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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 419 410 413
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 23 41 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.18% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.22% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 13
Average salary £55,000 £37,250 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.65% +16.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £40,000 £38,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
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
17614 18265 16643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 83.14% 80.94% 78.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14475 14153 13529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +24 10 £70,000 +145.61% 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £50,500 -
Berkshire +6 2 £63,750 +67.76%
Surrey +5 2 £32,500 +8.33%
Oxfordshire +2 2 £35,000 +16.66% 1
West Sussex -18 2 £40,000 -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 25 (44.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 23 (41.07%) SQL
3 21 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
4 18 (32.14%) Finance
5 17 (30.36%) Manufacturing
6 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (28.57%) HP UFT
6 16 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 16 (28.57%) SDLC
7 15 (26.79%) SAP
7 15 (26.79%) Performance Testing
8 14 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 14 (25.00%) QA
8 14 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 14 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
9 13 (23.21%) Ariba
9 13 (23.21%) E-Procurement
9 13 (23.21%) ISTQB
10 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (21.43%) Selenium
10 12 (21.43%) Scrum
11 11 (19.64%) Software Testing
12 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
13 9 (16.07%) ISEB
13 9 (16.07%) Test Management
14 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
14 8 (14.29%) Integration Testing
15 7 (12.50%) Degree
15 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
15 7 (12.50%) MS Excel

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 (3.57%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.57%) JBoss
1 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.79%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) HP UFT
2 12 (21.43%) Selenium
3 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.36%) LoadRunner
3 3 (5.36%) WinRunner
3 3 (5.36%) TestDirector
4 2 (3.57%) JUnit
4 2 (3.57%) WATIR
4 2 (3.57%) SilkTest
4 2 (3.57%) GCC
4 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.57%) Fiddler
4 2 (3.57%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.79%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 17 (30.36%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.14%) Electronics
3 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Analyst
1 15 (26.79%) Test Analyst
2 13 (23.21%) Consultant
2 13 (23.21%) Tester
3 6 (10.71%) Test Manager
3 6 (10.71%) ScrumMaster
4 5 (8.93%) Functional Tester
5 4 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Software Tester
7 2 (3.57%) Systems Tester
7 2 (3.57%) Integration Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Systems Integration Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Systems Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (3.57%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.57%) Firmware Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Lead Tester
8 1 (1.79%) Automation Tester
8 1 (1.79%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.57%) Web Services
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.57%) DTV
2 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.79%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
3 16 (28.57%) SDLC
3 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 15 (26.79%) Performance Testing
5 14 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 14 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
5 14 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 13 (23.21%) E-Procurement
7 12 (21.43%) Scrum
7 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (19.64%) Software Testing
9 9 (16.07%) Test Management
10 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 8 (14.29%) Integration Testing
11 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
11 6 (10.71%) Automation Testing
11 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
11 6 (10.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) C
2 3 (5.36%) Java
3 2 (3.57%) C#
3 2 (3.57%) C++
3 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) ISTQB
2 9 (16.07%) ISEB
3 7 (12.50%) Degree
4 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) SAP
2 13 (23.21%) Ariba
3 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.93%) Oracle
5 4 (7.14%) Progress
6 2 (3.57%) HP
6 2 (3.57%) Telerik
6 2 (3.57%) hybris
7 1 (1.79%) DataFlux
7 1 (1.79%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.79%) Trillium
7 1 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
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