The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 74 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 1 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.15% 1.41% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 1.68% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 12
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +16.27%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
548 535 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 84.05% 83.99% 83.25%
Number of salaries quoted 461 414 429
Average salary £55,000 £49,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Slough region.

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Slough

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Slough 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) GitHub
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) MVNO
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) C#

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) MVNO
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Manager
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft