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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 177 145
Rank change year-on-year +25 -32  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 17 23 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.58% 0.66% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.77% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 47
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2548 2969 3211
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 86.43% 85.81% 85.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2244 2580 2632
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,417 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +13 10 £41,250 +43.47%
Fareham +22 3 £65,000 +57.57%
Southampton +18 3 £30,500 -35.78%
Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (46.81%) Test Automation
3 21 (44.68%) Test Strategy
4 19 (40.43%) Non-Functional Testing
5 18 (38.30%) Mentoring
5 18 (38.30%) C#
6 17 (36.17%) AngularJS
7 15 (31.91%) Software Testing
8 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
8 14 (29.79%) .NET
9 13 (27.66%) Selenium
10 11 (23.40%) TDD
10 11 (23.40%) SQL
11 10 (21.28%) HTML
11 10 (21.28%) CSS
11 10 (21.28%) Regression Testing
11 10 (21.28%) Finance
11 10 (21.28%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (19.15%) Performance Testing
12 9 (19.15%) ISTQB
12 9 (19.15%) QA
13 8 (17.02%) Windows
13 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
13 8 (17.02%) API Development
14 7 (14.89%) SDLC
14 7 (14.89%) Defect Tracking
14 7 (14.89%) Scenario Testing
14 7 (14.89%) Time Management
14 7 (14.89%) Linux
14 7 (14.89%) Java

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Selenium
2 5 (10.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (10.64%) HP UFT
2 5 (10.64%) JMeter
3 4 (8.51%) Codeception
3 4 (8.51%) JUnit
3 4 (8.51%) LoadUI
3 4 (8.51%) PHPUnit
3 4 (8.51%) SoapUI
3 4 (8.51%) WATIR
4 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.38%) JIRA
4 3 (6.38%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (6.38%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.26%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (4.26%) Robot Framework
5 2 (4.26%) TestComplete
5 2 (4.26%) TestRail
6 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Electronics
2 2 (4.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Analyst
2 10 (21.28%) Software Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Test Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Test Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Tester
5 6 (12.77%) QA Tester
6 5 (10.64%) C# Developer
6 5 (10.64%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Agile Test Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Manual Test Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) PHP Developer
8 3 (6.38%) QC Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.26%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) AngularJS
2 14 (29.79%) .NET
3 10 (21.28%) CSS
3 10 (21.28%) HTML
4 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.38%) CakePHP
5 3 (6.38%) CodeIgniter
5 3 (6.38%) HTML5
5 3 (6.38%) Kohana
5 3 (6.38%) Laravel
5 3 (6.38%) React
5 3 (6.38%) REST
5 3 (6.38%) SOAP
5 3 (6.38%) Web Services
6 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (4.26%) CSS3
7 1 (2.13%) Middleware
7 1 (2.13%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (12.77%) Replication
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (46.81%) Test Automation
3 21 (44.68%) Test Strategy
4 19 (40.43%) Non-Functional Testing
5 18 (38.30%) Mentoring
6 15 (31.91%) Software Testing
7 11 (23.40%) TDD
8 10 (21.28%) Regression Testing
8 10 (21.28%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (19.15%) Performance Testing
10 8 (17.02%) API Development
10 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
11 7 (14.89%) Defect Tracking
11 7 (14.89%) Scenario Testing
11 7 (14.89%) SDLC
11 7 (14.89%) Time Management
12 6 (12.77%) Document Management
12 6 (12.77%) Release Management
12 6 (12.77%) V-Model
12 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) C#
2 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
3 11 (23.40%) SQL
4 7 (14.89%) Java
4 7 (14.89%) PHP
5 5 (10.64%) Ruby
6 2 (4.26%) C++
6 2 (4.26%) Perl
6 2 (4.26%) Python
6 2 (4.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) Degree
4 3 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (6.38%) ISEB
4 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) QA
2 6 (12.77%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Cognizant
1 4 (8.51%) HP
1 4 (8.51%) Pega
1 4 (8.51%) Telerik
2 1 (2.13%) Capita
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle