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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 57 62 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 4 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.92% 0.77% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.90% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Median salary £40,000 £31,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% +24.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Functional Testing
North West

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
384 445 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 88.48% 85.58% 84.90%
Number of salaries quoted 311 369 291
Median salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 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 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 4 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Functional Testing
North West

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
2 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 6 (66.67%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 6 (66.67%) QA Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Workflow
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
4 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) Gerrit
4 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 4 (44.44%) API Testing
4 4 (44.44%) OWASP
4 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) Mercurial
4 4 (44.44%) JMeter
4 4 (44.44%) Ruby
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) HND

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) JIRA
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
2 4 (44.44%) Gerrit
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) JMeter
2 4 (44.44%) Mercurial
2 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) QA Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) QA Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) QA Test Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) QA Test Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) QA Tester
2 6 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Tester
3 5 (55.56%) Java Engineer
3 5 (55.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 5 (55.56%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Tester
4 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 6 (66.67%) QA Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Workflow
3 4 (44.44%) API Testing
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) OWASP
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Change Data Capture
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) HND
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Telerik
Chorley, Lancashire
Roqit
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Preston)
Salary: From £25,700 to £52,600 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago