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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 59 47 69
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +22
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 2 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.35% 3.75% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 4.57% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2 19 4
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £45,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +42.54%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.89%
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
481 438 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 84.39% 82.18% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 402 367 475
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (77.78%) Data Mining
1 7 (77.78%) ETL
1 7 (77.78%) ISEB
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) Regression Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Integration Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Test Management
1 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
1 7 (77.78%) Logistics
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
1 7 (77.78%) V-Model
1 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Data Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) System Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (22.22%) E-Procurement
4 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) Ariba
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ETL
1 7 (77.78%) Regression Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Integration Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Test Management
1 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Logistics
1 7 (77.78%) V-Model
1 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Data Migration
3 3 (33.33%) System Testing
4 2 (22.22%) E-Procurement
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) ISEB
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
1 2 (22.22%) Ariba