Period
to 2 December 2020

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 2 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
2 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 178 278 294
Rank change year-on-year +100 +16 -22
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 28 52 50
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.68% 0.53% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.56% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 22 41 47
Median annual salary £53,750 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.31% +4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £40,500 £41,000 £40,450
90th Percentile £89,750 £80,000 £79,250
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - -11.54% -

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 3,875 9,250 10,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.24% 93.78% 92.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3,402 7,980 9,143
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Functional Testing as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Functional Testing in the City of London over the 6 months to 2 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 December 2020, 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 14 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (46.43%) DevOps
3 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 12 (42.86%) Python
4 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (32.14%) HTML
5 9 (32.14%) CSS
5 9 (32.14%) QA
5 9 (32.14%) TypeScript
6 8 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 8 (28.57%) React
6 8 (28.57%) Zeplin
6 8 (28.57%) Selenium
6 8 (28.57%) JIRA
6 8 (28.57%) Marketing
6 8 (28.57%) Web Development
6 8 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (28.57%) HTML5
6 8 (28.57%) REST
6 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 8 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (25.00%) SQL
7 7 (25.00%) Gherkin
7 7 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (25.00%) Cucumber
8 6 (21.43%) Java
8 6 (21.43%) Scenario Testing
9 5 (17.86%) Fintech
9 5 (17.86%) BDD

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 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) AWS
2 4 (14.29%) Power Platform
3 3 (10.71%) Azure
3 3 (10.71%) Office 365
4 1 (3.57%) GitHub
4 1 (3.57%) PaaS
4 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (14.29%) Power BI
2 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.57%) Redis
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) JIRA
1 8 (28.57%) Selenium
2 7 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.57%) Ant
5 1 (3.57%) Cypress.io
5 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.57%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.57%) JMeter
5 1 (3.57%) JUnit
5 1 (3.57%) Maven
5 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.57%) NetBeans
5 1 (3.57%) Pivotal Tracker
5 1 (3.57%) Protractor
5 1 (3.57%) Robot Framework
5 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.57%) TestNG
General
1 8 (28.57%) Marketing
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Front Office
3 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Test Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Angular Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (28.57%) Full Stack Developer
3 8 (28.57%) HTML Developer
3 8 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (28.57%) JavaScript Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) React Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Test Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Tester
5 3 (10.71%) QA Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.14%) QA Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) CSS
1 9 (32.14%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 8 (28.57%) HTML5
2 8 (28.57%) React
2 8 (28.57%) REST
2 8 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 4 (14.29%) pytest
5 1 (3.57%) .NET
5 1 (3.57%) Ajax
5 1 (3.57%) Django
5 1 (3.57%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (3.57%) Java SE
5 1 (3.57%) React Native
5 1 (3.57%) Servlets
5 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
1 1 (3.57%) Hedge funds
1 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (3.57%) Reinsurance
1 1 (3.57%) User Experience
1 1 (3.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
1 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (46.43%) DevOps
3 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 8 (28.57%) Web Development
5 7 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (17.86%) BDD
7 5 (17.86%) Fintech
7 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
8 4 (14.29%) Defect Management
9 3 (10.71%) Analytics
9 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
9 3 (10.71%) ETL
9 3 (10.71%) Migration
9 3 (10.71%) Robotic Process Automation
9 3 (10.71%) Software Delivery
9 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 12 (42.86%) Python
2 9 (32.14%) TypeScript
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) Java
5 4 (14.29%) C#
6 3 (10.71%) Go
7 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
1 2 (7.14%) ISEB
1 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.57%) HP ALM
3 1 (3.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Guidewire
2 1 (3.57%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) OutSystems
2 1 (3.57%) Pega
2 1 (3.57%) Progress