Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 133 166
Rank change year-on-year -2 +33 -16
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 9 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.38% 1.21% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.41% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 20
Reading median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -20.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £33,000 £35,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £43,750 £64,375
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +62.50% -11.11% +5.88%

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,089 2,134 3,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 87.33% 85.77% 89.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,767 1,681 2,673
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Reading

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Reading

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Reading over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 7 (77.78%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Power BI
4 3 (33.33%) Data Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (33.33%) Data Validation
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Unix
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (33.33%) ETL
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (33.33%) Power BI
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Power BI Developer
1 3 (33.33%) QA Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Software Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) SSAS Developer
1 3 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
1 3 (33.33%) SSRS Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Leader
3 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CGI
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Analytics
2 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) Data Validation
3 3 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft