Period
to 19 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 6 months to 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 268 286 291
Rank change year-on-year +18 +5 -83
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 62 52 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 0.49% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.52% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 56 44 39
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +26.32%
10th Percentile £50,000 £38,125 £34,600
90th Percentile £89,375 £136,500 £76,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +36.84% -

Functional Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,514 9,939 9,308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.97% 93.18% 91.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8,439 8,804 8,476
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.44% +0.83% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,604
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.16% +0.18%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Functional Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in the City of London

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in the City of London

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, IT jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 51 (82.26%) Test Automation
2 39 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (48.39%) JIRA
4 29 (46.77%) Finance
5 26 (41.94%) Non-Functional Testing
6 24 (38.71%) Jenkins
6 24 (38.71%) Selenium
7 23 (37.10%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (35.48%) C#
9 20 (32.26%) Java
9 20 (32.26%) TDD
9 20 (32.26%) Microservices
10 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
11 16 (25.81%) HTML
11 16 (25.81%) QA
11 16 (25.81%) RESTful
11 16 (25.81%) Confluence
11 16 (25.81%) Defect Management
12 15 (24.19%) SDET
12 15 (24.19%) SDLC
12 15 (24.19%) Software Engineering
13 14 (22.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 14 (22.58%) SQL
13 14 (22.58%) SoapUI
14 13 (20.97%) WebDriver
14 13 (20.97%) AngularJS
14 13 (20.97%) CSS
14 13 (20.97%) SOAP
14 13 (20.97%) Python
14 13 (20.97%) Banking

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 16 (25.81%) Confluence
2 11 (17.74%) CMS
3 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.23%) JBoss
4 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Misys Midas
2 3 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.45%) PaaS
3 2 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.61%) SaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) NoSQL
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 30 (48.39%) JIRA
2 24 (38.71%) Jenkins
2 24 (38.71%) Selenium
3 14 (22.58%) SoapUI
4 13 (20.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 13 (20.97%) WebDriver
5 12 (19.35%) NUnit
5 12 (19.35%) SpecFlow
6 11 (17.74%) HP UFT
7 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.23%) Ant
8 2 (3.23%) Appium
8 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.23%) IntelliJ
8 2 (3.23%) Maven
9 1 (1.61%) CMake
9 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (46.77%) Finance
2 13 (20.97%) Banking
3 10 (16.13%) General Ledger
4 4 (6.45%) Front Office
5 3 (4.84%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.84%) Retail
6 2 (3.23%) Advertising
6 2 (3.23%) Marketing
7 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Developer
2 15 (24.19%) Software Developer
3 14 (22.58%) Developer in Test
4 12 (19.35%) C# Developer
4 12 (19.35%) C# Software Developer
4 12 (19.35%) Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) Test Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Tester
6 5 (8.06%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Java Pricing Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Low Latency Java Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Pricing Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.84%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Cloud Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Software Test Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.81%) HTML
1 16 (25.81%) RESTful
2 13 (20.97%) AngularJS
2 13 (20.97%) CSS
2 13 (20.97%) SOAP
3 12 (19.35%) HTML5
3 12 (19.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 10 (16.13%) EDI
4 10 (16.13%) EDIFACT
5 9 (14.52%) .NET
6 7 (11.29%) Web Services
7 3 (4.84%) .NET Core
7 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (4.84%) JSON
7 3 (4.84%) React Native
7 3 (4.84%) Spring
7 3 (4.84%) XML
8 2 (3.23%) Gherkin
8 2 (3.23%) JMS
8 2 (3.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (16.13%) SWIFT
3 5 (8.06%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (6.45%) User Experience
5 3 (4.84%) Over-the-Top Content
5 3 (4.84%) Video on Demand
6 2 (3.23%) Fintech
6 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Linux
1 4 (6.45%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (82.26%) Test Automation
2 39 (62.90%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (41.94%) Non-Functional Testing
4 23 (37.10%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (32.26%) Microservices
5 20 (32.26%) TDD
6 16 (25.81%) Defect Management
7 15 (24.19%) SDET
7 15 (24.19%) SDLC
7 15 (24.19%) Software Engineering
8 12 (19.35%) Performance Testing
8 12 (19.35%) SOA
9 11 (17.74%) DevOps
9 11 (17.74%) Manual Testing
9 11 (17.74%) System Testing
10 10 (16.13%) Cash Management
10 10 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (16.13%) Systems Analysis
10 10 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (12.90%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) C#
2 20 (32.26%) Java
3 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
4 14 (22.58%) SQL
5 13 (20.97%) Python
6 6 (9.68%) Ruby
7 3 (4.84%) Go
7 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.23%) Groovy
9 1 (1.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) ISEB
1 7 (11.29%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.45%) Degree
3 2 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.81%) QA
2 10 (16.13%) ISO 20022
2 10 (16.13%) ISO 8583
3 5 (8.06%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.45%) Ansible
4 3 (4.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) FIS
2 3 (4.84%) HP
2 3 (4.84%) Nintex
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle
3 2 (3.23%) Google
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.23%) Samsung
4 1 (1.61%) OutSystems
4 1 (1.61%) Perfecto Mobile