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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 46 72 62
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -10
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 2 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.56% 0.42% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.48% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 9
Median salary £24,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
313 620 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 87.68% 87.08% 87.15%
Number of salaries quoted 268 512 393
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough 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 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 23 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Slough region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 4 (66.67%) Wireless
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) Smart Meter
1 4 (66.67%) 4G
1 4 (66.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) XHTML
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) 4G
1 4 (66.67%) Wireless
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Junior
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Manual Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Junior QA Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Software Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Tester
2 2 (33.33%) QA Manual Tester
2 2 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Software QA Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Smart Meter
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) HP