The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 134 - 138
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 5 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% - 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% - 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £37,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1825 1441 1725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 73.12% 67.49% 72.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1103 1472
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Functional Testing
Berkshire

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 19 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (57.14%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (57.14%) COBOL
2 8 (57.14%) IBM
2 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 8 (57.14%) Mainframe
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 4 (28.57%) BT
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 4 (28.57%) V-Model
3 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 4 (28.57%) VSAM
3 4 (28.57%) CA Endevor
3 4 (28.57%) Fault Management
3 4 (28.57%) Test Management

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Tester
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) IBM Mainframe
1 8 (57.14%) Mainframe
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (28.57%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
3 4 (28.57%) V-Model
3 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 4 (28.57%) Fault Management
3 4 (28.57%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) COBOL
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) BT