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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 123 110 132
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +22
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 13 41 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.69% 1.72% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 2.03% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7 33 15
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -3.40%
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
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
1659 2018 1961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 88.01% 84.47% 80.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1352 1331 1443
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (45.45%) Selenium
2 9 (40.91%) Network Design
2 9 (40.91%) Back Office
2 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
2 9 (40.91%) Fault Management
2 9 (40.91%) Capacity Management
3 8 (36.36%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 8 (36.36%) QA
4 7 (31.82%) WebDriver
5 6 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 6 (27.27%) QA Automation
6 5 (22.73%) Java
7 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 4 (18.18%) C#
7 4 (18.18%) .NET
7 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Confluence
8 3 (13.64%) Use Case
8 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
8 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
8 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
8 3 (13.64%) Defect Management
8 3 (13.64%) HP
8 3 (13.64%) Python
8 3 (13.64%) Perl
8 3 (13.64%) SOAP
8 3 (13.64%) JIRA
8 3 (13.64%) Ruby
8 3 (13.64%) C

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 3 (13.64%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) InfoPath
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Selenium
2 7 (31.82%) WebDriver
3 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.64%) JIRA
3 3 (13.64%) JMeter
3 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
4 2 (9.09%) FitNesse
4 2 (9.09%) Gerrit
4 2 (9.09%) HP UFT
4 2 (9.09%) JUnit
4 2 (9.09%) SonarQube
5 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
5 1 (4.55%) Subversion
5 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (40.91%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Automation Tester
1 9 (40.91%) Back Office Engineer
1 9 (40.91%) Tester
2 7 (31.82%) QA Automation Tester
2 7 (31.82%) QA Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) SOAP
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.55%) LINQ
4 1 (4.55%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
4 1 (4.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
1 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Capacity Management
2 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
2 9 (40.91%) Fault Management
2 9 (40.91%) Network Design
3 8 (36.36%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Automation Testing
4 6 (27.27%) QA Automation
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Defect Management
6 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.64%) Use Case
7 2 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Open Source
7 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Load Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Memory Management
8 1 (4.55%) Software Architecture
8 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) C
3 3 (13.64%) Perl
3 3 (13.64%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby
3 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) DevExpress
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Telerik
Reading, Berkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Share Options, Pension, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Health/Life Insurance, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago