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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 311 242 312
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +70
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 95 267 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 1.23% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.43% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 75 226 103
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
13869 18700 18611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.92% 85.97% 83.82%
Number of salaries quoted 11437 15650 14693
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Hampshire +7 33 £51,250 +13.88% 1
Berkshire +43 19 £45,000 +16.12% 2
Oxfordshire +15 18 £42,250 +12.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 11 £33,500 -16.25%
Surrey -33 6 £35,000 -24.32% 4
Kent +8 4 £43,750 +45.83%
West Sussex -15 3 £35,500 -11.25%
East Sussex +3 2 £40,000 -27.27%
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 144 (56.47%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (41.96%) QA
3 89 (34.90%) Selenium
4 78 (30.59%) Finance
5 77 (30.20%) Non-Functional Testing
6 71 (27.84%) ISEB
7 66 (25.88%) Regression Testing
7 66 (25.88%) JavaScript
7 66 (25.88%) Performance Testing
8 63 (24.71%) Test Automation
9 62 (24.31%) SDLC
10 61 (23.92%) Software Testing
11 60 (23.53%) Test Scripting
12 59 (23.14%) Java
13 58 (22.75%) Continuous Integration
14 55 (21.57%) ISTQB
15 52 (20.39%) Degree
16 48 (18.82%) HTML
16 48 (18.82%) User Acceptance Testing
17 46 (18.04%) Integration Testing
17 46 (18.04%) SQL
17 46 (18.04%) .NET
17 46 (18.04%) Scrum
18 45 (17.65%) JMeter
19 38 (14.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 37 (14.51%) JIRA
20 37 (14.51%) Automated Testing
21 34 (13.33%) Web Services
21 34 (13.33%) Windows
21 34 (13.33%) Analytical Skills

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 15 (5.88%) CMS
2 12 (4.71%) Confluence
2 12 (4.71%) IIS
3 4 (1.57%) JBoss
3 4 (1.57%) WildFly
4 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.39%) Apache
5 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.39%) Drupal
5 1 (0.39%) nginx
5 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (2.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.39%) Demantra
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle ASCP
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (3.14%) Office 365
3 6 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.57%) SaaS
5 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.80%) Internet
2 19 (7.45%) Firewall
3 16 (6.27%) DNS
3 16 (6.27%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.31%) HTTP
5 6 (2.35%) ATM
6 5 (1.96%) 4G
6 5 (1.96%) VoIP
6 5 (1.96%) Wireless
7 3 (1.18%) GSM
7 3 (1.18%) LTE
7 3 (1.18%) UMTS
8 1 (0.39%) 2G
8 1 (0.39%) 3G
8 1 (0.39%) 802.15
8 1 (0.39%) ISUP
8 1 (0.39%) SCCP
8 1 (0.39%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (0.39%) SS7
8 1 (0.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 5 (1.96%) BusinessObjects XI
2 5 (1.96%) Data Lake
2 5 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.96%) Oracle Database
2 5 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (1.96%) Qlik Sense
3 4 (1.57%) MySQL
3 4 (1.57%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.39%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 89 (34.90%) Selenium
2 45 (17.65%) JMeter
3 37 (14.51%) JIRA
4 31 (12.16%) WebDriver
5 27 (10.59%) Jenkins
6 24 (9.41%) JUnit
6 24 (9.41%) LoadRunner
7 20 (7.84%) Visual Studio
8 17 (6.67%) Cucumber
8 17 (6.67%) SoapUI
9 16 (6.27%) Gatling
9 16 (6.27%) Maven
9 16 (6.27%) TestNG
10 15 (5.88%) HP UFT
11 14 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (5.10%) jMock
13 12 (4.71%) Ant
13 12 (4.71%) Gradle
13 12 (4.71%) Hudson
14 10 (3.92%) WATIR
General
1 78 (30.59%) Finance
2 20 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.75%) Automotive
4 5 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.57%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.78%) Advertising
6 2 (0.78%) Banking
6 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.78%) Marketing
6 2 (0.78%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 80 (31.37%) Analyst
2 64 (25.10%) Tester
3 62 (24.31%) Test Analyst
4 30 (11.76%) Automation Tester
4 30 (11.76%) Developer
5 29 (11.37%) Senior Tester
6 24 (9.41%) Selenium Tester
7 22 (8.63%) Automation Test Analyst
8 20 (7.84%) Test Manager
9 18 (7.06%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 17 (6.67%) Senior Automation Tester
10 17 (6.67%) Software Tester
11 16 (6.27%) Test Engineer
12 13 (5.10%) Java Automation Tester
13 12 (4.71%) QA Analyst
13 12 (4.71%) QA Tester
14 9 (3.53%) Integration Engineer
14 9 (3.53%) PHP Developer
14 9 (3.53%) Support Analyst
14 9 (3.53%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (18.82%) HTML
2 46 (18.04%) .NET
3 34 (13.33%) Web Services
4 33 (12.94%) Ajax
5 30 (11.76%) ASP.NET
6 23 (9.02%) CSS
7 17 (6.67%) Hibernate
7 17 (6.67%) JMS
7 17 (6.67%) XML
8 15 (5.88%) REST
9 13 (5.10%) Java EE
9 13 (5.10%) Spring
9 13 (5.10%) WebSphere MQ
10 9 (3.53%) LESS
10 9 (3.53%) Sass
11 8 (3.14%) Gherkin
11 8 (3.14%) JSON
11 8 (3.14%) Twig
11 8 (3.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (2.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (9.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 21 (8.24%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.35%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.35%) Smart Meter
5 4 (1.57%) User Experience
6 3 (1.18%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.18%) Derivative
6 3 (1.18%) Equities
7 2 (0.78%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.78%) Digital TV
7 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.78%) Fintech
7 2 (0.78%) iPad
7 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.39%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.39%) EPoS
8 1 (0.39%) NHS
8 1 (0.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.33%) Windows
2 26 (10.20%) Linux
3 12 (4.71%) Unix
4 9 (3.53%) Solaris
5 4 (1.57%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (1.57%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.18%) Android
6 3 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (56.47%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (30.20%) Non-Functional Testing
3 66 (25.88%) Performance Testing
3 66 (25.88%) Regression Testing
4 63 (24.71%) Test Automation
5 62 (24.31%) SDLC
6 61 (23.92%) Software Testing
7 60 (23.53%) Test Scripting
8 58 (22.75%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (18.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 46 (18.04%) Integration Testing
10 46 (18.04%) Scrum
11 37 (14.51%) Automated Testing
12 34 (13.33%) Test Strategy
13 30 (11.76%) Open Source
13 30 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
14 29 (11.37%) Defect Management
14 29 (11.37%) Workflow
15 27 (10.59%) System Testing
15 27 (10.59%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 66 (25.88%) JavaScript
2 59 (23.14%) Java
3 46 (18.04%) SQL
4 31 (12.16%) C#
5 28 (10.98%) Perl
6 22 (8.63%) VB
7 19 (7.45%) PHP
8 18 (7.06%) VBScript
9 13 (5.10%) Groovy
10 9 (3.53%) C
10 9 (3.53%) C++
10 9 (3.53%) Python
11 8 (3.14%) Ruby
12 4 (1.57%) ECMAScript
12 4 (1.57%) HQL
12 4 (1.57%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.57%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (27.84%) ISEB
2 55 (21.57%) ISTQB
3 52 (20.39%) Degree
4 38 (14.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (4.71%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.96%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.96%) PMP
6 5 (1.96%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.39%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (41.96%) QA
2 7 (2.75%) SLA
3 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 23 (9.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.39%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (12.55%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.80%) Oracle
3 22 (8.63%) HP
4 19 (7.45%) Atlassian
5 12 (4.71%) CA Agile Central
6 10 (3.92%) Telerik
7 8 (3.14%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.96%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.78%) Zend
10 1 (0.39%) Cisco
10 1 (0.39%) Fidessa
10 1 (0.39%) Google
10 1 (0.39%) IBM
10 1 (0.39%) SAP
10 1 (0.39%) Sun
10 1 (0.39%) TIBCO
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £25000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 25000-28000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Locus Software
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago