Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 97 172
Rank change year-on-year -43 +75 -5
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 11 46 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.49% 2.00% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 2.32% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 37 19
Reading median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -15.79% +18.75%
10th Percentile £46,875 £31,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £56,250 £68,000
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £41,220 £45,000
% change year-on-year +27.37% -8.40% +12.50%

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 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 1,995 1,986 3,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 88.98% 86.31% 90.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,678 1,609 2,367
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,600 £27,500 £29,300
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Analytics
3 5 (45.45%) QA
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 3 (27.27%) ETL
5 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (27.27%) CGI
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Validation
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Data Analytics
5 3 (27.27%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (27.27%) SIEM
5 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (27.27%) Data Validation
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (27.27%) Power BI
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
1 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
2 1 (9.09%) JMeter
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Power BI Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
2 3 (27.27%) SOC Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) SSAS Developer
2 3 (27.27%) SSIS Developer
2 3 (27.27%) SSRS Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
4 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) CGI
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Analytics
3 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Data Analytics
4 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Data Validation
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (27.27%) Malware Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
4 3 (27.27%) SIEM
4 3 (27.27%) Threat Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
1 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) HP
1 2 (18.18%) SAP