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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 145 131 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 4 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% 0.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 0
Average salary £57,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
2004 1806 1425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.86% 76.40% 70.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1353 1123
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (50.00%) SAP
1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) Ariba
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) E-Procurement
1 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Network Management
2 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 3 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Support
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Applications Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) E-Procurement
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 3 (37.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) SAP
1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) Ariba
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft