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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 137 129 126
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 4 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.17% 0.53% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.67% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%
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
1936 1786 1424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.77% 78.75% 74.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1346 1191
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £69,400
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 23 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (75.00%) Network Management
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) Finance

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Applications Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft