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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 259 221 303
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +82
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 180 276 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 1.32% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.55% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 151 230 143
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £54,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,125
% change year-on-year
- +7.74%
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
15864 17847 18666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.07% 85.50% 83.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13352 14423 14707
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 £70,000 £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 24 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 24 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 +10 52 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Surrey -24 34 £42,500 -10.52% 6
Buckinghamshire +21 23 £35,000 - 6
Hampshire -29 23 £43,750 +4.79% 3
Oxfordshire -25 17 £46,749 +3.88% 3
West Sussex -9 15 £40,000 -2.43% 2
East Sussex -1 12 £45,000 +4.65% 5
Kent +13 3 £45,000 +63.63%
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 202 (55.96%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (51.25%) QA
3 143 (39.61%) Finance
4 137 (37.95%) Regression Testing
5 132 (36.57%) ISEB
6 126 (34.90%) Selenium
7 118 (32.69%) ISTQB
8 115 (31.86%) Software Testing
9 110 (30.47%) Degree
10 100 (27.70%) User Acceptance Testing
11 92 (25.48%) Automated Testing
11 92 (25.48%) Integration Testing
12 90 (24.93%) Performance Testing
13 84 (23.27%) TDD
14 80 (22.16%) Non-Functional Testing
15 79 (21.88%) JavaScript
16 78 (21.61%) SDLC
17 77 (21.33%) Java
17 77 (21.33%) Test Automation
18 75 (20.78%) SQL
19 71 (19.67%) Test Scripting
20 64 (17.73%) System Integration Testing
21 63 (17.45%) Web Services
22 62 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
22 62 (17.17%) Unit Testing
23 61 (16.90%) Test Strategy
23 61 (16.90%) JMeter
24 58 (16.07%) C#
24 58 (16.07%) HTML
24 58 (16.07%) WebDriver

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 34 (9.42%) IIS
2 19 (5.26%) Confluence
3 18 (4.99%) CMS
4 15 (4.16%) CICS
5 11 (3.05%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.05%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.55%) Apache
7 2 (0.55%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.55%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.28%) nginx
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.60%) MS Office
3 4 (1.11%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.55%) TIBCO iProcess
3 2 (0.55%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.28%) Demantra
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.66%) Office 365
2 2 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.55%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.28%) Force.com
3 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.42%) Firewall
2 29 (8.03%) Internet
3 25 (6.93%) VoIP
4 21 (5.82%) DNS
4 21 (5.82%) TCP/IP
5 12 (3.32%) VLAN
6 9 (2.49%) 4G
6 9 (2.49%) HTTP
7 8 (2.22%) Wireless
8 4 (1.11%) 802.15
8 4 (1.11%) ATM
9 3 (0.83%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.83%) GSM
9 3 (0.83%) IPsec
9 3 (0.83%) LTE
9 3 (0.83%) UMTS
10 1 (0.28%) SIGTRAN
10 1 (0.28%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (3.60%) Qlik Sense
3 12 (3.32%) Oracle Database
4 10 (2.77%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (2.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 8 (2.22%) BusinessObjects XI
6 7 (1.94%) Data Lake
6 7 (1.94%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.39%) DB2
7 5 (1.39%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.11%) Big Data
8 4 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.83%) MySQL
9 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (0.83%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.55%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.55%) HBase
10 2 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 126 (34.90%) Selenium
2 61 (16.90%) JMeter
3 58 (16.07%) WebDriver
4 41 (11.36%) Jenkins
5 38 (10.53%) LoadRunner
6 36 (9.97%) JIRA
7 34 (9.42%) SoapUI
8 32 (8.86%) Cucumber
9 27 (7.48%) HP UFT
9 27 (7.48%) JUnit
10 23 (6.37%) Visual Studio
11 21 (5.82%) Gradle
11 21 (5.82%) Hudson
11 21 (5.82%) jMock
11 21 (5.82%) TestNG
12 20 (5.54%) Ant
12 20 (5.54%) Maven
13 19 (5.26%) Gatling
14 18 (4.99%) InstallShield
15 15 (4.16%) NeoLoad
General
1 143 (39.61%) Finance
2 39 (10.80%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.05%) Banking
4 10 (2.77%) Aerospace
4 10 (2.77%) Automotive
5 7 (1.94%) Back Office
6 6 (1.66%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.39%) Games
8 4 (1.11%) Electronics
8 4 (1.11%) Retail
9 3 (0.83%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.55%) Advertising
10 2 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 111 (30.75%) Analyst
2 99 (27.42%) Tester
3 98 (27.15%) Test Analyst
4 56 (15.51%) Automation Tester
5 45 (12.47%) QA Engineer
6 40 (11.08%) Developer
7 37 (10.25%) QA Tester
7 37 (10.25%) Test Engineer
8 34 (9.42%) Automation Test Analyst
9 33 (9.14%) QA Analyst
10 31 (8.59%) Selenium Tester
11 29 (8.03%) QA Test Analyst
12 25 (6.93%) Selenium Automation Tester
13 24 (6.65%) QA Automation Analyst
14 23 (6.37%) Senior Tester
15 22 (6.09%) QA Test Engineer
16 21 (5.82%) Test Manager
17 20 (5.54%) QA Automation Tester
17 20 (5.54%) Senior Analyst
18 19 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (17.45%) Web Services
2 58 (16.07%) HTML
3 46 (12.74%) Ajax
4 44 (12.19%) .NET
5 39 (10.80%) XML
6 27 (7.48%) ASP.NET
7 24 (6.65%) CSS
7 24 (6.65%) Spring
8 22 (6.09%) Hibernate
8 22 (6.09%) Java EE
8 22 (6.09%) REST
9 21 (5.82%) JMS
9 21 (5.82%) WebSphere MQ
10 10 (2.77%) SOAP
11 9 (2.49%) jQuery
12 8 (2.22%) .NET Framework
12 8 (2.22%) 802.1X
12 8 (2.22%) JSON
12 8 (2.22%) XHTML
13 7 (1.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.91%) Computer Science
2 39 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (8.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (4.99%) Mainframe
5 15 (4.16%) VSAM
6 11 (3.05%) CESG
7 9 (2.49%) Smart Meter
8 6 (1.66%) AS400
8 6 (1.66%) iSeries
8 6 (1.66%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.39%) Cybercrime
9 5 (1.39%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.11%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.11%) iPad
10 4 (1.11%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.11%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.11%) User Experience
11 3 (0.83%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (0.83%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 51 (14.13%) Windows
2 39 (10.80%) Linux
3 26 (7.20%) Unix
4 19 (5.26%) Solaris
5 12 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.05%) Windows Server
6 11 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.55%) Android
8 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (55.96%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (37.95%) Regression Testing
3 115 (31.86%) Software Testing
4 100 (27.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 92 (25.48%) Automated Testing
5 92 (25.48%) Integration Testing
6 90 (24.93%) Performance Testing
7 84 (23.27%) TDD
8 80 (22.16%) Non-Functional Testing
9 78 (21.61%) SDLC
10 77 (21.33%) Test Automation
11 71 (19.67%) Test Scripting
12 64 (17.73%) System Integration Testing
13 62 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
13 62 (17.17%) Unit Testing
14 61 (16.90%) Test Strategy
15 55 (15.24%) Manual Testing
15 55 (15.24%) Waterfall
16 50 (13.85%) Scrum
17 49 (13.57%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 79 (21.88%) JavaScript
2 77 (21.33%) Java
3 75 (20.78%) SQL
4 58 (16.07%) C#
5 46 (12.74%) Perl
6 29 (8.03%) Python
6 29 (8.03%) Ruby
7 24 (6.65%) C
8 22 (6.09%) Groovy
9 21 (5.82%) C++
9 21 (5.82%) VB
10 20 (5.54%) VBScript
11 19 (5.26%) PHP
12 17 (4.71%) COBOL
13 15 (4.16%) JCL
14 8 (2.22%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.39%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.11%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.11%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.83%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 132 (36.57%) ISEB
2 118 (32.69%) ISTQB
3 110 (30.47%) Degree
4 34 (9.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (4.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (4.43%) SC Cleared
5 16 (4.43%) Security Cleared
6 11 (3.05%) CCNA
6 11 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (3.05%) MCITP
6 11 (3.05%) MCSA
6 11 (3.05%) MCSE
6 11 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.11%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.11%) PMP
8 2 (0.55%) MySQL Certification
9 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.28%) OCA
9 1 (0.28%) OCAJ
9 1 (0.28%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (51.25%) QA
2 5 (1.39%) SLA
3 2 (0.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
1 11 (3.05%) XenApp
2 2 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.28%) Firmware
3 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 54 (14.96%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 11 (3.05%) vMotion
3 6 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.66%) Puppet
4 3 (0.83%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (0.55%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 55 (15.24%) HP
2 39 (10.80%) Oracle
3 34 (9.42%) Microsoft
4 23 (6.37%) Rally
5 20 (5.54%) Atlassian
6 18 (4.99%) Red Hat
7 13 (3.60%) VMware
8 12 (3.32%) IBM
9 11 (3.05%) Citrix
10 4 (1.11%) DevExpress
10 4 (1.11%) EMC
10 4 (1.11%) SAP
10 4 (1.11%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.11%) Telerik
11 3 (0.83%) CA
11 3 (0.83%) Pega
11 3 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.83%) Xilinx
12 2 (0.55%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.55%) TIBCO
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