The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 433 427 425
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 24 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.014% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.018% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 9
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £32,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,050 £32,000 £30,250
% change year-on-year
+15.77% +5.78%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17789 16488 17505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.78% 74.34% 75.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13991 13417 14872
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Functional Testing
England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Sussex +3 9 £40,000 +25.00% 1
Berkshire - 7 £70,000 -
Hampshire - 7 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £30,000 -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 37 (52.86%) JIRA
2 31 (44.29%) Java
3 27 (38.57%) JavaScript
3 27 (38.57%) HTML
4 24 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (32.86%) Alfresco
5 23 (32.86%) Groovy
5 23 (32.86%) Spring
5 23 (32.86%) GigaSpaces
5 23 (32.86%) Velocity
5 23 (32.86%) JSR 168
5 23 (32.86%) Liferay
5 23 (32.86%) Scala
5 23 (32.86%) HP Quality Center
5 23 (32.86%) Open Source
5 23 (32.86%) MongoDB
5 23 (32.86%) Gradle
5 23 (32.86%) Jenkins
5 23 (32.86%) SQL
5 23 (32.86%) J2EE
5 23 (32.86%) Struts
5 23 (32.86%) XML
5 23 (32.86%) XSLT
5 23 (32.86%) Servlets
5 23 (32.86%) Solaris
5 23 (32.86%) Apache
5 23 (32.86%) Tomcat
5 23 (32.86%) XHTML
5 23 (32.86%) Eclipse
5 23 (32.86%) IntelliJ

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 23 (32.86%) Alfresco
1 23 (32.86%) Liferay
1 23 (32.86%) Apache
1 23 (32.86%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 22 (31.43%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 37 (52.86%) JIRA
2 23 (32.86%) Gradle
2 23 (32.86%) Jenkins
2 23 (32.86%) Eclipse
2 23 (32.86%) IntelliJ
3 22 (31.43%) Subversion
4 14 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (14.29%) TestDirector
6 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.29%) Selenium
General
1 18 (25.71%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
2 1 (1.43%) Banking
2 1 (1.43%) Retail
2 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (32.86%) Developer
2 21 (30.00%) Analyst
3 19 (27.14%) Test Analyst
4 10 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) Tester
6 6 (8.57%) QA Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Tester
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) QA Leader
9 3 (4.29%) Test Leader
9 3 (4.29%) Test Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Software Tester
10 2 (2.86%) Java Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) QA Tester
10 2 (2.86%) Senior QA Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Senior QA Test Analyst
11 1 (1.43%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.57%) HTML
2 23 (32.86%) Spring
2 23 (32.86%) Velocity
2 23 (32.86%) JSR 168
2 23 (32.86%) J2EE
2 23 (32.86%) Struts
2 23 (32.86%) XML
2 23 (32.86%) XSLT
2 23 (32.86%) Servlets
2 23 (32.86%) XHTML
3 10 (14.29%) .NET
4 4 (5.71%) CSS
5 2 (2.86%) SOAP
6 1 (1.43%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.86%) Open Source
2 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.71%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.71%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.86%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.86%) Solaris
2 12 (17.14%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (32.86%) MVC
2 23 (32.86%) TDD
2 23 (32.86%) Pair Programming
3 22 (31.43%) Extreme Programming
3 22 (31.43%) Web Application Development
4 16 (22.86%) Test Automation
5 15 (21.43%) Test Management
6 14 (20.00%) Workflow
6 14 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 11 (15.71%) Quality Management
7 11 (15.71%) Workflow Management
8 9 (12.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (11.43%) Test Scripting
10 6 (8.57%) Scrum
11 5 (7.14%) Software Testing
11 5 (7.14%) Manual Testing
11 5 (7.14%) System Testing
12 4 (5.71%) Regression Testing
12 4 (5.71%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.29%) Java
2 27 (38.57%) JavaScript
3 23 (32.86%) Groovy
3 23 (32.86%) Scala
3 23 (32.86%) SQL
4 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.71%) C#
4 4 (5.71%) COBOL
5 2 (2.86%) C
5 2 (2.86%) VBScript
5 2 (2.86%) VB
6 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (18.57%) Degree
2 12 (17.14%) ISEB
3 11 (15.71%) ISTQB
4 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 5 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 23 (32.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (32.86%) GigaSpaces
1 23 (32.86%) HP
2 4 (5.71%) IBM
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.43%) Cognizant
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