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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 119 133 124
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 7 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 0.45% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.54% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 8
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,375
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.34%
UK excluding London median salary £38,250 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +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
1457 1868 2059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 87.98% 83.84% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1083 1469 1396
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 September 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 25 (80.65%) QA
2 21 (67.74%) Selenium
3 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (41.94%) WebDriver
5 12 (38.71%) Finance
6 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
6 11 (35.48%) Web Services
7 10 (32.26%) Automation Testing
7 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
7 10 (32.26%) Performance Testing
8 9 (29.03%) HTML
8 9 (29.03%) SQL
8 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
9 8 (25.81%) OOP
9 8 (25.81%) CSS
9 8 (25.81%) Java
9 8 (25.81%) C#
9 8 (25.81%) Subversion
10 7 (22.58%) HP UFT
10 7 (22.58%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (22.58%) QA Automation
10 7 (22.58%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
12 5 (16.13%) Use Case
12 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
12 5 (16.13%) JMeter
12 5 (16.13%) Banking
12 5 (16.13%) Workflow
12 5 (16.13%) .NET
12 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET

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 (12.90%) SharePoint
1 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) InfoPath
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (67.74%) Selenium
2 13 (41.94%) WebDriver
3 8 (25.81%) Subversion
4 7 (22.58%) HP UFT
5 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
5 5 (16.13%) JMeter
6 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
6 4 (12.90%) eggPlant
6 4 (12.90%) JBehave
6 4 (12.90%) LoadRunner
6 4 (12.90%) Ranorex
6 4 (12.90%) Rational Functional Tester
6 4 (12.90%) RSpec
6 4 (12.90%) SoapUI
6 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (12.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (6.45%) SilkPerformer
7 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
8 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Games
3 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Automation Tester
1 14 (45.16%) Tester
2 11 (35.48%) QA Automation Tester
2 11 (35.48%) QA Tester
3 5 (16.13%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 5 (16.13%) Selenium Tester
4 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Developer
4 4 (12.90%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Implementation Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Quality Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Release Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Automation Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) Web Services
2 9 (29.03%) HTML
3 8 (25.81%) CSS
4 5 (16.13%) .NET
4 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
5 4 (12.90%) Ajax
5 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (12.90%) Entity Framework
5 4 (12.90%) HTML5
5 4 (12.90%) jQuery
5 4 (12.90%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (12.90%) LINQ
5 4 (12.90%) LINQ to SQL
5 4 (12.90%) Silverlight
5 4 (12.90%) SOAP
5 4 (12.90%) WCF
6 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
1 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
1 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
1 4 (12.90%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Unix
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Automation Testing
2 10 (32.26%) Performance Testing
2 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
3 8 (25.81%) OOP
4 7 (22.58%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (22.58%) QA Automation
5 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
6 5 (16.13%) BDD
6 5 (16.13%) DevOps
6 5 (16.13%) Use Case
6 5 (16.13%) Workflow
7 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.90%) Data Architecture
7 4 (12.90%) Logistics
7 4 (12.90%) Memory Management
7 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.90%) Software Architecture
7 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 8 (25.81%) C#
3 8 (25.81%) Java
4 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
4 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.45%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
1 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (80.65%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) DevExpress
1 4 (12.90%) HP
1 4 (12.90%) IBM
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
1 4 (12.90%) Telerik