The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 77 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.17% - 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £33,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -3.44%
Functional Testing
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
472 447 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 81.94% 84.18% 78.14%
Number of salaries quoted 378 313 209
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Watford

Functional Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Telnet
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) PuTTY

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Telnet
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) PuTTY
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP