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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 49 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 17 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.22% 1.66% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 2.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 0
Median salary £36,000 £58,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% -
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.67%
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
441 434 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.52% 79.93% 82.30%
Number of salaries quoted 360 316 372
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,066 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 2 May 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Watford

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 30 (93.75%) SQL
1 30 (93.75%) QA
2 21 (65.63%) HP UFT
3 20 (62.50%) Regression Testing
4 18 (56.25%) Selenium
4 18 (56.25%) Cucumber
5 17 (53.13%) Test Automation
5 17 (53.13%) Test Management
5 17 (53.13%) Software Testing
5 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (53.13%) Finance
5 17 (53.13%) HP
6 16 (50.00%) Java
6 16 (50.00%) PL/SQL
6 16 (50.00%) Oracle
6 16 (50.00%) Unix
6 16 (50.00%) Oracle Database
7 14 (43.75%) IBM
8 12 (37.50%) Data Modelling
8 12 (37.50%) Scrum
9 11 (34.38%) Automation Testing
10 10 (31.25%) Test Scripting
11 9 (28.13%) XML
12 8 (25.00%) Data Integration
13 7 (21.88%) JIRA
14 6 (18.75%) Agile Testing
14 6 (18.75%) Manual Testing
14 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
14 6 (18.75%) Linux
15 5 (15.63%) MS Excel

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:

Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) PuTTY
1 4 (12.50%) SSH
1 4 (12.50%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (65.63%) HP UFT
2 18 (56.25%) Cucumber
2 18 (56.25%) Selenium
3 7 (21.88%) JIRA
4 5 (15.63%) SoapUI
4 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
5 4 (12.50%) Toad
6 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Analyst
1 19 (59.38%) Test Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) QA Tester
2 9 (28.13%) Tester
3 6 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) XML Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) XML
2 5 (15.63%) REST
2 5 (15.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (9.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Unix
2 6 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Regression Testing
2 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) Software Testing
2 17 (53.13%) Test Automation
2 17 (53.13%) Test Management
3 12 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 12 (37.50%) Scrum
4 11 (34.38%) Automation Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Test Scripting
6 6 (18.75%) Agile Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Manual Testing
7 5 (15.63%) API Testing
7 5 (15.63%) BDD
7 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
8 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 4 (12.50%) Project Management
9 2 (6.25%) Logistics
9 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) SQL
2 16 (50.00%) Java
2 16 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (15.63%) VB
4 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (93.75%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) ISO 8583
2 2 (6.25%) ISO20022
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) HP
2 16 (50.00%) Oracle
3 14 (43.75%) IBM
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
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