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

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 132 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 5 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 0.67% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 0
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £39,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -3.70%
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
1872 1749 1460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.72% 78.22% 73.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1296 1308 1197
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
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
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 26 February 2015.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Ariba
4 1 (20.00%) E-Procurement
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Applications Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Procurement
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Ariba