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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 58 50 69
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 2 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.41% 2.44% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 2.85% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 1
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £38,250 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +11.11%
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
428 456 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 88.61% 85.55% 87.24%
Number of salaries quoted 353 367 326
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford 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 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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Watford region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Watford

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Watford region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 11 (78.57%) HP
1 11 (78.57%) HP UFT
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (78.57%) Selenium
1 11 (78.57%) Test Management
1 11 (78.57%) Cucumber
2 9 (64.29%) QA
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) JIRA
3 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 8 (57.14%) BDD
4 7 (50.00%) Automation Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 6 (42.86%) Scrum
6 5 (35.71%) Banking
6 5 (35.71%) VB
6 5 (35.71%) SOAP
6 5 (35.71%) SoapUI
6 5 (35.71%) REST
6 5 (35.71%) WebDriver
6 5 (35.71%) API Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
7 3 (21.43%) Exploratory Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Smoke Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
7 3 (21.43%) People Management

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 3 (21.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Cucumber
1 11 (78.57%) HP UFT
1 11 (78.57%) Selenium
2 8 (57.14%) JIRA
3 5 (35.71%) SoapUI
3 5 (35.71%) WebDriver
4 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
5 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Portfolio Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Portfolio Test Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) REST
1 5 (35.71%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (78.57%) Test Management
2 8 (57.14%) BDD
2 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 7 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
4 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 5 (35.71%) API Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
6 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 3 (21.43%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (21.43%) People Management
6 3 (21.43%) Smoke Testing
6 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) VB
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft