The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
South East / Surrey
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 156 112
Rank change year-on-year +6 -44  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 14 38 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.52% 1.03% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.22% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14 36 84
Median salary £36,000 £41,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.25% -5.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,875
% change year-on-year - -2.14%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2347 3107 4012
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 87.51% 84.61% 87.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1903 2650 3386
Median salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £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 Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Surrey

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Walton-on-Thames +35 7 £36,000 +14.28%
Guildford - 3 £35,000 - 1
Leatherhead +6 1 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 23 (79.31%) Test Automation
2 21 (72.41%) QA
3 19 (65.52%) Java
4 18 (62.07%) C++
4 18 (62.07%) Python
4 18 (62.07%) Finance
5 17 (58.62%) Linux
5 17 (58.62%) C
5 17 (58.62%) XML
5 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
5 17 (58.62%) Degree
5 17 (58.62%) Test Strategy
6 16 (55.17%) Software Testing
6 16 (55.17%) Selenium
6 16 (55.17%) Regression Testing
7 15 (51.72%) Windows
7 15 (51.72%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (51.72%) Ruby
7 15 (51.72%) ISTQB
7 15 (51.72%) Non-Functional Testing
7 15 (51.72%) Jenkins
8 14 (48.28%) Time Management
8 14 (48.28%) Solaris
8 14 (48.28%) VoIP
8 14 (48.28%) ISEB
8 14 (48.28%) Red Hat
8 14 (48.28%) Unix
8 14 (48.28%) Perl
8 14 (48.28%) InstallShield
8 14 (48.28%) Aerospace

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Blockchain
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Selenium
2 15 (51.72%) Jenkins
3 14 (48.28%) InstallShield
4 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) Protractor
5 1 (3.45%) Ranorex
5 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (62.07%) Finance
2 14 (48.28%) Aerospace
2 14 (48.28%) Automotive
2 14 (48.28%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Test Automation Engineer
1 13 (44.83%) Test Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Software Test Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Unix Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) QA Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Java Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Developer
6 3 (10.34%) QA Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) QA Automation Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) XML
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.45%) FpML
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Linux
2 15 (51.72%) Windows
3 14 (48.28%) Solaris
3 14 (48.28%) Unix
4 12 (41.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Test Automation
2 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
2 17 (58.62%) Test Strategy
3 16 (55.17%) Regression Testing
3 16 (55.17%) Software Testing
4 15 (51.72%) Non-Functional Testing
4 15 (51.72%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (48.28%) Time Management
6 10 (34.48%) System Testing
7 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (27.59%) Manual Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
9 3 (10.34%) Context-Driven Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Cryptography
9 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (10.34%) Online Security
9 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Scenario Testing
9 3 (10.34%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) Java
2 18 (62.07%) C++
2 18 (62.07%) Python
3 17 (58.62%) C
4 15 (51.72%) Ruby
5 14 (48.28%) Perl
6 7 (24.14%) SQL
7 5 (17.24%) C#
8 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.45%) PHP
9 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Degree
2 15 (51.72%) ISTQB
3 14 (48.28%) ISEB
4 3 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (10.34%) Master's Degree
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (72.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Workday
Virginia Water, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + + excellent bens and poss 25% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Iress
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary, great benefits and bonus.
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £37000.00 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago