Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 213 168
Rank change year-on-year -15 -45 +88
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 26 61 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.41% 0.89% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 1.02% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 18 42 111
Hampshire median annual salary £35,750 £45,000 £43,700
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.56% +2.97% +38.73%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £64,000 £62,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +12.49%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5427 5988 6344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 86.53% 87.21% 87.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4663 5132 5335
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +1.19%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Functional Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Hampshire

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Hampshire

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Hampshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Hampshire

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +3 8 £43,750 +45.83%
Farnborough -2 6 £35,000 -41.67%
Winchester -3 4 £32,500 +51.16%
Fareham -7 4 £65,000 +20.93%
Portsmouth -14 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Southampton -15 1 £40,500 -14.74%
Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 14 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 12 (46.15%) Mentoring
3 11 (42.31%) Selenium
4 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 10 (38.46%) HTML
4 10 (38.46%) CSS
5 9 (34.62%) C#
5 9 (34.62%) JUnit
5 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (34.62%) ISTQB
6 7 (26.92%) QA
6 7 (26.92%) OO
6 7 (26.92%) Software Testing
6 7 (26.92%) Front End Development
7 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
7 6 (23.08%) Java
7 6 (23.08%) Web Development
8 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
8 5 (19.23%) TDD
8 5 (19.23%) LAMP
8 5 (19.23%) PHP
8 5 (19.23%) SQL
8 5 (19.23%) .NET
8 5 (19.23%) MySQL
8 5 (19.23%) PHPUnit
8 5 (19.23%) Web Application Development
8 5 (19.23%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
8 5 (19.23%) OO PHP
8 5 (19.23%) PHP 5

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 2 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (7.69%) GemFire
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) GitHub
1 2 (7.69%) PaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Hive
2 2 (7.69%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) HBase
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Selenium
2 9 (34.62%) JUnit
3 5 (19.23%) PHPUnit
4 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
4 4 (15.38%) WebDriver
5 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
6 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
6 2 (7.69%) Gradle
6 2 (7.69%) HP UFT
6 2 (7.69%) IntelliJ
6 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
6 2 (7.69%) SonarQube
6 2 (7.69%) TestComplete
6 2 (7.69%) WATIR
7 1 (3.85%) JIRA
7 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (15.38%) Legal
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) PHP Developer
5 4 (15.38%) QA Leader
5 4 (15.38%) QA Team Leader
5 4 (15.38%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (7.69%) Software Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Test Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) CSS
1 10 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
2 5 (19.23%) LAMP
3 4 (15.38%) Laravel
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (7.69%) CSS3
5 2 (7.69%) HTML5
5 2 (7.69%) JSON
5 2 (7.69%) Kafka
5 2 (7.69%) Middleware
5 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (7.69%) RESTful
5 2 (7.69%) Spring
5 2 (7.69%) Spring Boot
5 2 (7.69%) Spring Integration
6 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
6 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Replication
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Fintech
2 2 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 12 (46.15%) Mentoring
3 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (26.92%) Front End Development
4 7 (26.92%) OO
4 7 (26.92%) Software Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 6 (23.08%) Web Development
6 5 (19.23%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (19.23%) OO PHP
6 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
6 5 (19.23%) TDD
6 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
6 5 (19.23%) Web Application Development
7 4 (15.38%) Data Entry
7 4 (15.38%) Defect Management
7 4 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (15.38%) Image Processing
7 4 (15.38%) OCR
7 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 9 (34.62%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) Java
4 5 (19.23%) PHP
4 5 (19.23%) PHP 5
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) ISTQB
2 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
2 4 (15.38%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Cognizant
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 4 (15.38%) Pega
2 2 (7.69%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) Telerik
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Zend