The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 40 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.50% 0.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
Functional Testing
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
171 157 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 84.65% 88.70% 78.46%
Number of salaries quoted 153 109 147
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Chester

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Chester region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (66.67%) Maven
3 4 (66.67%) JUnit
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) Toad
3 4 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (66.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (33.33%) ISTQB

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) JUnit
2 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Toad
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Automation Tester
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification