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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 130 128
Rank change year-on-year +34 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 10 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.80% 0.46% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.52% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 21
Median salary £39,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £50,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £50,000 £57,500
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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1042 1741 2089
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 83.63% 88.15% 86.72%
Number of salaries quoted 788 1397 1371
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 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 Reading region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 11 (91.67%) Regression Testing
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (50.00%) QA
3 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (50.00%) System Testing
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) Ant
4 5 (41.67%) IIS
4 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 5 (41.67%) RAD
4 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (41.67%) ETL
4 5 (41.67%) HP
4 5 (41.67%) ISEB
4 5 (41.67%) Maven
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) TestNG
4 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (41.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (41.67%) Compatibility Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (41.67%) Ant
3 5 (41.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
3 5 (41.67%) FitNesse
3 5 (41.67%) Gradle
3 5 (41.67%) Grunt
3 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (41.67%) Maven
3 5 (41.67%) Mocha
3 5 (41.67%) Selenium IDE
3 5 (41.67%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Developer in Test
1 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Principal Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Principal Java Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Test Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Test Automation Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Head of Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Java Automation Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) Regression Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (50.00%) System Testing
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (41.67%) Compatibility Testing
4 5 (41.67%) ETL
4 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
4 5 (41.67%) Open Source
4 5 (41.67%) Physics
4 5 (41.67%) RAD
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
4 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
1 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) HP
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Very Competitive Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago