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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 274 190 291
Rank change year-on-year
-84 +101
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 187 333 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.01% 1.62% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.90% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 142 287 150
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £30,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
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
15855 17511 19230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.67% 84.96% 83.75%
Number of salaries quoted 13250 13913 15411
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 May 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 May 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
Surrey -55 48 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Berkshire -18 37 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Buckinghamshire +50 32 £37,500 - 4
West Sussex +1 28 £40,000 -20.00%
Hampshire -9 19 £46,250 +8.82% 3
Oxfordshire -30 11 £37,500 -21.05% 2
East Sussex -4 10 £45,000 -5.26%
Kent 0 2 £45,000 +60.71%
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 166 (50.46%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (48.63%) QA
3 114 (34.65%) ISTQB
4 111 (33.74%) Selenium
4 111 (33.74%) Regression Testing
5 108 (32.83%) ISEB
6 107 (32.52%) Finance
7 103 (31.31%) Software Testing
8 97 (29.48%) Degree
9 90 (27.36%) Automated Testing
10 86 (26.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 78 (23.71%) SDLC
12 77 (23.40%) C#
13 75 (22.80%) Integration Testing
14 72 (21.88%) SQL
15 70 (21.28%) TDD
16 66 (20.06%) Test Automation
17 65 (19.76%) Waterfall
17 65 (19.76%) Java
18 64 (19.45%) Test Scripting
19 63 (19.15%) HP Quality Center
20 62 (18.84%) Performance Testing
21 60 (18.24%) Non-Functional Testing
22 58 (17.63%) Test Strategy
22 58 (17.63%) JavaScript
23 55 (16.72%) Manual Testing
24 54 (16.41%) Unit Testing
24 54 (16.41%) System Integration Testing
25 51 (15.50%) Web Services
25 51 (15.50%) HP

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 25 (7.60%) IIS
2 15 (4.56%) CICS
3 12 (3.65%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.34%) Skype for Business
5 10 (3.04%) CMS
6 8 (2.43%) Confluence
7 6 (1.82%) ColdFusion
7 6 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.52%) Node.js
9 2 (0.61%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.30%) Apache
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.65%) MS Office
3 4 (1.22%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.61%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (0.61%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.61%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (0.30%) Force.com
2 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.29%) Firewall
2 21 (6.38%) VoIP
3 18 (5.47%) Internet
4 15 (4.56%) TCP/IP
5 13 (3.95%) DNS
5 13 (3.95%) VLAN
6 4 (1.22%) 4G
6 4 (1.22%) ATM
7 3 (0.91%) 802.15
7 3 (0.91%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.91%) IPsec
7 3 (0.91%) Wireless
8 2 (0.61%) GSM
8 2 (0.61%) HTTP
8 2 (0.61%) LTE
8 2 (0.61%) UMTS
8 2 (0.61%) VPN
9 1 (0.30%) DWDM
9 1 (0.30%) SAN
9 1 (0.30%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.34%) Oracle Database
4 10 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.04%) Qlik Sense
5 7 (2.13%) DB2
5 7 (2.13%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 5 (1.52%) BusinessObjects XI
6 5 (1.52%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.22%) Big Data
7 4 (1.22%) MySQL
7 4 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (0.91%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (0.61%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.61%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.61%) HBase
9 2 (0.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 111 (33.74%) Selenium
2 43 (13.07%) WebDriver
3 38 (11.55%) HP UFT
4 33 (10.03%) JMeter
5 30 (9.12%) Jenkins
5 30 (9.12%) SoapUI
6 25 (7.60%) LoadRunner
7 21 (6.38%) JIRA
8 19 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (5.17%) JUnit
10 16 (4.86%) Cucumber
10 16 (4.86%) Visual Studio
11 15 (4.56%) InstallShield
12 13 (3.95%) Ranorex
13 12 (3.65%) NeoLoad
14 11 (3.34%) Bugzilla
14 11 (3.34%) Testopia
15 10 (3.04%) Gatling
15 10 (3.04%) Gradle
15 10 (3.04%) NUnit
General
1 107 (32.52%) Finance
2 38 (11.55%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.65%) Back Office
4 10 (3.04%) Banking
5 7 (2.13%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.82%) Electronics
7 5 (1.52%) Automotive
7 5 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.52%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.91%) Advertising
8 3 (0.91%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.61%) Games
9 2 (0.61%) Law
9 2 (0.61%) Legal
9 2 (0.61%) Military
9 2 (0.61%) Retail
10 1 (0.30%) Billing
10 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 94 (28.57%) Analyst
2 90 (27.36%) Tester
3 86 (26.14%) Test Analyst
4 53 (16.11%) Test Engineer
5 50 (15.20%) QA Engineer
6 41 (12.46%) QA Tester
7 40 (12.16%) Developer
8 35 (10.64%) Automation Tester
9 32 (9.73%) QA Analyst
10 30 (9.12%) QA Test Analyst
11 27 (8.21%) QA Test Engineer
12 25 (7.60%) Automation Test Analyst
13 21 (6.38%) Software Test Engineer
14 19 (5.78%) Senior Analyst
14 19 (5.78%) Senior Test Analyst
15 18 (5.47%) QA Automation Analyst
15 18 (5.47%) Selenium Tester
15 18 (5.47%) Systems Tester
16 17 (5.17%) Test Manager
17 15 (4.56%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (15.50%) Web Services
2 44 (13.37%) HTML
3 38 (11.55%) XML
4 36 (10.94%) .NET
5 22 (6.69%) Ajax
6 20 (6.08%) CSS
7 18 (5.47%) ASP.NET
8 12 (3.65%) Spring
9 11 (3.34%) WCF
10 10 (3.04%) Hibernate
10 10 (3.04%) Java EE
11 9 (2.74%) HTML5
11 9 (2.74%) JMS
11 9 (2.74%) jQuery
11 9 (2.74%) REST
11 9 (2.74%) SOAP
11 9 (2.74%) WebSphere MQ
12 8 (2.43%) .NET Framework
12 8 (2.43%) XHTML
13 7 (2.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (10.03%) Computer Science
3 20 (6.08%) Mainframe
4 15 (4.56%) VSAM
5 12 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (3.34%) CESG
7 6 (1.82%) AS400
7 6 (1.82%) iSeries
8 5 (1.52%) Cybercrime
8 5 (1.52%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.52%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.52%) Social Media
9 4 (1.22%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.22%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.22%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (0.91%) PKI
10 3 (0.91%) User Experience
10 3 (0.91%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 45 (13.68%) Windows
2 34 (10.33%) Linux
3 25 (7.60%) Unix
4 15 (4.56%) Solaris
5 12 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.34%) Windows Server
6 11 (3.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.22%) Android
7 4 (1.22%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (50.46%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (33.74%) Regression Testing
3 103 (31.31%) Software Testing
4 90 (27.36%) Automated Testing
5 86 (26.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 78 (23.71%) SDLC
7 75 (22.80%) Integration Testing
8 70 (21.28%) TDD
9 66 (20.06%) Test Automation
10 65 (19.76%) Waterfall
11 64 (19.45%) Test Scripting
12 62 (18.84%) Performance Testing
13 60 (18.24%) Non-Functional Testing
14 58 (17.63%) Test Strategy
15 55 (16.72%) Manual Testing
16 54 (16.41%) System Integration Testing
16 54 (16.41%) Unit Testing
17 39 (11.85%) Continuous Integration
18 34 (10.33%) Scrum
19 33 (10.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 77 (23.40%) C#
2 72 (21.88%) SQL
3 65 (19.76%) Java
4 58 (17.63%) JavaScript
5 31 (9.42%) Perl
6 26 (7.90%) Ruby
7 24 (7.29%) Python
8 23 (6.99%) C
9 21 (6.38%) C++
9 21 (6.38%) Groovy
10 19 (5.78%) COBOL
10 19 (5.78%) PHP
11 15 (4.56%) JCL
12 12 (3.65%) VB
12 12 (3.65%) VBScript
13 11 (3.34%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.22%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.22%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.22%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.91%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 114 (34.65%) ISTQB
2 108 (32.83%) ISEB
3 97 (29.48%) Degree
4 37 (11.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (4.86%) SC Cleared
6 16 (4.86%) Security Cleared
7 11 (3.34%) CCNA
7 11 (3.34%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (3.34%) MCITP
7 11 (3.34%) MCSA
7 11 (3.34%) MCSE
7 11 (3.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.61%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.61%) MySQL Certification
9 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.30%) HP AIS
9 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.30%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (48.63%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (3.34%) VMware ESXi
1 11 (3.34%) XenApp
2 2 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 63 (19.15%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 11 (3.34%) vMotion
3 9 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.74%) Puppet
4 3 (0.91%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (0.61%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 51 (15.50%) HP
2 32 (9.73%) Microsoft
3 29 (8.81%) Oracle
4 15 (4.56%) Red Hat
5 13 (3.95%) VMware
6 12 (3.65%) Rally
7 11 (3.34%) Citrix
8 9 (2.74%) IBM
9 8 (2.43%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.22%) DevExpress
10 4 (1.22%) EMC
10 4 (1.22%) Telerik
11 3 (0.91%) CA
11 3 (0.91%) Pega
11 3 (0.91%) SAP
11 3 (0.91%) Xilinx
12 2 (0.61%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.61%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.61%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.61%) Zend
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Health/Life Insurance, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Share Options, Pension, Health
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Leatherhead, Surrey
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Oxfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Woking, Surrey
Fidessa
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
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Milton Keynes
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Petersfield
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Bracknell, Berkshire
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