The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 212 209 220
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.043% 0.021% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.027% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Average salary £37,500 - £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Functional Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3738 3755 4119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 80.56% 79.77% 78.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2986 3064 3463
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Surrey region.

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Surrey

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Weybridge - 2 £37,500 -
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 5 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) ISEB
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (40.00%) Billing
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (40.00%) MSTest
4 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
5 1 (20.00%) SWIFT
5 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Security Testing

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (40.00%) MSTest
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (40.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) SWIFT
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft