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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 36 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 24 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.66% 3.04% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.25% 3.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 0
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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 Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
457 419 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 88.74% 79.51% 87.90%
Number of salaries quoted 371 364 327
Median salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £72,500
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 21 January 2017.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Watford

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Watford region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (86.21%) Finance
2 25 (86.21%) Java
3 24 (82.76%) Unix
3 24 (82.76%) Scrum
3 24 (82.76%) HP UFT
3 24 (82.76%) QA
3 24 (82.76%) Selenium
4 22 (75.86%) Automation Testing
5 20 (68.97%) SQL
6 19 (65.52%) Linux
7 18 (62.07%) Python
7 18 (62.07%) C#
8 14 (48.28%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (37.93%) Cucumber
10 10 (34.48%) Test Automation
10 10 (34.48%) Automated Testing
10 10 (34.48%) Regression Testing
11 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (27.59%) Integration Testing
13 6 (20.69%) BDD
13 6 (20.69%) WebDriver
13 6 (20.69%) Spring
13 6 (20.69%) Maven
13 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
13 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
13 6 (20.69%) TDD
13 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
13 6 (20.69%) Oracle
13 6 (20.69%) JUnit

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 5 (17.24%) Confluence
1 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (82.76%) HP UFT
1 24 (82.76%) Selenium
2 11 (37.93%) Cucumber
3 6 (20.69%) JUnit
3 6 (20.69%) Maven
3 6 (20.69%) WebDriver
4 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
4 5 (17.24%) JIRA
4 5 (17.24%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (86.21%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Analyst
1 24 (82.76%) Test Analyst
2 14 (48.28%) QA Analyst
2 14 (48.28%) QA Test Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.90%) QA Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Software Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Software QA Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Unix Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) XML Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Gherkin
1 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
1 6 (20.69%) Spring
2 5 (17.24%) RESTful
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Unix
2 19 (65.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (82.76%) Scrum
3 22 (75.86%) Automation Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Automated Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Regression Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Test Automation
5 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (27.59%) Integration Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Agile Testing
7 6 (20.69%) BDD
7 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
7 6 (20.69%) TDD
7 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
8 5 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (17.24%) Kanban
8 5 (17.24%) Manual Testing
8 5 (17.24%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
9 4 (13.79%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) Java
2 20 (68.97%) SQL
3 18 (62.07%) C#
3 18 (62.07%) Python
4 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
5 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (82.76%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SDET
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Atlassian
2 5 (17.24%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft