The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
North West / Lancashire
Rank 50 46 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 9 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.98% 1.42% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.68% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 8
Median salary £45,500 £37,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.33% +22.95%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
409 297 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 90.09% 84.14% 90.10%
Number of salaries quoted 371 252 390
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £24,375
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Lancashire

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 February 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
Preston -8 7 £45,500 +21.33% 1
Rossendale - 2 - -
Functional Testing
North West

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

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

1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
3 7 (63.64%) Waterfall
3 7 (63.64%) V-Model
4 4 (36.36%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Electronics
6 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) SAP
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
6 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) Selenium
6 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 2 (18.18%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (9.09%) Line Management
7 1 (9.09%) SDLC
7 1 (9.09%) Issue Tracking

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Electronics
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Consultant
1 7 (63.64%) Test Consultant
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Consultant
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Test Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) QA Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
3 7 (63.64%) V-Model
3 7 (63.64%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (9.09%) Line Management
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
Preston, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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