The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 295 224 268
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +44
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 142 274 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 1.32% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.54% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 120 232 120
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
Functional Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
15147 17788 18110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.23% 85.40% 83.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12574 14781 13992
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East 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 the South East

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in the South East

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in the South East

Functional Testing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +29 36 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Surrey -24 31 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Hampshire -28 30 £40,000 -11.11% 3
West Sussex -11 16 £34,500 -13.75%
Oxfordshire 0 12 £49,000 +40.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 11 £35,000 -6.66% 1
East Sussex -14 7 £45,000 -18.18%
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 South East region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 200 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (52.13%) QA
3 140 (42.68%) Finance
4 129 (39.33%) Selenium
5 120 (36.59%) ISEB
6 111 (33.84%) Regression Testing
7 106 (32.32%) Software Testing
8 105 (32.01%) ISTQB
9 102 (31.10%) Degree
10 100 (30.49%) Performance Testing
11 91 (27.74%) Non-Functional Testing
12 87 (26.52%) Test Automation
13 86 (26.22%) Java
14 85 (25.91%) JavaScript
15 77 (23.48%) Automated Testing
16 76 (23.17%) Test Scripting
17 75 (22.87%) SDLC
18 71 (21.65%) Integration Testing
19 69 (21.04%) JMeter
20 68 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
21 65 (19.82%) User Acceptance Testing
21 65 (19.82%) HTML
21 65 (19.82%) SQL
22 60 (18.29%) .NET
23 59 (17.99%) Scrum
24 56 (17.07%) Ajax
25 54 (16.46%) C#
25 54 (16.46%) Web Services
26 51 (15.55%) Test Strategy
26 51 (15.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 28 (8.54%) IIS
2 26 (7.93%) CMS
3 19 (5.79%) Confluence
4 10 (3.05%) CICS
5 9 (2.74%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.61%) Apache
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.30%) nginx
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.66%) MS Office
3 4 (1.22%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.61%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.30%) Demantra
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.44%) Office 365
2 5 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.22%) SaaS
4 2 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.61%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.30%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 38 (11.59%) Internet
2 32 (9.76%) Firewall
3 29 (8.84%) DNS
3 29 (8.84%) TCP/IP
4 16 (4.88%) VoIP
5 11 (3.35%) HTTP
6 6 (1.83%) 4G
6 6 (1.83%) ATM
7 5 (1.52%) Wireless
8 4 (1.22%) GSM
8 4 (1.22%) LTE
8 4 (1.22%) UMTS
9 1 (0.30%) 3G
9 1 (0.30%) 802.15
9 1 (0.30%) Diameter Protocol
9 1 (0.30%) SAN
9 1 (0.30%) SIGTRAN
9 1 (0.30%) SS7
9 1 (0.30%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.23%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (3.96%) Qlik Sense
3 10 (3.05%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (3.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 10 (3.05%) BusinessObjects XI
4 9 (2.74%) Data Lake
5 8 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.91%) MySQL
8 2 (0.61%) DB2
8 2 (0.61%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.61%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.30%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.30%) Big Data
9 1 (0.30%) HBase
9 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 129 (39.33%) Selenium
2 69 (21.04%) JMeter
3 51 (15.55%) WebDriver
4 47 (14.33%) LoadRunner
5 40 (12.20%) JIRA
6 32 (9.76%) Cucumber
6 32 (9.76%) Jenkins
6 32 (9.76%) Visual Studio
7 30 (9.15%) SoapUI
8 29 (8.84%) HP UFT
8 29 (8.84%) JUnit
9 28 (8.54%) Gatling
9 28 (8.54%) TestNG
10 21 (6.40%) Gradle
10 21 (6.40%) Hudson
10 21 (6.40%) jMock
11 20 (6.10%) Ant
11 20 (6.10%) Maven
12 16 (4.88%) NeoLoad
13 12 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 140 (42.68%) Finance
2 36 (10.98%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.66%) Automotive
4 10 (3.05%) Aerospace
4 10 (3.05%) Banking
5 6 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.52%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.52%) Games
6 5 (1.52%) Retail
7 2 (0.61%) Advertising
7 2 (0.61%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 96 (29.27%) Analyst
2 90 (27.44%) Tester
3 82 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 62 (18.90%) Automation Tester
5 38 (11.59%) Developer
5 38 (11.59%) Selenium Tester
6 37 (11.28%) Automation Test Analyst
7 35 (10.67%) Senior Tester
8 32 (9.76%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 28 (8.54%) Senior Automation Tester
10 26 (7.93%) QA Engineer
10 26 (7.93%) Test Engineer
10 26 (7.93%) Test Manager
11 23 (7.01%) QA Tester
12 22 (6.71%) Java Automation Tester
13 19 (5.79%) QA Analyst
14 18 (5.49%) QA Automation Tester
15 17 (5.18%) QA Automation Analyst
16 16 (4.88%) QA Test Analyst
17 15 (4.57%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (19.82%) HTML
2 60 (18.29%) .NET
3 56 (17.07%) Ajax
4 54 (16.46%) Web Services
5 42 (12.80%) ASP.NET
6 25 (7.62%) XML
7 23 (7.01%) Spring
8 22 (6.71%) Hibernate
8 22 (6.71%) Java EE
8 22 (6.71%) REST
9 21 (6.40%) JMS
9 21 (6.40%) WebSphere MQ
10 20 (6.10%) CSS
11 8 (2.44%) LESS
11 8 (2.44%) Sass
12 7 (2.13%) .NET Framework
12 7 (2.13%) JSON
12 7 (2.13%) Twig
12 7 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (2.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (11.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 35 (10.67%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.35%) Mainframe
5 10 (3.05%) VSAM
6 6 (1.83%) Smart Meter
7 4 (1.22%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.22%) Derivative
7 4 (1.22%) Equities
7 4 (1.22%) Fintech
7 4 (1.22%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.22%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.22%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.91%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.91%) iPad
8 3 (0.91%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.91%) User Experience
9 2 (0.61%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.15%) Windows
2 24 (7.32%) Linux
3 16 (4.88%) Unix
4 12 (3.66%) Solaris
5 1 (0.30%) Android
5 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (33.84%) Regression Testing
3 106 (32.32%) Software Testing
4 100 (30.49%) Performance Testing
5 91 (27.74%) Non-Functional Testing
6 87 (26.52%) Test Automation
7 77 (23.48%) Automated Testing
8 76 (23.17%) Test Scripting
9 75 (22.87%) SDLC
10 71 (21.65%) Integration Testing
11 68 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
12 65 (19.82%) User Acceptance Testing
13 59 (17.99%) Scrum
14 51 (15.55%) Test Strategy
15 49 (14.94%) Manual Testing
15 49 (14.94%) TDD
16 47 (14.33%) Workflow
17 46 (14.02%) DevOps
17 46 (14.02%) System Integration Testing
18 43 (13.11%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (26.22%) Java
2 85 (25.91%) JavaScript
3 65 (19.82%) SQL
4 54 (16.46%) C#
5 48 (14.63%) Perl
6 30 (9.15%) VB
7 26 (7.93%) VBScript
8 22 (6.71%) Groovy
9 17 (5.18%) C++
9 17 (5.18%) Python
10 15 (4.57%) Ruby
11 14 (4.27%) C
12 13 (3.96%) PHP
13 11 (3.35%) COBOL
14 10 (3.05%) JCL
15 5 (1.52%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.22%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.22%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.22%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.30%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 120 (36.59%) ISEB
2 105 (32.01%) ISTQB
3 102 (31.10%) Degree
4 51 (15.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (2.74%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.83%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.52%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.52%) PMP
8 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.30%) MySQL Certification
10 1 (0.30%) OCA
10 1 (0.30%) OCAJ
10 1 (0.30%) OCP
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (52.13%) QA
2 7 (2.13%) SLA
3 2 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 42 (12.80%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (12.50%) HP
2 36 (10.98%) Oracle
3 26 (7.93%) Atlassian
4 25 (7.62%) Microsoft
5 19 (5.79%) Rally
6 11 (3.35%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.74%) Telerik
8 5 (1.52%) IBM
8 5 (1.52%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.22%) DevExpress
9 4 (1.22%) SAP
10 3 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.61%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.61%) VMware
11 2 (0.61%) Zend
12 1 (0.30%) Cisco
12 1 (0.30%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.30%) Google
12 1 (0.30%) Sun
12 1 (0.30%) TIBCO
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + possible remote work
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Zoopla Property Group Plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
V2
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus huge bonus and benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Hampshire
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
V2
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum plus huge bonus and benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
Newbury
Spectrum IT
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 20 days ago
Basingstoke
aap3
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum + Industry leading Benefits&Training
Posted: 21 days ago