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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank - 40 48
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 0.82% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.98% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £28,750 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.54%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +0.69%
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
222 204 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 83.46% 83.27% 64.62%
Number of salaries quoted 146 157 98
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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