.29%) C#
1 3 (14.29%) Java
1 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 3 (14.29%) Perl
1 3 (14.29%) Python
1 3 (14.29%) Ruby
1 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 2 (9.52%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISEB
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) Huawei
2 3 (14.29%) SAP