Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 397 402 348
Rank change year-on-year +5 -54 +25
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 541 560 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.72% 0.74% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.82% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 333 445 688
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 69206 68595 79293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.60% 90.64% 89.56%
Number of salaries quoted 53267 59094 66809
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in London

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in London

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in London

Functional Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the London region over the 6 months to 21 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
Central London -25 76 £65,000 +27.45% 11
West London +19 30 £50,000 -6.98%
South London +2 10 £40,000 -
North London -8 1 £26,000 -13.33%
East London -17 1 £46,000 +8.24% 3
Functional Testing
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 London region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 288 (53.23%) QA
2 274 (50.65%) Test Automation
3 233 (43.07%) Agile Software Development
4 222 (41.04%) Finance
5 155 (28.65%) Non-Functional Testing
6 152 (28.10%) Banking
7 145 (26.80%) Java
8 134 (24.77%) Selenium
9 121 (22.37%) SQL
10 117 (21.63%) Test Scripting
11 107 (19.78%) JavaScript
11 107 (19.78%) User Acceptance Testing
12 97 (17.93%) Project Management
12 97 (17.93%) Scenario Testing
13 96 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
14 90 (16.64%) Investment Banking
15 87 (16.08%) Release Management
15 87 (16.08%) Cucumber
16 86 (15.90%) Asset Management
16 86 (15.90%) Test Strategy
17 84 (15.53%) Degree
18 83 (15.34%) Wealth Management
19 82 (15.16%) Regression Testing
20 80 (14.79%) Retail Banking
20 80 (14.79%) BDD
21 78 (14.42%) Git (software)
22 75 (13.86%) Scrum
23 74 (13.68%) Windows
24 71 (13.12%) TDD
25 70 (12.94%) Business Analysis

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 38 (7.02%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (2.96%) Apache
3 15 (2.77%) Confluence
4 11 (2.03%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.66%) nginx
6 8 (1.48%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.29%) Apache Solr
8 6 (1.11%) CMS
8 6 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (0.92%) SAS
10 4 (0.74%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.74%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.74%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.55%) Oracle UPK
12 2 (0.37%) Gunicorn
12 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.37%) Tornado
12 2 (0.37%) uWSGI
12 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.18%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.18%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 8 (1.48%) Endur
2 3 (0.55%) Findur
2 3 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.55%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.18%) Minerva
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.18%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 39 (7.21%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.22%) BrowserStack
3 11 (2.03%) BlazeMeter
4 10 (1.85%) Google Play
5 9 (1.66%) GitHub
6 8 (1.48%) SaaS
7 5 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.55%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.55%) Sauce Labs
9 2 (0.37%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.18%) npm
10 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.40%) HTTP
2 7 (1.29%) Internet
3 5 (0.92%) DNS
3 5 (0.92%) SSL
3 5 (0.92%) Wireshark
4 4 (0.74%) DVB
4 4 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.37%) Broadband
5 2 (0.37%) FIX Connectivity
6 1 (0.18%) 3G
6 1 (0.18%) 4G
6 1 (0.18%) Firewall
6 1 (0.18%) GPRS
6 1 (0.18%) GSM
6 1 (0.18%) LTE
6 1 (0.18%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.18%) RTP
6 1 (0.18%) VoIP
6 1 (0.18%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (9.24%) MySQL
2 44 (8.13%) Relational Database
3 34 (6.28%) NoSQL
4 31 (5.73%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (5.55%) SQL Server
6 27 (4.99%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (4.25%) Big Data
7 23 (4.25%) Oracle ODI
8 22 (4.07%) MongoDB
9 18 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (2.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 12 (2.22%) Neo4j
11 12 (2.22%) Redis
12 7 (1.29%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.11%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.74%) MariaDB
15 3 (0.55%) Blockchain
16 2 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
16 2 (0.37%) Presto
16 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 134 (24.77%) Selenium
2 87 (16.08%) Cucumber
3 78 (14.42%) Git (software)
4 68 (12.57%) JIRA
5 56 (10.35%) WebDriver
6 49 (9.06%) Jenkins
7 47 (8.69%) SoapUI
8 40 (7.39%) HP UFT
9 31 (5.73%) JMeter
10 30 (5.55%) JUnit
11 29 (5.36%) Rational Functional Tester
12 28 (5.18%) Subversion
13 26 (4.81%) TeamCity
14 25 (4.62%) Maven
15 22 (4.07%) Appium
16 20 (3.70%) SpecFlow
17 18 (3.33%) Visual Studio
18 16 (2.96%) JBehave
18 16 (2.96%) LoadRunner
19 14 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 222 (41.04%) Finance
2 152 (28.10%) Banking
3 90 (16.64%) Investment Banking
4 80 (14.79%) Retail Banking
5 20 (3.70%) Games
6 17 (3.14%) Law
6 17 (3.14%) Polish Language
7 16 (2.96%) Retail
8 12 (2.22%) Marketing
9 7 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.11%) Front Office
10 6 (1.11%) Publishing
11 3 (0.55%) Advertising
12 2 (0.37%) Legal
12 2 (0.37%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
13 1 (0.18%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 113 (20.89%) Analyst
2 93 (17.19%) Developer
3 84 (15.53%) Test Analyst
4 70 (12.94%) Tester
5 40 (7.39%) Test Leader
6 34 (6.28%) Test Engineer
7 32 (5.91%) Automation Test Analyst
8 31 (5.73%) QA Analyst
9 29 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
10 26 (4.81%) QA Leader
11 25 (4.62%) QA Engineer
11 25 (4.62%) QA Test Analyst
11 25 (4.62%) QA Tester
11 25 (4.62%) Senior Developer
11 25 (4.62%) Senior Test Analyst
12 24 (4.44%) Financial Analyst
12 24 (4.44%) Test Manager
13 22 (4.07%) Automation Tester
13 22 (4.07%) Lead Test Analyst
13 22 (4.07%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (10.72%) HTML
2 55 (10.17%) Web Services
3 51 (9.43%) RESTful
4 44 (8.13%) SOAP
5 39 (7.21%) CSS
6 38 (7.02%) .NET
7 36 (6.65%) XML
8 35 (6.47%) React
9 29 (5.36%) Node.js
10 27 (4.99%) AngularJS
11 23 (4.25%) HTML5
11 23 (4.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 21 (3.88%) JSON
12 21 (3.88%) Spring
13 18 (3.33%) Murex Flex
14 17 (3.14%) Kafka
15 16 (2.96%) REST
16 14 (2.59%) Android SDK
16 14 (2.59%) iOS SDK
17 13 (2.40%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 96 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (11.46%) Computer Science
3 47 (8.69%) User Experience
4 40 (7.39%) Management Information System
5 35 (6.47%) Mobile App
6 33 (6.10%) Fintech
7 25 (4.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 25 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
8 22 (4.07%) Fixed Income
9 11 (2.03%) Online Gambling
10 10 (1.85%) Virtual Team
11 9 (1.66%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (1.29%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.74%) BBC
13 4 (0.74%) Equities
13 4 (0.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 4 (0.74%) IPTV
13 4 (0.74%) Photography
13 4 (0.74%) STB
Operating Systems
1 74 (13.68%) Windows
2 52 (9.61%) Unix
3 38 (7.02%) Linux
4 36 (6.65%) Android
5 34 (6.28%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.74%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (50.65%) Test Automation
2 233 (43.07%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (28.65%) Non-Functional Testing
4 117 (21.63%) Test Scripting
5 107 (19.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 97 (17.93%) Project Management
6 97 (17.93%) Scenario Testing
7 87 (16.08%) Release Management
8 86 (15.90%) Asset Management
8 86 (15.90%) Test Strategy
9 83 (15.34%) Wealth Management
10 82 (15.16%) Regression Testing
11 80 (14.79%) BDD
12 75 (13.86%) Scrum
13 71 (13.12%) TDD
14 70 (12.94%) Business Analysis
15 62 (11.46%) Change Management
15 62 (11.46%) SDLC
16 61 (11.28%) Acceptance Criteria
16 61 (11.28%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 145 (26.80%) Java
2 121 (22.37%) SQL
3 107 (19.78%) JavaScript
4 69 (12.75%) Python
5 42 (7.76%) C#
6 32 (5.91%) Ruby
7 24 (4.44%) Groovy
8 21 (3.88%) ES6
9 20 (3.70%) VBScript
10 19 (3.51%) PHP
11 15 (2.77%) Objective-C
12 13 (2.40%) Perl
13 12 (2.22%) C++
13 12 (2.22%) GraphQL
13 12 (2.22%) VB.NET
14 10 (1.85%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.85%) Scala
14 10 (1.85%) TypeScript
15 9 (1.66%) C
16 6 (1.11%) Lua
Qualifications
1 84 (15.53%) Degree
2 50 (9.24%) ISEB
3 49 (9.06%) ISTQB
4 32 (5.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (1.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 8 (1.48%) Master's Degree
6 8 (1.48%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.74%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.55%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.55%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.37%) SAP Certification
9 2 (0.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 288 (53.23%) QA
2 13 (2.40%) ISO 20022
2 13 (2.40%) ISO 8583
3 10 (1.85%) MiFID
4 6 (1.11%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.55%) COSO
5 3 (0.55%) EMIR
6 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (3.33%) Docker
2 7 (1.29%) Varnish
3 4 (0.74%) Xen
4 2 (0.37%) HDFS
4 2 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (6.10%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (4.25%) Ansible
3 18 (3.33%) Puppet
4 14 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.29%) logstash
6 5 (0.92%) Kibana
7 1 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 67 (12.38%) Oracle
2 27 (4.99%) Microsoft
3 19 (3.51%) Murex
4 17 (3.14%) HP
5 12 (2.22%) Google
6 11 (2.03%) Apple
7 10 (1.85%) Bloomberg
8 8 (1.48%) OpenLink
8 8 (1.48%) SAP
9 7 (1.29%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.29%) Reuters
10 6 (1.11%) Cognizant
11 5 (0.92%) Caplin
11 5 (0.92%) Siebel
12 4 (0.74%) AppDynamics
12 4 (0.74%) Arqiva
12 4 (0.74%) BT
12 4 (0.74%) Fixnetix
12 4 (0.74%) SOASTA, Inc
12 4 (0.74%) Splunk