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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 171 156
Rank change year-on-year +32 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 30 16 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.00% 0.47% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.55% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 31
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.84%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2615 2934 3185
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 87.17% 85.51% 84.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2191 2595 2652
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £68,000 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 12 £40,000 -
Winchester - 6 £32,500 -
Southampton +23 4 £42,500 -41.37% 2
Fareham - 1 - -
Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 40 (67.80%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (42.37%) Test Strategy
3 22 (37.29%) Selenium
4 20 (33.90%) SQL
5 19 (32.20%) Non-Functional Testing
6 18 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (27.12%) Regression Testing
7 16 (27.12%) Performance Testing
7 16 (27.12%) TDD
7 16 (27.12%) Mentoring
7 16 (27.12%) SDLC
8 15 (25.42%) Finance
8 15 (25.42%) Linux
9 14 (23.73%) Test Automation
10 13 (22.03%) Web Services
10 13 (22.03%) JavaScript
11 12 (20.34%) Java
11 12 (20.34%) Windows
11 12 (20.34%) Software Testing
11 12 (20.34%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (20.34%) AngularJS
12 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
12 11 (18.64%) C#
12 11 (18.64%) HTML
13 10 (16.95%) CSS
13 10 (16.95%) HP UFT
13 10 (16.95%) Integration Testing
13 10 (16.95%) System Integration Testing
14 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (15.25%) Test Scripting

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 4 (6.78%) JBoss
1 4 (6.78%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) MySQL
2 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (37.29%) Selenium
2 10 (16.95%) HP UFT
3 9 (15.25%) JIRA
4 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
4 8 (13.56%) JUnit
4 8 (13.56%) Rational DOORS
4 8 (13.56%) WATIR
5 7 (11.86%) JMeter
6 6 (10.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (10.17%) LoadUI
6 6 (10.17%) SoapUI
7 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
8 4 (6.78%) Maven
8 4 (6.78%) Selenium IDE
8 4 (6.78%) WebDriver
9 3 (5.08%) Robot Framework
9 3 (5.08%) TestRail
10 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.69%) PHPUnit
11 1 (1.69%) SilkTest
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Electronics
3 2 (3.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Developer
2 11 (18.64%) Test Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) Test Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) Tester
5 8 (13.56%) Integration Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Software Developer
6 6 (10.17%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) QA Tester
7 5 (8.47%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Manual Test Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) Scrum Master
7 5 (8.47%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.78%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (6.78%) HTML Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.03%) Web Services
2 12 (20.34%) AngularJS
3 11 (18.64%) HTML
4 10 (16.95%) CSS
5 9 (15.25%) .NET
6 7 (11.86%) Middleware
7 4 (6.78%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (6.78%) Apache Camel
7 4 (6.78%) CakePHP
7 4 (6.78%) CodeIgniter
7 4 (6.78%) Hibernate
7 4 (6.78%) JMS
7 4 (6.78%) JSF
7 4 (6.78%) Kohana
7 4 (6.78%) Laravel
7 4 (6.78%) React
7 4 (6.78%) REST
7 4 (6.78%) SOAP
7 4 (6.78%) XML
8 2 (3.39%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.17%) Replication
3 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Linux
2 12 (20.34%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) Android
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (67.80%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (42.37%) Test Strategy
3 19 (32.20%) Non-Functional Testing
4 18 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (27.12%) Mentoring
5 16 (27.12%) Performance Testing
5 16 (27.12%) Regression Testing
5 16 (27.12%) SDLC
5 16 (27.12%) TDD
6 14 (23.73%) Test Automation
7 12 (20.34%) Software Testing
7 12 (20.34%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (16.95%) Integration Testing
8 10 (16.95%) System Integration Testing
9 9 (15.25%) Test Scripting
10 8 (13.56%) ITIL
10 8 (13.56%) Load Testing
10 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
10 8 (13.56%) Time Management
10 8 (13.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.90%) SQL
2 13 (22.03%) JavaScript
3 12 (20.34%) Java
4 11 (18.64%) C#
5 8 (13.56%) Ruby
6 5 (8.47%) PHP
7 4 (6.78%) C++
7 4 (6.78%) HQL
7 4 (6.78%) Perl
7 4 (6.78%) Python
8 2 (3.39%) C
9 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.25%) ISTQB
3 6 (10.17%) Degree
4 5 (8.47%) ISEB
5 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
2 6 (10.17%) PMO
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.08%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) HP
2 8 (13.56%) Telerik
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) Capita
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago