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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 201 185
Rank change year-on-year +63 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 39 16 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.16% 0.32% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.37% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 38 7 38
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £47,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -18.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.84%  

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 2869 4312 4707
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 85.44% 87.11% 86.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2250 3462 3384
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £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 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +39 9 £36,500 -27.00% 1
Wokingham +8 7 £50,000 - 1
Hungerford - 6 £30,000 -
Newbury +15 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Slough +24 2 £27,500 -29.48%
Windsor - 2 £62,000 -
Maidenhead +8 1 £45,000 +83.67% 3
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (48.28%) Regression Testing
2 28 (48.28%) Test Scripting
3 27 (46.55%) QA
4 26 (44.83%) User Acceptance Testing
5 23 (39.66%) Non-Functional Testing
6 20 (34.48%) System Testing
7 18 (31.03%) SQL
8 16 (27.59%) SDLC
9 15 (25.86%) Unit Testing
10 13 (22.41%) Test Strategy
10 13 (22.41%) Waterfall
11 12 (20.69%) Automated Testing
11 12 (20.69%) Finance
12 11 (18.97%) HP
13 10 (17.24%) ISEB
13 10 (17.24%) ERP
13 10 (17.24%) Integration Testing
13 10 (17.24%) Selenium
13 10 (17.24%) 4G
13 10 (17.24%) Manual Testing
13 10 (17.24%) Technical Analysis
14 9 (15.52%) System Integration Testing
14 9 (15.52%) Degree
14 9 (15.52%) Computer Science
14 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
14 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
15 7 (12.07%) Scrum
15 7 (12.07%) TDD
15 7 (12.07%) Logistics

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 (8.62%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) 4G
2 6 (10.34%) Wireless
3 4 (6.90%) 3G
3 4 (6.90%) MPLS
3 4 (6.90%) MVNO
3 4 (6.90%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Selenium
2 5 (8.62%) Ant
2 5 (8.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (8.62%) Cucumber
2 5 (8.62%) FitNesse
2 5 (8.62%) Gradle
2 5 (8.62%) Grunt
2 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.62%) Maven
2 5 (8.62%) Mocha
2 5 (8.62%) Selenium IDE
2 5 (8.62%) TestNG
2 5 (8.62%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (20.69%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (53.45%) Analyst
2 25 (43.10%) Test Analyst
3 17 (29.31%) Test Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Business Test Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Financial Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) QA Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) QA Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) QA Test Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) QA Test Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Tester
5 6 (10.34%) ERP Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Network Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Technical Test Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Financial Business Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) 802.1X
1 6 (10.34%) Web Services
2 4 (6.90%) .NET
2 4 (6.90%) Ajax
2 4 (6.90%) CSS
2 4 (6.90%) CSS3
2 4 (6.90%) HTML
2 4 (6.90%) HTML5
2 4 (6.90%) jQuery
2 4 (6.90%) XHTML
3 1 (1.72%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (1.72%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (1.72%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.34%) Smart Meter
3 4 (6.90%) User Experience
4 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (48.28%) Regression Testing
2 28 (48.28%) Test Scripting
3 26 (44.83%) User Acceptance Testing
4 23 (39.66%) Non-Functional Testing
5 20 (34.48%) System Testing
6 16 (27.59%) SDLC
7 15 (25.86%) Unit Testing
8 13 (22.41%) Test Strategy
8 13 (22.41%) Waterfall
9 12 (20.69%) Automated Testing
10 10 (17.24%) ERP
10 10 (17.24%) Integration Testing
10 10 (17.24%) Manual Testing
10 10 (17.24%) Technical Analysis
11 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
11 9 (15.52%) System Integration Testing
12 7 (12.07%) Logistics
12 7 (12.07%) Scrum
12 7 (12.07%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) SQL
2 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.62%) Java
4 3 (5.17%) VBScript
5 1 (1.72%) C#
5 1 (1.72%) C++
5 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) ISEB
2 9 (15.52%) Degree
3 7 (12.07%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (46.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) HP
2 4 (6.90%) BroadSoft
2 4 (6.90%) Ericsson
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) Sage
4 1 (1.72%) SAP
Wokingham
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Very Competitive Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
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Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
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