Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 76 98
Rank change year-on-year 0 +22 -24
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 2 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.29% 0.74% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.81% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 20
Slough median annual salary £36,250 £40,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.38% +28.00% -17.29%
10th Percentile £24,125 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £47,375 £41,000 £40,125
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +3.23%

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 Slough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Slough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 596 740 1155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 85.51% 91.70% 87.43%
Number of salaries quoted 514 645 921
Slough median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £91,500 £82,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Slough

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Slough

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Slough over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 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 Slough region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Tester
1 1 (50.00%) QA Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Test Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 1 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle