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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 64 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 7 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.09% 1.51% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 0
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%
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
519 466 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 80.97% 78.19% 80.51%
Number of salaries quoted 397 396 393
Average salary £49,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Slough region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Slough

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Logistics
2 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
2 7 (58.33%) Integration Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Test Management
2 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (58.33%) V-Model
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Data Mining
2 7 (58.33%) ETL
2 7 (58.33%) ISEB
2 7 (58.33%) Regression Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Waterfall
2 7 (58.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (41.67%) QA
4 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 3 (25.00%) System Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Alfresco
6 2 (16.67%) Groovy
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) GigaSpaces
6 2 (16.67%) Velocity
6 2 (16.67%) JSR 168
6 2 (16.67%) JIRA
6 2 (16.67%) Spring
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
6 2 (16.67%) TDD

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (16.67%) Alfresco
1 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (16.67%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Data Mining
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
1 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (16.67%) IntelliJ
1 2 (16.67%) Gradle
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Hudson
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Billing Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Velocity
1 2 (16.67%) JSR 168
1 2 (16.67%) Spring
1 2 (16.67%) J2EE
1 2 (16.67%) Servlets
1 2 (16.67%) Struts
1 2 (16.67%) XML
1 2 (16.67%) XSLT
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) XHTML
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (8.33%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Open Source
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Logistics
2 7 (58.33%) Integration Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Test Management
2 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (58.33%) V-Model
2 7 (58.33%) ETL
2 7 (58.33%) Regression Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Waterfall
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 3 (25.00%) System Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Pair Programming
5 2 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Groovy
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) Scala
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
1 7 (58.33%) ISEB
1 7 (58.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) GigaSpaces
2 1 (8.33%) Zend