Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 297 263 259
Rank change year-on-year -34 -4 -39
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 45 57 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.42% 0.55% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.60% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 42 49 76
City of London median annual salary £63,750 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +10.53%
10th Percentile £41,375 £39,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,250 £77,500 £66,875
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year - +27.45% +2.00%

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 9,888 9,554 10,314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.83% 92.76% 90.98%
Number of salaries quoted 8,850 8,629 9,394
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +1.69% +2.61%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £63,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.35% -

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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 24 (53.33%) Test Automation
2 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (42.22%) JIRA
4 14 (31.11%) QA
5 12 (26.67%) Banking
5 12 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 11 (24.44%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (24.44%) Manual Testing
6 11 (24.44%) Systems Analysis
6 11 (24.44%) CMS
6 11 (24.44%) Java
6 11 (24.44%) HP UFT
7 10 (22.22%) EDIFACT
7 10 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (22.22%) SQL
7 10 (22.22%) EDI
7 10 (22.22%) General Ledger
7 10 (22.22%) ISO 8583
7 10 (22.22%) Misys Midas
7 10 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (22.22%) System Testing
7 10 (22.22%) Cash Management
7 10 (22.22%) SWIFT
7 10 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (22.22%) Defect Management
7 10 (22.22%) ISO 20022
7 10 (22.22%) FIS
8 9 (20.00%) Selenium
8 9 (20.00%) Finance
9 8 (17.78%) SDLC

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 11 (24.44%) CMS
2 5 (11.11%) Confluence
3 2 (4.44%) JBoss
3 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.22%) GeoServer
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) Mendix
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Misys Midas
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) PaaS
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon Alexa
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.22%) Sauce Labs
2 1 (2.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
3 1 (2.22%) Blockchain
3 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.22%) QGIS
3 1 (2.22%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 19 (42.22%) JIRA
2 11 (24.44%) HP UFT
3 9 (20.00%) Selenium
4 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.44%) Ant
7 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.44%) IntelliJ
7 2 (4.44%) Maven
7 2 (4.44%) NUnit
7 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.44%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.22%) Appium
8 1 (2.22%) CMake
8 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.22%) Spock
8 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (26.67%) Banking
2 10 (22.22%) General Ledger
3 9 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (4.44%) Advertising
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
5 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Consultant
2 9 (20.00%) Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Developer in Test
4 4 (8.89%) QA Leader
4 4 (8.89%) Test Leader
5 2 (4.44%) Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.44%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Functional Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Python Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Software Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Tester
6 1 (2.22%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) EDI
1 10 (22.22%) EDIFACT
2 8 (17.78%) RESTful
3 4 (8.89%) HTML
3 4 (8.89%) Web Services
4 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.67%) CSS
4 3 (6.67%) JSON
4 3 (6.67%) SOAP
5 2 (4.44%) EJB
5 2 (4.44%) Gherkin
5 2 (4.44%) HTML5
5 2 (4.44%) JMS
5 2 (4.44%) Spring
5 2 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (2.22%) jQuery
6 1 (2.22%) POSIX
6 1 (2.22%) STL
6 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 10 (22.22%) SWIFT
2 5 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.44%) Fintech
4 2 (4.44%) Over-the-Top Content
4 2 (4.44%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.22%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Test Automation
2 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 11 (24.44%) Manual Testing
4 11 (24.44%) Systems Analysis
5 10 (22.22%) Cash Management
5 10 (22.22%) Defect Management
5 10 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (22.22%) System Testing
5 10 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (17.78%) SDLC
6 8 (17.78%) Test Strategy
7 7 (15.56%) Performance Testing
7 7 (15.56%) Scenario Testing
7 7 (15.56%) Scrum
8 6 (13.33%) BDD
8 6 (13.33%) TDD
8 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
9 5 (11.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) Java
2 10 (22.22%) SQL
3 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.89%) C#
4 4 (8.89%) Groovy
4 4 (8.89%) Python
5 1 (2.22%) C
5 1 (2.22%) C++
5 1 (2.22%) ES6
5 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.44%) ISEB
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) IIBA
4 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.11%) QA
2 10 (22.22%) ISO 20022
2 10 (22.22%) ISO 8583
3 5 (11.11%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.22%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) FIS
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Google
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Samsung
4 1 (2.22%) ESRI
4 1 (2.22%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) Perfecto Mobile
4 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.22%) SAP