The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Functional Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 170 167
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 21 46 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.64% 1.02% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.16% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 17 36 57
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Functional Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2765 3982 4451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 84.58% 88.45% 86.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2167 3149 3243
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Berkshire

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Berkshire

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Berkshire

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +22 15 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Maidenhead +17 2 £60,000 +20.00%
Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 38 (63.33%) Test Automation
2 32 (53.33%) Test Scripting
3 27 (45.00%) HP
4 26 (43.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 24 (40.00%) Test Strategy
6 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (35.00%) QA
7 21 (35.00%) SQL
7 21 (35.00%) Scenario Testing
8 20 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (33.33%) ISTQB
9 18 (30.00%) Regression Testing
10 16 (26.67%) Java
10 16 (26.67%) Test Management
10 16 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
11 15 (25.00%) System Testing
11 15 (25.00%) Software Testing
11 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
12 13 (21.67%) HP UFT
12 13 (21.67%) LoadRunner
12 13 (21.67%) PRINCE2
12 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Office
12 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (20.00%) Software Engineering
13 12 (20.00%) Selenium
14 11 (18.33%) Unit Testing
14 11 (18.33%) DV Cleared
14 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
14 11 (18.33%) C
14 11 (18.33%) Defect Management

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (1.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) 4G
2 7 (11.67%) Wireless
3 4 (6.67%) 3G
3 4 (6.67%) MPLS
3 4 (6.67%) MVNO
3 4 (6.67%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) HP UFT
1 13 (21.67%) LoadRunner
2 12 (20.00%) Selenium
3 6 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (8.33%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (6.67%) Ant
5 4 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.67%) FitNesse
5 4 (6.67%) Gradle
5 4 (6.67%) Grunt
5 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.67%) Maven
5 4 (6.67%) Mocha
5 4 (6.67%) TestNG
6 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Analyst
2 18 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 15 (25.00%) Tester
4 14 (23.33%) Test Engineer
5 11 (18.33%) Senior Tester
6 7 (11.67%) Network Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Service Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) ERP Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) 4G Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Finance Business Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Financial Business Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Java Developer
9 4 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Principal Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Test Automation Developer
9 4 (6.67%) VoLTE Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) 802.1X
2 6 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (3.33%) Ajax
3 2 (3.33%) CSS
3 2 (3.33%) CSS3
3 2 (3.33%) HTML
3 2 (3.33%) HTML5
3 2 (3.33%) jQuery
3 2 (3.33%) XHTML
4 1 (1.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (1.67%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (1.67%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.67%) Smart Meter
3 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Unix
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Android
2 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (63.33%) Test Automation
2 32 (53.33%) Test Scripting
3 26 (43.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 24 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (35.00%) Scenario Testing
7 20 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (30.00%) Regression Testing
9 16 (26.67%) Test Management
10 15 (25.00%) Software Testing
10 15 (25.00%) System Testing
11 13 (21.67%) PRINCE2
12 12 (20.00%) Software Engineering
13 11 (18.33%) Defect Management
13 11 (18.33%) Unit Testing
14 10 (16.67%) Waterfall
15 9 (15.00%) Integration Testing
15 9 (15.00%) Manual Testing
15 9 (15.00%) SDLC
16 7 (11.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.00%) SQL
2 16 (26.67%) Java
3 11 (18.33%) C
4 9 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 9 (15.00%) VB
5 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.00%) C#
6 3 (5.00%) C++
7 2 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 11 (18.33%) DV Cleared
2 11 (18.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (11.67%) ISEB
4 4 (6.67%) Degree
5 2 (3.33%) MCP
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (35.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (45.00%) HP
2 4 (6.67%) BroadSoft
2 4 (6.67%) Ericsson
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (1.67%) Sage
4 1 (1.67%) SAP
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