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

Functional Testing
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 108 100
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 15 24 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.15% 1.35% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.50% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 41
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +17.64%  
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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1104 1603 1959
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 84.27% 90.31% 84.92%
Number of salaries quoted 887 1247 1415
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Reading region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 24 (96.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (76.00%) Test Scripting
3 18 (72.00%) ISTQB
3 18 (72.00%) HP
4 17 (68.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 16 (64.00%) Test Strategy
5 16 (64.00%) Scenario Testing
5 16 (64.00%) Java
6 14 (56.00%) HP Quality Center
7 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Office
7 13 (52.00%) Software Testing
8 12 (48.00%) Test Management
8 12 (48.00%) Regression Testing
9 11 (44.00%) HP UFT
9 11 (44.00%) LoadRunner
9 11 (44.00%) C
9 11 (44.00%) SQL
9 11 (44.00%) DV Cleared
9 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
9 11 (44.00%) Software Engineering
9 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (44.00%) Relational Database
9 11 (44.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (44.00%) Defect Management
10 10 (40.00%) Selenium
11 9 (36.00%) VB
11 9 (36.00%) PL/SQL
11 9 (36.00%) PRINCE2

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 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) HP UFT
1 11 (44.00%) LoadRunner
2 10 (40.00%) Selenium
3 6 (24.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (16.00%) Ant
5 4 (16.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (16.00%) FitNesse
5 4 (16.00%) Gradle
5 4 (16.00%) Grunt
5 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (16.00%) Maven
5 4 (16.00%) Mocha
5 4 (16.00%) TestNG
6 1 (4.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Tester
2 11 (44.00%) Senior Tester
3 6 (24.00%) Test Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Developer in Test
5 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (16.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Principal Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Principal Java Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Test Automation Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) QA Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Software Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Android Test Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Head of Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Unix
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (76.00%) Test Scripting
3 17 (68.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 16 (64.00%) Scenario Testing
4 16 (64.00%) Test Strategy
5 13 (52.00%) Software Testing
6 12 (48.00%) Regression Testing
6 12 (48.00%) Test Management
7 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (44.00%) Defect Management
7 11 (44.00%) Software Engineering
8 9 (36.00%) PRINCE2
9 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
11 6 (24.00%) Integration Testing
11 6 (24.00%) SDLC
11 6 (24.00%) System Testing
11 6 (24.00%) TDD
12 5 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
12 5 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) C
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) PL/SQL
3 9 (36.00%) VB
4 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) C#
5 2 (8.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (44.00%) DV Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) ISEB
4 4 (16.00%) Degree
5 2 (8.00%) MCP
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (56.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) HP
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
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