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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
London / City of London
Rank 191 213 233
Rank change year-on-year +22 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 27 56 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.53% 0.79% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.88% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 22 45 69
Median salary £67,500 £53,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.35% +11.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £36,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -2.59%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4584 6380 8928
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 90.34% 90.23% 87.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4184 5679 7513
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in the City of London

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 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 City of London region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 21 (46.67%) Java
2 18 (40.00%) Banking
3 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (28.89%) TDD
4 13 (28.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (26.67%) Finance
6 10 (22.22%) Photography
6 10 (22.22%) QA
7 8 (17.78%) Selenium
7 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (17.78%) Android
7 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
7 8 (17.78%) .NET
7 8 (17.78%) Oracle
7 8 (17.78%) OO
7 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
8 7 (15.56%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (15.56%) Presales
8 7 (15.56%) SQL
8 7 (15.56%) C#
8 7 (15.56%) Scrum
8 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
9 6 (13.33%) Degree
9 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 6 (13.33%) SOA
9 6 (13.33%) Kotlin
9 6 (13.33%) Open Source
9 6 (13.33%) Android Development
9 6 (13.33%) RxJava
10 5 (11.11%) Microsoft

Functional Testing
Top Related 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 1 (2.22%) CMS
1 1 (2.22%) Confluence
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Sentinel
1 2 (4.44%) thinkFolio
2 1 (2.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.22%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (2.22%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) FTP
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.89%) MySQL
3 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.89%) RDBMS
3 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (2.22%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) QlikView
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Selenium
2 5 (11.11%) JIRA
3 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.89%) Jasmine
3 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.89%) JSUnit
3 4 (8.89%) Mockito
3 4 (8.89%) Travis CI
4 3 (6.67%) Ant
4 3 (6.67%) JUnit
4 3 (6.67%) Maven
4 3 (6.67%) NUnit
4 3 (6.67%) TestNG
4 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.22%) Appium
5 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.22%) Toad
General
1 18 (40.00%) Banking
2 12 (26.67%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Law
3 2 (4.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Android Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Test Leader
6 4 (8.89%) Games Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Graduate
6 4 (8.89%) Java Games Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Developer in Test
7 3 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Java Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) QA Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) QA Automation Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Quality Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Android Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) .NET
2 6 (13.33%) RxJava
3 4 (8.89%) CSS
3 4 (8.89%) CSS3
3 4 (8.89%) HTML
3 4 (8.89%) HTML5
4 3 (6.67%) JMS
4 3 (6.67%) Web Services
4 3 (6.67%) XML
5 2 (4.44%) WinForms
5 2 (4.44%) WPF
6 1 (2.22%) Akka
6 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.22%) Kafka
6 1 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Photography
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.89%) Fintech
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.44%) Derivative
4 2 (4.44%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.44%) User Experience
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Android
2 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) TDD
2 13 (28.89%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (17.78%) OO
3 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
4 7 (15.56%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (15.56%) Presales
4 7 (15.56%) Scrum
4 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
5 6 (13.33%) Android Development
5 6 (13.33%) Open Source
5 6 (13.33%) SOA
6 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.89%) BDD
7 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.89%) Process Improvement
7 4 (8.89%) Regression Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Software Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) Java
2 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.56%) C#
3 7 (15.56%) SQL
4 6 (13.33%) Kotlin
5 4 (8.89%) C++
5 4 (8.89%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) ISEB
2 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) AIFMD
2 2 (4.44%) UCITS
3 1 (2.22%) EMIR
3 1 (2.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.22%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Charles River
3 2 (4.44%) Citrix
3 2 (4.44%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.22%) Clearswift
4 1 (2.22%) Cognos
4 1 (2.22%) GoldenSource
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) SimCorp
4 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.22%) SmartCo
4 1 (2.22%) Workday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £401 - £60000 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Altus Analytics
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 24 days ago