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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 49 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 17 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.00% 1.72% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 2.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 0
Median salary £35,000 £28,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
521 386 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 92.05% 83.01% 86.03%
Number of salaries quoted 442 320 404
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 £35,000 £31,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 21 (95.45%) HP UFT
1 21 (95.45%) Finance
1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (90.91%) Selenium
3 19 (86.36%) QA
3 19 (86.36%) Scrum
4 18 (81.82%) SQL
5 17 (77.27%) Java
5 17 (77.27%) Unix
6 16 (72.73%) Automation Testing
7 13 (59.09%) Linux
8 12 (54.55%) Python
8 12 (54.55%) C#
9 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (45.45%) Cucumber
11 8 (36.36%) Automated Testing
11 8 (36.36%) HP
12 7 (31.82%) Test Management
12 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
13 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
13 6 (27.27%) BDD
13 6 (27.27%) JIRA
13 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
14 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
14 5 (22.73%) Oracle
14 5 (22.73%) Agile Testing
14 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
14 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
15 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (18.18%) WebDriver

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 4 (18.18%) Confluence
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (95.45%) HP UFT
2 20 (90.91%) Selenium
3 10 (45.45%) Cucumber
4 6 (27.27%) JIRA
5 4 (18.18%) SoapUI
5 4 (18.18%) WebDriver
6 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 2 (9.09%) JUnit
6 2 (9.09%) Maven
7 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (95.45%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Analyst
1 19 (86.36%) Test Analyst
2 11 (50.00%) QA Analyst
2 11 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Portfolio Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Portfolio Test Manager
4 2 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Software Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Software QA Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Gherkin
1 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
1 2 (9.09%) REST
1 2 (9.09%) RESTful
1 2 (9.09%) SOAP
1 2 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Unix
2 13 (59.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (86.36%) Scrum
3 16 (72.73%) Automation Testing
4 8 (36.36%) Automated Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
5 7 (31.82%) Test Management
6 6 (27.27%) BDD
6 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
8 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (18.18%) TDD
9 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
9 3 (13.64%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Smoke Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (9.09%) People Management
10 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 17 (77.27%) Java
3 12 (54.55%) C#
3 12 (54.55%) Python
4 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
5 3 (13.64%) VB
6 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (86.36%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) HP
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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Salary: £35,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
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