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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 414 414 430
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 29 42 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.18% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.23% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 28 29 9
Average salary £53,000 £47,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.57% +48.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £70,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +13.97%
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
17569 18419 16955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.77% 80.19% 76.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14075 14646 13887
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 £67,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
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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
Buckinghamshire +2 10 £37,500 - 5
Berkshire -10 10 £57,500 +15.00%
Hampshire -15 6 £50,000 -0.99% 1
West Sussex +3 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 35 (56.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 29 (46.77%) SQL
3 28 (45.16%) System Integration Testing
4 24 (38.71%) HP UFT
5 19 (30.65%) Configuration Management
5 19 (30.65%) Ariba
5 19 (30.65%) ISTQB
5 19 (30.65%) Procure-to-pay
6 18 (29.03%) Regression Testing
6 18 (29.03%) Manufacturing
7 17 (27.42%) SAP
7 17 (27.42%) Finance
8 16 (25.81%) Performance Testing
8 16 (25.81%) E-Procurement
9 15 (24.19%) QA
10 14 (22.58%) Software Testing
11 12 (19.35%) Test Scripting
11 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
11 12 (19.35%) SDLC
12 11 (17.74%) Selenium
12 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
13 10 (16.13%) Oracle
13 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
13 10 (16.13%) ISEB
14 9 (14.52%) Test Management
14 9 (14.52%) Automation Testing
15 8 (12.90%) Integration Testing
15 8 (12.90%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.61%) JBoss
1 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.61%) SAS
1 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (38.71%) HP UFT
2 11 (17.74%) Selenium
3 8 (12.90%) LoadRunner
3 8 (12.90%) TestDirector
4 7 (11.29%) WinRunner
5 3 (4.84%) SilkTest
5 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.23%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (3.23%) GCC
7 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.61%) JIRA
7 1 (1.61%) WATIR
7 1 (1.61%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.61%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.61%) JUnit
7 1 (1.61%) JMeter
General
1 18 (29.03%) Manufacturing
2 17 (27.42%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Electronics
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (33.87%) Analyst
1 21 (33.87%) Test Analyst
2 19 (30.65%) Consultant
3 9 (14.52%) Test Manager
3 9 (14.52%) Tester
4 5 (8.06%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Functional Tester
5 3 (4.84%) Test Team Leader
5 3 (4.84%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.23%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (3.23%) Manual Tester
6 2 (3.23%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (3.23%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (1.61%) Automation Tester
7 1 (1.61%) Lead Tester
7 1 (1.61%) UAT Test Analyst
7 1 (1.61%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (1.61%) Software Manager
7 1 (1.61%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) .NET
2 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.61%) DTV
3 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Linux
2 2 (3.23%) UNIX
3 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (56.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 28 (45.16%) System Integration Testing
3 19 (30.65%) Procure-to-pay
3 19 (30.65%) Configuration Management
4 18 (29.03%) Regression Testing
5 16 (25.81%) E-Procurement
5 16 (25.81%) Performance Testing
6 14 (22.58%) Software Testing
7 12 (19.35%) SDLC
7 12 (19.35%) Test Scripting
8 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (14.52%) Automation Testing
10 9 (14.52%) Test Management
11 8 (12.90%) Integration Testing
12 7 (11.29%) Scrum
12 7 (11.29%) Project Management
13 6 (9.68%) Manual Testing
14 5 (8.06%) Non-Functional Testing
14 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.77%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) Java
2 3 (4.84%) C
3 2 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (30.65%) ISTQB
2 10 (16.13%) ISEB
3 8 (12.90%) Degree
4 7 (11.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (11.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.19%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) Ariba
2 17 (27.42%) SAP
3 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 10 (16.13%) Oracle
5 4 (6.45%) Progress
6 2 (3.23%) HP
6 2 (3.23%) hybris
7 1 (1.61%) Telerik
7 1 (1.61%) DataFlux
7 1 (1.61%) Trillium
7 1 (1.61%) IBM
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