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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
England / South East
Rank 242 315 314
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -1
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 146 148 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.99% 0.77% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.88% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 124 124 133
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £26,900 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
12630 16823 17543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.88% 87.13% 85.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10285 14296 14207
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £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 22 February 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 22 February 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
Berkshire +70 38 £42,500 +73.46%
Hampshire +23 26 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Oxfordshire +16 25 £36,000 -4.00% 2
Kent +37 18 £39,750 +11.97%
Buckinghamshire +11 18 £37,500 - 2
Surrey +35 11 £38,750 +3.33% 2
East Sussex +5 6 £32,500 -23.52% 1
West Sussex -6 3 £58,750 +80.76%
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 124 (49.40%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (43.43%) QA
3 89 (35.46%) Regression Testing
4 74 (29.48%) Selenium
4 74 (29.48%) Non-Functional Testing
5 59 (23.51%) SQL
6 57 (22.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 55 (21.91%) Test Scripting
8 53 (21.12%) ISTQB
9 52 (20.72%) ISEB
10 51 (20.32%) Windows
11 50 (19.92%) JavaScript
11 50 (19.92%) Test Strategy
12 49 (19.52%) Java
13 45 (17.93%) Finance
13 45 (17.93%) SDLC
14 44 (17.53%) Test Automation
15 42 (16.73%) Performance Testing
16 41 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
16 41 (16.33%) Software Testing
17 40 (15.94%) Integration Testing
18 39 (15.54%) System Testing
18 39 (15.54%) Microsoft
19 37 (14.74%) SQL Server
20 35 (13.94%) Web Services
21 34 (13.55%) Linux
22 32 (12.75%) HTML
23 31 (12.35%) System Integration Testing
24 30 (11.95%) User Stories
25 29 (11.55%) Manual Testing

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 5 (1.99%) IIS
2 4 (1.59%) JBoss
2 4 (1.59%) WildFly
3 2 (0.80%) CMS
3 2 (0.80%) Confluence
4 1 (0.40%) Drupal
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (7.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) BPCS
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.18%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.39%) SaaS
3 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.59%) ATM
2 6 (2.39%) HTTP
2 6 (2.39%) VoIP
3 4 (1.59%) 4G
4 3 (1.20%) 3G
4 3 (1.20%) DNS
4 3 (1.20%) Internet
4 3 (1.20%) MPLS
4 3 (1.20%) MVNO
4 3 (1.20%) VoLTE
5 2 (0.80%) Firewall
5 2 (0.80%) GSM
5 2 (0.80%) LTE
5 2 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.80%) UMTS
6 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.98%) Oracle Database
2 10 (3.98%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.59%) MySQL
3 4 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.40%) Big Data
5 1 (0.40%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.40%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 74 (29.48%) Selenium
2 27 (10.76%) JIRA
3 24 (9.56%) HP UFT
4 23 (9.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (8.37%) Jenkins
6 20 (7.97%) JUnit
6 20 (7.97%) WebDriver
7 15 (5.98%) JMeter
8 13 (5.18%) WATIR
9 12 (4.78%) Rational DOORS
10 11 (4.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (4.38%) Cucumber
10 11 (4.38%) Git (software)
10 11 (4.38%) Maven
11 9 (3.59%) NeoLoad
12 8 (3.19%) Selenium IDE
13 6 (2.39%) Gradle
13 6 (2.39%) SoapUI
13 6 (2.39%) TestNG
13 6 (2.39%) Vagrant
General
1 45 (17.93%) Finance
2 14 (5.58%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.19%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.99%) Automotive
4 5 (1.99%) Retail
5 4 (1.59%) Banking
6 3 (1.20%) Legal
7 2 (0.80%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.80%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 82 (32.67%) Analyst
2 58 (23.11%) Test Analyst
3 46 (18.33%) Tester
4 35 (13.94%) Test Engineer
5 34 (13.55%) Developer
6 23 (9.16%) QA Engineer
6 23 (9.16%) Test Manager
7 19 (7.57%) QA Analyst
8 18 (7.17%) Senior Tester
9 16 (6.37%) Automation Test Analyst
10 15 (5.98%) QA Tester
10 15 (5.98%) Support Analyst
11 13 (5.18%) C# Developer
11 13 (5.18%) QA Test Analyst
12 12 (4.78%) Integration Engineer
12 12 (4.78%) QA Test Engineer
13 11 (4.38%) Software Tester
14 10 (3.98%) Java Developer
14 10 (3.98%) Technical Analyst
15 9 (3.59%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.94%) Web Services
2 32 (12.75%) HTML
3 28 (11.16%) CSS
4 26 (10.36%) .NET
5 23 (9.16%) XML
6 15 (5.98%) ASP.NET
6 15 (5.98%) Gherkin
7 14 (5.58%) SOAP
7 14 (5.58%) XHTML
8 10 (3.98%) XSLT
9 8 (3.19%) Middleware
10 7 (2.79%) Ajax
10 7 (2.79%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.39%) HTML5
11 6 (2.39%) JSON
11 6 (2.39%) LESS
11 6 (2.39%) Sass
11 6 (2.39%) Twig
11 6 (2.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (1.99%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.37%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.79%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.39%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.59%) User Experience
7 2 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.80%) Replication
8 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.40%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.40%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.40%) IVR
8 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.40%) NHS
8 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 51 (20.32%) Windows
2 34 (13.55%) Linux
3 15 (5.98%) Unix
4 12 (4.78%) Solaris
5 11 (4.38%) Windows Server
6 10 (3.98%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (1.20%) Android
7 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (49.40%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (35.46%) Regression Testing
3 74 (29.48%) Non-Functional Testing
4 57 (22.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 55 (21.91%) Test Scripting
6 50 (19.92%) Test Strategy
7 45 (17.93%) SDLC
8 44 (17.53%) Test Automation
9 42 (16.73%) Performance Testing
10 41 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (16.33%) Software Testing
11 40 (15.94%) Integration Testing
12 39 (15.54%) System Testing
13 31 (12.35%) System Integration Testing
14 30 (11.95%) User Stories
15 29 (11.55%) Manual Testing
16 25 (9.96%) Automated Testing
16 25 (9.96%) TDD
16 25 (9.96%) Waterfall
17 24 (9.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 59 (23.51%) SQL
2 50 (19.92%) JavaScript
3 49 (19.52%) Java
4 25 (9.96%) C#
5 21 (8.37%) PHP
6 15 (5.98%) VB
7 12 (4.78%) VBScript
8 10 (3.98%) C++
8 10 (3.98%) ECMAScript
8 10 (3.98%) Ruby
8 10 (3.98%) VB.NET
9 8 (3.19%) Perl
10 7 (2.79%) Python
11 6 (2.39%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.99%) C
13 4 (1.59%) HQL
14 1 (0.40%) Groovy
14 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (21.12%) ISTQB
2 52 (20.72%) ISEB
3 29 (11.55%) Degree
4 18 (7.17%) Security Cleared
5 14 (5.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (2.79%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) HND
8 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (43.43%) QA
2 5 (1.99%) SDET
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (8.76%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.20%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 39 (15.54%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.76%) HP
3 21 (8.37%) Oracle
4 13 (5.18%) Telerik
5 12 (4.78%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.99%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.20%) BroadSoft
7 3 (1.20%) Ericsson
7 3 (1.20%) SAP
8 2 (0.80%) Sage
9 1 (0.40%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.40%) Capita
9 1 (0.40%) Epicor
9 1 (0.40%) IFS
9 1 (0.40%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.40%) Remedy
9 1 (0.40%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.40%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.40%) VMware
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