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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
England / South East
Rank 284 289 308
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +19
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 106 163 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.85% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.98% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 86 126 122
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%

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
12739 16628 17333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.69% 86.48% 84.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10400 14018 13919
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,898 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +19 30 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Berkshire +53 23 £45,000 +16.12% 7
Oxfordshire +28 23 £36,000 -10.00% 7
Kent +9 11 £42,500 +41.66%
Buckinghamshire +1 9 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Surrey +15 6 £37,500 -11.76%
West Sussex +7 4 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 133 (59.11%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (41.33%) QA
3 74 (32.89%) Non-Functional Testing
4 70 (31.11%) Selenium
5 65 (28.89%) Regression Testing
6 57 (25.33%) Finance
7 55 (24.44%) JavaScript
7 55 (24.44%) Test Automation
8 54 (24.00%) SDLC
8 54 (24.00%) Software Testing
9 53 (23.56%) SQL
10 52 (23.11%) Performance Testing
11 50 (22.22%) ISEB
12 49 (21.78%) Java
12 49 (21.78%) Test Scripting
13 48 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
13 48 (21.33%) ISTQB
14 40 (17.78%) HTML
15 39 (17.33%) .NET
16 37 (16.44%) Windows
16 37 (16.44%) User Acceptance Testing
17 36 (16.00%) Degree
18 35 (15.56%) Integration Testing
18 35 (15.56%) Scrum
18 35 (15.56%) Test Strategy
19 31 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
20 30 (13.33%) Microsoft
20 30 (13.33%) C#
21 29 (12.89%) User Stories
22 28 (12.44%) 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 9 (4.00%) CMS
2 4 (1.78%) Confluence
2 4 (1.78%) IIS
2 4 (1.78%) JBoss
2 4 (1.78%) WildFly
3 1 (0.44%) Apache
3 1 (0.44%) Drupal
3 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (7.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.78%) MS Office
3 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.78%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (1.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.33%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.78%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.78%) SaaS
3 2 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.56%) Internet
2 11 (4.89%) Firewall
3 10 (4.44%) DNS
3 10 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.00%) ATM
5 6 (2.67%) HTTP
6 2 (0.89%) GSM
6 2 (0.89%) LTE
6 2 (0.89%) UMTS
7 1 (0.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (2.67%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (1.78%) Data Lake
3 4 (1.78%) MySQL
3 4 (1.78%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (1.33%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.33%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.44%) Big Data
5 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 70 (31.11%) Selenium
2 27 (12.00%) JIRA
3 24 (10.67%) JMeter
4 22 (9.78%) Jenkins
5 19 (8.44%) HP UFT
5 19 (8.44%) JUnit
6 18 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (7.56%) WebDriver
8 13 (5.78%) LoadRunner
8 13 (5.78%) Maven
8 13 (5.78%) WATIR
9 12 (5.33%) Cucumber
9 12 (5.33%) Rational DOORS
9 12 (5.33%) TestNG
9 12 (5.33%) Visual Studio
10 10 (4.44%) Gatling
10 10 (4.44%) Git (software)
11 9 (4.00%) SoapUI
12 8 (3.56%) Ant
12 8 (3.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 57 (25.33%) Finance
2 12 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.78%) Automotive
3 4 (1.78%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.33%) Banking
5 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.89%) Retail
6 1 (0.44%) Advertising
6 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (30.22%) Analyst
2 52 (23.11%) Test Analyst
3 45 (20.00%) Tester
4 33 (14.67%) Developer
5 22 (9.78%) Senior Tester
5 22 (9.78%) Test Engineer
6 21 (9.33%) Automation Test Analyst
6 21 (9.33%) Test Manager
7 14 (6.22%) Selenium Tester
8 13 (5.78%) Automation Tester
8 13 (5.78%) QA Engineer
8 13 (5.78%) Software Tester
8 13 (5.78%) Support Analyst
9 12 (5.33%) Integration Engineer
10 11 (4.89%) QA Analyst
11 10 (4.44%) C# Developer
11 10 (4.44%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 10 (4.44%) Senior Automation Tester
11 10 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
12 9 (4.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (17.78%) HTML
2 39 (17.33%) .NET
3 28 (12.44%) Web Services
4 24 (10.67%) ASP.NET
5 23 (10.22%) CSS
6 17 (7.56%) Ajax
7 16 (7.11%) XML
8 10 (4.44%) Gherkin
9 8 (3.56%) Hibernate
9 8 (3.56%) JMS
9 8 (3.56%) SOAP
9 8 (3.56%) XHTML
10 7 (3.11%) LESS
10 7 (3.11%) Sass
11 6 (2.67%) JSON
11 6 (2.67%) Middleware
11 6 (2.67%) REST
11 6 (2.67%) Twig
11 6 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (2.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.78%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.78%) Physics
6 3 (1.33%) User Experience
7 2 (0.89%) Derivative
7 2 (0.89%) Digital TV
7 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.89%) Equities
7 2 (0.89%) Fintech
8 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.44%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.44%) EPoS
8 1 (0.44%) iPad
8 1 (0.44%) NHS
8 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.44%) Windows
2 28 (12.44%) Linux
3 10 (4.44%) Unix
4 7 (3.11%) Solaris
5 6 (2.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 6 (2.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.33%) Android
6 3 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (59.11%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (32.89%) Non-Functional Testing
3 65 (28.89%) Regression Testing
4 55 (24.44%) Test Automation
5 54 (24.00%) SDLC
5 54 (24.00%) Software Testing
6 52 (23.11%) Performance Testing
7 49 (21.78%) Test Scripting
8 48 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (16.44%) User Acceptance Testing
10 35 (15.56%) Integration Testing
10 35 (15.56%) Scrum
10 35 (15.56%) Test Strategy
11 29 (12.89%) User Stories
12 28 (12.44%) Automated Testing
13 27 (12.00%) System Testing
14 26 (11.56%) System Integration Testing
15 24 (10.67%) Open Source
16 23 (10.22%) Validation
17 21 (9.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 55 (24.44%) JavaScript
2 53 (23.56%) SQL
3 49 (21.78%) Java
4 30 (13.33%) C#
5 21 (9.33%) Perl
6 18 (8.00%) PHP
6 18 (8.00%) VB
7 13 (5.78%) VBScript
8 10 (4.44%) C++
9 9 (4.00%) Ruby
10 8 (3.56%) Python
11 6 (2.67%) ECMAScript
11 6 (2.67%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.78%) C
12 4 (1.78%) Groovy
12 4 (1.78%) HQL
12 4 (1.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (22.22%) ISEB
2 48 (21.33%) ISTQB
3 36 (16.00%) Degree
4 28 (12.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.22%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.89%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.89%) PMP
9 1 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.44%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (41.33%) QA
2 2 (0.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 18 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.44%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.33%) HP
3 19 (8.44%) Oracle
4 13 (5.78%) Telerik
5 12 (5.33%) Atlassian
6 7 (3.11%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.78%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (1.33%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.89%) Zend
10 1 (0.44%) Fidessa
10 1 (0.44%) Remedy
10 1 (0.44%) SAP
10 1 (0.44%) TIBCO
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Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Great Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Resource Group
Salary: £26-30K + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Opus Energy
Salary: £32000.0000 - £40000.0000 per annum
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Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Life insurance, share scheme, work
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Southampton
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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