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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank - - 123
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
1922 1758 1489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 77.69% 75.68% 76.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1306 1359 1215
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,675
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 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 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) jMock
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) LoadUI
4 2 (28.57%) Spock
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) JUnit
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) JMS
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) TestDirector
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) JMeter

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) jMock
1 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
1 2 (28.57%) LoadUI
1 2 (28.57%) Spock
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
1 2 (28.57%) TestDirector
1 2 (28.57%) JMeter
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) QA Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) QA Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) JMS
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP