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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 264 220 307
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +87
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 185 298 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.01% 1.40% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.65% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 149 251 143
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £54,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
15649 18106 19545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.63% 85.23% 83.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13142 14499 15601
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +6 52 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Surrey -36 38 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Buckinghamshire +32 26 £35,000 - 4
Hampshire -24 21 £33,750 -20.58% 6
West Sussex +9 20 £40,000 -20.00%
East Sussex -3 12 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Oxfordshire -28 12 £37,875 -20.26% 1
Kent +9 3 £45,000 +63.63%
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 187 (53.43%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (50.29%) QA
3 130 (37.14%) Finance
4 127 (36.29%) ISEB
5 121 (34.57%) Selenium
6 118 (33.71%) Regression Testing
7 117 (33.43%) ISTQB
8 114 (32.57%) Software Testing
9 109 (31.14%) Degree
10 93 (26.57%) Automated Testing
11 91 (26.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 84 (24.00%) Performance Testing
13 83 (23.71%) Integration Testing
14 80 (22.86%) TDD
15 78 (22.29%) SDLC
16 77 (22.00%) SQL
17 75 (21.43%) Test Automation
18 72 (20.57%) Non-Functional Testing
18 72 (20.57%) Java
18 72 (20.57%) JavaScript
19 69 (19.71%) Test Scripting
20 66 (18.86%) C#
21 59 (16.86%) Unit Testing
21 59 (16.86%) Test Strategy
21 59 (16.86%) System Integration Testing
22 58 (16.57%) Manual Testing
23 56 (16.00%) Web Services
23 56 (16.00%) HP
24 55 (15.71%) Waterfall
25 54 (15.43%) HP Quality Center

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 30 (8.57%) IIS
2 16 (4.57%) CMS
3 15 (4.29%) CICS
4 14 (4.00%) Confluence
5 11 (3.14%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.14%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.14%) ColdFusion
6 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.57%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.29%) Apache
8 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.29%) nginx
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.43%) MS Office
3 4 (1.14%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.57%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (0.57%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.29%) Demantra
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.14%) Office 365
2 2 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.57%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.29%) Force.com
3 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.86%) Firewall
2 26 (7.43%) VoIP
3 25 (7.14%) Internet
4 20 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 19 (5.43%) DNS
6 12 (3.43%) VLAN
7 8 (2.29%) 4G
8 7 (2.00%) HTTP
8 7 (2.00%) Wireless
9 4 (1.14%) ATM
10 3 (0.86%) 802.15
10 3 (0.86%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.86%) IPsec
11 2 (0.57%) GSM
11 2 (0.57%) LTE
11 2 (0.57%) UMTS
12 1 (0.29%) SAN
12 1 (0.29%) VPN
12 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (3.43%) Oracle Database
2 12 (3.43%) Qlik Sense
3 11 (3.14%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (2.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 7 (2.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 7 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.71%) DB2
6 5 (1.43%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.14%) Big Data
7 4 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (0.86%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (0.57%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.57%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.57%) HBase
9 2 (0.57%) Power BI
9 2 (0.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 121 (34.57%) Selenium
2 52 (14.86%) WebDriver
3 50 (14.29%) JMeter
4 37 (10.57%) LoadRunner
5 35 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 30 (8.57%) HP UFT
7 29 (8.29%) JIRA
8 28 (8.00%) SoapUI
9 26 (7.43%) Cucumber
10 21 (6.00%) JUnit
10 21 (6.00%) Visual Studio
11 19 (5.43%) InstallShield
11 19 (5.43%) TestNG
12 17 (4.86%) Gatling
13 16 (4.57%) Gradle
13 16 (4.57%) Hudson
14 15 (4.29%) Ant
14 15 (4.29%) jMock
14 15 (4.29%) Maven
14 15 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 130 (37.14%) Finance
2 44 (12.57%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.14%) Banking
4 10 (2.86%) Aerospace
5 9 (2.57%) Automotive
5 9 (2.57%) Back Office
6 6 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.43%) Games
8 4 (1.14%) Electronics
8 4 (1.14%) Retail
9 3 (0.86%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.86%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.57%) Advertising
10 2 (0.57%) Marketing
11 1 (0.29%) Law
11 1 (0.29%) Legal
11 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 105 (30.00%) Analyst
2 103 (29.43%) Tester
3 94 (26.86%) Test Analyst
4 52 (14.86%) Automation Tester
5 47 (13.43%) QA Engineer
6 41 (11.71%) Developer
6 41 (11.71%) QA Tester
7 39 (11.14%) Test Engineer
8 33 (9.43%) QA Analyst
9 30 (8.57%) Automation Test Analyst
9 30 (8.57%) QA Test Analyst
10 27 (7.71%) Selenium Tester
11 24 (6.86%) QA Test Engineer
12 23 (6.57%) Selenium Automation Tester
13 22 (6.29%) QA Automation Analyst
14 20 (5.71%) Systems Tester
15 19 (5.43%) QA Automation Tester
15 19 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
15 19 (5.43%) Senior Tester
15 19 (5.43%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (16.00%) Web Services
2 54 (15.43%) HTML
3 42 (12.00%) .NET
4 41 (11.71%) XML
5 38 (10.86%) Ajax
6 24 (6.86%) ASP.NET
7 23 (6.57%) CSS
8 18 (5.14%) Spring
9 16 (4.57%) Hibernate
9 16 (4.57%) Java EE
9 16 (4.57%) REST
10 15 (4.29%) JMS
10 15 (4.29%) WebSphere MQ
11 10 (2.86%) SOAP
12 9 (2.57%) jQuery
13 8 (2.29%) .NET Framework
13 8 (2.29%) HTML5
13 8 (2.29%) WCF
13 8 (2.29%) XHTML
14 7 (2.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (10.86%) Computer Science
3 23 (6.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (5.43%) Mainframe
5 15 (4.29%) VSAM
6 11 (3.14%) CESG
7 8 (2.29%) Smart Meter
8 6 (1.71%) AS400
8 6 (1.71%) iSeries
9 5 (1.43%) Cybercrime
9 5 (1.43%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.43%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.14%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.14%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.14%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.14%) Social Media
11 3 (0.86%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (0.86%) PKI
11 3 (0.86%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 52 (14.86%) Windows
2 39 (11.14%) Linux
3 28 (8.00%) Unix
4 20 (5.71%) Solaris
5 12 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.14%) Windows Server
6 11 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.86%) Android
7 3 (0.86%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (53.43%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (33.71%) Regression Testing
3 114 (32.57%) Software Testing
4 93 (26.57%) Automated Testing
5 91 (26.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 84 (24.00%) Performance Testing
7 83 (23.71%) Integration Testing
8 80 (22.86%) TDD
9 78 (22.29%) SDLC
10 75 (21.43%) Test Automation
11 72 (20.57%) Non-Functional Testing
12 69 (19.71%) Test Scripting
13 59 (16.86%) System Integration Testing
13 59 (16.86%) Test Strategy
13 59 (16.86%) Unit Testing
14 58 (16.57%) Manual Testing
15 55 (15.71%) Waterfall
16 54 (15.43%) Continuous Integration
17 46 (13.14%) Scrum
18 43 (12.29%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 77 (22.00%) SQL
2 72 (20.57%) Java
2 72 (20.57%) JavaScript
3 66 (18.86%) C#
4 43 (12.29%) Perl
5 29 (8.29%) Python
5 29 (8.29%) Ruby
6 26 (7.43%) C
7 23 (6.57%) C++
8 19 (5.43%) VB
9 18 (5.14%) COBOL
9 18 (5.14%) PHP
9 18 (5.14%) VBScript
10 17 (4.86%) Groovy
11 15 (4.29%) JCL
12 11 (3.14%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.43%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.14%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.14%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.86%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 127 (36.29%) ISEB
2 117 (33.43%) ISTQB
3 109 (31.14%) Degree
4 32 (9.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (5.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (4.57%) SC Cleared
6 16 (4.57%) Security Cleared
7 11 (3.14%) CCNA
7 11 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (3.14%) MCITP
7 11 (3.14%) MCSA
7 11 (3.14%) MCSE
7 11 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) OCA
8 1 (0.29%) OCAJ
8 1 (0.29%) OCP
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (50.29%) QA
2 3 (0.86%) SLA
3 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
1 11 (3.14%) XenApp
2 2 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.29%) Firmware
3 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 54 (15.43%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 11 (3.14%) vMotion
3 7 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.00%) Puppet
4 3 (0.86%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (0.57%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 56 (16.00%) HP
2 34 (9.71%) Microsoft
3 33 (9.43%) Oracle
4 19 (5.43%) Red Hat
5 18 (5.14%) Rally
6 14 (4.00%) Atlassian
7 13 (3.71%) VMware
8 12 (3.43%) IBM
9 11 (3.14%) Citrix
10 4 (1.14%) DevExpress
10 4 (1.14%) EMC
10 4 (1.14%) SAP
10 4 (1.14%) Telerik
11 3 (0.86%) CA
11 3 (0.86%) Pega
11 3 (0.86%) Xilinx
12 2 (0.57%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.57%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.57%) TIBCO
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